Thomas Sowell : “Elections should be held on April 16th — the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.” (And other “truth bombs”)


Dr. Sowell announced that at 86 he would stop writing his column this year. His farewell can be seen HERE.

For decades Thomas Sowell has graced the American public with wit, wisdom, and insight. Below CR isolates a few of his greatest hits.

(From The Conservative Review)

6. On liberals in academia:

“The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political Left is that they do not work. Therefore, we should not be surprised to find the Left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive.”

7. On higher education:

“When words trump facts, you can believe anything. And the liberal groupthink taught in our schools and colleges is the path of least resistance.”

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