Caring about the future

by Walter Williams -- How often do we hear politicians, labor bosses, business leaders and other Americans expressing concern about the nation's children and their children? I generally dismiss such concern as more…

Celebration of liberty

by Walter Williams -- May 9 marks the 25th anniversary of the Washington, D.C., based Cato Institute. You say, "What's the Cato Institute?" Cato Institute is a free-market/libertarian think tank directed by more…

Who should decide?

by Walter Williams -- There are six-person and there are three-person families. So is it fair that a six-person family live crowded in a 1,500 square foot house, while that three-person family more…

Peace through force in Mideast

by Walter Williams -- Europe has been at peace for an unprecedented nearly six decades. Why? It surely is not because of peace treaties between enemy states, and it's surely not because more…

America's biggest crook

by Walter Williams -- The Enron case made headlines because fraud and deception of such magnitude is fairly unusual in the corporate world. Washington fraud and deception of a much greater magnitude more…

Combating federal tyranny

by Walter Williams -- A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed Loyola University (Maryland) professor of economics Thomas DiLorenzo's "The Real Lincoln," a book that presented abundant evidence that most of the more…

Jive about airport security

by Walter Williams -- Let's think about airport security. It seems as though the Federal Aviation Administration's and Department of Transportation's operative assumption is that there's an equal chance that any person, more…

The real Lincoln

by Walter Williams -- Do states have a right of secession? That question was settled through the costly War of 1861. In his recently published book, "The Real Lincoln," Thomas DiLorenzo marshals more…

Campaign finance reform

by Walter Williams -- There's a story about Catholic priests who contracted to have a new church built for their congregation. When the church was completed – and just before the priests more…

Giving back

by Walter Williams -- How many times have we heard people being applauded for "giving back"? People seem to believe that, if you've been successful and made a lot of money, you're more…