No fools.

Author:Soave, Robby
Position:Briefly Noted - Walter Williams - Brief article

Walter Williams, syndicated newspaper columnist and guest host for Rush Limbaugh, is one of America's best-known free market economists. A new PBS documentary on his life, Suffer No Fools, shows how he learned about the problems with government economic policies from experience.

A poor teen growing up in the projects in Philadelphia in the '50s, Williams worked odd jobs to make money--until child labor laws got him fired. In 1959, Williams had to put his education on hold when he was drafted and packed off to the segregated South. (Williams is black.) He deeply resented this...

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