Archive for January 30th, 2012

Referring to my previous post, it might be important to emphasize that this interview dates back no less than thirty years. However, Dr. Sowell has not changed much since then. Last year, he gave an interview to Uncommon Knowledge hosted by Peter Robinson:

President Obama follows a one-step vision. He doesn’t care about what will be the repercussions.

It is part of the whole thing about third parties wanting to make decisions for which they pay no price when they are wrong.

Thomas Sowell is one of the very few old-school conservatives. Overall, there are many thoughts I totally share. Sometimes he may hold some rather odd views (e.g. endorsing Rick Perry) but overall, I guess, he is such a sharp and pleasant contrast to American politics these days. Let aside his views on foreign policy or the war on terror, there is much we can learn from him. Especially about how to deal with statistics and how to see through misleading rhetoric.


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