Michael Jackson & the race card

by Larry Elder -- The Race Card – "Don't Leave Home Without It." Michael Jackson, according to the Santa Barbara district attorney, allegedly molested a 12-year-old boy. But not long after the more…

Quranic hatred

by Larry Elder -- Last week's column contained excerpts from my interview with Robert Spencer, author of "Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West." He makes the case more…

Islam: A religion of peace?

by Larry Elder -- A "religion of peace," says President Bush about Islam. But investigative journalist Robert Spencer, in his new book "Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the more…

The Rev. Al Sharpton – Democrats' moral compass

by Larry Elder -- Democratic presidential candidate the Rev. Al Sharpton, at the recent Democratic debate in Boston, took the front-runner, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, to task. Dean's sin? Dean, in more…

Rush to judgment – about drugs

by Larry Elder -- Rush Limbaugh's addiction to prescription drugs gives us an opportunity to again consider the costs vs. benefits of continuing the so-called War on Drugs. If Limbaugh's critics can more…

Bush successes – do the media care?

by Larry Elder -- " ... You're not going to like this, but my gut feeling is that all media is against George, a Republican, any Republican." Former First Lady Barbara Bush more…

The 'religious zealot' double standard

by Larry Elder -- Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence, ignited an international firestorm. Addressing a religious group in June 2003, Boykin said radical Muslims hate us "because more…

Media double standard couldn't stop Schwarzenegger

by Larry Elder -- The Los Angeles Times, only days before the Oct. 7 California recall election, published a front-page article alleging that Republican gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger groped six women. Only more…

To Ariel: In memoriam

by Larry Elder -- Dear Mr. Elder: My son, Ariel, was a rabbinical student until several months ago when he developed pulmonary fibrosis. He is now waiting for a lung transplant in more…