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Higher Education in America

 Higher Education in America U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University Richard Vedder's new book, “Restoring the Promise,” published by the Independent Institute based in Oakland, California, is about the crisis in higher education. He summarizes the three major problems faced by America's colleges and universities. First, our universities “are vastly too expensive, often costing twice as much per student compared with institutions in other indu...
Tags: Guns, America, South Africa, National Bureau of Economic Research, Oakland California, Independent Institute, Ohio University, Richard Arum, Josipa Roksa, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, NAEP, Vedder, Gun Rights News, Walter E. Williams, George Mason University Williams, State Against Blacks


Discrimination and Disparities II

Discrimination and Disparities by Dr. Thomas Sowell U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Last week's column discussed Dr. Thomas Sowell's newest book “Discrimination and Disparities,” which is an enlarged and revised edition of an earlier version. In this review, I am going to focus on one of his richest chapters titled “Social Visions and Human Consequences.” Sowell challenges the seemingly invincible fallacy “that group outcomes in human endeavors would tend to be equal, or at least comparable or rando...
Tags: Guns, Germany, NFL, America, Atlantic, Britain, Ireland, South Africa, Idaho, AFL, Don, Thomas Sowell, Sowell, Gun Rights News, Walter E. Williams, George Mason University Williams


Diversity & Inclusion, at All Costs

Opinion Discrimination and Disparities by Dr. Thomas Sowell USA – -(Ammoland.com)- My longtime friend and colleague Dr. Thomas Sowell has just published a revised and enlarged edition of “Discrimination and Disparities.” It lays waste to myth after myth about the causes of human differences not only in the United States but around the globe. Throughout the book, Sowell shows that socioeconomic outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups and nations in ways that cannot be easily explaine...
Tags: Guns, Washington, America, United States, South Africa, New Orleans, Discrimination, Thomas Sowell, Sowell, Dunbar, Ottoman Empire, Dunbar High School, Du Bois, Earl Warren, Gun Rights News, USA Ammoland


Justice Kavanaugh and GMU Snowflakes

Justice Brett Kavanaugh U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School hired Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to co-teach a course this summer called Creation of the Constitution. The course will be held 3,668 miles away, in Runnymede, England, where the Magna Carta was sealed 800 years ago. Some George Mason University students and faculty have become triggered. One student told George Mason's Board of Visitors, “It has affected my mental health k...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, America, South Africa, John, Berkeley, The Washington Post, Democratic Party, U S Supreme Court, George Mason University, Magna Carta, Kavanaugh, George Mason, Cabrera, Tom Davis


Things to Ponder, Reparations, Gun Control & Criminal Voting Rights

Opinion Things to Ponder, Reparations, Gun Control & Criminal Voting Rights USA – -(Ammoland.com)- There's a push to change laws to permit both criminals serving time and ex-criminals the right to vote. Guess which party is pushing the most for these legal changes? If you guessed that it was the Democrats, go to the head of the class. Bernie Sanders says states should allow felons to vote from behind bars. Elizabeth Warren doesn't go that far but believes felons should have the right to vote...
Tags: London, Justice, Guns, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, America, South Africa, Khan, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sadiq Khan, Democratic, Election 2020, Gun Rights News, Walter E Williams, George Mason University Williams


Millennials for Socialism

Opinion If one needed evidence of the gross ignorance of millennials, and their teachers and college professors, it's their solid support for socialism and socialist presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- If one needed evidence of the gross ignorance of millennials, and their teachers and college professors, it's their solid support for socialism and socialist presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. Socialism has produced tragedy wherever it has been implement...
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Police Aren’t Enough

Police Aren't Enough U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Sometimes, during my drive to work, I listen to Clarence Maurice Mitchell IV, host of the Baltimore's WBAL C4 radio show. Mitchell was formerly a member of Maryland's House of Delegates and its Senate. In recent weeks, Mitchell has been talking about the terrible crime situation in Baltimore. In 2018, there were 308 homicides. So far this year, there have been 69. That's in a 2018 population of 611,648 — down from nearly a million in 1950. The cit...
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The Sickness of Leftist Political Ideology Infecting our University’s

