Tag Archive for Walter Williams

Is It Theft? by Walter Williams

Dr. Williams is a national treasure. One of his gifts is to make clear the problems with government and coercion, in very few words. Here’s an old and brief commentary of his from 2002. Is It Theft? by Dr. Walter…

Where’s Your Compassion?! Why Not $100/Day?

If $5/day is good, surely $100/day is better? Definitely read this earlier post on the minimum-wage. Would A $5-A-Day Minimum Wage Make Life Better In Haiti? : Planet Money : NPR: “Today, The Nation and Haiti Liberte posted a story…

Walter Williams on Congress, Govt., & Spending

This is another must-read from Dr. Walter Williams. Do We Deserve Our Fate? by Walter E. Williams: “The language Congress uses to describe their spending is corrupt beyond redemption. Think about the term entitlement. If one American is entitled to…

Walter Williams on The Minimum Wage

A legislated minimum-wage fails all three components of the litmus test. Is it Constitutional at the Federal level? No. Is it good economic policy? No. Is it moral to legally prevent two parties from agreeing to mutually-beneficial voluntary exchange? No.…

Today’s Quotes: Williams, Sobran , Reed, & More

Government is about coercion. Limiting government is the single most important instrument for guaranteeing liberty. We’re working on a third generation which has little in the way of education about what our Constitution means and why it was written. Thus,…

Minimum Wage Updates, Will They Ever Get It?

First, remember a few days ago when the “honorable” Congressman Faleomavaega referred to Dr. Walter Williams as ‘breathtakingly stupid’ for his comments re: the federal minimum wage? Well, here’s a bit more. Review & Outlook: The New Cannery Row –…