Walter E. WilliamsWalter E. Williams, (1936- ) Columnist, Professor of Economics at George Mason University

Walter E. Williams Quote

“The bottom line is that we've become a nation of thieves, a value rejected by our founders. James Madison, the father of our Constitution, was horrified when Congress appropriated $15,000 to help French refugees. He said, "I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents." Tragically, today's Americans would run Madison out of town on a rail.”

Walter E. WilliamsWalter E. Williams
~ Walter E. Williams

On Why Socialism Is Evil.

Ratings and Comments


Mike, Norwalk

Tragically, today's patrons of the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land would run any and all lovers of law, justice, personal responsibility, freedom and liberty out of town on a rail.

cal, lewisville, tx

Always liked Walter Williams.

jim k, Austin, Tx

I'd vote for Water Williams or Thomas Sowell for president in a minute. I wouldn't care who was running against them.

Mary - MI
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Mary - MI    2/3/14

I fully concur with you jim k. Walter Williams has been a great and wise mentor for all of us who wish to keep putting one brain cell in front of the other.

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