Tweet Have I mentioned how much I love Thomas Sowell? He has a towering intellect that’s coupled with the ability to think and write with a rare clarity. When Thomas Sowell addresses gun control, it’s worth dropping everything else to read his analysis.
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Tweet “Who’s Thomas Sowell?” my daughter asked. “He’s a genius,” I replied. “Why?” “Because he has the rare gift of simplifying very complex ideas without dumbing them down.” See for yourself: After listening to Sowell, my blog’s motto seems appropriate: “Conservatives deal with facts and reach conclusions; liberals have conclusions and sell them as facts.” [...]
Tweet Sometimes, timing is everything. Steven Pinker, who is a Harvard psychology professor just published a long opinion piece in the New York Times explaining why there is a Red State/Blue State divide. As a predicate to his discussion, he began by dividing the mindsets that characterize conservatives and their Progressive counterparts: Conservative thinkers like [...]
Tweet Trust Thomas Sowell to explain why government-forced redistribution always fails, and to do so in language so clear even a child educated in public schools can understand: You can confiscate only the wealth that exists at a given moment. You cannot confiscate future wealth — and that future wealth is less likely to be [...]
Tweet Conservatives definitely aren’t a monolithic bloc, but I’m willing to bet that there isn’t a single conservative who doesn’t respect Thomas Sowell’s thinking. That’s why, when Sowell makes the case for John McCain, we should sit up and take notice — especially since Sowell doesn’t particularly like McCain very much: Now that the two [...]