The government plantation forever?

by Star Parker -- Let's do a quick thought experiment. The price of apples keeps going up. The government decides that every American must buy apples. But some can't afford them. Government more…

Union-controlled disasters

by Star Parker -- Speaking a couple years ago about technology and education, Apple CEO and founder Steve Jobs said that technology wouldn't matter as long as you can't fire teachers. "I more…

On Obamacare – just say no

by Star Parker -- When Barack Obama was sworn in as president, he chose the Bible that Abraham Lincoln used on which to take the oath of office. A little over a more…

Time to stop lying to ourselves

by Star Parker -- Citigroup, one the world's largest banks, was bailed out with some $45 billion of U.S. taxpayer funds, and we taxpayers – you and I – still own a more…

Green money, not green jobs

by Star Parker -- Van Jones is back, reconstructed and rehabilitated. Jones, recall, departed from his White House job as "green jobs czar" after publicity about his association with a "9/11 truther" more…

Time for new generation of black Americans

by Star Parker -- Black History Month 2010 is not a great time for a party. Unemployment at almost 10 percent, and well over 16 percent among blacks, doesn't make for much more…

Social Security? Ownership, not socialism

by Star Parker -- Historic change sometimes comes from unlikely sources. A famous example was long-time anti-Communist Richard Nixon breaking the diplomatic ice with Red China. One that came close was in more…

Rewarding failure – only in Washington

by Star Parker -- Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said recently, "Our K-12 agenda can be summed up in one word: reform." Would were it true. But what Mr. Duncan calls reform more…

What's so provocative about the Tebow ad?

by Star Parker -- Why are pro-abortion groups so up in arms about the Tim Tebow ad that CBS will run during the Superbowl? According to the press release of Focus on more…