Trump's fringy 'Bush lied' blunder

by Larry Elder -- It's one thing to disagree with the decision to go to war in Iraq. That, believe it or not, was once a minority view. According to a Gallup more…

Saudi singer defends the West -- really!

by Larry Elder -- This fight against radical Islam is also a fight within Islam. Where, we constantly ask, are the voices of "moderation" who question the barbarity committed in the name more…

Donald Trump: Clueless about free trade

by Larry Elder -- One of Donald Trump's talking points and biggest applause lines is how "they" – Japan, China and Mexico – are "beating us in trade" and are "taking our more…

#OscarsSoWhite protest: Total fraud

by Larry Elder -- First, the facts. Since 2000, 10 percent of Oscar nominations have gone to black actors. Blacks comprise 13 percent of the country's population, so the Oscar nominations have more…

Questions not asked at Dems' snooze-fest

by Larry Elder -- Fighting off the temptation to fall asleep during the most recent Democratic – and Donald Trump-less – debate, I wrote these thoughts, observations and questions I hoped would more…

How to get a better President Trump

by Larry Elder -- To Republicans who are livid, fearful, anxious and/or unhappy about the prospect of a Donald Trump nomination and a Donald Trump presidency, consider this. He claims his wealth more…

Black serial killer: Why the media indifference?

by Larry Elder -- Why the near media-silence over the absurdly long-delayed trial of alleged serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr.? Franklin would seem to represent ideal grist for the voracious 24/7 national more…

Hey, NFL, what about the taxpayers' concussion?

by Larry Elder -- Three NFL teams claim they want to come to Los Angeles, the nation's second-biggest market. Their current home cities either did not agree to build a taxpayer-funded stadium more…

15 questions for the Dem candidates

by Larry Elder -- 1) Polls show that, by a large margin, Americans feel we're on the wrong track, both economically and as to foreign policy. Yet none of you offers any more…

A Hollywood Christmas story

by Larry Elder -- The following story is true. The names have been changed to protect the innocent. I drove past the outdoor parking-lot-turned-Christmas-tree-store several times before I decided to buy my more…