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…

Why blacks are still oppressed

by Star Parker -- Dr. Carter G. Woodson established the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915. Woodson, a black scholar, wanted to bring the black man into more…

Democrats' message: Envy your neighbor

by Star Parker -- In a Newsweek column titled "How Dems can win White House," Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., opines about the difficulties that the Democratic Party has had in defining itself. more…

How 'ethics reform' limits our freedom

by Star Parker -- The dome of the Capitol building will be gleaming as the sun rises over Washington today. The new Democrat-controlled Congress has completed a historic week, completing legislation in more…

In defense of Oprah

by Star Parker -- What does a multibillionaire need to do to get some respect? Oprah Winfrey spends $40 million to open a school in South Africa for underprivileged girls and everyone more…

The Ford years remembered ... and relived

by Star Parker -- Retrospectives about President Ford and his two-and-a-half-year presidency are giving me a sense of deja vu. It's hard not to see an almost eerie similarity between what is more…