Dependent on D.C.

by Walter Williams -- "The shift from personal autonomy to dependence on government is perhaps the defining characteristic of modern American politics. In the span of barely one lifetime, a nation grounded more…

Diversity, part 2

by Walter Williams -- Last week's column focused upon diversity-multiculturalism madness on college campuses. Now there's the diversity flap in New York City. Several columnists, most notably David Limbaugh and Kathleen Parker, more…

Diversity

by Walter Williams -- Diversity is simultaneously an important and contemptible term in today's climate of political correctness. According to Merriam Webster's Dictionary, diversity means: diverseness, multeity, multifariousness, multiformity, multiplicity, variousness. Its more…

South Africa after apartheid

by Walter Williams -- Moral crusaders have the habit of heading off to their next crusade without bothering to see whether anything went wrong on their last one. During the '80s, TransAfrica, more…

Who may harm whom?

by Walter Williams -- Webster's Dictionary defines harm as: to hurt, damage, injure. People who don't – or can't – think, believe that government should step in to prevent one person from more…

The leftist media

by Walter Williams -- Major media people have values unlike most other Americans. Former CBS correspondent Bernard Goldberg documents that in his best-seller, "Bias." Eighty-nine percent of Washington journalists voted for Clinton more…

Education fraud
in Philadelphia

by Walter Williams -- Education in Philadelphia's public schools is so rotten that the state government is threatening a takeover. There are 176 out of 264 schools on the failing list. The more…

Vital to national security?

by Walter Williams -- You'd be surprised by the newly discovered requirements for national security revealed by the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. We discovered that a thriving airline industry is necessary for more…

Cigarette Nazis on the march

by Walter Williams -- Maryland's Montgomery County Council passed a measure whereby smokers whose neighbors are offended by the odor of cigarette smoke wafting from their homes would be fined up to more…

A dynamite economics department

by Walter Williams -- Reporting their findings in the February 2001 Applied Economics Letters – a British professional journal – Professors Franklin G. Mixon Jr. and Kamal P. Upadhyaya rank economics departments more…