Tom Elliott

The Big Lie


So-called black leaders and other assorted entertainers and racial activists were quick to use Hurricane Katrina and its resulting flood as supposed proof that America’s tragic racist personality had suddenly resurfaced. “Genocide” was the way the morning show hosts of New York’s no. 1 rap station, Hot 97, described it. The real racial tragedy, however, […]

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Tear Down That Firewall


The rise of the so-called New Media, the decentralized network of non-traditional news gatherers, such as blogs and camera/cell phone-wielding, on-the-spot “reporters,” has generated much discussion over its implications for the established media. Certainly this is interesting. But perhaps a more consequential query is: What impact will the New Media have on human liberty? For […]

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