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Mr. Elder is a syndicated radio talk show host and best-selling author. His latest book, "What's Race Got to Do with It?" is available now. To find out more about Larry Elder, visit his Web page at www.LarryElder.com.
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  • When Sports-Lefties Go Political

    We’ve now established that Rush Limbaugh cannot own an NFL team given his "unacceptable" (read: conservative) political comments. What about sports figures, executives and commentators who offer their left-leaning political thoughts? Many of us turn to the sports pages before | Read More »

  • Bum Rush

  • Hollywood, Media Misfire on Polanski and Letterman

    Hollywood and the traditional media seem determined to flaunt their cluelessness. Director Roman Polanski pleaded guilty, in 1977, to one count of unlawful sex with a minor — a girl 13 years old. Normal people call this rape. After a | Read More »

  • An Olympics We Can Believe In

  • The Letter Joe Wilson Should Write

    Dear Madame Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, I apologized to President Obama for my "you lie" outburst during his recent speech. The President immediately accepted my apology. Yet you and nearly all members of your party in the House | Read More »

  • Jimmy Carter and the Elvis Factor

    Jimmy Carter strikes again! The former President is not content having left office with high inflation, high interest rates and high unemployment. Nor is he content with having signed into law the Community Reinvestment Act — strengthened by President Bill | Read More »

  • This Just In … Obama Is a Leftist!

    “Now I’m truly scared.” A friend wrote this after she watched Fox News’ Glenn Beck’s series on the “alarming number of far-left radicals the President is surrounded by” — referring to some of the President’s special advisers and “czars.” President | Read More »

  • Palin’s Poll Numbers Falling! But What About Obama’s?!

    Stop the presses (or the tweets)! Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s numbers are falling! Why not concern ourselves with that as 2012 nears. What about Obama’s numbers right now? They are tanking — big-time. A recent "news" article stated, "While | Read More »

  • HWB — Home While Black

    Henry Louis Gates Jr., director of Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, retained a lawyer. Why? He claims cops in Cambridge, Mass., racially profiled him. Here’s what happened. Gates, "one of the nation’s pre-eminent African-American scholars," | Read More »

  • Death of the World’s Greatest Entertainer

    The world’s greatest entertainer died — 19 years ago. His name is Sammy Davis Jr. At Michael Jackson’s memorial, Motown founder Berry Gordy called the late, incredibly talented Jackson "the greatest entertainer that ever lived." Someone once said that Ginger | Read More »

  • Obamanomics Supporters — Cracks in the Dike

    While the media stopped to cover Michael Jackson’s death, several tremors rocked the foundation of something that actually affects us all — Obamanomics. First, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who supported the President over his Republican rival, criticized Obama’s | Read More »

  • ’45 Million Americans’ — Who Are Those Guys? Part 3

    "President Barack Obama says that he can pay for his goal to provide health care insurance for every American without it. Why isn’t that good enough for you?" Elder: Yes, the President says that he can "pay for" his goal | Read More »

  • ’45 Million Americans’ — Who Are Those Guys? Part 2

    Last week’s article on why 45 million Americans go without health care insurance touched a nerve and generated many questions and assertions: "You and your pesky statistics! Forty-five million Americans without health care is huge. And you wrote that 89 percent | Read More »

  • ’45 Million Americans’ — Who Are Those Guys?

    About 45 million Americans lack health care insurance. Or do they? A pro-"universal health care" television host recently cited this widely accepted "fact." The number is bogus. Here’s the skinny. Start with the math. We have 300 million Americans. Subtract | Read More »

  • Missing in Action: American Mainstream Media

    Back when our military failed to find stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, The New York Times apologized to its readers. Why? Before the war, the paper wrote article after article — relying on both government and non-government | Read More »

  • Who Drove the Chevy Off the Levee?

    How on earth did this happen? General Motors, the 100-year-old car company that once employed more than 500,000 workers and had a 50% market share, just crumbled into bankruptcy. The government now runs it. In the mid-’70s, I attended law | Read More »

  • Pelosi vs. CIA: Why It Matters

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the CIA "misled" her about waterboarding. What difference does it make, in the grand scheme of things, whether Pelosi is telling the truth? Maybe the CIA did; maybe the CIA did not. So what? Well, | Read More »

  • GOP: The Way Forward

  • Questioning Terrorists — With Compassion

  • Tea Parties: ‘Calling All Racists!’