'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…

College: Increasing waste of money

by Walter Williams -- Most college students do not belong in college. I am not by myself in this assessment. Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson said, "It's time to drop the college-for-all more…

Do we want to go the way of Europe?

by Walter Williams -- Earlier this year, my column asked, "Will the West defend itself?" I pointed out that America's leftists and progressives believe that the U.S. should become more like Europe. more…

Free speech: Nearly absolute

by Walter Williams -- Recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University and some other colleges demonstrate an ongoing ignorance and/or contempt for the principles of free speech. So let's examine more…

Black education: Not always disastrous

by Walter Williams -- The 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress report, also known as the Nation's Report Card, shows that U.S. educational achievement, to put it nicely, leaves much to be more…

In defense of our founders

by Walter Williams -- Many of my columns speak highly of the wisdom of our nation's founders. Every once in a while, I receive an ugly letter sarcastically asking what do I more…

How illegals affect your vote

by Walter Williams -- Voter ID laws have been challenged because liberal Democrats deem them racist. I guess that's because they see blacks as being incapable of acquiring some kind of government-issued more…

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…