Richard F. (Buz) Williams

R.F. "Buz" Williams is a consummate conservative whose utterances appear periodically in the "Our readers speak."

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Column: Christmases past and present

Looking back over the last two-thirds of a century, Christmas is the time of year that elicits the most and best memories.

Column: The assault on free speech

Community organizers, progressives, socialists, communists and many Democrats like to control things.

Column: Against all odds

In Shakespeare’s Henry V, the title character rouses his men to fight a battle against what appears to be insurmountable odds with a speech that includes the much quoted phrase, “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.”

Column: If Hillary Clinton is elected

As I sat down to write this column, it was announced that the FBI has just reopened its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.

Column: Do words mean more than actions?

Eleven years ago, Donald Trump made a profane statement about women to another man while he was “miked up.”

Column: Issues of equality

Since the first sunrise illuminated our earliest ancestors, there has been prejudice, discrimination and inequality.

Column: Don’t vote if…

With more than a month to go before the General Election, all of us will be inundated with political television, radio and telephone ads.

Column: Life without consequences

The classic complaint that liberals and progressives have against conservatives is that they have no compassion for the poor and downtrodden.

Column: Olympic and other memories

While I am usually an enthusiastic observer of the political scene, I was finally ready for a break this summer, when the Olympics started.

Column: Systemic ignorance and criminal retraining

After viewing both the Republican and Democratic conventions, a few things are now apparent.

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