Posts with the tag “larry-elder”
The Trump Charlottesville Lie Just Won't Die
May 26th, 2022
By Larry ElderIn Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, protesters peacefully gathered to support and oppose the removal of a Confederate monument in the public square. A white supremacist intentionally ...
Inconvenient Fact About Mass Killings: White Males Are 'Underrepresented' While Blacks and Asians Are 'Overrepresented'
May 19th, 2022
By Larry ElderAfter the mass murder of 10 in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket committed by a man who posted a racist manifesto, Wesley Lowery, a CBS reporter, said: "Let's be clear, the stuff Tucker (...
Leftists Bury Another Norm: Protesters Target Homes of SCOTUS Justices
May 12th, 2022
By Larry ElderAfter angry public reaction to the leaked Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito draft opinion on reversing Roe v. Wade, Justice Clarence Thomas said: "We are becoming addicted to wanting pa...
The Conservative Surge in Twitter Followers -- The Elon Musk Effect?
May 5th, 2022
By Larry ElderIn January, I wrote about a USA Today article centered around a New York University study that supposedly disproved the claim that social media platforms, like Twitter, discriminate agai...
If/When Republicans Win Back Congress -- Then What?
April 28th, 2022
By Larry ElderRepublicans look poised to retake the House and perhaps even the Senate in November. After all, crime is hitting levels not seen since the 1990s. In January, the Wall Street Journal wrot...
Stand with Elon
April 21st, 2022
By Larry ElderThe richest man in the world, Elon Musk, recently purchased a 9% stake in Twitter, the social media platform that permanently banned former President Donald Trump and that conservatives ...
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson -- 'Firsts' Only Matter If They're Liberal
April 14th, 2022
By Larry ElderAfter the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first black female justice to the U.S. Supreme Court, liberal hypocrites parroted the same talking points.MSNBC host Yasmin Vossoug...
Media Collusion of Hunter Biden/Joe Biden Bombshell Story
April 7th, 2022
By Larry ElderAbout three weeks before the 2020 election, the New York Post published a bombshell, election-changing story about presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, Hunter, that, if true, derailed...
Hollywood Face-Slaps Conservatives
March 31st, 2022
By Larry ElderGoodness! What a night. During the live broadcast of the Academy Awards, actor Will Smith walked up to the stage and face-slapped comedian Chris Rock. When Smith returned to his s...
Ukraine: The Politics Behind Biden's Reluctance to 'Do More'
March 24th, 2022
By Larry ElderBoth political parties accuse President Joe Biden of not doing more to help Ukraine, of not supplying the Ukrainians with fighter jets and of emphasizing "what he won't do" to help "rath...
California Gov. Newsom's Firewall: Republican-Hating Voters
March 17th, 2022
By Larry ElderI arrived early for my dinner with a friend at a restaurant on the Westside of Los Angeles. At the table to my right sat two women. We started talking. They had known each other si...
Putin's War on Ukraine: A Graver Time of Reckoning
March 10th, 2022
By Larry ElderIn 2008 Russian President Vladimir Putin's military forces invaded Georgia, formerly part of the Soviet Union from which it declared independence in 1991. He faced little resistance and ...
Ukraine: Putin's Misadventure Unites the West
March 3rd, 2022
By Larry ElderAs of this writing, predictions of a Russian day or two romp through Ukraine, all the way to the point of threatening NATO countries, have proven wrong. Profoundly wrong. War is a...
GOP 'Gerrymandering' is 'Racist' -- Obama-mandering is Just Politics
February 24th, 2022
By Larry ElderThe term "gerrymander" derives from Elbridge Gerry, a Founding Father and vice president who, as governor of Massachusetts, approved an oddly drawn state senate district to benefit his D...
The Great Joe Rogan N-Word Controversy
February 19th, 2022
By Larry ElderWhite popular podcaster Joe Rogan apologized after someone posted a 30-second compilation clip on YouTube of Rogan repeatedly saying the N-word. Rogan described his uses of the word, cul...
A Tale of Top IS Leaders Killed Under Two Administrations
February 11th, 2022
By Larry ElderWhen President Donald Trump, in October 2019, ordered a successful takedown of top Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Democrats and even the anti-Trump media celebrated the...
Los Angeles Times Slams 'Vitriol in Politics'-- After Hiring Vitriolic Columnists
February 3rd, 2022
By Larry ElderThere's an old joke about the convicted defendant who, after killing his parents, asked the judge for leniency because, after all, the murderer is now an orphan. A recent editorial in th...
Biden's Election Hypocrisy
January 27th, 2022
By Larry ElderFormer President Donald Trump questions the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election. For half the country, this makes him a "sore loser" who promotes "conspiracy theories" and pushe...
