Up From The Projects

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    I've long admired Walter E Williams. In the below video he makes some excellent points.
    Two points really stand out to me.

    Political power does not equal economicl power.

    Discrimination as it relates to freedom of association is not a bad thing.

    I think he does an excellent job of explaining both of the above points

    The video is almost 30 minutes long, but well worth the time to watch.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7butJGdUmK0]Walter Williams: Up From the Projects - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Suppose its too early to say I agree with him two minutes after you posted...
     
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    Maybe you've read his articles and already know what he is about.
     
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    I've heard speeches by Justice Thomas in person and Bill Cosby online. Personal responsibility, education and no self pity seems to be themes with all of them.
     
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    The only reason to listen to Rush Limbaugh is when Walter Williams subs for him!
     
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    I genuinely like Walter Williams' view, Alan. Thanks for sharing his interview. I wish we had thousands of blacks like him who could make a difference in the way the nation is going. Condoleeza Rice is such a person, but she doesn't like politics. Who could blame her, though? Like Walter Williams, she is an intellectual. I wish they'd recruit Michael Jordan. He has the discipline to focus a career in good things for all the American people, and he has name recognition as well as respect and street smarts. However, I don't know if he would have the aptitude to do what Walter Williams has done intellectually.
     
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    But instead you got tens of millions of ******* like Barack Hussein Obama Jr.

    God bless my America.
     
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    Walter Williams is the man!

    He makes too much sense.
     
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    :cuckoo:

    Couldn't even get to 10 posts without a thrashing.

    Ree-dick-u-luss!
     
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    I've been a long time fan of Walter Williams. Common sense and intelligence never go out of style, though the left doesn't get what he's about. They usually insult him the same way they do anyone who disagrees with them.
     

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