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More Liberty Means Less Government: Our Founders Knew This Well
In this new collection of thoughtful, hard-hitting essays, Walter E. Williams once again takes on the left wing's most sacred cows with provocative insights, brutal candor, and an uncompromising reverence for personal liberty and the principles laid out in our Declaration of Independence and Constitution. He challenges the assumptions of contemporary liberalism with ruthle...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Hoover Institution Press
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I liked it very much. Although it is editorial opinion columns he wrote in the mid '90's they were still apropos to today. Makes on wonder--have we plateaued as a civilization in America, and are now getting ready to head downwards? According to most of the examples he stated in his columns then, and that apply today, it appears so. It appears that personal responsibility is out, along with charity to others less fortunate, replaced with government "care" and "charity".
A common sense explanation of how too much government infringes upon our liberty and makes our society weaker. This book is a collection of columns written by Walter E. Williams that highlight arguments for limited government and cover a wide array of topics. He explains his arguments clearly with examples that are easy to understand and underscore his point. This is a fantastic book; highly recommended.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Walter E. Williams holds a B.A. in economics from California State University, Los Angeles, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from UCLA. He also holds a Doctor of Humane Letters from Virginia Union University and Grove City College, Doctor of Laws from Washington and Jefferson College and Doctor Honoris Causa en Ciencias Sociales from Universidad Franc...moreMore about Walter E. Williams...