Larry Elder

Larry Elder

The Left's Battle Against 'Inequality'

In his book "Discrimination and Disparities," economist Thomas Sowell notes that a disproportionate percentage of first-born siblings become National Merit scholars compared to siblings born later, presumably because the first-born starts life with no sibling ...
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Trump's 'Infrastructure' Plan Versus Obama's 'Stimulus': Part II

My previous column objected to President Donald Trump and Sen. Chuck Schumer's, D-N.Y., proposed $2 trillion "infrastructure" spending. As with President Barack Obama's "stimulus," the Trump-Schumer plan violates the concept of federalism and bails out ...
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Fake News: The Post-Trump Economic 'Disaster'

Many "experts" expected, predicted and warned of instant economic disaster under a Donald Trump presidency. But a funny thing happened on our way to economic oblivion. The economy took off.Former President Barack Obama presided over ...
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Tiger Woods Is Back. Told You So

From 1997 to 2008, Tiger Woods dominated the world of golf, winning an extraordinarily high percentage of the tournaments he entered. Woods' illustrious golf career included wins in 14 majors, just four short of tying ...
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The Fake News 'Surge' in Hate Crimes

According to the FBI, "hate crimes" are on the rise. The agency reported a 17% increase in such crimes in 2017 compared to 2016. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., recently said: "There has ...
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The Trump-Charlottesville 'Moral Equivalency' Lie the Left Keeps Telling

During a 2008 interview with then-Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, ABC's Charlie Gibson asked whether Alaska's proximity to Russia offered Palin unique "insight." Palin responded, "They're our next-door neighbors, and you can actually see ...
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Has the Trump 2020 Collusion Investigation Started Yet?

The two-year-in-the-making Mueller report has finally concluded. The main takeaways: no further indictments, no allegations of interference with the investigation and no finding of collusion with Russia. So, let's go to the videotape.Before Robert Mueller's ...
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It Is Time for 'Jexodus'

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., denies that anti-Semitism is "on the rise" within the Democratic Party. He's right. This is not a recent phenomenon; anti-Semitism within the Democratic Party has been on the rise for some ...
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Smollett Lies Expose a Culture of Lying to — and About — the Police

Lawyers representing Jussie Smollett, the actor who apparently lied to the Chicago Police Department about an alleged hate crime, called him a "man of impeccable character and integrity."Before Smollett's tale of being of a victim ...
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The Virginia Blackface Follies

The "blackface scandal" proved beneficial for two things. It displaced the frenzy over Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's support for a law lifting many restrictions on late-term abortion. It also took away headlines and news ...
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Media Call Kamala Harris, Barack Obama, Tiger Woods 'Black' — But Not Naomi Osaka?

When Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., announced her candidacy for the 2020 presidential race, MSNBC's Chris Matthews asked a black guest whether Harris is "seen as African-American." The guest promptly assured a relieved Matthew: "Yes, I ...
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Meet the Heretics: Not Every Liberal has Trump Derangement Syndrome

Regular viewers of ABC, NBC and CBS evening newscasts could be forgiven it they believe every liberal despises President Donald Trump. According to the Media Research Center, a conservative media watchdog, the broadcast networks' 2018 ...
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