Imus, Duke and the politics of race

by Star Parker -- In the same 24-hour period, NBC pulled its MSNBC broadcast of the Don Imus show as a result of his racist slurs aimed at the Rutgers women's basketball more…

Obama campaign: Still all sizzle, no steak

by Star Parker -- The news that Barack Obama raised nearly as much money in the first quarter as Hillary Rodham Clinton, and raised these funds from a broader and deeper base, more…

Is this Rudy's time?

by Star Parker -- Flipping through Forbes magazine, I arrived at the back page compendium of Thoughts on the Business of Life, familiar to long-time Forbes readers. The following, from that great more…

Abortion and the politics of ultrasound

by Star Parker -- South Carolina appears close to becoming the first state in the country to require that women considering an abortion view an ultrasound image of their fetus before deciding more…

Time magazine gets it wrong

by Star Parker -- The liberal media are having a field day trying to portray the Republican Party and conservatives in disarray. The crescendo has reached a new peak this week with more…

Today's NAACP symptom of black problems

by Star Parker -- Bruce Gordon, who has resigned as president of the NAACP, got a crash course in the difference between the world of politics and the world of business. The more…

Why our health-care system is out of control

by Star Parker -- The current controversy surrounding state initiatives to mandate vaccination of preteen girls with the human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine sheds light on what is wrong with our health-care more…

The perverse politics of Gardasil

by Star Parker -- Watching politicians and corporations shoot themselves in the foot, you get to taking seriously theories about drives to self-destruction. The trouble is when these folks do it, they more…

2 things Obama could actually do

by Star Parker -- Jean Monnet, the founder of the European Common Market, once observed that there are two different types of people. Those who want to be somebody and those who more…