The Oscars: Activism left on cutting room floor

by Larry Elder -- Imagine the result, with hundreds of millions of people watching worldwide, if Hollywood turned its creative firepower on real problems. Instead, viewers Sunday watched wall-to-wall Trump-bashing. They should more…

5 JFK quotes that put him at odds with his party

by Larry Elder -- President Ronald Reagan said: "I didn't leave the Democratic Party. The party left me." Actor and former president of the National Rifle Association Charlton Heston, who called himself more…

Audi and Snoop Dogg crash the Super Bowl

by Larry Elder -- The exciting recent Super Bowl meant that fans paid more attention to the game than to the commercials. But there were some doozies, including the 84 Lumber commercial more…

ESPN analyst sacked over bogus racism charge

by Larry Elder -- Doug Adler does tennis commentary for ESPN. Strike that. Doug Adler used to do tennis commentary for ESPN. After several years working matches for the sports channel, the more…

Under Trump, media rediscover their purpose

by Larry Elder -- Only hours into his new job, White House press secretary Sean Spicer attacked the media for what he called "dishonesty" and "deliberately false reporting." He specifically challenged the more…

'Replace' Obamacare -- with the free market

by Larry Elder -- One of President-elect Donald Trump's major campaign promises is to "repeal and replace" Obamacare. Vice President Joe Biden recently dared him to do so. Biden knows that 20 more…

Obama bags himself a 3rd term

by Larry Elder -- Still shell-shocked from his party's Nov. 8 beating, President Barack Obama said, "I'm confident that if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could've mobilized more…