Dissing Justice Thomas

by Larry Elder -- Ebony, a monthly black magazine, puts out an annual list of the "100+ Most Influential Black Americans." First, the magazine's criteria. Influential means, "1. Does the individual transcend more…

On race relations, color me confused

by Larry Elder -- I'm confused. Director Spike Lee calls racism America's "No. 1 problem." So he makes a film called "Bamboozled," which argues that white network executives intentionally put on the more…

The arsenic wars

by Larry Elder -- "Can I please have some more arsenic in my water, Mommy? More salmonella in my cheeseburger, please." So begins a Democratic National Committee commercial attacking George W. Bush's more…

Republicans to Planet Earth: Drop dead

by Larry Elder -- "Here, the environment is not an issue -- it's an ethic. It's protecting creation." In criticizing President Bush's environmental policy, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., made that pronouncement. Echoing more…

Is racial profiling a fact?

by Larry Elder -- The shooting of a 19-year-old black, unarmed man by a Cincinnati police officer brings the number to 15 -- 15 black males killed by the Cincinnati police since more…

The bankrupt reparations movement

by Larry Elder -- The reparations for slavery movement got an airing on a recent "60 Minutes." America, argue several "black leaders," owes reparations to blacks for the enslavement and forced labor more…

California's man-made energy crisis

by Larry Elder -- An "energy crisis" in California? Say it ain't so. In 1996, California legislators deregulated the wholesale price of electricity. At the time, however, the legislature also agreed to more…

Oscar blackout in Hollywood?

by Larry Elder -- Hollywood racist? A Los Angeles Times front-page article -- "Diversity in Oscars Still Elusive" -- yet again sounded the alarm. Times writer Lorenza Munoz says, "Last year, many more…

Reparations and campus political correctness

by Larry Elder -- Reparations for slavery? To David Horowitz, the president of the Center for the Study of Popular Culture, the movement represents the Super Bowl of all shakedowns. He took more…

'No' on government condoms

by Larry Elder -- Intelligent life exists in West Hollywood, but Washington, D.C., remains on the critical list. In West Hollywood, voters last week considered an initiative called Measure A. Measure A more…