Campus storm troopers

by Thomas Sowell -- Storm trooper tactics by bands of college students making ideological demands across the country, and immediate pre-emptive surrender by college administrators – such as at the University of more…

My top gift suggestions for Christmas

by Thomas Sowell -- People who want to buy Christmas gifts without having to confront the crowds at the local shopping mall (or shopping maul) can take a load off their feet more…

Politicians don't want you to think

by Thomas Sowell -- It is amazing how many different ways the same thing can be said, creating totally different impressions. For example, when President Barack Obama says that defeating ISIS is more…

The disappearing GOP governors

by Thomas Sowell -- There is a painful irony in a recent decision of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on the side of Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, whom the more…

Stop the bleeding: Close the borders

by Thomas Sowell -- There was a painful irony when France's immediate response to the terrorist attacks in Paris was to close the borders. If they had closed the borders decades ago, more…

Grotesque media hype over Dr. Carson

by Thomas Sowell -- Dr. Ben Carson's whole life has been very unusual, so perhaps we should not be surprised to see the latest twist – the media going ballistic over discrepancies more…

Needed: More power to expel troublemakers

by Thomas Sowell -- A recent, widely publicized incident in which a policeman was called to a school classroom to deal with a disruptive student has provoked all sorts of comments on more…

Did Clinton really outperform House committee?

by Thomas Sowell -- Many people may share Sen. Bernie Sanders' complaint that he was tired of hearing about Hillary Clinton's emails. But the controversy is about issues far bigger than emails. more…

Second-guessing cops who confront thugs

by Thomas Sowell -- In recent months there have been a series of cases reported in the media, where some teenage thug – white, black or Hispanic in different cases – has more…

'Gun control' -- a deadly farce

by Thomas Sowell -- President Obama's intrusion into the mourning community of Roseburg, Oregon, in order to promote his political crusade for stronger gun control laws, is part of a pattern of more…