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15 Jan. 2018
Where’s Hollywood’s Apology for Donating to the Clintons While Ignoring Sex Abuse Allegations Against Them?
The stories of sexual harassment of women that Hollywood won’t be telling. January 11, 2018 By: Larry Elder In President Donald Trump era, Hollywood has become more political and less entertaining, while Washington, D.C., has become more entertaining and less political. The theme of this year’s Golden Globes awards show was “Time&...
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7 Dec. 2017
Leadership Malpractice: John Conyers’ Resignation Is 50 Years Too Late
Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., hospitalized for an undefined stress-related illness, announced his retirement after serving more than 50 years in the House. Two other Conyers — a son and a great-nephew — immediately announced plans to vie for the elder Conyers’ seat. The great-nephew said, “His doctor advised him that the rigor...
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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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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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1 Mar. 2018
How Many Lives Are Saved by Guns — and Why Don’t Gun Controllers Care?
By: Larry Elder March 1, 2018 Lost in the current debate about gun control are three important points. First, how many lives are saved each year through the use of firearms. We know that for the last several years, according to the Centers for Disease Control (which tracks all U.S. deaths by cause), roughly 11,000
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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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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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25 Jan. 2018
The Great S—hole Hypocrisy
1/25/2018 12:01:00 AM – Larry Elder Breaking news: President Donald Trump uses profanity. When Trump’s apparent use of the word “s- hole” makes headlines, one cannot help but recall the analysis of the media provided by President Obama’s deputy national security adviser and foreign policy speechwriter. In discussing hi...
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26 Oct. 2017
My Own Harvey Weinstein Experience
I knew of Harvey Weinstein, and I’d heard that he possessed the power to make or break careers, that he was bombastic and that he pushed people around. But that pretty much was the extent of it. After all, this is Hollywood, where only a small percent of would-be actors and actresses in the Screen
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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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