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16 Oct. 2019
House Democrats’ New Bill Would Drive Up College Costs Even Further
House Democrats on Tuesday introduced a bill that combines some of the worst higher education policies into one bundle. The bill, titled the College Affordability Act, would overhaul the Higher Education Act of 1965. While that law certainly needs significant revision, this proposal would replicate, and in some cases double down on, the unwise poli...
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16 Oct. 2019
Trump Vetoes Second Resolution to End Border Emergency Declaration
President Donald Trump vetoed a congressional attempt to overturn his border emergency declaration, marking the second time he has vetoed such a resolution. “In short, the situation on our southern border remains a national emergency, and our Armed Forces are still needed to help confront it,” the president said in a veto message&n...
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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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17 Oct. 2019
Problematic Women: Abortion, Pornography, and Transgender Models
This week on “Problematic Women,” we discuss parents in the U.K. who sued a hospital for “wrongful birth” because their son was born with Down syndrome. They claim, had they known, they would have had an abortion instead.  We discuss how prevalent aborting children diagnosed with Down syndrome is, both in Europe and the...
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17 Oct. 2019
US Must Prevent Rise of New ISIS Caliphate in Syria Following Our Troop Withdrawal
The United States did not green-light the Turkish incursion into Syria. The U.S. did, however, fail to deter the incursion, and it failed to broker any kind of deal between Turkey and the YPG, the armed Kurdish militia fighting the Islamic State in northern Syria. All of that is now history, and—as we know—there...
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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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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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17 Oct. 2019
In Georgia, Parents Win Battle Over Transgender Bathrooms at School
Jasper, Georgia, isn’t a big town. At last count, it had about 3,800 residents. So it was a big deal when 900 squeezed into the Pickens High School auditorium determined to stop Jasper from becoming the next stop in the march for transgender bathrooms. For the small community, the time for polite conversation was over.
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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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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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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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1 Feb. 2018
Had ‘News’ Media Done Its Job, Obama Would Not Have Become President
2/1/2018 12:01:00 AM – Larry Elder A photojournalist withheld publication of a 2005 photograph of a smiling then-Sen. Barack Obama with a beaming Louis Farrakhan, the anti-Semitic, anti-white leader of the Nation of Islam. The occasion was a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus. The photographer, Askia Muhammad, said that almost immedi...
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