Thomas Sowell — Give the gift of wisdom: My book picks

Political Musings-At the Sunset of My Life

T SowellDuring the holidays, a shopping mall can be more like a shopping maul. One way to avoid that scene is to give books as Christmas gifts, since books can be bought on-line, painlessly.

A book that fits in with the holiday spirit is “No, They Can’t!” by TV show host John Stossel. It is written with a light touch, but gets across some pretty heavy stuff about economics. The title is a take-off on Obama’s old slogan, “Yes, we can!”

(Buy the book for 39% off the cover price by clicking here or in KINDLE at a 63% discount, $9.99 by clicking here) It is the first book I have read that asks a question about electric cars that should have been asked long ago: How much pollution do they cause?

Electric car enthusiasts may say, “None.” But the electricity that runs these cars has to be generated somewhere…

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