Black teachers' fraud

by Walter Williams -- Nearly two years ago, U.S. News & World Report came out with a story titled "Educators implicated in Atlanta cheating scandal." It reported that "for 10 years, hundreds more…

2nd Amendment no longer needed?

by Walter Williams -- Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings, said: "The British are not coming. ... We don't need all these guns to kill people." more…

Liberty doomed to fail in Middle East

by Walter Williams -- Here's the first paragraph of my last year's column "Democracy is impossible": "After Moammar Gadhafi's downfall as Libya's tyrannical ruler, politicians and 'experts' in the U.S. and elsewhere, more…

America's loser black cities

by Walter Williams -- JoAnn Watson, Detroit city council member, said, "Our people in an overwhelming way supported the re-election of this president, and there ought to be a quid pro quo." more…

The Fed and crony capitalism

by Walter Williams -- Suppose you saw a building on fire. Would you seek counsel from the arsonist who set it ablaze for advice on how to put it out? You say, more…

Tax-the-rich demagoguery

by Walter Williams -- Is there any reason for today's Americans to care about what happens to tomorrow's Americans? After all, what have tomorrow's Americans done for today's Americans? Moreover, since tomorrow's more…

Secession: It's constitutional

by Walter Williams -- For decades, it has been obvious that there are irreconcilable differences between Americans who want to control the lives of others and those who wish to be left more…

Democracy's tyranny

by Walter Williams -- President Barack Obama narrowly defeated Gov. Mitt Romney in the popular vote, 51 percent to 48 percent. In the all-important Electoral College, the difference was larger, with Obama more…

Chris Christie's ignorance

by Walter Williams -- Here's a which-is-better question for you. Suppose a New Jersey motel room rented for $125 a night prior to Hurricane Sandy's devastation. When the hurricane hits, a husband, more…

How deviance led to tyranny

by Walter Williams -- Here's one usage of the term gentleman: The gentleman helped the fallen lady to her feet. Here's another, one we might hear from a newscaster or a police more…