Walter E. Williams

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 14:55

Defense Against Demagogues

The greatest tool in the arsenal of demagogues is economic ignorance, which my colleagues in George Mason University's economics department battle against tooth and nail.

Thursday, 22 January 2015 19:30

Will the West Defend Western Values?

Western values are indeed superior to all others because they hold the individual as supreme. Though Western values are superior to all others, one need not be a Westerner to hold Western values.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 17:00

Basic Economics

Dr. Thomas Sowell's Basic Economics explains complex economic phenomena in a way that many economists cannot. And it provides an understanding of some economic phenomena that might prove elusive to a Ph.D. economist.

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 16:00

Liberals' Use of Black People, Part II

Decent Americans should see the dangers posed by America's race hustlers, who are stacking up piles of combustible racial kindling, ready for a racial arsonist to set it ablaze.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 12:30

Liberals' Use of Black People

Liberals desperately need blacks. If the Democratic Party lost just 30 percent of the black vote, it would mean the end of the liberal agenda.

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 10:20

Black Progression and Retrogression

There is no question, though it's not acknowledged enough, that black Americans have made greater gains, over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time, than any other racial group in mankind's history.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 00:00

Should Profiling Be Banned?

Last week, the Obama administration announced new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement. Before deciding whether this is good or bad policy, we might try to develop a description/definition of racial profiling or any other kind of profiling.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:00

What's Rule of Law?

Just about every law that Congress enacts violates the requirements for rule of law. How do we determine violations of rule of law? It's easy. See whether the law applies to particular Americans, as opposed to all Americans. See whether the law exempts public officials from its application. See whether the law is known in advance. See whether the law takes action against a person who has taken no aggressive action against another.

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 00:00

Can Racial Discrimination Explain Much?

Very often, major problems are erroneously seen as being caused by racial discrimination. No one argues that racial discrimination does not exist or does not have effects. The question that's relevant to policy, as well as resource allocation, is: How much of what we see is caused by discrimination?

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 01:00

Obama vs. Us

The recent elections, which gave Republicans control of both houses of Congress, clearly indicate a repudiation of much of Obama's agenda. But the question is whether the Republican majority has the courage to act on that repudiation and stop the president from running roughshod over the Constitution.

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