Opinion What Your Sons and Daughters Will Learn at University USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last week's column discussed the highly publicized university corruption scheme wherein wealthy parents bought admission at prestigious universities for their children. That is dishonest and gives an unfair advantage to those young people but won't destroy the missions of the universities. There is little or no attention given by the mainstream media to the true cancer eating away at most of our institutions...
Tags: Guns, America, University, South Africa, Middle East, Sudan, Judy, McGill University, Judith Sheindlin, Franklin D Roosevelt, Salzman, Gun Rights News, Liberal Educators, Walter E Williams, George Mason University Williams, State Against Blacks


The Sickness of Leftist Political Ideology Infecting our Universities

Opinion What Your Sons and Daughters Will Learn at University USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last week's column discussed the highly publicized university corruption scheme wherein wealthy parents bought admission at prestigious universities for their children. That is dishonest and gives an unfair advantage to those young people but won't destroy the missions of the universities. There is little or no attention given by the mainstream media to the true cancer eating away at most of our institutions...
Tags: Guns, US, America, University, South Africa, Middle East, Sudan, Judy, McGill University, Judith Sheindlin, Franklin D Roosevelt, Salzman, Gun Rights News, Liberal Educators, Walter E Williams, George Mason University Williams


Is Income Inequality Fair?

Opinion Is Income Inequality Fair? USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Some Americans have much higher income and wealth than others. Former President Barack Obama explained, “I do think at a certain point you've made enough money.” An adviser to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who has a Twitter account called “Every Billionaire Is A Policy Failure” tweeted, “My goal for this year is to get a moderator to ask ‘Is it morally appropriate for anyone to be a billionaire?'” Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. ...
Tags: Guns, Microsoft, Obama, Congress, America, Barack Obama, Intel, South Africa, Williams, Bill Gates, Gates, Moore, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Gun Rights News, USA Ammoland, Walter E Williams


College Cheating Scandal

Opinion Ask your average college president, provost or administrator whether he bothers promoting political diversity among faculty. I'll guarantee that if he is honest — or even answers the question — he will say he doesn't believe in that kind of diversity and inclusion. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Federal prosecutors have charged more than 50 people involved in cheating and bribery in order to get their children admitted to some of the nation's most prestigious colleges and universities such a...
Tags: South Korea, Guns, America, Diversity, Bureau of Labor Statistics, South Africa, Ucla, University Of North Carolina, UNC, MCAT, Gun Rights News, USA Ammoland, Walter E Williams, George Mason University Williams, State Against Blacks, Israel Japan


Our Planet Is NOT a Fragile Snowflake

Opinion Our Planet Is NOT a Fragile Snowflake USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims that “the world is going to end in 12 years if we don't address climate change.” The people at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change agree, saying that to avoid some of the most devastating impacts of climate change, the world must slash carbon emissions by 45 percent by 2030 and completely decarbonize by 2050. Such dire warnings are not new. In 1970, Harvard University biology p...
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Plunder: An American Way of Life

Opinion “When law [IE:gun control laws] and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law.” USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Frederic Bastiat, a French economist and member of the French National Assembly, lived from 1801 to 1850. He had great admiration for our country, except for our two faults — slavery and tariffs. He said: “Look at the United States. There is no country in the world where the law is kept mor...
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Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence

Opinion Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Ten states and Washington, D.C., have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Twenty-two other states, along with U.S. territories Puerto Rico and Guam, allow marijuana to be used for medical purposes. Let's examine some hidden issues about marijuana use. Before we start, permit me to state my values about medical or recreational use of any drug. We each own ourselves. If we choose to take chances with substances th...
Tags: Guns, Australia, Washington, Oregon, Marijuana, America, Canada, United States, South Africa, Puerto Rico, Yale University, American Journal of Psychiatry, Berenson, National Academy of Medicine, Gun Rights News, Hillsdale College


