What Chile can teach America about freedom

by Star Parker -- The miraculous story of the rescue of 33 Chilean miners would have captured hearts and minds anytime. But at a time like now, when so much cynicism prevails, more…

Dictators, si – Republicans, no!

by Star Parker -- Atlantic magazine journalist and blogger Jeffrey Goldberg is trying to understand why blacks are such "very forgiving people." Why does he think they are? Well, how could any more…

Social Security: Example of gov't rigor mortis

by Star Parker -- Keeping government limited is a practical approach to governing that opens the door to growth and prosperity. Why? Consider a fundamental difference between business and government. Any businessman more…

Who are realists and who are ideologues?

by Star Parker -- The banter continues about the Republican Party being pushed to the right by "ideologues." Working Americans' interest in politics is motivated by how to make their lives better. more…

Realism, not ideology, drives tea partiers

by Star Parker -- Those who dismiss or disparage tea-party candidates as ideologues really miss the point of what is driving this movement. An ideologue is someone motivated primarily by a set more…

Withdrawing from reality

by Star Parker -- It's interesting why behavior that we readily recognize, on an individual level, as undesirable, we routinely promote and accept as government and social policy. What rational person would more…

More government to protect us from ourselves

by Star Parker -- Putting more and more wolves in charge of guarding the henhouse might characterize the big problems we've now created for ourselves. Government is growing. The private economy is more…

Dr. King, religion and freedom

by Star Parker -- Aug. 28 marks the 47th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech. On that steamy summer day in 1963, hundreds of thousands of more…

In Washington, it's the money that talks

by Star Parker -- Washington's latest bailout of bleeding state governments, $26 billion worth, has gotten attention because, among other things, almost half the bailout is financed by cutting $12 billion from more…

Ground Zero mosque? Fuggedaboutit!

by Star Parker -- The Ground Zero mosque project should not go forward – and let's hope that Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who is behind this $100 million endeavor, gets this message more…