When political correctness meets 'gun-free zone'

by Larry Elder -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., after another mass shooting, predictably wasted no time in demanding still more gun control legislation. This week, a killer with a valid ID entered more…

Why does capitalism still need defending?

by Larry Elder -- Given the evidence of the superiority of capitalism in achieving prosperity, isn't it astonishing we still debate its merits? Filmmaker Michael Moore actually made an anti-capitalism "documentary" called more…

State Sen. Obama vs. President Obama

by Larry Elder -- Sen. Barack Obama snatched the 2008 Democratic nomination from Sen. Hillary Clinton for many reasons, none more important than Obama's opposition to the Iraq War. All of Obama's more…

Syria does not satisfy the Powell Doctrine

by Larry Elder -- President Barack Obama said that an introduction of chemical weapons in the Syrian civil war would constitute a "red line" with "enormous consequences" that "would change [his] calculus." more…

Obama's 'recovery' anything but

by Larry Elder -- How's the left-wing, ivory-tower, we-know-best elitist Obamanomics working for you? Here's the news. First-quarter gross domestic product numbers for 2013 were recently revised – downward from 1.8 percent more…

My personal case for vouchers

by Larry Elder -- "I think you should check out the APEX program," my high-school counselor, Mrs. Workman, suggested. APEX stood for Area Program Enrichment Exchange and involved several L.A. area high more…