By Thomas Sowell | 07/08/14 10:34 AM
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...
By Thomas Sowell | 07/01/14 10:35 AM
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.
By Thomas Sowell | 06/23/14 03:12 PM
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.
By Thomas Sowell | 06/16/14 12:51 PM
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...
By Thomas Sowell | 06/09/14 04:47 PM
People are arguing about what the United States got out of the deal that swapped five top-level terrorist leaders for one American soldier who was, at best, absent from his post in a war zone.
By Thomas Sowell | 06/07/14 03:21 PM
If you want to get some idea of the moral bankruptcy of our educational system, read an article in the May 4th issue of the New York Times Magazine titled, "The Tale of Two Schools." The article is not about moral bankruptcy. But it is itself an example of the moral bankruptcy behind the many...
By Thomas Sowell | 06/03/14 10:42 AM
At one time, people in India had to get on a waiting list to buy Hindustan Motors' Ambassador automobile, even though it was an obvious copy of Britain's Morris Oxford of some decades earlier. The reason was simple: the Indian government would not allow cars to be imported to compete with it....
By Thomas Sowell | 05/27/14 11:00 AM
Random thoughts on the passing scene: Will the Veterans Affairs scandal wake up those people who have been blithely saying that what we need is a "single payer" system for medical care? Delays in getting to see a doctor have been a common denominator in government-run medical systems in...
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