Thomas Sowell: The left's gambles

Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don’t have enough information to know how the decision will turn out. The risks may be even greater when people make decisions for other people. Yet there are some who are not only willing, but eager, to take decisions away from those who are directly affected. Something as personal as…

Editorial: Conservative principles for infrastructure projects

Think tanks such as the Cato Institute and the Heritage Foundation will play an important role in the Trump administration -as crafters of policy and critics of Trump’s populist tendencies. What will that look like? A good example can be found in Heritage’s newly released report, “Building on Victory: An Infrastructure Agenda for the New

Walter Williams: Majority rule is tyranny

It is alleged that Hillary Clinton won a popular vote majority. Therefore, if the nation were not burdened with the antiquated Electoral College, anguished and freaked-out Americans whine, she, instead of Donald Trump, would be the next president of the United States. You say, “Hold it. Before you go further, Williams, what do you mean it is

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Thomas Sowell: The left's gambles

Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don’t have enough information to know how the decision will turn out.…

06 December 2016 [02:52 PM]
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Walter Williams: Let's fight tyranny

For more than a half-century, it has become abundantly clear that our nation faces increasing irreconcilable differences. At the root is the…

29 November 2016 [11:47 AM]
Editorial: Energy poverty is the result of bad policies

Winter is coming, and that’s not merely a reference to the next season of “Game of Thrones.” It’s a warning to Canada, Spain, Great Britain and other countries that have enacted draconian policies to forestall climate change. The result of…

28 November 2016 [02:29 PM]
The search for authenticity

NELSON CLYDE, Is It Just Me? My dad was one of those people who fainted at the sight of blood. He had to look away when his finger was pricked at the doctor or he was out cold. An…

26 November 2016 [02:22 PM]
Weeding out the fakes and the flakes

A few headlines of the last days (not the literal “last days” although it’s getting hard to tell) are too surreal to gloss over. Actual headlines from my Editor and Publisher email: “Facebook is banning fake news publishers from its…

19 November 2016 [09:55 PM]
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Letters for Sunday, November 20

I am not a big Trump fan, but I did vote for him as the better of two questionable candidates. I was…

18 November 2016 [03:16 PM]
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