Get real, Tavis Smiley

by Star Parker -- Tavis Smiley, black journalist and TV host, is hosting a debate, and the leading Republican candidates aren't coming. The top four Republican candidates have announced they won't make more…

A time for courage, not politics

by Star Parker -- Democratic politicians are either far more insightful than your average Republican, or uniformly more political. I'd opt for the latter conclusion. How to explain that there is not more…

Liberals love the sin and hate the sinner

by Star Parker -- Coverage by the mainstream media of the Larry Craig scandal confirms again that liberals love the sin and hate the sinner. They've got both the Idaho senator and more…

Who is sicker, Vick or PETA?

by Star Parker -- The Michael Vick dogfighting scandal is morphing into a broader NFL dogfighting scandal, as other NFL players also appear to be involved in this very weird pastime. But more…

Fred Thompson's rope-a-dope

by Star Parker -- It's said that in life, timing is everything. And it could be that former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson's entry into the 2008 presidential race, expected in early September, more…

Obama's strange ethnic politics

by Star Parker -- It's been equal-opportunity week to attack Barack Obama because of his remarks that seemed to justify a U.S. invasion of Pakistan. Democrats and Republicans alike had a field more…

Dems try pumping life into liberalism

by Star Parker -- I believe that reasonable people look at facts and draw rational conclusions. It's why I am mystified at the open and passionate embrace today by the Democratic Party more…

Why talk radio works for the right but not left

by Star Parker -- The conversation now taking place about revival of the Fairness Doctrine, buried by the Federal Communications Commission 20 years ago shows that no idea ever dies. Even the more…

No 'free' health care for middle class

by Star Parker -- The Senate Finance Committee has approved a major expansion of SCHIP, the State Children's Health Insurance Program. President Bush had proposed expanding its $25 billion budget by $5 more…

Is U.S. going the way of Rome?

by Star Parker -- "Are We Rome?" asks a new book authored by an editor at Vanity Fair magazine. The subtitle is "The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America." more…