Dr. Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and author of "Applied Economics" and "Black Rednecks and White Liberals."

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  • Racial quota punishment

    Racial quota punishment

    If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between the federal government and the Minneapolis Public Schools should open their eyes.

  • A legacy of liberalism

    A legacy of liberalism

    There are “phrases that serve as an excuse for not thinking.”

  • What happened?

    What happened?

    We dodged that bullet. But what about the rest of Barack Obama’s term?

  • Voter fraud and voter I.D.

    Voter fraud and voter I.D.

    When it comes to illegal votes, Eric Holder hears no evil and sees no evil.

  • Random thoughts

    Random thoughts

    Random thoughts on the passing scene.

  • Predatory journalism

    Predatory journalism

    The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.”

  • Irresponsible 'education'

    Irresponsible ‘education’

    Some”educators” teach minorities that they are victims who have a grievance against people today who have done nothing to them.

  • Local or national elections?

    Local or national elections?

    Can we can still salvage enough of the Constitution to remain a free, democratic nation?

  • Ebola and Obama

    Ebola and Obama

    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is both a danger in itself and a wake-up call for Americans.

  • Random thoughts

    Random thoughts

    Random thoughts on the passing scene.

  • Who wants war?

    Who wants war?

    Wars are not always optional.

  • Late-talking children

    Late-talking children

    False diagnoses of late-talking children are by no means rare.

  • Cheap politicians

    Cheap politicians

    There is a seemingly never-ending series of convictions of government officials.

  • Success or failure?

    Success or failure?

    Everything in Barack Obama’s history suggests that he is going to leave the job half done.

  • Irresponsible choices

    Irresponsible choices

    14 percent of the people “moderately disapprove” of Barack Obama’s performance as president and 39 percent “strongly disapprove.”

  • Facts vs. visions

    Facts vs. visions

    Do you prefer that fewer people get killed or that kinder and gentler rhetoric and tactics be used?

  • The media and the mob

    The media and the mob

    Those of us who admit that we do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot seem to be in the minority.

  • Random thoughts

    Random thoughts

    Random thoughts on the passing scene.

  • Attacking achievement

    Attacking achievement

    Mayor de Blasio is not solving real problems.

  • Is thinking obsolete?

    Is thinking obsolete?

    Does anyone think at all these days?