Majority rule equals tyranny

by Walter Williams -- It is alleged that Hillary Clinton won a popular-vote majority. Therefore, if the nation were not burdened with the antiquated Electoral College, anguished and freaked-out Americans whine, she, more…

The key to fighting tyranny

by Walter Williams -- For more than a half-century, it has become abundantly clear that our nation faces increasing irreconcilable differences. At the root is the fact that there is one group more…

Trump's win and the college crybabies

by Walter Williams -- If one needed more evidence of the steep decay in academia, Donald Trump's victory provided it. Let's begin by examining the responses to his win, not only among more…

Blacks: Politicians won't save you

by Walter Williams -- Donald Trump's surprise win has millions of Americans, many of whom are black, in a tizzy. Many, such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, are writing about what it means to more…

Appointing the Constitution's 'referees'

by Walter Williams -- The underpinnings of a decent society are neutral laws – laws that favor no particular individual or group – and the impartial enforcement of those laws. The U.S. more…

Young Americans are dumb

by Walter Williams -- Do you wonder why Sen. Bernie Sanders and his ideas are so popular among American college students? The answer is that they, like so many other young people more…

2 victories for budding cabbies

by Walter Williams -- If a person wants to go into business as a taxicab owner, what requirements should be imposed to protect the public? The prospective taxicab owner should show that more…

A constitutional right to literacy?

by Walter Williams -- Detroit school students, represented by the Los Angeles-based public interest firm Public Counsel, filed suit last month against the state of Michigan, claiming a legal right to literacy more…

Why free markets can never be racist

by Walter Williams -- I was invited, along with several other American professors, to deliver lectures at South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 1979. Pieter Willem Botha was the more…