Articles by Thomas Sowell

pe.com | September 1, 2015
Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men handled people who tried to disrupt their question-and-answer perio…
pe.com | August 24, 2015
Despite a nuclear Iran looming on the horizon, the media seem to be putting most of their attention on two candidates for their respective parties’ presidential nominations next year. Moreove…
pe.com | August 17, 2015
Random thoughts on the passing scene: • President Obama’s “agreement” with Iran looks very much like “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” We are supposed to pretend…
pe.com | August 10, 2015
The so-called “debates,” among too many Republicans to have a debate, are yet another painful sign of how much words and ideas have degenerated in our times. No one expects these televi…
pe.com | August 3, 2015
With Hillary Clinton’s multiple misdeeds coming to light and causing her political problems – reflected in her declining support in the polls – both she and the Democratic Party h…
pe.com | July 27, 2015
People who entered the United States illegally may be called “undocumented” in politically-correct circles, but what is all too well documented is the utter irresponsibility of both pol…
pe.com | July 20, 2015
In the wake of the recent murders in a South Carolina church, the killer’s hope of igniting a race war produced the opposite effect. Blacks and whites in South Carolina came together to conde…
pe.com | July 13, 2015
Discussions of racial problems almost invariably bring out the cliche of “a legacy of slavery.” But anyone who is being serious, as distinguished from being political, would surely want…
pe.com | July 6, 2015
Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about Obamacare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether they think these are good or bad policies. That is certainly a legitimate con…
pe.com | June 22, 2015
Hillary Clinton is the closest thing to a sure thing to become the Democrats’ candidate in 2016. This is one of the painful but inescapable signs of our time. There is nothing in her history …
pe.com | June 15, 2015
The political left has come up with a new buzzword: “micro-aggression.” Professors at University of California Berkeley have been officially warned against saying such things as “…
pe.com | June 8, 2015
After the pro-Western government of China was forced to flee to the island of Taiwan in 1949, when the Communists took over mainland China, bitter recriminations in Washington led to the question: …
pe.com | June 3, 2015
Baltimore is now paying the price for irresponsible words and actions, not only by young thugs in the streets, but also by its mayor and the state prosecutor, both of whom threw the police to the w…
pe.com | May 18, 2015
In a recent panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama gave another demonstration of his mastery of rhetoric – and disregard of reality. One of the ways of f…
pe.com | May 4, 2015
Among the many painful ironies in the current racial turmoil is that communities scattered across the country were disrupted by riots and looting because of the demonstrable lie that Michael Brown …

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