Never Mind Toxic Masculinity, Let’s Get Whitey, Demonizing White Men

Opinion Never Mind Toxic Masculinity, Let's Get Whitey, Demonizing White Men USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Rush Limbaugh's December 2018 Limbaugh Letter has an article titled “Demonizing White Men.” It highlights — with actual quotations from people in the media, academia and the political and entertainment arenas — the attack on white men as a class. You can decide whether these statements are decent, moral or even sensible. Should we support their visions? Don Lemon, a CNN anchorman, said, “We ha...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Abc, Washington, America, Georgia, Cnn, Racism, Gop, United States, South Africa, New York Times, Michigan, Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Paul Krugman


Is Reality Optional?

Opinion Is Reality Optional? USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Suppose I declare that I am a king. Should you be required to address me as “Your Majesty”? You say, “Williams, that's lunacy! You can't prove such nonsense.” You're wrong. It's proved by my declaration. It's no different from a person born with XY chromosomes declaring that he is a woman. The XY sex-determination system is the sex determination system found in humans and most other mammals. Females typically have two of the same kind of se...
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Acceptable Racism

Hundreds of protesters gather in the Gaslamp area to display their thoughts about Donald Trump's presidential campaign at an anti-Trump demonstration. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- How appropriate would it be for a major publicly held American company to hire a person with a history of having publicly made the following statements and many others like them? (In the interest of brevity, I shall list only four.) “The world could get by just fine with zero black people.” “It's kind of sick how much jo...
Tags: South Korea, Guns, Washington Post, America, Racism, South Africa, Fox News, The New York Times, University Of California Berkeley, Racist, Muhammad Ali, Donald Trump, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Harvard Law School, Sarah Jeong


Miseducated or Stupid?

A recent Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation survey found that 51 percent of American millennials would rather live in a socialist or communist country than in a capitalist country. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- A recent Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation survey found that 51 percent of American millennials would rather live in a socialist or communist country than in a capitalist country. Only 42 percent prefer the latter. Twenty-five percent of millennials who know who Vladimir Lenin w...
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Fruits of College Indoctrination

Fruits of College Indoctrination U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Much of today's incivility and contempt for personal liberty has its roots on college campuses, and most of the uncivil and contemptuous are people with college backgrounds. Let's look at a few highly publicized recent examples of incivility and attacks on free speech.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, were accosted and harassed by a deranged left-wing mob as they were leaving a di...
Tags: Transportation, Guns, Education, Congress, College, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Nazis, America, South Africa, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, University Of California Berkeley


We Have an Identity Problem

Opinion We Have an Identity Problem USA – -(Ammoland.com)- According to a recent report in The New York Times, Health and Human Services Department officials have been circulating a proposal to define sex.Their memo says, “Sex means a person's status as male or female based on immutable biological traits identifiable by or before birth.” They add, “The sex listed on a person's birth certificate, as originally issued, shall constitute definitive proof of a person's sex unless rebutted by relia...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, California, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, America, Harvard, South Africa, Williams, Harvard University, Army, University of Pennsylvania, Naacp, Rachel Dolezal, U S Supreme Court, Sen Elizabeth Warren


Democratic-Controlled House

Opinion Democratic-Controlled House USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Democrats are hoping the coming election will give them a majority in the House of Representatives. Republicans and much of our nation dread that prospect. My question is: What would a House majority mean for the Democrats? Let's look at it.To control the House of Representatives, Democrats must win at least 218 seats, which many predict as being likely. To control the Senate, Democrats must win enough seats to get to 51, which many p...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Senate, America, South Africa, House, House Of Representatives, Cleveland, Donald Trump, Trump, Roosevelt, Franklin D Roosevelt, James Madison, Electoral College, Grover Cleveland, Gun Rights News


