Republicans need their own Bernie

by Star Parker -- As the political landscape started to crystallize at the onset of the 2012 election, I wrote a column making a comparison to the election of 1860, when Abraham more…

Fight poverty with real American values

by Star Parker -- A recent forum on fighting poverty, sponsored by the Jack Kemp Foundation and moderated by House Speaker Paul Ryan and South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, showed why the more…

My 5 principles for restoring America

by Star Parker -- Year-end surveys convey a picture of disillusionment and cynicism among Americans about their government and their country. According to the Pew Research Center, only 19 percent now say more…

Needed: Free marketplace for retirement plans

by Star Parker -- The Department of Labor has spent a good part of 2015 trying to revise the regulation of advisers that provide investment advice about our retirement plans. Specifically, DOL more…

Cruz vs. Trump: Not even a contest

by Star Parker -- New polling shows Ted Cruz picking up major steam and looking very serious in challenging Donald Trump's leadership in the Republican presidential candidate field. A Bloomberg News/Des Moines more…

Scholars find old truths about fighting poverty

by Star Parker -- Two of the oldest and most venerated public policy institutes in Washington, D.C., the American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution, have produced a new joint report dealing more…

Donald SchwarzenTrump

by Star Parker -- Although there is a sense that Donald Trump's unusual and outlandish run for the presidency is the first ever of its kind, this is not entirely true. Californians, more…

Thank the left for 2 places of moral chaos

by Star Parker -- We're in a world today increasingly defined by chaos. At home it's on our college campuses. Abroad it's spreading across the Middle East and spilling over into Europe. more…

Would Rubio really fight for conservative values?

by Star Parker -- I have written numerous laudatory columns about Marco Rubio, the young Republican senator from Florida, now a serious presidential contender. It is not hard to get enthusiastic about more…