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…

A letter to John McCain

by Star Parker -- Dear John, I'm really trying to make this work. Every relationship requires effort. I want to do my part. But there needs to be common ground to start more…

GOP: Focus on what's right, not Wright

by Star Parker -- Hillary Clinton has reason to be a happy camper. Over recent days, for the first time in months, she has moved significantly ahead of Barack Obama in Gallup's more…

Needed: Separation of housing market and state

by Star Parker -- Watching the housing/mortgage/financial crisis unfold, I keep thinking about the joke about the difference between neurotics and psychotics. The former builds castles in the sky and the latter more…

How McCain can stay in the news

by Star Parker -- One down, one to go. We now know that John McCain will be the Republican candidate for the presidency. We also know he'll run against a liberal yet more…

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…