The Electoral College Debate – Dangerous Ignorance

Opinion The Electoral College Debate – Dangerous Ignorance USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seeking to represent New York's 14th Congressional District, has called for the abolition of the Electoral College.Her argument came on the heels of the Senate's confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. She was lamenting the fact that Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, nominated by George W. Bush, and Justices Neil Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, no...
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Racial Disparities in School Discipline, Teachers Assaulted ~ Shocking VIDEOS

A Minority View Opinion USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- President Barack Obama's first education secretary, Arne Duncan, gave a speech on the 45th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where, in 1965, state troopers beat and tear-gassed hundreds of peaceful civil rights marchers who were demanding voting rights.Later that year, as a result of widespread support across the nation, the U.S. Congress passed the Voting Rights Act. Secretary Duncan titled his speech “C...
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It’s Our Constitution — Not Kavanaugh

It's Our Constitution — Not Kavanaugh U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- One of the best statements of how the Framers saw the role of the federal government is found in Federalist Paper 45, written by James Madison, who is known as the “Father of the Constitution”: “The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite. The former will be exercised principally on external objects, a...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, Virginia, America, United States, South Africa, House Of Representatives, Social Security, Constitution, States, Cleveland, Madison, Thomas Jefferson, U S Supreme Court


Immigrants and Disease

Immigrants and Disease U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Immigration and Nationality Act mandates that all immigrants and refugees undergo a medical screening examination to determine whether they have an inadmissible health condition. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has technical instructions for medical examination of prospective immigrants in their home countries before they are permitted to enter the U.S. They are screened for communicable and infectious diseases such as tubercul...
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Bad Men, Good Presidents

Bad Men, Good Presidents U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- With the continuing hysteria about Donald Trump's presidency, a few questions come to mind. The first: Can a bad man become a good president? The second: Does one's being a good man guarantee he'll be a good president? Third: Does having a good president require a good man? Is there any evidence of Lord Acton's argument that “great men are almost always bad men”?I think former President Jimmy Carter was a good man who became a weak and bad pres...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Senate, America, Barack Obama, Reagan, Iran, South Africa, Williams, Nato, Paris, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency


Some Ideas to Think About

Opinion Some Ideas to Think About USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Poverty is no mystery, and it's easily avoidable. The poverty line that the Census Bureau used in 2016 for a single person was an income of $12,486 that year.For a two-person household, it was $16,072, and for a four-person household, it was $24,755. To beat those poverty thresholds is fairly simple. Here's the road map: Complete high school; get a job, any kind of a job; get married before having children; and be a law-abiding citizen....
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Can We Trust Experts?

Opinion Professional Expert USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers predicted that if Donald Trump were elected, there would be a protracted recession within 18 months. Heeding its experts, a month before the election, The Washington Post ran an editorial with the headline “A President Trump could destroy the world economy.”Steve Rattner, a Democratic financier and former head of the National Economic Council, warned, “If the unlikely event happens and Trump wins, you w...
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Our Rules of the Game: US Constitution

Opinion Our Rules of the Game: US Constitution USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, leading to President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, has thrown progressives, the Democratic Party and the news media into an out-and-out tizzy.The online magazine Slate declared, “Anthony Kennedy Just Destroyed His Legacy as a Gay Rights Hero.” The New York Times' editorial board said about a second Trump court appointment, “It is a dark moment in the...
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Shooting Ourselves in the Foot on Trade

Opinion Shooting Ourselves in the Foot on Trade USA – -(Ammoland.com)- The Canadian government, lining the pockets of its dairy producers, imposes high tariffs on American dairy imports. That forces Canadians to pay higher prices for dairy products.For example, Canadians pay $5.24 for a 10.5-ounce block of cheddar. In Washington, D.C., that same amount of cheddar sells for $3.64. Canadians pay $3.99 for a 1-pound container of yogurt. In Washington, D.C., you can get nearly twice as much yogur...
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