Memo to History...

Thomas Sowell, that “Solon of the Hoover Institute” can sure turn a phrase. As evidence of his ample powers, he offers us this gem: “Some of the biggest cases of mistaken identity are among intellectuals who have trouble remembering that they are not God.” Try explaining that little number to the imperious Barack Obama: the man who elevated political hubris to an art form by promising early on that as Black Moses, he would calm the rising waters and deliver his people to Canaan. But hefty promises notwithstanding, who among us can deny that our Great Shifter of Paradigms is presently in the process of bringing the temple down upon himself -- and us, for that matter. This is what the learned ones refer to as Tragic Irony; and for the longsuffering, it is a dish best served with relish. The fruit of Man’s obsessive pride has ever merited moral condemnation, and seldom does the great pendulum of the universe return home emptyhanded -- bringing with it...(Read Full Article)