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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 Oct. 2019
These 3 Countries Tried Socialism. Here’s What Happened.
Socialists are fond of saying that socialism has never failed because it has never been tried. But in truth, socialism has failed in every country in which it has been tried, from the Soviet Union beginning a century ago to three modern countries that tried but ultimately rejected socialism—Israel, India, and the United Kingdom. While
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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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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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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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23 Nov. 2017
I got fired for calling out liberal hypocrisy on Clintons
It was bizarre watching KABC TalkRadio in Los Angeles – my hypocritical ex-employer – hold a televised press conference. It turns out that one of the station’s news anchors, Leeann Tweeden, claims Sen. Al Franken groped her. In 2006, Tweeden said, before Franken became a senator, he and she participated in a USO tour to
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17 Oct. 2019
This Student Refused to Bow to Trans Ideology at Berkeley
Isabella Chow recently served as a student senator at the University of California, Berkeley, one of the most far-left campuses in America. She received major backlash from fellow students when she abstained from voting on a measure to support transgender ideology. Today, we’ll share an exclusive interview with Isabella by our colleague Virgi...
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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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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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17 Oct. 2019
San Francisco Blacklists 22 States With Pro-Life Laws
The mayor of San Francisco announced the city is blacklisting 22 states due to their pro-life laws. Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Vallie Brown, who is the author of the ordinance, told high-level staffers Tuesday that the city will be restricting travel and limiting contracting with 22 states, according to the Los Angeles Times. ...
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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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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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