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30 Nov. 2017
Dump Roy Moore
It is a political, tactical and moral mistake for Republicans to continue backing Judge Roy Moore for Alabama’s Senate seat. In brief, he has been accused by multiple women of, decades ago, making unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances toward them when they were teenage girls — one as young as 14 — and he was
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14 Dec. 2017
Trump’s ‘Abysmal’ Poll Numbers? What About Those of Merkel, Macron, May and Trudeau?
About a year into President Donald Trump’s first term, the jury for much of the country and for most of the major media has returned its verdict: Trump is a failure. Trump is incompetent. Trump cannot lead. Trump has no legislative victories. Even former President Jimmy Carter said he had never seen a president so
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19 Oct. 2017
Yes, Weinstein Accusers Are Brave — So Were Jones, Willey and Broaddrick
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, among others, praised the Weinstein accusers for their “courage.” For decades, Weinstein, a big Democratic donor who could make or break Hollywood careers, apparently preyed on young women. Over 30 women have now come forth, with five alleging rape. ...
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3 Nov. 2017
Our Ex-Presidents’ Insincere Praise of ‘American Generosity’
All five living former Presidents recently came together at a benefit concert for victims of this year’s devastating hurricanes. A month earlier, they broadcast an appeal for Americans to donate for hurricane relief efforts. Former President Jimmy Carter praised the generosity of Americans: “Across this great country, Americans have ans...
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4 Jan. 2018
Instead of ‘Infrastructure Investment,’ How About Killing Davis-Bacon?
Townhall.com logo JANUARY 4, 2018 Larry Elder 1/4/2018 12:01:00 AM – Larry Elder Is there a difference between President Barack Obama’s “stimulus” and President Donald Trump’s “infrastructure investment”? Despite costing $800 billion, most economists do not believe Obama’s “stimulus” progr...
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18 Jan. 2018
Under the New Trump Standard, Why Wasn’t Obama Impeached?
1/18/2018 12:01:00 AM – Larry Elder In the era of President Donald Trump, Democrats think presidents should be impeached over policy differences. In Trump’s case, the Democrats accuse him of winning the election by “colluding” with Russia to win. After nearly a year of investigations, there does not appear to be any evidence...
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16 Feb. 2018
What Left-Wing Educators Don’t Teach During ‘Black History Month’
By: Larry Elder When will Black History Month be … history? Apart from the bizarre notion that educators should set aside one month to salute the historical achievements of one race apart from and above the historical achievements of other races, Black History Month appears to omit a lot of black history. About slavery, do
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22 Feb. 2018
SKIN COLOR AND SPORTS: IT’S NOT 1947 ANYMORE
ESPN recently re-aired a three-part documentary about the long rivalry between two storied NBA basketball teams, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, and their two marquee players, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, respectively. After another devastating Laker loss, this time in the 1984 finals, Laker star Magic Johnson said he felt so disapp...
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16 Nov. 2017
No, Colin Kaepernick Is No Muhammad Ali
GQ magazine named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its 2017 “Citizen of the Year.” In doing so, GQ overlooked NFL Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt, who raised some $37 million for hurricane relief. Many of Kaepernick’s supporters liken his protest to that of boxer Muhammad Ali, who refused to be inducted into the military. T...
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8 Feb. 2018
Larry Elder: “Take the ‘Racist Xenophobe’ Quiz–Who Said This About Illegal Immigration?”
Larry Elder 2/8/2018 12:01:00 AM – Larry Elder Which alleged “racist xenophobe” made these statements about illegal immigration? “Those who enter the country illegally and those who employ them disrespect the rule of law, and they are showing disregard for those who are following the law. We simply cannot allow people to pou...
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10 Nov. 2017
Black-on-Black Racism at Cornell
A Rasmussen poll taken in 2013 asked American adults, “Are most white Americans racist?” “Are most Hispanic Americans racist?” and “Are most black Americans racist?” Of the three groups, the winner was blacks. Thirty-seven percent said most blacks were racist; 18 percent felt most Hispanics were racist, and 15 pe...
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21 Dec. 2017
What if Obama Spent Year 1 Battling ‘Collusion’?
Imagine how Democrats, the media, academia and Hollywood would have reacted had the newly elected President Barack Obama, America’s first black president, spent the first year of his presidency with his campaign and transition teams under investigation for “collusion” to steal the election. Imagine if, from the very moment Obama w...
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