Educrats and elite arrogance

by Walter Williams -- Here's a question prompted by my recent rereading of Leonard Read's The Myth of the See-It-All, in "The Coming Aristocracy" (1969). Incidentally, Read founded the New York-based Foundation more…

Masking education fraud

by Walter Williams -- Last week, I reported that 73 percent of California State University's black college freshmen required remedial math and 66 percent required remedial English. In last week's speech to more…

Fiddling while Rome flunks out

by Walter Williams -- What's an important priority for black politicians and civil-rights organizations? First, there's the Confederate flag that must be removed from public buildings in South Carolina, Georgia and Mississippi. more…

Sources of income

by Walter Williams -- Last week, President George Bush sent his $1.6 trillion tax cut proposal to Congress to have it welcomed by cries of "tax cuts for the rich." Sen. Tom more…

Does America owe reparations?

by Walter Williams -- Johnny Cochran and a group of successful trial lawyers plan to bring class-action suits against the federal government and some private companies they say profited from slavery. Rep. more…

Civil-rights violations

by Walter Williams -- Racial charges by many black politicians, civil-rights spokesmen, self-appointed black leaders and guilt-ridden whites are just plain nonsense. They get away with them because we're ill-informed or are more…

Constitutional ignorance

by Walter Williams -- During last week's Senate confirmation hearings, Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., laid into President Bush's attorney general nominee, John Ashcroft, about his strong support for the U.S. Constitution's Second more…

Government cruelty

by Walter Williams -- George Bush's secretary of labor nominee, Linda Chavez, withdrew her nomination under charges of hiring a worker and not paying minimum wages plus applicable taxes. This was just more…

Election 2000's racial message

by Walter Williams -- Election 2000's racial message is that President-elect George Bush and the Republican Party shouldn't subsidize political stupidity. You say, "What do you mean, Williams?" Given Bush's devastating loss more…

Black slavery is alive

by Walter Williams -- Black slaves are still available -- just not in the United States. To make a purchase, you'd have to travel to the Sudan as Gerald Williams, Harvard University more…