Posts with the tag “larry-elder”
Kirk, the Best Brother Ever, R.I.P.
September 29th, 2022
By Larry ElderMy brother, Kirk Randolph Elder, died suddenly and unexpectedly, 16 days before his 70th birthday. He and Tresta, his wife of 41 years, had planned a trip to Hawaii, where they were goin...
When California Elects a Right-Wing Unconstitutional Governor
September 22nd, 2022
By Larry ElderCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces no real opposition for reelection in November, is on a rampage. The most recent unconstitutional legislation he signed includes an anti-Firs...
How Can You Befriend a 'Semi-Fascist'?
September 15th, 2022
By Larry ElderSupreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, at a recent event with a liberal audience, praised Justice Clarence Thomas, her ideological adversary. Sotomayor said, "He is a man who cares deepl...
Uncle Tom II
September 8th, 2022
By Larry ElderThe sequel to "Uncle Tom," the 2020 documentary that I executive produced, just premiered. Watch it on uncletom.com. As with the first, Justin Malone brilliantly directs with Ryder Ansel...
Student Debt Relief -- Reparations for Rich White People
September 1st, 2022
By Larry ElderTo reduce inflation, battle climate change, reduce gas prices, stem rising crime and to protect our southern border, President Joe Biden has forgiven $10,000 in federal student loans and...
Climate Change Forecasts
August 25th, 2022
By Larry Elder"'The trouble with almost all environmental problems,' says Paul R. Ehrlich, the population biologist, 'is that by the time we have enough evidence to convince people, you're dead. ... W...
Mar-a-Lago 'Raid': Two-Tiered Justice?
August 23rd, 2022
Larry ElderAttorney General Merrick Garland justified the unprecedented FBI raid of the residence of a former president by saying: "The department does not take such a decision lightly. Where possible...
What About Democrats Who 'Deny Elections'?
August 12th, 2022
By Larry ElderAfter the recent annual Conservative Political Action Conference convention in Dallas, CNN published a video with the following headline: "Election deniers take over CPAC after primary v...
Don't Confuse Sesame Place with Jim Crow
August 4th, 2022
By Larry Elder"Daddy, why do white people treat colored people so mean?" asked Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 5-year-old son six decades ago. A Baltimore family recently filed a $25 million class...
Trump Is Not an 'Insurrectionist'
July 28th, 2022
By Larry ElderIn an editorial called "Trump's Silence on Jan 6 Is Damning," the New York Post wrote: "His only focus was to find any means -- damn the consequences -- to block the peaceful transfer of...
Gavin Newsom: OK for California, Too Wacky for America
July 21st, 2022
By Larry ElderDemocrats coalesced behind the presidential nomination of Joe Biden after Bernie Sanders won the Nevada caucuses, briefly becoming the Democratic Party's front-runner. Fearing Sanders co...
Barack Obama: Still a Racial Incendiary
July 14th, 2022
By Larry ElderFormer President Barack Obama recently gave a speech in which he attacked the critics of "identity politics." At the June Copenhagen Democracy Summit Obama said: "I have little sympathy ...
The 'Elvis' Biopic -- Fit for a 'King'
July 7th, 2022
By Larry ElderHow do you make a convincing biopic about Elvis Presley, one of the most important, unique and charismatic performers in the history of American music? But the performer who played Presl...
Liberal Tolerance on Display After Reversal of Roe v. Wade
July 1st, 2022
By Larry ElderLast week, the Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that outlawed state anti-abortion laws and federalized an issue that, for all but the last 50 years of our history, w...
June 23rd, 2022
By Larry ElderThe California Highway Patrol denies a rumor that the prosecution dropped DUI charges against House speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband. A spokesman said, "But if we decide to, he'll have bee...
If Trump Committed 'Insurrection,' Indict Him Already
June 16th, 2022
By Larry ElderOK, so indict him already. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on the Senate floor the first day of the televised Jan. 6 select committee hearings, said: "(Former President) Donald Trump w...
Another 'Big Lie' About Trump: He 'Mocked' a Disabled Reporter
June 9th, 2022
By Larry ElderAn August 2016 Bloomberg poll listed the top reason given by "likely voters" for disliking then-presidential candidate Donald Trump: He "mocked" a disabled reporter. About the poll...
