Quotes by Larry Elder

A goal without a plan is just a wish.
– Larry Elder
A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.
– Larry Elder
According to Caroline Glick, deputy managing editor of The Jerusalem Post, the Palestinian Authority in the last decade has received more money per capita, in constant dollars, than did Western Europe under the Marshall Plan.
– Larry Elder
According to the McKinsey Global Institute, for every $1 outsourced, the economic gain to the U.S. as a whole is $1.12 to $1.14.
– Larry Elder
According to the Social Security Administration, in 1945, 41.9 workers supported each individual retiree, while today only 3.3 workers support each retiree. This system cannot continue.
– Larry Elder
According to The World Almanac 2005 - which now lists illegitimate birth rates under the politically correct heading Nonmarital Childbearing - nearly 70 percent of black children are born outside of wedlock. With Latinos, the rate is almost 45 percent, whites nearly 30 percent, and Asians 15 percent. Overall, about 34 percent of America's children today are born outside of wedlock.
– Larry Elder
And during the infamous Bataan Death March, Japanese soldiers force-marched nearly 70,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war for 63 miles - beating, kicking and starving the soldiers along the way. Stragglers faced the bayonet, and 7,000 to 10,000 soldiers died during the long march.
– Larry Elder
Bad schools, crime, drugs, high taxes, the social security mess, racism, the health care ? crisis? unemployment, welfare state dependency, illegitimacy, the gap between rich and poor. What do these issues have in common? Politicians, the media, and our so-called leaders lie to us about them. They lie about the cause. They lie about the effect. They lie about the solutions.
– Larry Elder
But did the Founding Fathers ever intend for the federal government to involve itself in education, health care or retirement benefits? The answer, quite clearly, is no. The Constitution, in Article I, Section 8 - which contains the general welfare clause - seeks to restrain federal government, not expand it.
– Larry Elder
Consider the CEO who refuses to outsource, believing - as does Mr. Dobbs - this hurts America. His competitor, however, wants to increase profits. When he can, he lowers costs by outsourcing, using the savings to put back into his business. The CEO who refused to outsource now must explain to his finicky customers why he intends to charge them more.
– Larry Elder
In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year.
– Larry Elder
Increasing minimum wages, as Kerry wants to do, makes it more difficult for an unskilled, uneducated worker to find a job.
– Larry Elder
Is there something mutually exclusive about running an airline and making a profit? No. Southwest Airlines, a low-cost, fewer-frills operation, managed to make a profit in 2001 despite 9/11 - And, undaunted by the industry's alleged scary future, Southwest, Jet Blue and AirTran Airways - less than one year after Sept. 11 - all announced fleet and flight schedule expansions.
– Larry Elder
Japanese troops, after taking the city of Nanking in China, killed 250,000 to 300,000 civilians, mostly women and children. Japanese soldiers, in addition to reportedly raping some 20,000 Chinese women, also hacked some civilians to death.
– Larry Elder
Jobs coming from other countries to the United States are called insourced jobs. While more jobs are outsourced from the U.S. than are insourced to the U.S., for the last 15 years insourced jobs grew by 117 percent, while outsourced jobs only grew by 56 percent.
– Larry Elder
Last year, American government provided 35 percent of worldwide relief aid. In private contributions, American individuals, estates, foundations and corporations gave over $240 billion to charitable causes in 2003, according to Giving USA Foundation. Privately, Americans give at least $34 billion overseas.
– Larry Elder
Mired in a batting slump, Bonds sat in the locker room and complained about his uncharacteristic struggle to get his offense going. I can't put my finger on the problem, said Barry aloud. I'm struggling. Can't buy a hit. Bonds then looked up and noticed a chronically poor-hitting teammate nearby. Bonds turned to him and said something like - you must feel like this all the time.
– Larry Elder
Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system.
– Larry Elder
Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut.
– Larry Elder
Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation.
– Larry Elder