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…

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…