Thomas Sowell

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Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell

Actually lowering the cost of insurance would be accomplished by such things as making it harder for lawyers to win frivolous lawsuits against insurance companies.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:44]
Balanced budget requirements seem more likely to produce accounting ingenuity than genuinely balanced budgets.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:50]
Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:56]
Capitalism knows only one color: that color is green; all else is necessarily subservient to it, hence, race, gender and ethnicity cannot be considered within it.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:03]
Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:08]
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.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:17]
Facts do not speak for themselves. They speak for or against competing theories. Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:21]
Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:27]
If the battle for civilization comes down to the wimps versus the barbarians, the barbarians are going to win.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:34]
If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:37]
If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:45]
Imagine a political system so radical as to promise to move more of the poorest 20% of the population into the richest 20% than remain in the poorest bracket within the decade? You don't need to imagine it. It's called the United States of America.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:52]
It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:57]
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:03]
It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:09]
Liberalism is totalitarianism with a human face.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:13]
Liberals seem to assume that, if you don't believe in their particular political solutions, then you don't really care about the people that they claim to want to help.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:18]
Like a baseball game, wars are not over till they are over. Wars don't run on a clock like football. No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic that this had to be explained to them.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:35]
Mistakes can be corrected by those who pay attention to facts but dogmatism will not be corrected by those who are wedded to a vision.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:40]
Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:46]
Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:51]
One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:57]
One of the most pervasive political visions of our time is the vision of liberals as compassionate and conservatives as less caring.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:02]
People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.More Thomas Sowell [11/17/2011 09:11:11]
People who have time on their hands will inevitably waste the time of people who have work to do.
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