When left-wing economists practiced economics

by Larry Elder -- President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union speech, called for a minimum-wage hike and for government-mandated paid family and medical leave. "We are the only advanced more…

NFL tough guys need dads, too

by Larry Elder -- "What do you think you missed not having a dad around?" Marshawn Lynch, the grumpy, often-fined National Football League star for the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, more…

'Selma' snub vs. Eastwood eclipse

by Larry Elder -- Where's the Clint Eastwood Million Cowboy March on Hollywood? The case for bias against Eastwood is far stronger than that of the alleged "snub" of the movie "Selma." more…

France's other problem: Job-killing economics

by Larry Elder -- Islamic terrorists slaughtered 17 innocents in Paris in an attack described as "France's 9/11." The two terrorist suspects at the satirical newspaper massacre are brothers, born and raised more…

The pontiff, 'climate change' and free markets

by Larry Elder -- Move over, radical Islam. Step aside, poverty and political oppression. Pope Francis is expected to soon issue a rare papal encyclical, an official statement about what the pontiff more…

The lies of 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' activists

by Larry Elder -- What to say about "activists" pushing the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" "movement," even as police shootings of blacks are actually down 75 percent over the last 45 years? more…

Will Allred offer Cosby deal to the Clintons?

by Larry Elder -- Gloria Allred has graciously offered a deal to embattled comedian Bill Cosby. Allred says so many alleged victims have called her office, she's "literally lost count." She says more…

Crippling children by selling them racism

by Larry Elder -- The recent "rash" of police officers killing blacks is prompting "civil rights activists" to describe America – despite the election and re-election of a black president – as more…