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Letter to the editor: Walter Williams’ wisdom

Walter Williams had another brilliant, easy to understand and very insightful piece in the Trib (“How government creates conflict,” June 14, TribLIVE). He points out that a great proportion of the divide in America today is the result of the government deciding for us how to spend our tax dollars.

He points out that these decisions result in some of us winning and others losing, and that is what is tearing our country apart. He goes on to say that if such decisions were in the hands of the people instead of the government, the free market would be perfectly capable of giving everyone what they prefer, peacefully.

Williams is wise and expresses his wisdom simply and understandably. If only more folks were exposed to his writings, maybe we all could recognize such problems more clearly and, as a result, get along better with one another.

Ed Collins

West Newton


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