Remembering Walter E. Williams, Confederate Patriot
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, December 7, 2020
The legendary “freedom fighter,” brilliant economist, and long time columnist, Walter E. Williams died on December 2 at the age of 84. Brilliant, witty, and incisive, he was one of the most influential conservative thinkers of our time.
Professor Williams showed early in life that he would march to his own drumbeat when, after being drafted, he was “kicked out of the U.S. Army — not dishonorably discharged –for being too much of a smartass and independent thinker”