Freedom of association

by Walter Williams -- Do Americans really cherish freedom of association? Are there any justifiable restrictions on freedom of association? In my book, any restriction on one's right to associate freely with more…

Phony diversity

by Walter Williams -- You've written a tuition check, carted your son or daughter off to college, given those last minute admonitions and made those tearful good byes. For those thousands of more…

Whose business is it?

by Walter Williams -- My health and other aspects of my well-being are the business of whom? You say, "What's it now, Williams?" I'm simply asking whose business is it if I more…

America: A sissified nation

by Walter Williams -- Benjamin Franklin warned, "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." But that's what the Bush administration and more…

Parting company

by Walter Williams -- Each July 4, we celebrate the founding of our nation, but how many Americans understand – much less respect – the founding principles? I fear that, for most more…

What or who is the market?

by Walter Williams -- Every day, we hear something about markets. Your 6 o'clock news anchor might say, "The market had a bad day." Last year, Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Alan Greenspan more…

Dismantling arguments of anti-voucher crowd

by Walter Williams -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Cleveland school voucher case, Zelman vs. Simmons-Harris, that taxpayer funds that go to parents who might use the money to enroll more…

Death by government

by Walter Williams -- Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories has developed an injectable antibiotic called Tigecycline. It can be used to treat resistant pathogens – bacteria that are immune to standard antibiotics. However, the Food more…

The idiots rule

by Walter Williams -- We have no less than unadulterated idiots in charge of airport security. You say, "What is it this time, Williams?" Last month, while boarding a Midwest Express flight more…

Which is worse: Worldcom or Congress?

by Walter Williams -- President Bush said he was "deeply concerned" about some of the accounting practices in corporate America and called "outrageous" the disclosure that WorldCom, which is $32 billion in more…