Poor are not poor because rich are rich

by Star Parker -- A just-released study from the Pew Research Center reporting a record high wealth gap between whites and blacks should have been labeled "handle with care." Because care is more…

Allen West's gentlemanly behavior

by Star Parker -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., also Democratic National Committee chairwoman, suggested that the nasty email she got from Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., responding to her attack on him more…

Why do blacks still let Obama off the hook?

by Star Parker -- A Chicago Sun Times article, headlined "The disappearing black middle class," reports on the disproportionate impact of these hard economic times on blacks. According to the data, taken more…

A few rich libertarians help undermine freedom

by Star Parker -- The New York Magazine headline reads: "You Can Thank a Few Rich Libertarians for Gay Marriage." The story is that a million-dollar contribution by several rich Republican hedge more…

Bachmann's right about minimum wage

by Star Parker -- Michele Bachmann has drawn some media flak about her views on the minimum wage. She has said that the minimum wage is a bad idea and that getting more…

Thank you, Eric Cantor!

by Star Parker -- Thank you, Eric Cantor. Thank you for walking out on useless talks, presided over by Vice President Biden, addressing raising the limit on our nation's debt. According to more…

Michele Bachmann: A leader, not a manager

by Star Parker -- A new Rasmussen poll shows that following the Republican debate in New Hampshire, Michele Bachmann catapulted into the No. 2 slot as a prospective nominee behind Mitt Romney. more…

Why 2012 looks like 1860

by Star Parker -- As the season of presidential politics 2012 unfolds, I'm struck by similarities between today and the tumultuous period in our history that led up to the election of more…

Tea party: A movement in search of a leader

by Star Parker -- The question on the table today is whether revolutionary tea-party sentiments that unseated 25 percent of the Democrats in Congress in 2010 have now vanished into a whimper. more…