Not 'The Greatest Generation'

by Walter Williams -- A civilized society's first line of defense is not the law, police and courts but customs, traditions, rules of etiquette and moral values. These behavioral norms – mostly more…

Blacks need school choice

by Walter Williams -- Last summer's Ferguson, Missouri, disturbances revealed that while blacks were 67 percent of its population, only three members of its 53-officer police force were black. Some might conclude more…

Obama's 'lottery winners' nonsense

by Walter Williams -- President Barack Obama's stance, expressed in his 2014 State of the Union address, is that the debate is settled and climate change is a fact. Obama is by more…

Liberals unintentionally respect me

by Walter Williams -- During the early years of the Reagan administration, a Washington news conference was held for me for my first book, "The State Against Blacks." Before making summary statements more…

The tragedy of gov't 'helping' blacks

by Walter Williams -- Hustlers and people with little understanding want us to believe that today's black problems are the continuing result of a legacy of slavery, poverty and racial discrimination. The more…

Diversity absurdity

by Walter Williams -- Occasionally, I wonder whether I'm alone in some of my wonderings. Look at the claim that conservatives or Republicans have launched a war on women as a part more…

California drought impact: Blame government

by Walter Williams -- Californians are experiencing their third year of drought. Headlines read: "Current California Drought Is Driest In State's History; Scientists Fear 'Megadroughts' On Their Way." "Global Warming Upped Heat more…

Reality a drag? Just 'change' it

by Walter Williams -- One of the wonders of modern times is that reality is often seen as a social construct and therefore optional. Thus, if one finds a particular reality offensive more…