Thomas Sowell shows that people known as “intellects” might just not be that very smart.
Dutch politician Geert Wilders was visibly annoyed when he failed to get what he asked for from the three judges hearing his case at the Amsterdam District Court. Mr Wilders, through his lawyer Bram Moszkowicz, had requested that 17 witnesses testify as part of his defence against charges that include inciting hatred of Muslims and [...]
I am a white woman (technically, translucent without a tan, but, that’s a personal problem). There has never been a time when I’ve felt the sting of judgment over something so irrevocable as my skin color. Not once have I sensed that someone was uncomfortable with my racial identity, even in ethnically diverse situations. I [...]
When the twin crises erupted on Wall Street and Main Street, each one of them fierce in itself but far more frightening when they interacted, populists rushed forward to celebrate the demise of capitalism and, for added gratification, plunge their pitchforks into its dead corpse. Since then, they have had their champagne parties. By now, [...]
I’m enjoying your bemused/disgusted reaction to your own poll, in which Rush Limbaugh was voted the “Most Influential Conservative Voice In America:”
In a “Rush” to judgment, Mr. Limbaugh scored the most with 26 percent of the vote. His competitor, Mr. Beck edged out the last two Republican vice presidential candidates by a nose. It goes [...]