Our paradoxical presidential politics

by Star Parker -- The words we're hearing most during this presidential campaign are "historic" and "change." But what I see is "paradox." Take our new Democratic Party nominee, Sen. Obama. This more…

Americans lead world in generosity

by Star Parker -- Americans are hearing so much these days about how bad we are that we're starting to believe it. In a recent Gallup poll, 68 percent said they are more…

Where's McCain's spine?

by Star Parker -- John McCain wants Americans to elect him to provide tough leadership in a dangerous world. But when it just takes some mud slung from a few left-wing websites more…

The United States of Fantasyland

by Star Parker -- California's Supreme Court has made its contribution to the ongoing debasement of our law, our language and our culture by legalizing same-sex marriage. California now has law in more…

Is Obama really the man blacks need?

by Star Parker -- It appears that Barack Obama has survived a tough couple weeks. In the words of some, he's shown that "he can take a punch." But, frankly, I think more…

McCain's right on health care

by Star Parker -- A gold star to John McCain for his just-released plan for reforming American health care. Analysts will pick apart details and surely will find shortcomings. But directionally, McCain's more…

McCain 1 or Bush 3?

by Star Parker -- It's no surprise, while the Democrats do battle, that John McCain is using the down time to go on an "I'm not George W. Bush" tour around the more…

A papal message about academic freedom

by Star Parker -- I became my own story last week when I got word that a large Catholic University in Minnesota, University of Saint Thomas, denied permission for me to speak more…

Black Democrat heroes

by Star Parker -- Two studies out in recent weeks show the complexity in assessing educational progress in our nation. One, the National Assessment of Educational Progress, the nation's education "report card," more…

Will racial politics ever end?

by Star Parker -- Forty years ago, April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. walked out on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tenn., and was felled by an assassin's bullet. It more…