How McDaniel blew it in Mississippi

by Star Parker -- Incumbent Republican Sen. Thad Cochran's successful game plan, which drove his run-off victory over tea party challenger Chris McDaniel for Mississippi's Republican Senate nomination, was unconventional. But most more…

A glimmer of hope for government education

by Star Parker -- Last week's California superior court decision, striking down teacher tenure law in California public schools, and aspects of the law making it almost impossible to fire tenured teachers, more…

Thad Cochran? Please usher this old man out

by Star Parker -- Anyone that wants to know what is wrong with today's Republican Party need only look to the state of Mississippi. A 76-year-old Republican senator, Thad Cochran, who has more…

Can Republicans be as ideological as Obama?

by Star Parker -- Talk about Republican Party differences between the "establishment" and the tea party is taking attention from where it really needs to be focused – on the real issues more…

Same-sex marriage: No, the battle's not over

by Star Parker -- In 1831, a French aristocrat named Alexis de Tocqueville arrived in America and spent several years traveling and studying life in the communities of the new nation. He more…

How Democrats benefit from racial politics

by Star Parker -- Suddenly, we can't seem to get race out of the news. Rep. Paul Ryan's tour around America's cities, trying to get a handle on America's persistent problems with more…