Why are we discussing racism?

by Star Parker -- Can anyone tell me why suddenly race is the hot topic of national discourse? According to Gallup polling of last week, the issues most on the minds of more…

Bezos-Dell vs. Reid-Pelosi

by Star Parker -- Suppose you had a choice to invest in one of two competing business plans. Behind one plan are billionaires Jeff Bezos and Michael Dell, who are investing their more…

Pinheads with power

by Star Parker -- In August of 2005, Houston investment banker Matt Simmons predicted in a New York Times feature article that the price of oil, then $65/barrel, would soar. Simmons, who more…

Conference of (Nonsensical) Black Mayors

by Star Parker -- A delegation of 20 black mayors representing the National Conference of Black Mayors arrived in Washington, D.C., to lobby Congress to pass legislation to promote "clean energy." According more…

Strangled by government

by Star Parker -- A cab ride in Washington, D.C., on a weekday afternoon in June gives you a feeling of the national mood. It's oppressively hot and humid, and the traffic more…

A roadmap for American renewal

by Star Parker -- The anti-political-establishment sentiment that is gripping the country reflects something more basic that is going on. What we have is a national renewal movement – a search-and-discovery mission more…

Can Republicans win the Hispanic vote?

by Star Parker -- New Census data show the continued trend that the United States is becoming a nation increasingly less white. According to this latest report, 48.6 percent of children born more…

What divides Israel from Palestinians

by Star Parker -- Television personality Art Linkletter, who recently passed away at age 97, had the secret for achieving peace in the Middle East. Linkletter, who experienced many setbacks and tragedies more…

Public sentiment: Become American again

by Star Parker -- With the first round of primaries behind us, pundits are trying to nail down the national mood. Anti-Democrat? Anti-liberal? Anti-incumbent? Abraham Lincoln summed up American politics over 150 more…

New black leadership bucks status quo

by Star Parker -- The race issue refuses to disappear from American politics because problems tied to race persist. Just as children are often the best witnesses to the shortcomings of parents, more…