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The Great Walter E. Williams

December 6, 2020

The total intelligence of the world declined this past week with the passing of the great Walter E. Williams. I came across Walter E. Williams when I started reading his columns in the editorial page of my local news paper in the early 90’s. I was hooked the first article I read. Walter E. Williams […]

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Walter E. Williams: “Liberty Is Not For Wimps”

March 22, 2017

Walter E. Williams states in this article, Liberty Is Not For Wimps (read here): “Most Americans, whether liberal or conservative, Democratic or Republican, do not show much understanding or respect for the principles of personal liberty. We criticize our political leaders, but we must recognize that their behavior simply reflects the values of people who […]

Let’s Fight Tyranny – Walter E. Williams

December 6, 2016

In a world of subjective value, there is a high cost of agreement. Our founders understood that voluntarily cooperate under general rules produced the highest amount of satisfaction for the most individuals. When people are forced into cooperating using Government power, the vast majority of people aren’t satisfied. Our constitutional government put shackles on government […]

Rights Versus Wishes – Walter E. Williams

April 20, 2016

In this article titled Rights Versus Wishes, the great Walter E. Williams explains the difference between rights, defined historically, and rights, defined by the political left. Many many people have told me they think healthcare is a right. When I say healthcare is not a right, they are shocked. I go on to explain what […]

Walter E. Williams: Is Capitalism Moral? via Prager University

September 15, 2015

It is amazing how Walter E. Williams can put so much information about free market capitalism into this five minute video. The amount of insight per word is off the charts. You are going to want to watch this more than once. Thanks to Prager University for this. Some excerpts from the video: “The free […]

Walter E. Williams: Common Sense

August 3, 2015

Walter E. Williams is one of the best at explaining concepts, abstract or other wise, to people who aren’t on his level of knowledge about economics and liberty. Being able to communicate clearly is his great talent. Here is a video I saw at libertypenblog.blogspot.com. It is Dr. Williams at his best. Excerpts from the […]

Walter E. Williams: The Constitution

June 18, 2015

Thomas Jefferson summed up not only the purpose of the constitution, but also what he thought of Government in this quote; “The two enemies of the people are criminals and Government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the […]

Walter E. Williams: Reality May Be Optional

April 17, 2015

Many people want to change reality when it isn’t “convenient”. Unfortunately reality can’t be changed, but that doesn’t stop their attempt. In this article titled, “Reality May Be Optional”, Walter E Williams starts by saying, “One of the wonders of modern times is that reality is often seen as a social construct and therefore optional. […]

What’s The Rule Of Law, by Walter E. Williams

December 16, 2014

Walter E. Williams recent article asks the question, What’s The Rule Of Law (read here)? If the rule of law is defined as 1) general rules, 2) known in advance, and 3) applying to the rulers as well as the ruled; than the breakdown of the rule of law is caused by government, 1) making […]

Walter E. Williams: Obama vs. Us

November 25, 2014

Walter E. Williams writes in this article, Obama vs. Us, how the President isn’t incompetent at all. His actions are perfectly compatible with his ideology, and he will not allow something like the constitution get in the way of his agenda. Here are some excerpts from the article. “In my colleague Dr. Thomas Sowell’s column […]