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…

Remember Clinton's war in Iraq?

by Larry Elder -- The opponents of the Bush administration's possible military action against Iraq make the following arguments: "He's simply trying to finish the job his father started"; "No blood for more…

The 'black leadership's' trivial pursuits

by Larry Elder -- News item: "Civil rights leader" Jesse Jackson and attorney Johnnie Cochran attack the National Football League because "only" three blacks serve as head coaches in a 32-team league. more…

'New' Europe stands with America

by Larry Elder -- "Old Europe," said a testy Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, needs to step aside in favor of America's true allies and new friends. As to European resistance to a more…