Walter E. Williams

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 08:30

Multiculturalism: A Failed Concept

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that multiculturalism has "utterly failed," adding that it was an illusion to think Germans and foreign workers could "live happily side by side." The failure of multiculturalism is also seen in Denmark, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Belgium and other European countries. Immigrants coming from Africa and the Middle East refuse to assimilate and instead seek to import the failed cultures they fled

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 08:00

Purification of America

In 2008, Barack Obama promised a fundamental transformation of America. Where that promise has gone unfulfilled the most is in areas of sexual and racial discrimination. What's worse is the official sanction given to such discrimination. Let's look at some of it.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 08:00

Lobbying Money Going to Washington

If Americans would demand that Congress do only what's specifically enumerated in our Constitution, influence-peddling would be much smaller.

Thursday, 09 June 2016 08:15

Elitist Arrogance, Part II

The saddest aspect of the minimum wage story is the damage it does to human beings. Enter the arrogance and callousness of the elite. Their vision of what a person should earn, expressed by higher minimum wages, destroys people's best alternative without offering a superior one in its place. Maybe the elite believe that welfare, unemployment compensation and possibly engaging in illegal activities are a superior alternative to earning an honest and respectable living on a cashier's salary.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 06:00

Elitist Arrogance

Today's elite have little taste for my stepfather's admonition: Any kind of a job is better than begging and stealing.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 15:30

You Are What You Say You Are

Last year, I declared myself a springbok trapped in a human body. With such a declaration, some people will suggest that I am suffering from a condition known as species dysphoria, in which one thinks he is a wild animal trapped in a human body. Species dysphoria is similar to gender dysphoria, a condition in which a person believes he is a woman trapped in a male body or a man trapped in a female body.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 17:45

Scalia School of Law

George Mason University School of Law has just been renamed the Antonin Scalia School of Law in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 19:15

Fiddling Away Black Futures

The solution to the problems confronting black people will not be found in the political arena.

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 06:00

Common Sense

To teach young people, particularly young men, Benjamin Franklin's admonition that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is a challenging task.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 06:00

A Superior Vision

The immorality associated with violation of the principle of self-ownership lies at the root of problems that could lead to our doom as a great nation.

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