The key question: Do we still want to be free?

by Star Parker -- The political parties throw a lot of glitz at us with their made-for-TV spectaculars, which we call conventions. But the bottom line defining the choice facing Americans this more…

Republicans can't duck abortion issue

by Star Parker -- Republican Party operatives, who wasted no time indicting their Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin for his interview faux pas on abortion, may bear more responsibility than Akin more…

Ready for Paul Ryan's adult conversation

by Star Parker -- There's a line of thinking on the political left that Mitt Romney served them up a great softball in picking Paul Ryan as his running mate. According to more…

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…