Walter E. Williams Articles http://cnsnews.com/source/73412/feed en Defense Against Demagogues http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/defense-against-demagogues <p>When gasoline sold at record prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said, "I think it's time to say to these people, 'Stop ripping off the American people.'" When the average price of regular gas was close to $4 a gallon, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called for Congress to look into breaking up giant oil companies. The claim was that "Wall Street greed (was) fueling high gas prices."</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/defense-against-demagogues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary demagogues economic ignorance greed Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:58:32 +0000 sjones 880417 at http://cnsnews.com Will the West Defend Itself? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/will-west-defend-itself-0 <p>Leftists and progressives believe that the U.S. should become more like Europe. They praise Europe's massive welfare state, socialized medicine and stifling economic regulation and accept its unwillingness to defend itself against barbarism. I wonder whether America's leftists and progressives want to import some of Europe's barbaric extremism associated with its Muslim population.</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/will-west-defend-itself-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary multiculturalism Muslim enclaves no-go zones Shariah law Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:48:44 +0000 sjones 877775 at http://cnsnews.com Basic Economics http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/basic-economics <p>"Whether one is a conservative or a radical, a protectionist or a free trader, a cosmopolitan or a nationalist, a churchman or a heathen, it is useful to know the causes and consequences of economic phenomena." <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/basic-economics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary economics human mind productivity sowell Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:56:17 +0000 sjones 875379 at http://cnsnews.com Liberals' Use of Black People, Part II http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/liberals-use-black-people-part-ii <p>Last week's column focused on the ways liberals use blacks in pursuit of their leftist agenda, plus their demeaning attitudes toward black people. Most demeaning are their double standards. <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/liberals-use-black-people-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> America's race problem black v white Commentary race hustlers racial divide Tue, 06 Jan 2015 10:21:57 +0000 sjones 872787 at http://cnsnews.com How Liberals Use Black People http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/how-liberals-use-black-people <p>Back in the day, when hunting was the major source of food, hunters often used stalking horses as a means of sneaking up on their quarry. They would walk on the opposite side of the horse until they were close enough to place a good shot on whatever they were hunting.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/images/BILL DE BLASIO-AP PHOTO.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=319938">BILL DE BLASIO-AP PHOTO.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/how-liberals-use-black-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> black people Commentary stalking horse white liberals Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:27:49 +0000 sjones 871092 at http://cnsnews.com Black Progression and Retrogression http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/black-progression-and-retrogression <p>There is no question, though it's not acknowledged enough, that black Americans have made greater gains, over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time, than any other racial group in mankind's history. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/images/COLIN POWELL-AP PHOTO-CALVERT.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=81881">COLIN POWELL-AP PHOTO-CALVERT.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/black-progression-and-retrogression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Black Progression Commentary cop killing race Retrogression Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:00:56 +0000 sjones 869615 at http://cnsnews.com Should Profiling Be Banned? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/should-profiling-be-banned <p>Last week, the Obama administration announced new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement. Before deciding whether this is good or bad policy, we might try to develop a description/definition of racial profiling or any other kind of profiling.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/should-profiling-be-banned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Common Sense profiling race Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:23:45 +0000 sjones 867241 at http://cnsnews.com What's Rule of Law? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/whats-rule-law <p>President Barack Obama said just before the recent Ferguson, Missouri, riots, "First and foremost, we are a nation built on the rule of law." Most Americans have little or no inkling of what "rule of law" means. Many think it means obedience to whatever laws legislatures enact. <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/whats-rule-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> baseball rules Commentary Congress rule of law Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:53:18 +0000 sjones 864750 at http://cnsnews.com Can Racial Discrimination Explain Much? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/can-racial-discrimination-explain-much In the medical profession, there is the admonition primum non nocere, the Latin expression for "first, do no harm." In order not to do harm, at the minimum, requires accurate diagnostics. <br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/can-racial-discrimination-explain-much" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary racial discrimination Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:13:35 +0000 sjones 862143 at http://cnsnews.com Obama vs. Us http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/obama-vs-us <p>Suppose you saw a person driving his car on the wrong side of a highway, against the traffic. Would you call him a stupid and/or incompetent driver? <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/obama-vs-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> branches of government Commentary ignoring the law post-constitutional U.S. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:01:29 +0000 sjones 857687 at http://cnsnews.com Educational Fraud http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/educational-fraud <p>It would be unreasonable to expect a student with the reading, writing and computing abilities of an eighth-grader to do well in college. If such a student were admitted, his retention would require that the college create dumbed-downed or phantom courses. <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/educational-fraud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Black student achievement Commentary dumbed-down UNC athletes Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:37:10 +0000 sjones 855091 at http://cnsnews.com Scholar-Athlete Charade http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/scholar-athlete-charade <p>Last year's column "Dishonest Educators" (1/9/2013) reported on the largest school cheating scandal in U.S. history. In more than three-quarters of the 56 Atlanta schools investigated, teachers changed student answers on academic achievement tests. <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/scholar-athlete-charade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> academic cheating Commentary student athletes UNC-Chapel Hill Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:39:40 +0000 sjones 852788 at http://cnsnews.com Scholar-Athlete Charade http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/scholar-athlete-charade-0 <p>Last year's column "Dishonest Educators" (1/9/2013) reported on the largest school cheating scandal in U.S. history. In more than three-quarters of the 56 Atlanta schools investigated, teachers changed student answers on academic achievement tests. <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/scholar-athlete-charade-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> academic cheating Commentary student athletes UNC-Chapel Hill Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:36:50 +0000 sjones 852789 at http://cnsnews.com Africa: A Tragic Continent http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/africa-tragic-continent Here's how my Aug. 11, 2003, column began: "Anyone who believes President Bush's Africa initiative, including sending U.S. troops to Liberia, will amount to more than a hill of beans is whistling Dixie. Maybe it's overly pessimistic, but most of Africa is a continent without much hope for its people." <br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/africa-tragic-continent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African poverty Commentary freedom liberty Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:05:43 +0000 sjones 850421 at http://cnsnews.com Embarrassing Economists http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/embarrassing-economists So as to give some perspective, I'm going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining my embarrassment by some of my fellow economists.<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/embarrassing-economists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary cost of labor economists krugman minimum wage supply and demand Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:56:51 +0000 sjones 847947 at http://cnsnews.com Officially Killing Americans http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/officially-killing-americans <p>The Food and Drug Administration can make two types of errors. It can approve a drug that has dangerous unanticipated side effects, or it can reject or delay approval of a drug that is safe and effective. Let's look at these errors, because to err on the side of under- or over-caution is costly.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/officially-killing-americans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary drug approval FDA medical errors Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:56:36 +0000 sjones 845359 at http://cnsnews.com Teacher Indoctrination http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/teacher-indoctrination <p>Students at several Jefferson County, Colorado, high schools walked out to protest the school board's recently proposed curriculum review committee that seeks to promote patriotism, respect for authority, free enterprise, plus the positive aspects of U.S. history. <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/teacher-indoctrination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary exposing academic misconduct liberal academia teacher indoctrination Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:57:00 +0000 sjones 842958 at http://cnsnews.com Will the West Defend Itself? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/will-west-defend-itself The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), sometimes called ISIS or IS, is a Sunni extremist group that follows al-Qaida's anti-West ideology and sees a holy war against the West as a religious duty. With regard to nonbelievers, the Quran commands, "And kill them wherever you find them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out." <br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/will-west-defend-itself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary ISIS self-defense terrorism U.S. military Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:36:34 +0000 sjones 840287 at http://cnsnews.com Do Statistical Disparities Mean Injustice? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/do-statistical-disparities-mean-injustice <p>How many times have we heard laments such as "women are 50 percent of the population but only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs" and, as the Justice Department recently found, "blacks are 54 percent of the population in Newark, New Jersey, but 85 percent of pedestrian stops and 79 percent of arrests"? <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/do-statistical-disparities-mean-injustice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary discrimination injustice statistical disparities Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:43:32 +0000 sjones 837719 at http://cnsnews.com Multiculturalism Is a Failure http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/multiculturalism-failure <p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that in Germany, multiculturalism has "utterly failed." Both Australia's ex-prime minister John Howard and Spain's ex-prime minister Jose Maria Aznar reached the same conclusion about multiculturalism in their countries. <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/multiculturalism-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary multiculturalism Muslim World U.S. annihilation Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:49:43 +0000 sjones 835252 at http://cnsnews.com Favors and Loot for Sale http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/favors-and-loot-sale At a July fundraising event in Chicago, Mrs. Michelle Obama remarked, "So, yeah, there's too much money in politics. There's (sic) special interests that have too much influence." <br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/favors-and-loot-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Citizens United Commentary money in politics Tue, 09 Sep 2014 08:56:13 +0000 sjones 832797 at http://cnsnews.com Things I Don't Understand http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/things-i-dont-understand <p>There are things that really puzzle me. Some life insurance companies charge lower premiums if you haven't made a life-shortening lifestyle choice. Being a nonsmoker is one of them. Actuarially, that makes sense because the life expectancy for smokers is at least 10 years shorter than for nonsmokers.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/things-i-dont-understand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Constitution discrimination insurance companies Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:03:27 +0000 sjones 830351 at http://cnsnews.com Blacks Must Confront Reality http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/blacks-must-confront-reality Though racial discrimination exists, it is nowhere near the barrier it once was. The relevant question is: How much of what we see today can be explained by racial discrimination? <br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/blacks-must-confront-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> black America civil rights Commentary Progress racial discrimination Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:26:08 +0000 sjones 828225 at http://cnsnews.com Tuition Pays for This http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/tuition-pays <p>According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents. Many schools, such as Columbia University and George Washington University, charge yearly tuition and fees close to $50,000. <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/tuition-pays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> college tuition Commentary Education liberal academics Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:47:31 +0000 sjones 826019 at http://cnsnews.com Get Ready for Denials http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/get-ready-denials <p>Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera accused Matt Drudge's website of "the worst kind of jingoistic rhetoric ever" for carrying news stories about the dangers of illegal immigration. He said Drudge "is doing his best to stir up a civil war. I mean, shame on Matt Drudge." <br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/get-ready-denials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Deroy Murdock drudge report illegal immigration Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:03:12 +0000 sjones 823886 at http://cnsnews.com