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Dr. Williams is a nationally syndicated columnist, former chairman of the economics department at George Mason University, and author of More Liberty Means Less Government
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  • Dependency, not poverty

    Dependency, not poverty

    There’s very little guts in the political arena to address the basic causes of poverty.

  • Schoolteacher cheating

    Schoolteacher cheating

    Widespread teacher test cheating to conceal education failure is just the tip of the iceberg.

  • Politics of hate and envy

    Politics of hate and envy

    Why the high salaries?

  • Ok to feel sorry

    Ok to feel sorry

    I’m glad the day has come when I can freely feel sorry for whites, who have to bite their tongue when it comes to criticism of blacks.

  • Income inequality

    Income inequality

    Economists focusing on measures of income inequality bring little light to the issue.

  • Parting company

    Parting company

    Time to return to liberty?

  • The Pope and Capitalism

    The Pope and Capitalism

    The pope ought to stop demonizing capitalism.

  • Our fragile planet

    Our fragile planet

    Occasionally, environmentalists spill the beans and reveal their true agenda.

  • Blacks and Obama

    Blacks and Obama

    There is every indication to suggest that Obama’s presidency will be seen as a failure.

  • Masking totalitarianism

    Masking totalitarianism

    The idea that one person should be forcibly used to serve the purposes of another has served as the foundation of mankind’s ugliest regimes.

  • Do Americans prefer deception?

    Do Americans prefer deception?

    There’s more to the deceit and dishonesty about Social Security and Medicare .

  • Does Washington know best?

    Does Washington know best?

    Politicians arrogantly think they know what’s best and have the power to coerce.

  • Congressionally duped Americans

    Congressionally duped Americans

    Where does the money you receive come from?

  • Is there a way out?

    Is there a way out?

    Americans sense that there’s a lot going wrong in our nation, but most don’t have a clue about the true nature of our problem.

  • Loving and hating America

    Loving and hating America

    Many leftist teachers teach our youngsters to hate our country.

  • Racial trade-offs: Part II

    Racial trade-offs: Part II

    Despite devastating effects, the entire Congressional Black Caucus and President Obama support increases in minimum wages.

  • Racial trade-offs

    Racial trade-offs

    The fact that so many public school teachers enroll their own children in private schools ought to raise questions.

  • Are guns the problem?

    Are guns the problem?

    Instead of trying to return to what worked, progressives want to replace what worked with what sounds good.

  • Honesty and trust

    Honesty and trust

    Consider what our day-to-day lives would be like if we couldn’t trust anyone.

  • Student indoctrination

    Student indoctrination

    “Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.”