Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Dr. Walter E. Williams: Defender of liberty

Dr. Walter E. Williams of George Mason University
February 28, 2011

Dr. Walter E. Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University.

"Forty percent of public employees are unionized and as such they represent a powerful political force in elections." -Dr. Walter E. Williams

• WP: Ohio, Wisconsin Shine Spotlight on New Union Battle: Government Workers vs. Taxpayers
• Reuters: Wisconsin's Walker to Absent Democrats: 24 Hours to Return
• WP: Obama Has Few Options to Aid Strapped States
• WT: Obama Wades Back Into Wisconsin Budget Row

"I think we must make serious large cuts in spending, and I might add that spending on public employee salaries is just a drop in the bucket. We have to make huge cuts if we are to survive as a nation." -Dr. Walter E. Williams

• USAToday: U.S. Health Care Law Not Immune to Nullification
• Rasmussen: 58% Favor Government Shutdown Until Spending Cuts Are Agreed Upon

"I'm not blaming all of this on Obama.  Whether Americans realize this or not the last decade of Congressional spending is unsustainable.  We just cannot do it.  Spending must be reigned in." -Dr. Walter E. Williams

• Politico: Defiant Clarence Thomas Fires Back

"Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it; no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it." -Judge Learned Hand

Check Out Dr. Williams' Books 

Up from the Projects: An Autobiography

Race and Economics: How Much Can We Blame on Discrimination?

South Africa's War Against Capitalism 

More Liberty Means Less Government: Our Founders Knew This Well

"No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign invaders." -Samuel Adams

Articles by Walter E. Williams: 
Salt Tyrants
• Taxes and Voting
Minimum Wage Cruelty
Parting Company

Guardian: Indian Brides Herald a Toilet Revolution


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