More Thomas Sowell Articles

  • Cease the cease-fires

    It is understandable that today many people in many lands just want the fighting between the Israelis and the Palestinians to stop.

  • Immigration crisis is bordering on madness

    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!"

  • Of John Boehner's lawsuits and Sarah Palin's call for Obama's impeachment

    From the Republican establishment, House Speaker John Boehner has announced plans to sue President Obama for exceeding his authority. And from the Tea Party wing of the Republicans, former Gov. Sarah Palin has called for impeachment of the president.

  • 'Please Stop Helping Us' a primer on race in America

    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 outstanding new book...

  • America's birthday should be celebrated by fighting back

    America's upcoming birthday on the Fourth of July is a time when the gift most needed is an urgent warning about the dangers of losing the things that have made this country.

  • A lame duck president or a lame duck democracy?

    Pundits are saying President Obama may become another "lame duck" president, unable to accomplish much during his final term in office. But it is extremely unlikely to happen to this president.

  • Renewed fighting in Iraq leaves a bitter aftertaste

    The news from Iraq that Islamic terrorists have now taken over cities that American troops liberated during the Iraq war must have left an especially bitter aftertaste to Americans who lost a loved one who died taking one of those cities, or to a survivor who came back without an arm or leg, or...



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