Walter E. Williams

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 15:30

Sloppy Language and Thinking

George Orwell said, "But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought." Gore Vidal elaborated on that insight, saying, "As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too.

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:00

Isn't It Strange?

There is a letter titled "Isn't It Strange?" making the rounds in email boxes. It asks questions to which our fellow Americans should know the answers, save for those caught up in modernity.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 11:00

Education Insanity

The most crucial input for a child's education cannot be provided by schools, politicians and government. As such, continued calls for more school resources will produce disappointing results as they have in the past.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 05:00

Blacks and the Confederacy

Black civil rights activists, their white liberal supporters and historically ignorant Americans who attack the Confederate flag have committed a deep, despicable dishonor to our patriotic Southern black ancestors who marched, fought and died not to protect slavery but to protect their homeland from Northern aggression.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 08:30

Minimum Wage Dishonesty

A minimum wage not only discriminates against low-skilled workers but also is one of the most effective tools in the arsenal of racists.

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 08:15

Unappreciated Tax on the Poor

Crime and lack of respect for property rights impose an unappreciated cost.

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 05:00

Misleading and Using Blacks

The issue for black parents is not whether their sons and daughters should be admitted to an elite college or one that is lower-ranked. The issue is whether their sons and daughters should be admitted to a college where they would not be admitted if they were white. 

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 16:25

Immorality and Contempt for Liberty

American immorality and contempt for liberty lie at the root of most of the political economic problems our nation faces. They explain the fiscal problems we face, such as growing national debt and budget deficits at the federal, state and local levels of government.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 07:00

Our Timid Military Leaders

Officers who criticize double standards or expose official lies and deception about servicewomen's performance risk their careers. Those official lies and deception will eventually reveal themselves with unnecessary loss of lives on the battlefield.

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 07:00

Squandered Resources on College Education

Most college students do not belong in college. I am not by myself in this assessment. Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson said, "It's time to drop the college-for-all crusade," adding that "the college-for-all crusade has outlived its usefulness."

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