Yes, family values are linked to economics

by Star Parker -- A new study shows the central importance of education in getting ahead in our country today. In today's knowledge-driven economy, advanced education is essential. Plus, the economic returns more…

A 'yes, we can' plan with beef: Nix IRS

by Star Parker -- With the wide public sympathy today for "cleaning up Washington," it's too bad more attention hasn't been given to Mike Huckabee's "Fair Tax" proposal. There is no perfectly more…

McCain's running mate

by Star Parker -- Unity is one of the big themes of the current election. People get unified in two different ways. Unity comes either from a common threat from the outside, more…

Clinton's repugnant health care plan

by Star Parker -- Suppose I tell you that the government will design a product and make you buy it. If you say no thanks, that's too bad. The government will decide more…

Hillary's plantation politics

by Star Parker -- Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, in their first one-on-one debate, in Los Angeles, were asked at the outset to distinguish themselves from each other. The question more…

Thompson's failure: Substance and style

by Star Parker -- Post-mortems on Fred Thompson's short presidential run focus on how the actor and former senator ran his campaign – started late, poorly managed, lack of enthusiasm, etc. But more…

Aborted America

by Star Parker -- What's the difference between art and politics? The question occurred to me as I left the theater after seeing the surprising new hit film, "Juno." With presidential politics more…

How Republicans can help elect a Democrat

by Star Parker -- The opportunity for Republicans to hold onto the presidency in 2008 is far better than what conventional punditry would have us believe. But for Republicans to capture this more…

Huckabee, Obama: A study in contrasts

by Star Parker -- In almost poetic lockstep, Republican and Democratic caucus voters in Iowa rejected the political establishment. In picking Mike Huckabee and Barack Obama, they selected candidates who, at this more…

The 1 guy you need to listen to

by Star Parker -- Dr. Ben Carson In the midst of year-end craziness – taking care of my organization's year-closing business and doing Christmas shopping – I didn't anticipate that I'd find more…