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Responding to ‘Wake up, Americans’

I agree wholeheartedly in principle with Mr. Hill’s letter in the Sept. 16 issue of West Newsmagazine, expressing a wish for this country to return to its earlier values. But I’m afraid that we’re too late.

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The root cause of big government 

No one among the political candidates is talking about the real issue that allows and promotes an overreaching government that threatens our liberty and our freedom. Everyone wants to talk about Planned Parenthood, government shutdowns (ha, ha), immigration, etc.

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Thomas Sowell – Good Riddance!

Thomas Sowell

The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real opportunity to accomplish something. But an opportunity is not a guarantee. It is a little like a football team being first down and goal at the ten-yard line.

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Thomas Sowell – The Left Has Its Pope

Thomas Sowell

Pope Francis has created political controversy, both inside and outside the Catholic Church, by blaming capitalism for many of the problems of the poor. We can no doubt expect more of the same during his visit to the United States.

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Thomas Sowell – Why Have Elections?

Thomas Sowell

In a country with more than 300 million people, it is remarkable how obsessed the media have become with just one — Donald Trump. What is even more remarkable is that, after six years of repeated disasters, both domestically and internationally, under a glib egomaniac in the White House, so many potential voters are turning to another glib egomaniac to be his successor.

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Let our military protect themselves

To the editor: After the recent lone wolf shootings of our active military, it is unconscionable they are not permitted to carry a weapon for self-protection. It’s cruel they are left defenseless!

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