Food stamp nation

by Larry Elder -- The New York Post headline read: "Could You Spend $500 on Food at This Bodega? A Welfare Recipient Claimed To!" A few days later, another headline: "Welfare Recipients more…

Who's the real idiot, Piers Morgan?

by Larry Elder -- CNN's Piers Morgan writes that the pro-gun crowd's anger toward him stems from anti-British bias: "This gun debate is an ongoing war of verbal attrition in America – more…

RG III gets 'Uncle Tom' treatment

by Larry Elder -- To a black ESPN sports analyst, this is the critical question: Is Robert Griffin III, aka RG III, the black rookie sensation Washington Redskins quarterback, "a brother, or more…

Let's shift the odds in favor of the good guys!

by Larry Elder -- The unimaginable horror of Sandy Hook jump-starts another "national conversation" about firearm violence. President Barack Obama, promising "meaningful action," said: "We will have to change. ... We can't more…

Taxman to middle class: You're next

by Larry Elder -- President Barack Obama in 2008, and again during the 2012 election, promised absolutely, positively no tax hikes on the middle class. The rich, however, must pay more: "It's more…

Rich lefties and their taxes

by Larry Elder -- Ah, the hypocrisy of tax-hikers who do everything they can to avoid the taxes they wish to impose on others. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass.: He tried to avoid more…

What Lincoln and Obama have in common

by Larry Elder -- How important is our relationship – or lack of one – with our fathers? New York Times columnist Maureen Down writes, "American politics bristles with Oedipal drama. Sons more…

Proof Buffett is lying about taxes

by Larry Elder -- Once again, billionaire investor Warren Buffett urges his fellow high-on-the-hoggers to pay more in taxes. "Only in Grover Norquist's imagination," says Buffett, do taxes make much of a more…

So what if taxing the rich hurts economy?

by Larry Elder -- Consider this headline from a Reuters article in the Huffington Post: "Raising Taxes on Rich Won't Hurt Economic Growth, CBO Says." But the first paragraph refutes the headline: more…