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Sowell: Who is racist?

By Thomas Sowell I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white. Apparently, other Americans also recognize that the sources of racism are different today from what they were in the past. According to a recent Rasmussen poll, 31 percent of blacks think that most blacks […]

Sowell: The mindset of the Left, Part II

By Thomas Sowell The political Left has long claimed the role of protector of “the poor.” It is one of their central moral claims to political power. But how valid is this claim? Leaders of the Left in many countries have promoted policies that enable the poor to be more comfortable in their poverty. But […]

Sowell: The mindset of the Left

By Thomas Sowell When teenage thugs are called “troubled youth” by people on the political left, that tells us more about the mindset of the Left than about these young hoodlums. Seldom is there a speck of evidence that the thugs are troubled, and often there is ample evidence that they are in fact enjoying […]

Sowell: Random Thoughts

By Thomas Sowell Random thoughts on the passing scene: Edmund Burke said, “There is no safety for honest men, but by believing all possible evil of evil men.” Evil men do not always snarl. Some smile charmingly. Those are the most dangerous. If you don’t think the mainstream media slants the news, keep track of […]

Sowell: Sex and the military

By Thomas Sowell The headline on the front page of the New York Times said it all: “Women in the Senate Confront the Military on Sex Assaults.” In a triumphalist article showcasing the growing numbers of women on the Senate Armed Services Committee, “one of the Senate’s most testosterone-driven panels,” the story line presents female […]

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