The Race Card’s Steep Cost

As the NYPD deaths show, demagogues’ constantly taking cheap shots at the police can end in tragedy.

Thomas Sowell National Review Online 12/23/2014

The cold-blooded murder of two New York City policemen as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. It shows, in the most painful way, […]

Riots show degeneracy of British welfare state on parade

Theodore Dalrymple Chicago Sun-Times 8/12/2011

The ferocious criminality exhibited by an uncomfortably large section of the English population during the riots of the last week has not surprised me in the least. I have been writing about it, in its slightly less acute manifestations, for the past 20 years.

To have spotted it required no […]

Thomas Sowell: The “Dubious Achievements” of the American Intelligentsia

“Intellectuals give people who have the handicap of poverty the further handicap of a sense of victimhood.”

Thomas Sowell excerpted from Intellectuals and Society RightNetwork February 2011

Intellectuals encourage people who contribute nothing to the world to complain and even organize protests, because others are not doing enough for them…

…In schools and colleges, the […]