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Thomas Sowell – Tragedy and Choices

Thomas Sowell

Amid the petty bickering, loud rhetoric and sordid attack ads in this year's primary election campaigns, the death of a giant — Justice Antonin Scalia — suddenly overshadows all of that.

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Thomas Sowell – Toxic Words

Thomas Sowell

During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepresent reality and substitute fantasies that can win votes. One of these words is "entitlement." To hear some politicians tell it, we are all entitled to all sorts of things, ranging from "affordable housing" to "a living wage."

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In support of Thomas Sowell

In response to Pete, John and Pat [Mid Rivers Newsmagazine, Jan. 13 & 27], I look forward to Thomas Sowell’s article every week and view his insight to be clear and to the point.

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Thomas Sowell – After Iowa

Thomas Sowell

Senator Ted Cruz's upset victory against Donald Trump has robbed "The Donald" of his stock answer to any criticism from rivals— that he is winning and his critics are losers.

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Thomas Sowell – Grow Up!

Thomas Sowell

Of all the many things said about Donald Trump, what was said by Roger Ailes, head of the Fox News Channel, said it all in just two words: "Grow up!"

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Thomas Sowell – Do Emotions Trump Facts?

Thomas Sowell

Those of us who like to believe that human beings are rational can sometimes have a hard time trying to explain what is going on in politics. It is still a puzzle to me how millions of patriotic Americans could have voted in 2008 for a man who for 20 years — TWENTY YEARS — was a follower of a preacher who poured out his hatred for America in the most gross gutter terms.

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Viewpoints and politics

I am writing in support of Pete Noonan, whose letter to the editor in the Jan. 13 issue of Mid Rivers Newsmagazine asked why columnists with other viewpoints can’t be offered in your paper.

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