If 'No One Wants to Take Our Guns,' Stop Saying the Opposite
June 2nd, 2022
By Larry Elder[Editor's note: the following column was originally published in 2017.]Almost immediately after the 2017 Las Vegas shooting came the calls for "common sense" gun control. The quest almos...
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...
October 4th, 2022
Black conservatives condemn alleged politically motivated killing and brutal beating in the US
October 3rd, 2022
Why are you so Awesome?
October 3rd, 2022
Kirk, the Best Brother Ever, R.I.P.
September 29th, 2022
The International Anti-Woke Backlash
September 28th, 2022
Cartoon 01/03/22Cartoon 01/04/22Can Peace Come to the Hood?Moving ForwardThe Democrats' Exploitation of January 6 Gives Away Their GameCartoon 01/05/22Harry Reid, Death of a 'Statesman'? Cue the LaughterCartoon 01/06/22The Biggest Drug Dealers in the Black Community.Cartoon 01/07/22Manhattan's New DA Is Protecting Criminals Instead of Their VictimsLucy(ed) Again?Cartoon 01/10/22“Voter rights legislation” is a demand for government-backed systemic voter disenfranchisement!The perversion of JusticeCartoon 01/11/22The Freedom to Cheat Act: The Radical Left’s Latest Attempt to Undermine Our DemocracyMoney for IndoctrinationThe Great Re-Sorting Is HereCartoon 01/12/22Big Tech Thugs and Their AlliesCartoon 01/13/22Cartoon 01/14/22Cartoon 01/16/22The King is DeadCartoon 01/17/22Biden's Racist IronyThe Glory of God in the CosmosCartoon 01/18/22Evil FloridaThe Quest to Destroy WorkCartoon 01/19/21MLK Day: Equal Rights Versus Equal ResultsCartoon 01/20/22Cartoon 01/21/22Cartoon 01/23/22Cartoon 01/24/22Sick CityThe COVID-19 Impact of Expressive IndividualismCartoon 01/26/22Biden's Election HypocrisyCartoon 01/27/22Conservatives, If You Are Going to Talk to the Black Community, You Need to Have Something Truly Conservative to SayNo, Requiring Voter ID Is Not ‘Jim Crow 2.0’ And It’s Offensive To Say ThatCartoon 01/28/22Cartoon 01/30/22
Cartoon 02/01/22Black History as American HistoryInflationWhoopi Goldberg Says the Holocaust Wasn't About Targeting Jews. Here's Why That Matters.Cartoon 02/02/22Los Angeles Times Slams 'Vitriol in Politics'-- After Hiring Vitriolic ColumnistsCartoon 02/03/22Cartoon 02/04/22Cartoon 02/06/22Cartoon 02/07/22The Attack on Joe Rogan Is an Attack on DissentGroveling to ChinaCartoon 02/09/22A Tale of Top IS Leaders Killed Under Two AdministrationsCartoon 02/11/22Cartoon 02/10/22It’s Time to Sack the Rooney RuleBlacks Continue to be Sold Out by Media Appointed Black Leaders.Cartoon 02/13/22Cartoon 02/14/22Alert to Corporations Embracing Black Lives Matter (BLM): Renounce BLM Now!Epiphanies of a Colored PersonCartoon 02/15/22Canada Goes TyrannicalCanceling JoeCartoon 02/16/22The Great Joe Rogan N-Word ControversyCartoon 02/18/22Cartoon 02/20/22Cartoon 02/22/22The War On Parents ContinuesThe Woke AMACartoon 02/23/22GOP 'Gerrymandering' is 'Racist' -- Obama-mandering is Just PoliticsCartoon 02/24/22Black History Month: A Tempered Hurrah Pt 1Cartoon 02/28/22Cartoon 02/27/22Black History Month: A Tempered Hurrah - Part II
Cartoon 03/01/22Putin Wakes up the Western OstrichMy Dream State of the UnionCartoon 03/02/22Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin is a Generational TalentUkraine: Putin's Misadventure Unites the WestCartoon 03/03/22Cartoon 03/04/22Cartoon 03/06/22Cartoon 03/07/22Environmentalist NIMBYism Means Foreign Policy DisasterIt's questionable whether Biden understands American valuesCowards and LeadersCartoon 03/09/22Putin's War on Ukraine: A Graver Time of Reckoning