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Sowell Gems

A few gems from Thomas Sowell from the last chapter of the Thomas Sowell Reader. “There is no greater indictment of judges than the fact that honest people are afraid to go into court, while criminals swagger out its revolving

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Smart Dropouts

While our students perform poorly on standardized tests relative to other countries, we have the most desirable institutions of higher education in the world and have a disproportionate share of Nobel Prize winners.  How is this so and do we

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Two Wolves and a Sheep

I am guilty of associating freedom with democracy.  Thomas Sowell writes in his book The Thomas Sowell Reader that there is a distinct difference in the chapter ‘Freedom Versus Democracy.’ Democracy and Freedom are too often confounded.  Britain itself did

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