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From the Right / Larry Elder /

At a time in America when one's race has never been less important, the left has taught an entire generation of the most privileged Americans ever to view the world through race-tinted glasses.

There were 13 Baltimore high schools where, in 2017, 0% of students could do math at grade level, and another half-dozen high schools where only 1% were...Read more

"Uncle Tom" asks, why are black conservatives ignored by the black community?

From the Right / Larry Elder /

On June 19, also known as Juneteenth, the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, we released our film, "Uncle Tom." It follows a young, black, Christian contractor, Chad Johnson, who was a long-time Democrat until challenged by a fellow Christian to read the platforms of the Democratic and Republican parties.

He did.

Johnson ...Read more

Revenge culture demands reparations from those who were never slave owners to be given to those who were never slaves

From the Right / Larry Elder /

No. 10: CNN's Chris Cuomo believes people have a right to engage in violence. About the anti-police protests, some violent, CNN's Chris Cuomo said, "And, please, show me where it says that protests are supposed to be polite and peaceful." It's called the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: "Congress shall make no law respecting an ...Read more

George Floyd protesters seek a 'diverse' PD -- but will that matter?

From the Right / Larry Elder /

Democratic mayors, with a few exceptions, run America's biggest cities. These mayors have long promised to deliver police forces that look like the community they police. Some have succeeded. But in the wake of widespread protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody, one must ask whether officers' racial and ethnic "diversity"...Read more

The George Floyd Riots: Where's Black Lives Matter when you need them?

From the Right / Larry Elder /

Black lives matter. Black businesses, not so much.

Four Minneapolis cops were summarily fired, with one of the four arrested and charged with the murder of a black suspect named George Floyd, who died in police custody.

In cellphone video apparently taken by one of the many witnesses, a cop later identified as Derek Chauvin placed his knee on ...Read more

Please see 'Uncle Tom', the new movie I executive produced

From the Right / Larry Elder /

June 19 is the premiere of "Uncle Tom," a documentary on which I am the executive producer. Through interviews with black conservatives, some well-known and some not, the film asks a simple question: Why are independent-thinking blacks, who believe in limited government and personal responsibility, denounced as "sellouts" and "coons" and "Uncle ...Read more

Another black man killed by two white men, so cue the 'race' hysteria

From the Right / Larry Elder /

In February, a black man named Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed in Brunswick, Georgia. Cue the "this regularly happens to black men in America" hysteria.

Initial news reports described Arbery as jogging through a predominately white neighborhood when two armed white men, for reasons still under investigation, told police they thought Arbery ...Read more

Coronavirus Lockdown: What about 'deaths of despair'?

From the Right / Larry Elder /

As of this writing, more than 80,000 Americans have contracted and died from the coronavirus. But how many have or will die from what some call "despair"?

Consider the following call to my radio show:

"Hi, Larry. I was calling about people who have called suicide hotlines and different things with this loss of income. I am a widow of somebody ...Read more

Sweden: Coronavirus and the concept of 'trade-offs'

From the Right / Larry Elder /

Sweden, unlike its Scandinavian neighbors, made different decisions to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. It issued no mandatory orders. It did not require its citizens to shelter at home. True, as of May 4, more Swedes had contracted and died from the coronavirus (2,679 total deaths, a rate of 263.08 per 1 million people) than people in Norway...Read more

Coronavirus pandemic plus 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' equals bad math

From the Right / Larry Elder /

What happens when Trump Derangement Syndrome meets bad math?

The President Donald Trump-hating comedian Bill Maher, in 2018, openly rooted for a recession, if its price meant the defeat of Trump in 2020. Maher said: "By the way, I'm hoping for it because one way you get rid of Trump is a crashing economy. So please, bring on the recession. ... ...Read more

The origin of the coronavirus: From right-wing conspiracy theory to plausible

From the Right / Larry Elder /

In February the Daily Kos, an influential left-wing website, denounced "a whole parade of right-wing hand-waving that includes not just Republican Rep. Tom Cotton claiming that COVID-19 was cooked up in a Chinese bio lab." Likewise, The Guardian reported that Dr. Peter Daszak, the president of EcoHealth Alliance in the United States, an ...Read more

I get hate mail from black people

From the Right / Larry Elder /

CNN host Chris Cuomo recently complained about his job. "I don't like what I do," he said. It seems that Cuomo, out in public, gets some negative feedback: "I don't want some jackass, loser, fat-tire biker being able to pull over and get in my face and in my space and talk bulls--t to me. I don't want to hear it." Cuomo complained that as "a ...Read more

The coronavirus: Trump's medical advice was contradictory, inconsistent -- and wrong

From the Right / Larry Elder /

For three years, critics of President Donald Trump have claimed that he arrogantly refuses to listen to his experts and that his exaggerated sense of self prevents him from accepting his limitations. Applying that narrative to Trump's initial failure to appreciate the gravity of the coronavirus, NBC host Chuck Todd recently asked former Vice ...Read more

 

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