Dangerous Donald Trump

by Thomas Sowell -- Donald Trump's victories in the Republican primaries may make him seem like a sure winner. But those victories have been achieved by receiving either somewhat less than 40 more…

Supreme hypocrisy on display

by Thomas Sowell -- If there is one thing that is bipartisan in Washington, it is brazen hypocrisy. Currently, there is much indignation being expressed by Democrats because the Republican-controlled Senate refuses more…

A Cruz coalition to stop Trump?

by Thomas Sowell -- The worst political blunder of all time, according to scientist Freeman Dyson, was the decision of the emperor of China in 1433 to cut off his country from more…

Last chance for America?

by Thomas Sowell -- The "Super Tuesday" primaries may be a turning point for America – and quite possibly a turn for the worse. After seven long years of domestic disasters and more…

Today's politics: Spreading fear & paranoia

by Thomas Sowell -- Amid all the media analyses of the prospects of each of the candidates in both political parties, there is remarkably little discussion of the validity – or lack more…

The lure of socialism

by Thomas Sowell -- Many people of mature years are amazed at how many young people have voted for Sen. Bernie Sanders and are enthusiastic about the socialism he preaches. Many of more…

Post-Scalia, GOP should go Cruz

by Thomas Sowell -- Amid the petty bickering, loud rhetoric and sordid attack ads in this year's primary election campaigns, the death of a giant – Justice Antonin Scalia – suddenly overshadows more…