One Of My Favorite People Just Passed: Economist Walter Williams Dead At 84

The Daily Caller reports:

Prolific author and free-market economist Walter Williams died Tuesday at the age of 84, numerous sources reported.

A significant influence on numerous high-profile conservatives and libertarians, Williams was a heavyweight in economics, often appearing in front of Congressional committees to testify on subjects including labor policy and taxation, according to his site.

Born in Philadelphia, Williams went on to earn numerous academic credentials and positions, serving as John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University since 1980 and on the faculties of numerous universities including California State University Los Angeles and Temple University.

Just listen to the first minute of this video and you’ll understand why he’s was so damn epic.

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