With the decline of the USSR, communism has lost considerable respectability and is now repackaged as environmentalism and progressivism.
Author Archive | Walter Williams
Obama has charisma and charm, but in terms of character, values, experience and understanding, he is deficient.
What the positive rights tyrants want but won’t articulate is the power to forcibly use one person to serve the purposes of another.
“Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.”
Congress and the president are taking over an area of our lives infinitely more challenging and complex than the management of traffic signals and supermarkets, namely our health care system.
The only way Congress can send checks to Social Security and Medicare recipients is to take the earnings of a person currently in the workforce. The way Congress conceals its Ponzi scheme is to dupe Social Security and Medicare recipients into thinking that it’s their money that is put away and invested.
Despite the fact that today’s increasing levels of federal government spending are unsustainable, there is little evidence that Americans have the willingness to do anything about it.
I’m wondering how the hate-America/blame-America-first crowd might explain the fact that so many people in the world, if they had a chance, would permanently relocate here. Maybe it’s that they haven’t been exposed to enough U.S. university professors.
I can’t imagine what black politicians and civil rights groups are getting that’s worth condemning black youths to a high rate of unemployment and its devastating effects on upward economic mobility, but then again, I’m not a politician.
Trade-offs apply to our economic lives, as well as our political lives. That means getting more of one thing requires giving up something else. Let’s look at some examples. Black congressmen and black public officials in general, including Barack Obama, always side with teachers unions in their opposition to educational vouchers, tuition tax credits, charter […]
Why — at a time in our history when guns were readily available, when a person could just walk into a store or order a gun through the mail, when there were no FBI background checks, no waiting periods, no licensing requirements — was there not the frequency and kind of gun violence that we sometimes see today, when access to guns is more restricted?
The fact that honesty and trust are so vital should make us rethink just how much tolerance we should have for criminals and dishonest people.
Students should record classroom professorial propaganda and give it wide distribution over the Internet.
“The Wealth Choice” argues that wealth (millionaireship) is not a function of circumstance, luck, environment or the cards you were dealt. Instead, wealth is the result of a conscious choice, action, faith, innovation, effort, preparation and discipline.
What is the true test of one’s commitment to freedom of expression? Is it when one permits others to express ideas with which he agrees? Or is it when he permits others to express ideas he finds deeply offensive?
Western values are under ruthless attack by the academic elite on college campuses across America.
When will black people reject the patronizing insults of white progressives and their black handmaidens?
The huge supply and resulting low prices have begun to act as a deterrent to future energy exploration and production.
Black people don’t need to have a conversation with white people on matters of race. They need to have it amongst themselves.
Racial discrimination has little to do with major problems confronting black people.