Tag Archives: Walter E. Williams

Wasn’t Always This Way

A Legacy of Slavery? Don’t make Walter Williams laugh. By Walter E. Williams via LewRockwell.com Academics and public intellectuals, who should know better, attempt to explain the highly visible and publicized pathology witnessed in cities such as Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, … Continue reading

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The War of 1861: Historical Ignorance

We Americans celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, but H.L. Mencken correctly evaluated the speech: “It is poetry, not logic; beauty, not sense.” Lincoln said the soldiers sacrificed their lives “to the cause of self-determination — that government of the people, … Continue reading

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Black Progression and Retrogression

By Walter E. Williams from Creators Syndicate via LewRockwell.com There is no question, though it’s not acknowledged enough, that black Americans have made greater gains, over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time, than … Continue reading

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Should Profiling Be Banned?

I always taught my clients at Options for Homeland Defense to profile un-apologetically. If you don’t profile on the mean streets (and they are all mean nowadays) you are a idiot looking for a place to commit suicide. — jtl, 419 … Continue reading

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Price Versus Cost

by Walter E. Williams via LewRockwell.com Suppose you buy a gallon of gas for $3. How much did it cost you? You say, “Williams, that’s a silly question. It cost $3.” That’s where you’re mistaken, because there’s a difference between … Continue reading

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Intellectuals and Race

by Walter E. Williams via LewRockwell.com Recently by Walter E. Williams: Educational Rot  After reading Dr. Thomas Sowell’s latest book, Intellectuals and Race, one cannot emerge with much respect for the reasoning powers of intellectuals, particularly academics, on matters of race. … Continue reading

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