Cigarette smokers' revenge

by Larry Elder -- No more smokers. Is the next step no more Democrats? So the CEO of a Michigan company announced a no-more-smokers policy. Employees of Weyco Inc. could not smoke more…

When a campaign issue isn't an issue

by Larry Elder -- You're the incumbent mayor, running for re-election. Polls show you down some 20 points. Your articulate, aggressive opponent accuses you of corruption, citing a 4-year-long probe of allegations more…

Asian student confesses: 'We work harder'

by Larry Elder -- Why do students from some racial or ethnic groups outperform students from other racial or ethnic groups? Don't bother raising that question at California's Alhambra High School, where more…

Minutemen: Don't call us 'vigilantes'

by Larry Elder -- Several hundred "Minutemen" – American citizens – stationed themselves at the Arizona-Mexico border. They intend to monitor 23 miles of border, and alert Border Patrol agents when they more…

Pope John Paul The Great

by Larry Elder -- It was a perfect political storm. Have we forgotten about the peril of worldwide communism? Have we forgotten about the brutality and inhumanity of it? Soviet dissident Aleksandr more…

Iraq war – America's
most unpopular?

by Larry Elder -- At a recent White House press conference, New York Times reporter Elisabeth Bumiller called Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, Bush's nominee for president of the World Bank, "a more…

Liberals: Wrong, wrong and wrong again

by Larry Elder -- Thirty-five percent of Americans, according to a 2004 Pew Research survey, call themselves conservative, while only 22 percent call themselves liberal (43 percent call themselves moderate) – a more…

Lou Dobbs to outsourcing: Drop dead

by Larry Elder -- Where does it say somebody owes you a job? Sure, for most of us, this seems self-evident. But how else do you explain people like CNN's Lou Dobbs? more…

Congratulations, Jamie Foxx!

by Larry Elder -- Actor-comedian-musician Jamie Foxx won an Oscar for his extraordinary performance in the movie, "Ray." Foxx also received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in more…