Saddam Hussein's weapons

by Walter Williams -- Listening to the political and media rhetoric about the war in Iraq, you'd think that only President Bush thought Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. Here are more…

Educational ineptitude

by Walter Williams -- What passes for educational enlightenment these days boggles the mind. Matt Gouras, of the Associated Press, writing in the Jan. 5 Seattle Times tells a story about Tennessee more…

Let's get married

by Walter Williams -- The Massachusetts high court ruled that people of the same sex have a right to be married. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and County Clerk Nancy Alfaro, in more…

Congressional miracles

by Walter Williams -- In Marcus Cook Connelly's spiritual play, "Green Pastures," God lamented to the Angel Gabriel, "Every time Ah passes a miracle, Ah has to pass fo' or five mo' more…

Goodies cost

by Walter Williams -- The first concept an economics student learns is that for every benefit there's also a cost – or, as my longtime colleague and friend Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman more…

Governed by rules, not men

by Walter Williams -- Having been deserted by her husband, my mother worked. That meant that my one-year-younger sister and I often lunched by ourselves during our pre-teen years. Being bigger and more…

The anti-free trader's true enemy

by Walter Williams -- There's the "Free Trade but Fair Trade" crowd, and the "Level Playing Field" crowd, and the "America First" crowd, all calling for tariffs and other international trade restrictions. more…

Sweatshop exploitation

by Walter Williams -- Here's a question. Suppose you see people lining up for hours, and people willing to pay a month's salary in bribes, in order to get a $2 a more…

Black education

by Walter Williams -- What needs to be done to improve black education? Whether it's civil-rights organizations, politicians or the education establishment, you'll get answers that cover the gamut from more money more…

How can it be?

by Walter Williams -- It might have been Ross Perot who first used the expression that America is turning into a nation of "hamburger flippers," in reference to the decline in well-paying more…