The economy is also about 'values'

by Star Parker -- Somehow we've come to accept, regarding government policy, that there are separate "economic" issues and "social" issues. The former being issues having to do with our pocketbook, and more…

Black pastors ought to brew some black tea

by Star Parker -- Support for same-sex marriage is now in the Democratic Party preliminary platform. Once approved by the full platform committee and voted on at the convention, same-sex marriage will more…

Can it be un-American to be a Christian?

by Star Parker -- The current hate campaign being waged by homosexual activists against fast-food chain Chick-fil-A, because of the firm's Christian values, may well turn out to be a bridge too more…

The new American food-stamp plantation

by Star Parker -- The House Agriculture Committee has reported out its version of a new farm bill that will cut $16.5 billion over 10 years from funding of SNAP – Supplemental more…

Where's the conservative leadership?

by Star Parker -- The annual Independence Day party I host at my home was particularly alive with conversation this year – conversation probably not too different from what was taking place more…

Racial politics thicker than justice

by Star Parker -- When the House voted Thursday to find Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt of Congress, members of the Congressional Black Caucus walked out. Why is the Black more…

Republicans turn their backs on black kids

by Star Parker -- One area that awareness of the need for freedom from government control has penetrated black attitudes is in education. The chronic failure of public schools to notably improve more…

How government perpetuates poverty

by Star Parker -- The late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously observed that "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts." It's an admonition not taken particularly seriously more…

Please – photo ID me!

by Star Parker -- Engraved large on one of the walls of the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., are the words "Freedom is not free." It more…