Blame Bush for teachers cheating?

by Walter Williams -- Last December, I reported on Harvard University professor Stephan Thernstrom's essay "Minorities in College – Good News, But ...," on Minding the Campus, a website sponsored by the more…

Failing Liberty 101

by Walter Williams -- A recent Superman comic book has the hero saying, "I am renouncing my U.S. citizenship" because "truth, justice, and the American way – it's not enough anymore." Though more…

Stengel at the bat: Media ignorance

by Walter Williams -- There's little that's intelligent or informed about Time magazine editor Richard Stengel's article "One Document, Under Siege" (June 23, 2011). It contains many grossly ignorant statements about our more…

Using slavery to trash the founders

by Walter Williams -- Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., referring to his race and the Constitution on John Stossel's recent show "The State Against Blacks," said, "I wasn't even considered three-fifths of a more…

America's black racists

by Walter Williams -- The late South African economist William Hutt, in his 1964 book, "The Economics of the Colour Bar," said that one of the supreme tragedies of the human condition more…

Our moral dilemma

by Walter Williams -- Most of our nation's problems are a direct result of our being immune, hostile or indifferent to several moral questions. Let's start out with the simple and move more…

Love of Constitution = stupidity?

by Walter Williams -- There are a lot of things, large and small, that irk me. One of them is our tendency to evaluate a presidential candidate based on his intelligence or more…

Do we deserve our fate?

by Walter Williams -- The latest Social Security Trustees Report tells us that the program will be insolvent by the year 2037. The combined unfunded liability of Social Security and Medicare has more…

Common sense vs. nonsense

by Walter Williams -- William J. McGee, the consumer advocate on the Department of Transportation's Future of Aviation Advisory Committee, wrote "Forcing the F.A.A. to Fly Blind" in the New York Times more…

Understanding the liberal vision

by Walter Williams -- The liberal vision of government is easily understood and makes perfect sense if one acknowledges their misunderstanding and implied assumptions about the sources of income. Their vision helps more…