Walter E. Williams Quotes

Walter E. Williams Quotes: The reason why the world's leftists give the world' s most horrible murderers a pass is because they sympathize with their socioeconomic goals, which include government ownership and/or control over the means of production. In the U.S., the call is for government control, through regulations, as opposed to ownership.
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Walter E. Williams Quote: For the multiculturist/diversity crowd, culture, ideas, customs, arts and skills are a matter of racial membership where one has no more control over his culture than his race. That's a racist idea, but it's politically correct racism. It says that one's convictions, character and values are not determined by personal judgment and choices but genetically determined. In other words, as yesteryear's racists held: race determines identity.
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Quotes about Walter E. Williams: Whether we want to own up to it or not, the welfare state has done what Jim Crow, gross discrimination and poverty could not have done. It has contributed to the breakdown of the black family structure and has helped establish a set of values alien to traditional values of high moral standards, hard work and achievement.
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Quote about Walter E. Williams: Multiculturalists argue that different cultural values are morally equivalent. That's nonsense.
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Walter E. Williams Sayings: Democracy gives the aura of legitimacy to acts that would otherwise be considered tyranny.
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Walter E. Williams Saying: Universities have failed in their function of the pursuit of academic excellence by having dumbed down classes and granting degrees to students who are just barely literate and computationally incompetent.
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Sayings about Walter E. Williams: The global warming scare has provided a field day for politicians and others who wish to control our lives. After all, only the imagination limits the kind of laws and restrictions that can be written in the name of saving the planet.
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Saying about Walter E. Williams: More important than anything else is for Americans to wise up to class warfare demagoguery and reject the politics of envy.
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Walter E. Williams Quotes: Politicians have immense power to do harm to the economy. But they have very little power to do good.
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Walter E. Williams Quote: There are many farm handouts; but let's call them what they really are: a form of legalized theft. Essentially, a congressman tells his farm constituency,
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Quotes about Walter E. Williams: We will not make inroads into the gun-violence problem until we acknowledge the underlying causes of youth behavior today, compared to yesterday. ... we must come to the realization that laws and regulations alone cannot produce a civilized society. It's morality that is society's first line of defense against uncivilized behavior.
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Quote about Walter E. Williams: Preaching doom and gloom has been beneficial to the political class. They use it to gain more power and control.
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Walter E. Williams Sayings: Most of the great problems we face are caused by politicians creating solutions to problems they created in the first place.
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Walter E. Williams Saying: As American education and intelligence becomes replaced by feelings and emotion, not seeing the forest for the trees has become a major problem.
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Sayings about Walter E. Williams: If we buy into the notion that somehow property rights are less important, or are in conflict with, human or civil rights, we give the socialists a freer hand to attack our property.
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Saying about Walter E. Williams: Many politicians and pundits claim that the credit crunch and high mortgage foreclosure rate is an example of market failure and want government to step in to bail out creditors and borrowers at the expense of taxpayers who prudently managed their affairs. These financial problems are not market failures but government failure. ... The credit crunch and foreclosure problems are failures of government policy.
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Walter E. Williams Quotes: Maybe I'm overly pessimistic, but most of Africa is a continent without much hope for its people... What [Africa] needs, the West cannot give. ...what Africans need is personal liberty...[and] guarantees of private property rights and rule of law.
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Walter E. Williams Quote: Tariff policy beneficiaries are always visible, but its victims are mostly invisible. Politicians love this. The reason is simple: The beneficiaries know for whom to cast their ballots, and the victims don't know whom to blame for their calamity.
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