MLK Day: Equal Rights Versus Equal Results
January 20th, 2022
By Larry ElderOn this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it becomes necessary to again remind us all of the distinction between equal rights, deserved by all, and equal results, deserve by none. Unfortunatel...
Big Tech Thugs and Their Allies
January 13th, 2022
By Larry ElderIn an article last February headlined "Do Facebook, Twitter and YouTube censor conservatives? Claims 'not supported by the facts,' new research says," USA Today's Jessica Guynn wrote, "D...
Harry Reid, Death of a 'Statesman'? Cue the Laughter
January 6th, 2022
By Larry ElderFormer Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just died.New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's website said: "Harry Reid was a statesman." Rep. Joe Morelle, D-N.Y., tweeted: "A...
My Christmas Story
December 30th, 2021
By Larry Elder"It's a Wonderful Life" occupies a top spot on my list of favorite Christmas movies, but "The Family Man" is not far behind. The first is about a man who, in reality, lived a full and im...
No Wonder Why People and Businesses Are Dumping California
December 23rd, 2021
By Larry ElderA recent study by the Cato Institute, the libertarian think tank, ranked California 48th out of the 50 states in personal and economic freedom. The study also examines fiscal policy and ...
Why Hasn't Jussie Smollett Been Charged with Perjury?
December 16th, 2021
By Larry ElderThis did not wear well. On February 22, 2019, a story posted on Gentleman's Quarterly website was headlined: "The Racist, Homophobic Attack on Jussie Smollett Is America's Endgame. When ...
If the Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, What Happens?
December 9th, 2021
By Larry ElderThe Supreme Court, in a case involving abortion, may, repeat, may overturn or at least dramatically cut back the scope of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that invalidated all states' anti-ab...
The Kamala Conundrum -- Why Dems Are Stuck With Her
December 2nd, 2021
By Larry ElderA USA Today-Suffolk University poll placed Vice President Kamala Harris' approval ratings at 28%, 10 points below that of President Joe Biden. The U.K. Telegraph tweeted: "With Kamala Ha...
The Kyle Rittenhouse Case -- Send in The Clowns
November 25th, 2021
By Larry ElderDuring and after the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, the white 18-year-old accused of murdering two white men and injuring another, one could hardly keep track of the insanity based on falseh...
'Infrastructure' Bill -- Does Anyone Still Believe in the Constitution?
November 18th, 2021
By Larry ElderIt's no surprise that Democrats want an "infrastructure" bill. The depressing part is that the supposedly limited government/federalist Republicans are prepared to comply.Sure, Republica...
Virginia Blows Up The 'Larry Elder-Was-the-Wrong-Candidate' Narrative
November 11th, 2021
By Larry ElderAfter the California gubernatorial recall election, many pundits, as well as my opponent's campaign manager, pushed the narrative that "Larry Elder was a gift" to Gov. Gavin Newsom. A ki...
This Is Why I Ran
November 4th, 2021
By Larry ElderDuring and after my unsuccessful eight-week campaign for governor of California, I received many letters and tried to reply to as many as I could. These stood out.Dear Mr. Elder,Hi, my n...
Odds and Ends, Ends at Odds
October 28th, 2021
By Larry ElderWhy doesn't President Joe Biden place illegal immigrants in college dorms? They would be around people who love them and want them here. They would get better food, housing and medical c...
Netflix's 'Defense' of Dave Chappelle
October 21st, 2021
By Larry ElderMany conservatives praised Netflix for "standing up to cancel culture" by defending its decision to carry Dave Chappelle's comedy special, "The Closer."Critics in the LGBTQ community acc...
Facebook 'Whistleblower' Blows Off the Real Scandal
October 14th, 2021
By Larry ElderStop the presses: Facebook seeks to maximize profits.Frances Haugen, a former Facebook employee, appeared on "60 Minutes," where she slammed Facebook, a publicly owned corporation, for "...
L.A. County DA: Where\'s the Justice for Murder Victim Michelle Avan?
October 7th, 2021
By Larry ElderMichelle Avan, a Los Angeles, California, bank executive, was tortured and beaten to death, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend. He faces murder and first-degree robbery charges that, without ...
The California Recall: Enter Snoop Dogg and Barack Obama
September 30th, 2021
By Larry ElderAt one point, polls showed the odds of recalling California Gov. Gavin Newsom looked 50-50. It was at that point that the scared, embattled governor sent out a mayday call to Hollywood a...
Reflection of My Failed Campaign
September 24th, 2021
By Larry ElderI want to thank the distributor of my articles, Creators Syndicate, for allowing me to take eight weeks off from writing my weekly column so I could campaign to recall and replace the go...
'Uncle Tom' Blacklisted by Hollywood
January 21st, 2021
By Larry ElderActor Ben Affleck once explained why he found it difficult to watch Republican actors on screen. "It's ... hard," explained Affleck, "to get people to suspend disbelief. ... When I watch...
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