"A federal government that promises education, health care, and retirement neglects its most sacred obligation--to protect its citizens from foreign and domestic enemies."
"Americans across the country ask, How can we help in the war against terrorism?'By assuming responsibility,' the president should answer, 'for that which you can and should do for yourselves.'"
Larry Elder cites 19th-century president Grover Cleveland to illustrate the explosive expansion of the U.S. government during the past century.
On Wednesday, December 4, best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio talk-show host Larry Elder spoke to guests at the Goldwater Institute's speaker series luncheon. Elder, known by his listeners as the "Sage from South Central," employed his customary take-no-prisoners style, bombarding guests with facts, common sense and wit.
KFYI talk show host Charles Goyette explains the secret to the success of hosts like Larry Elder: "People just want the truth!"
Goldwater president Darcy Olsen presents Elder with an Elvis-esque microphone.
More about Larry Elder: In addition to being a talk radio sensation, Elder is author of the best-selling The 10 Things You Can't Say in America and a just-released book, Showdown: Confronting Bias, Lies and the Special Interests That Divide America. In his books, Elder shatters myths about issues ranging from gun control to the so-called glass ceiling and calls for the abolition of welfare and racial preference schemes. Elder has appeared on a variety of programs ranging from Larry King Live and 60 Minutes to The Tonight Show. His website is www.larryelder.com.