'No one wants to take our guns'? Oh, really?

by Larry Elder -- Almost immediately after the Las Vegas shooting came the calls for "common-sense" gun control. The quest almost always begins with a reassurance that "no one wants to take more…

Why Maria's not Trump's Katrina

by Larry Elder -- President Donald Trump punched back hard against the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, who accused him of insufficient concern about her island. In doing so, Trump shows more…

The national anthem protests -- do facts matter?

by Larry Elder -- Where was the angry left when Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the national anthem protests "dumb and disrespectful"? Let's focus on the "dumb" part. NFL player more…

Who are the real black 'traitors'?

by Larry Elder -- The pejorative "Uncle Tom" causes more damage than does the word "n––r." The "N-word," when used by a white person as an epithet against a black person, is more…

Moving the goal post on racism

by Larry Elder -- In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared on a BBC news show. The host asked King about Attorney General Robert Kennedy's prediction, an audacious one at the more…

Realities of Harvey bad news for race hustlers

by Larry Elder -- Hurricane Harvey reveals an America many in the media seem not to know exists: a multi-ethnic, multiracial country where people, for the most part, get along. For those more…

The problem with the erasers of history

by Larry Elder -- Malcolm X, as a member of the Nation of Islam, preached anti-Semitism and called the white man "devil." After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X dismissed more…

David Duke still matters -- who knew?

by Larry Elder -- Who knew David Duke mattered? Cable news made the former wizard of the KKK quite visible in Charlottesville, at what planners billed as the largest gathering of the more…