Home » Entries posted by Thomas Sowell

Sowell: Attacking achievement

By Thomas Sowell New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves “progressive,” is gung-ho to solve social problems. In fact, he is currently on a crusade to solve an educational problem that doesn’t exist, even though there are plenty of other educational problems that definitely The non-existent problem is the […]

Sowell: Is thinking obsolete?

By Thomas Sowell Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others have said that we are living in a post-racial era. But growing evidence suggests that we are living in a post-thinking era. Many people in Europe and the Western Hemisphere are staging angry protests against Israel’s military action in […]

Sowell: Cease the cease-fires

By Thomas Sowell Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East — Arab and Israeli alike — were among the nicest looking little children I had seen anywhere. It was painful to think that they were going to grow up killing each […]

Sowell: Bordering on madness

By Thomas Sowell In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, “We are as good as you are!” One of the things that make the history of clashes over race or ethnicity […]

Sowell: Lawsuits and impeachment

By Thomas Sowell Whenever Democrats are in real trouble politically, the Republicans seem to come up with something new that distracts the public’s attention from the Democrats’ problems. Who says Republicans are not compassionate? With public opinion polls showing President Obama’s sinking approval rate, in the wake of his administration’s multiple fiascoes and scandals — […]

Sowell: A primer on race

By Thomas Sowell Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience. “Please do not do any more good in my country,” he said. “We have suffered too much already from all the good that you have done.” That is essentially the message of an […]

Sowell: America’s Birthday

By Thomas Sowell All is not lost. But all could be lost – especially if too many of us take freedom for granted and focus our attention on other things, like electronic gadgets and the antics of celebrities, while ignoring such dangers as nuclear weapons in the hands of suicidal fanatics, with a track record […]

Page 1 of 13123Next ›Last »
For information, sizing, and rates of banner advertising space we have available, please e-mail Amie Goetsch at amie@porcaro.me, or call her at (907) 276-4262.