Department of Education -- shut it down!

by Star Parker -- The Department of Education was created under President Carter in 1979 under the same misguided pretense that has driven much of the growth of our massively bloated federal more…

Paul Ryan should not support Trump

by Star Parker -- The push back against Donald Trump is about far more than Republican "elites" at war with Republican voters, which is what some claim. They say that Trump captured more…

Where was the Trump-Cruz Indiana debate?

by Star Parker -- The exchange between Sen. Ted Cruz and Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" last Sunday was possibly the most powerful and revealing of this whole presidential campaign. Cruz more…

In defense of ethnic politics

by Star Parker -- I periodically get mail from folks who find it annoying that anyone pays attention to racial and ethnic differences. Aren't we all Americans? Isn't it un-American to refer more…

The liberal war on black men

by Star Parker -- In 1991, President George H.W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas, then a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and former chairman of more…

The battering of religious freedom

by Star Parker -- Georgia Republican Gov. Nathan Deal recently vetoed H.B. 757, the Georgia Religious Liberty Bill. The governor warned that he would veto any legislation that "allows discrimination in our more…

GOP's next Reagan: Not Trump

by Star Parker -- After the 2012 election, when Americans re-elected Barack Obama, Republican Party leadership rightly did some soul searching. Republicans were in shock that Americans could re-elect a man they more…

Why voters are turning off

by Star Parker -- Although the current colorful, for want of a better word, presidential campaign is attracting attention from voters, indicators are that this attention reflects voters being turned off to more…

Free the Little Sisters of the Poor

by Star Parker -- The passage of the Affordable Care Act – aka Obamacare – in 2010 launched the tea party movement and planted seeds of resentment toward the Washington establishment that more…

Black Americans and Reagan ideals

by Star Parker -- I was recently made very proud, and also very humbled, by receiving the Ronald Reagan Award, given at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference by the American Conservative more…