The state should get out of the marriage business

by Larry Elder -- Consider government-sanctioned or court-mandated same-sex marriage – somewhere, at some point – a virtual certainty. For the Massachusetts State Supreme Court recently advised its legislature that anything short more…

War on Terror: World doesn't get it – yet

by Larry Elder -- The conversation began harmlessly enough. Sunday morning, after breakfast, I walked out of the cafe and passed a gentleman sitting at an outdoor table. The man intently scribbled more…

Conversation with
Nancy Reagan

by Larry Elder -- This conversation took place at the Ronald Reagan Library, Simi Valley, Calif., Friday, Feb. 6, 2004. Larry Elder: Let me tell you what an honor this is. This more…

On Iraq and WMD: Did the president lie?

by Larry Elder -- Can one make the case that President George W. Bush "lied" or "misled" or intentionally "mischaracterized" the intelligence on Iraq and WMD in order to lead us to more…

Howard Dean's meltdown

by Larry Elder -- Supporters of former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, aka "Deanie-boppers," accuse the media of piling on by repeatedly playing his now infamous Iowa Caucus "concession speech," punctuated by his more…

Dems validate Bushon Saddam's WMDs

by Larry Elder -- Did Saddam Hussein and his interest in weapons of mass destruction pose a threat to the United States? Just ask the Democrats. Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, a more…

Honesty during the holiday season

by Larry Elder -- While recently driving and listening to National Public Radio, I heard a piece on holiday homelessness. During this time of the year, one frequently hears stories about the more…

Resolutions for a new year

by Larry Elder -- Victicrat (vik'ti krat) n. (victim + -crat) 1) a supporter of the mentality believing in perpetual victimhood, who blames his or her plight on other person(s), event(s), or more…

Christmas encounter with a 'radical socialist'

by Larry Elder -- Moonie, my neighbor's cat, sits predictably outside my front door every morning at 7 a.m. Moonie expects breakfast, and if unhappy with that day's selection – fish, chicken, more…