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Larry Elder

Living Wage Is as Wrongheaded as the Minimum Wage

Larry Elder, What future will America have when so many of her citizens lack the ability to engage in critical thinking, refuse to connect the dots, and fail to use common sense?        This unwillingness to think clearly is no better demonstrated than by the continued support for the minimum wage. After all the studies and

Obama Wants to Create More Victims of White Privilege

Bruce Thornton, More phony racial “identities” — for more racial conflict.   For a couple of years Obama and the U.S. Census Bureau have been working on adding to the 2020 census a new ethnic group, or “racial category.” This new addition to the conga-line of victims of white hegemony is called “Mena,” comprising people

Trump and Intellectualism

Elliot Resnick, In a recent interview, conservative personality Ben Shapiro slammed Trump for – among other things – lacking a firm intellectual basis for his beliefs.  “Trump’s nationalism isn’t rooted in American philosophy,” he said. “It’s more of a gut-level kind of patriotism.” I agree.  But so what?  What’s wrong with “gut-level” patriotism?  Most American

Hillary’s ‘Deplorables’? What About Hillary’s ‘Generalistic’?

Larry Elder,  This political season means full employment for pundits, opinion givers, strategists and soothsayers, on cable television and via social media. It’s interesting to watch the catch phrases, verbal crutches and tics speakers and writers use, which often, when examined, make little or no sense. We all do it. Donald Trump is fond of

Hillary Lies, Cops Die

Larry Elder, The fascinating thing about Hillary Clinton’s lie that “African-Americans” are disproportionately killed by police is that she continues peddling it after the murders of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, which followed the ambush killings of five officers in Dallas. In both cases, the murderers were black men apparently convinced that the

Ignorance of Facts Fuels the Anti-Cop ‘Movement’

Larry Elder, A new study by a Harvard economist, who happens to be black, finds cops less likely to use deadly force on black suspects vs. white. Angered by the deaths of Freddie Gray and Michael Brown, black men in Baltimore, Maryland, and Ferguson, Missouri, respectively, who died at the hands of the police, professor Roland

Larry Elder: Trump Can Win #AmericaFirst

For the umpteenth time, Donald Trump is no conservative. He is an economic populist. When asked to name the top three functions of government, he said national security, health care and education. Two of the three named “duties” one does not find in Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution. This puts him

How Trump Can Win the Black Vote to Win the Election #TeamTrump

Roger L Simon, PJMedia the welter of cable commentary over Donald Trump’s overwhelming victories in the so-called “Acela primary” Tuesday, among the most startling was an aside by CNN’s Van Jones that Trump could win the election if he got just 25% of the black vote. Now this didn’t make the African-American activist who co-founded and is