The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Who They Think We Are

The editor of Iowa’s Quad Cities Times has apologized for publishing the cartoon above, after being called out on Twitter by Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, who lamented the “shameful” cartoon and said: “It’s sad that this is how the MSM views Republicans. I’ve met with grassroots conservatives across America & never *once* experienced the […]

Thomas Sowell On Why Romney Actually Doesn’t Care Fig #1 About The Poor

by Smitty Sowell: Mitt Romney has come out in support of indexing the minimum wage law, to have it rise automatically to keep pace with inflation. To many people, that would seem like a small thing that can be left for economists or statisticians to deal with. But to people who call themselves conservatives, and […]

David Lee Roth Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love, But Thomas Sowell Is, To Profound Effect

by Smitty (via The Corner) Click to view what is truly an excellent dialogue, and one worth sharing with all those who have ears. If the guy wasn’t 814 years old [ed: first day, new ears], we should have to press gang him into the presidency. And you can’t write that sort of title without […]

‘When You Remove A Cancer, What Do You Replace It With?’

by Smitty That was Thomas Sowell’s answer to Peter Schiff Robinson [oops!], in response to the demand for a follow-on to the Federal Reserve. If you’ve read End The Fed, and you should, you’ll enjoy hearing Prof. Sowell, an academic actually worthy of your respect, state simply that the Federal Reserve simply ain’t packin’ the […]

Nice Work, No Sheeples!

by Smitty Thomas Sowell knows a great deal, but Real Clear Politics should retain No Sheeples Here for that crucial graphic. The Republicans do resemble a Charlie Boehner figure, tricked again and again by Lucy van Pelosi. Sowell asks: Why Republicans join such transparent attempts to rescue the Democrats from the political consequences of their […]

Thomas Sowell Drops The ‘F’ Bomb

by Smitty Right there in Real Clear Politics: Some years ago, for example, there was a big outcry that various mental tests used for college admissions or for employment were biased and “unfair” to many individuals or groups. Fortunately there was one voice of sanity– David Riesman, I believe– who said: “The tests are not […]