Celebrities ignorant about 1st Amendment

by Larry Elder -- The Baseball Hall of Fame recently disinvited Hollywood couple Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon and cancelled its celebration to honor the 15th anniversary of the movie "Bull Durham." more…

Bush's invisible victory

by Larry Elder -- George Bush cannot win. After the stunning fall of Baghdad in less than three weeks, the dire predictions of "another Vietnam" or a "bog down" not coming true, more…

A tale of two American anti-war activists

by Larry Elder -- Ryan Clancy, a Milwaukee resident, substitute teacher and business owner, traveled to Iraq to serve as a human shield. So did anti-war activist Ken Joseph Jr., an Assyrian more…

Anti-war celebrities and the Stockholm Syndrome

by Larry Elder -- Frederick Douglass, the great abolitionist, born a slave, once offered a lesson in patriotism. In 1859, he fled for his life, accused erroneously of participating in the raid more…

Inspector Hans Clouseau

by Larry Elder -- Global warming, not the prospect of major military conflict, poses a bigger threat to the world. Who said that? United Nations arms-inspection chief Hans Blix. The United States more…

Anti-war demonstrators ignore Iraqi terror

by Larry Elder -- "Bush is a baby-killer," screamed the signs during an anti-war rally in London. "Could I have the microphone for one minute to tell the people of my life?" more…

Where were Bush's critics during Kosovo?

by Larry Elder -- When President Bill Clinton used the military in Kosovo, his primary justification added up to one thing – humanitarian reasons. His supporters cheered him on, despite this illegitimate, more…

Hollywood 'experts' speak out

by Larry Elder -- In Hollywood, apparently, celebrity equals expertise. Edward Norton: "Almost everyone in Germany and France is in sync with the governments. I almost forgot what it's like to be more…