The marketing of meaninglessness

by Star Parker -- The message of my last book, "White Ghetto," is that the social chaos in inner city black communities is symptomatic of the cultural pathology gripping the nation as more…

Let markets drive energy policy

by Star Parker -- Energy is too important to be left to businessmen and markets, right? We need people whom we really can trust to get things under control. Like politicians. I'm more…

When the GOP began its decline

by Star Parker -- For conservatives and Republicans who are wondering what in the world happened to their party, we should recall June 12, 1987. That day, 21 years ago, President Ronald more…

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…