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…

America now solidly 'pro-life'

by Star Parker -- Do House Republicans risk being branded as extremist and out of touch by bringing abortion back into the national spotlight when supposedly the economy is all Americans care more…

Smart blacks defend capitalism

by Star Parker -- Winston Churchill captured what this presidential election is about when he observed "the inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism more…

Black America's Sunday-Tuesday gap

by Star Parker -- Perhaps history will show that the first black president's biggest contribution to black America was forcing this community to come to terms with its own identity and priorities. more…

Free our kids from Arne Duncan

by Star Parker -- President Obama now commands center stage following his formal announcement that, yes, he supports same-sex marriage. But for perspective on how we got to this point, we should more…

Entitlement-culture materialism

by Star Parker -- Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., chairman of the House Budget Committee, provoked some angry push back when he claimed that not only is his proposed sweeping revamp of the more…

How to keep the poor poor

by Star Parker -- Media personality Tavis Smiley and Princeton philosophy professor Cornell West have just published their latest contribution to American poverty propaganda, "The Rich and the Rest of Us: A more…

Obama's real Hilary Rosen problem

by Star Parker -- Spokespersons and pundits stick their foot in it all the time. But rarely do we see public-relations heavy artillery brought out to do damage control to the extent more…

Obama campaigns on blame and envy

by Star Parker -- You have got to give credit where credit is due. President Obama has laid out the core message of his re-election campaign. It is a message whose claims more…