Colorblindness rejected by the Supreme Court

by Larry Elder -- In the University of Michigan Supreme Court "affirmative-action case," the court reaffirmed the use of race as an admissions criterion. The court struck down the specific way the more…

Is "All-American" un-American?

by Larry Elder -- Abercrombie & Fitch, a chain that some say markets a "classic American look," faces a lawsuit, filed by a group of "civil-rights organizations," aided by a law firm more…

Legalize insider trading, part 2

by Larry Elder -- Dean emeritus Henry Manne of George Mason University School of Law, last week in this column, explained the benefits of legalizing insider trading. He argued that insider trading more…

Legalize insider trading, part one

by Larry Elder -- Martha Stewart's case, despite public perception to the contrary, turns not on insider trading, but on obstruction of justice, lying to investigators. Dean emeritus Henry Manne of the more…

Democratic Party – racist?

by Larry Elder -- The Democratic National Committee, apparently concerned about cost overruns – imagine that – announced layoffs. Not just any layoffs, mind you, but reportedly layoffs of 10 black staffers, more…

Annika's big adventure

by Larry Elder -- Annika Sorenstam, who dominates the Ladies Professional Golf Association, became the first female golfer to play in a Professional Golf Association event in 58 years. She finished her more…

From Democrat to independent to Republican

by Larry Elder -- Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman, in a Reason magazine interview, called himself both a Republican and a libertarian, "I am a Republican with a capital 'R,' " he more…

Searching for weapons of mass destruction

by Larry Elder -- The president based the war on Iraq on the presence (in that country) of weapons of mass destruction, principally chemical and biological weapons, despite U.N. resolutions mandating their more…