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Scott Walker

Scott Walker

Scott Walker is a columnist for the Washington Times. He was the 45th governor of Wisconsin and launched a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He lives in Milwaukee and is the proud owner of a 2003 Harley Davidson Road King. He can be reached at

Columns by Scott Walker

Illustration of Christmas and the Nativity by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The gift of salvation through Jesus

My mother collects Nativity sets from all over the world. I was helping her out the other day and stopped to look at each collection. Published December 23, 2021

FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin sits during his talk with U.S. President Joe Biden via video conference in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Dec. 7, 2021. Biden warned Putin that Moscow would face "economic consequences like you've never seen" if it invades Ukraine, although he noted that Washington would not deploy its military forces there. (Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

Bumbling Joe Biden’s foreign policy disasters

Robert Gates was right. In his book titled, "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War," the former Secretary of Defense under President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama said that President Joe Biden has "been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades." Published December 10, 2021

Anti-abortion healthcare workers, wearing doctors uniforms, pray together in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, in Washington, as the court hears arguments in a case from Mississippi, where a 2018 law would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, well before viability. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The miracle of life

Babies are amazing. We have a new grand nephew in our family. He was born a few weeks early at 6 pounds and two ounces. He has a full head of dark hair. He is healthy and growing and talking. And he is beautiful. Published December 4, 2021

Rittenhouse Trial Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Lawlessness led to Rittenhouse trial

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers called up 500 members of the Wisconsin National Guard last week as a precaution for reaction to the outcome of the Kyle Rittenhouse case. Published November 18, 2021

Illustration on Veterans Day by Alexander Hunter/The Washington times

We live in the land of the free, because of the brave

We live in the land of the free because of the brave. The students, staff, and parents at Christian Life School in Kenosha, Wisconsin, reminded me of that again the other day. Published November 11, 2021

Former President Ronald Reagan. (Courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library).

The wise words of Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan's nationally televised address, "A Time for Choosing," was the manifesto of the modern conservative movement. Published October 29, 2021

Mourners gather at the north pool adorned with flowers during ceremonies to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Young people need to be reminded about 9/11

We need to tell young people about what happened on 9/11. We need to tell them who did it to us. And we need to tell them why they did it to us. Published September 11, 2021