Clinton, Sanders and racist progressivism

by Walter Williams -- Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders seek to claim the "progressive" mantle. Both claim the other is not a true progressive. Clinton teased Sanders as being more…

Sloppy language, sloppy thinking

by Walter Williams -- 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, more…

The circulating 'Isn't It Strange?' email

by Walter Williams -- 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 more…

Improve education: Expel more students

by Walter Williams -- Some credit Albert Einstein, others credit Benjamin Franklin, with the observation that "the definition of insanity is doing the same thing year after year and expecting different results." more…

Black Confederate-flag haters dishonor ancestors

by Walter Williams -- Last July, Anthony Hervey, an outspoken black advocate for the Confederate flag, was killed in a car crash. Arlene Barnum, a surviving passenger in the vehicle, told authorities more…

Minimum-wage dishonesty

by Walter Williams -- Michael Hiltzik, a columnist and Los Angeles Times reporter, wrote an article titled "Does a minimum wage raise hurt workers? Economists say: We don't know." Uncertain was his more…

Blacks: Fix your own problems

by Walter Williams -- A few years ago, BET had a commentary titled "Where Are the Grocery Stores in Black Neighborhoods?" One wonders whether anyone thinks that the absence of supermarkets in more…

How white liberals use black kids

by Walter Williams -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ran headlong into the leftist meat grinder by questioning whether college admission of blacks with academic achievement levels significantly lower than the rest more…

'Spreading the wealth': Evil and immoral

by Walter Williams -- 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 more…

Women warriors mean battlefield deaths

by Walter Williams -- This month, President Barack Obama's defense secretary, Ashton Carter, decreed that there will be 220,000 combat military jobs offered to women – including in Army special operations forces more…