Wanted: Leaders of conviction

by Star Parker -- As negotiations in Washington on this year's budget (already halfway into the year this budget is for) come to a head, the rumor mill points to a Washington-as-usual more…

No compromise: Defund Planned Parenthood!

by Star Parker -- The face-down in Congress on the federal budget must be about principles as well as absolute spending. No drunk will sober up if he only thinks about how more…

Hispanics prime market for conservatives

by Star Parker -- New census data show that Hispanics in California, our most populous state, are now a minority in name only. Of California's 37 million residents, 38 percent are Hispanic, more…

The unions' culture of force

by Star Parker -- Unionized government workers who have taken to the streets to protest moves in Wisconsin and Ohio to limit their power are doing us all a favor. How? Our more…

GOP can't give an inch in budget battle

by Star Parker -- Let's be clear about the implications of the upcoming budget showdown between Democrats and Republicans over the Republican proposal to cut $61 billion in federal spending for what more…

Our national personality problem

by Star Parker -- The first step in solving any problem is defining the problem correctly. It's here, at step one, where we're already failing in how we're thinking about our nation's more…

'Gay conservative' is an oxymoron

by Star Parker -- CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, has been an annual gig for me for years. But this year I concluded it was not my place, and I declined more…

Want to promote freedom? Start at home

by Star Parker -- Watching the wave of unrest in the Middle East, there are lessons to consider regarding how we view the world and how we manage our lives here at more…

No more debt until spending is cut

by Star Parker -- The Republican take away from President Obama's State of the Union address should be unwavering opposition to an unconditional increase in the U.S. debt limit. The statutory debt more…