Why do blacks still buy the gov't-plantation lie?

by Star Parker -- Almost two years ago, a new Democratic administration and Congress took control of Washington. They immediately sent out invitations to the American people. "You are cordially invited onto more…

Hey, NAACP: Wake up!

by Star Parker -- Will the NAACP be celebrating the arrival of two new black faces to the U.S. House of Representatives? Don't hold your breath. They certainly will not. These two more…

Hey, meathead – it's about freedom

by Star Parker -- Americans go to the polls Tuesday. Who would question that this is not just another election? We're fighting for our nation's soul. For what we believe freedom is more…

Ginni Thomas' quest for truth

by Star Parker -- Ginni Thomas' call to Anita Hill has, not surprisingly, provoked columns and blogging speculating what motivated the call, some wanting to relive those hearings of 20 years ago. more…

What Chile can teach America about freedom

by Star Parker -- The miraculous story of the rescue of 33 Chilean miners would have captured hearts and minds anytime. But at a time like now, when so much cynicism prevails, more…

Dictators, si – Republicans, no!

by Star Parker -- Atlantic magazine journalist and blogger Jeffrey Goldberg is trying to understand why blacks are such "very forgiving people." Why does he think they are? Well, how could any more…

Social Security: Example of gov't rigor mortis

by Star Parker -- Keeping government limited is a practical approach to governing that opens the door to growth and prosperity. Why? Consider a fundamental difference between business and government. Any businessman more…

Who are realists and who are ideologues?

by Star Parker -- The banter continues about the Republican Party being pushed to the right by "ideologues." Working Americans' interest in politics is motivated by how to make their lives better. more…

Realism, not ideology, drives tea partiers

by Star Parker -- Those who dismiss or disparage tea-party candidates as ideologues really miss the point of what is driving this movement. An ideologue is someone motivated primarily by a set more…

Withdrawing from reality

by Star Parker -- It's interesting why behavior that we readily recognize, on an individual level, as undesirable, we routinely promote and accept as government and social policy. What rational person would more…