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…

The ticket to prosperity for poor nations

by Walter Williams -- Gaza is home to Palestinian people, who have suffered injustices and have a history of legitimate grievances against both Israel and Arab governments. If there's one immutable fact more…

How do-gooders promote discrimination

by Walter Williams -- Black politicians, civil rights organizations and others who say they are concerned with the welfare of poor black people often support harmful measures. One of the most effective more…