Throw the rascals out?

by Thomas Sowell -- Polls indicate that the public is so disgusted with Washington politicians of both parties that a surprisingly large proportion of the people would like to get rid of more…

Results of the black race hustlers

by Thomas Sowell -- Years ago, someone said that, according to the laws of aerodynamics, bumblebees cannot fly. But the bumblebees, not knowing the laws of aerodynamics, go ahead and fly anyway. more…

New Fed chief's fantasy Keynesianism

by Thomas Sowell -- The nomination of Janet Yellen to become head of the Federal Reserve System has set off a flurry of media stories. Since she will be the first woman more…

Inarticulate Republicans

by Thomas Sowell -- If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the more…

Feds' plan to harm the ill and elderly

by Thomas Sowell -- Despite evidence from around the world that minimum wage laws can price low-skilled workers out of jobs, the U.S. Department of Labor is planning to extend minimum wage more…

Obamacare defund attempt helps president

by Thomas Sowell -- This has been the worst time politically for President Barack Obama since he took office. Recent polls reveal that public confidence in both his domestic and foreign policies more…

Minimum wage madness

by Thomas Sowell -- Political crusades for raising the minimum wage are back again. Advocates of minimum wage laws often give themselves credit for being more "compassionate" toward "the poor." But they more…

Unintended consequences of Syria strike

by Thomas Sowell -- I cannot see why even a single American, a single Israeli or a single Syrian civilian should be killed as a result of a token U.S. military action, more…

Busybodies' ideological self-indulgence

by Thomas Sowell -- One of the many unintended consequences of the political crusade for increased homeownership among minorities and low-income people in general has been a housing boom and bust that more…