The soft bigotry of President Bush?

by Larry Elder -- "The soft bigotry of low expectations." President George W. Bush once used this expression to chastise America's education establishment for the underperformance of minorities, specifically blacks and Latinos. more…

Media bias: Can they still deny it?

by Larry Elder -- CBS' Andy Rooney appeared recently on "Larry King Live." King asked Rooney about "Bias," the book by Bernard Goldberg that accuses CBS, in particular, and mainstream news, in more…

Hollywood leftists: You pay, we insult

by Larry Elder -- Editor' s note: The following column contains language that may be offensive to some readers.Winston Churchill, many say, once said, "A man younger than 30 who's not a more…

Strange times at Santa Monica High

by Larry Elder -- What causes poverty? A Santa Monica, Calif., high school teacher required his class to write an essay to address this question. Steve Miller, one of his students, attributed more…

Government – not Bush – failed on 9-11

by Larry Elder -- "That has nothing to do with intelligence," said former President Bill Clinton. "It basically says he's a dangerous guy that might do a lot of things." Clinton refers more…

The Second Amendment strikes back!

by Larry Elder -- The Second Amendment is back. Rejecting six decades of the government's head-in-sand approach to the Second Amendment, Attorney General John Ashcroft now says the founding fathers meant what more…

Sexism in Hollywood?

by Larry Elder -- Does sexism explain the "underrepresentation" of women in Hollywood? "If you look at the number of women working behind the scenes," said Martha Lauzen, a San Diego State more…

Who says government programs have to work?

by Larry Elder -- Sex education abstinence programs do not work. Or so the government now tells us. For the last five years, the government spent $500 million on educational programs pushing more…