Iraq and the fire of freedom

by Larry Elder -- The following euphoria was brought to you by President George W. Bush. Remember the London Daily Mirror headline – "How Can 59,054,087 People Be So Dumb?" The New more…

The fire of freedom

by Larry Elder -- President George W. Bush's historic second inaugural speech sparked an all-too-predictable reaction. The president failed to "reach out" and "heal our divisions." "His first priority is clearly the more…

Dems to America: You're too stupid to invest

by Larry Elder -- Democrats to the American people: You're too stupid to manage your own money. Former Democratic vice-presidential contender Geraldine Ferraro inadvertently revealed the real reason behind Democrats' resistance to more…

The race card – 2005

by Larry Elder -- The Democratic Party continues to play the race card for political gain. The Rev. Jesse Jackson steamed into Ohio, the so-called battleground state that went for Bush, claiming more…

America the stingy

by Larry Elder -- "It is beyond me ... why are we so stingy, really," said U.N. Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland, after the tsunami in southern Asia. "... Christmastime should more…

The Bush legacy will take a healing period

by Larry Elder -- Editor's note: The following column contains references to language that may be offensive to some readers.After Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush knew America could no longer more…

Children having children

by Larry Elder -- A few years ago, I visited a friend living in Cleveland's inner city. As we sat on my friend's porch, not one, but two teenage girls – visibly more…

Media ... covering the war, or making news?

by Larry Elder -- "... Journalists should be honest, fair and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting information ... Avoid undercover or other surreptitious methods of gathering information except when traditional open more…

Hard work wins ... still

by Larry Elder -- Democratic pundits still scratch their heads as they try and figure out what the recent presidential election tells them. They believe that voters rejected the messenger, rather than more…