Hillary and the young black in a hoodie

by Walter Williams -- Hillary Clinton told a mixed audience, "I mean, if we're honest, for a lot of well-meaning, open-minded white people, the sight of a young black man in a more…

Why the framers gave us 2nd Amendment

by Walter Williams -- Here's my question to you: If an evil person is guaranteed that he can inflict physical pain upon others and guaranteed to never suffer pain himself, what happens more…

Thomas Sowell's 45th book

by Walter Williams -- Thomas Sowell, Ph.D., my colleague and friend, told me several years ago that he wasn't going to write any more books, but that was two books ago, and more…

Criminalizing global warming deniers

by Walter Williams -- I receive loads of mail in response to my weekly nationally syndicated column. Some recent mail has been quite disturbing. Here's a sample: "Given your support of freedom more…

Timid commanders and female SEALs

by Walter Williams -- War is nasty, brutal and costly. In our latest wars, many of the casualties suffered by American troops are a direct result of their having to obey rules more…

Liberal reasoning: Idiotic or dishonest?

by Walter Williams -- Many people argue that liberals, socialists and progressives do not understand basic economics. I am not totally convinced about that. Take the law of demand, for example, one more…

New school year, more attacks on teachers

by Walter Williams -- As the new school year begins, you might like to be updated on some school happenings that will no doubt be repeated this academic year. After this update, more…

The real problems crippling black Americans

by Walter Williams -- Academics and public intellectuals, who should know better, attempt to explain the highly visible and publicized pathology witnessed in cities such as Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, Ferguson and others more…

Why homeschooling?

by Walter Williams -- Many public primary and secondary schools are dangerous places. The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics show that more…

When liberty's taken for a ride

by Walter Williams -- Here's my taxi question. If a person is law-abiding, has a driver's license, has a car or van that has passed safety inspection, and has adequate liability insurance, more…