Mel and Trent

by Star Parker -- You might say that Mel Gibson has had a Trent Lott moment. Gibson, the movie star and producer of "The Passion of the Christ" – suddenly under a more…

A presidential waste of time

by Star Parker -- A strange thing about President Bush's recent address to the NAACP annual meeting was the lack of pretense that this was anything but a partisan affair. Referring to more…

Less studies – more choice!

by Star Parker -- The National Center for Education Statistics, part of the U.S. Department of Education, has just released a study comparing the performance of fourth- and eighth-graders in public and more…

Black America's moral vacuum

by Star Parker -- So far this month there have been 14 homicides in Washington – almost one a day. Nearly 100 people have been murdered so far this year in the more…

Verbal terrorism

by Star Parker -- Conservatives had something to celebrate this past week in the way of a couple notable victories in battles in our ongoing cultural war. Two high courts, one in more…

'Progressives' blind to the past

by Star Parker -- The political left (read Democrats) rolled out road shows in black and white this past week to advertise their program for courting the strong bloc of "values" voters. more…

Is racial gerrymandering a solution?

by Star Parker -- Now that the Voting Rights Act renewal has been temporarily derailed in the House of Representatives, it's worth taking a moment to consider the baggage that this act more…

Black Caucus plays race card – again

by Star Parker -- The House of Representatives has voted to boot Louisiana Rep. William Jefferson off the Ways and Means Committee while he is being investigated on bribery charges. This immediately more…

Marriage amendment: It's not over yet

by Star Parker -- A gift from the Lord for which I remain eternally grateful is my inherent optimism. I am blessed with a natural inclination to see the glass half full more…

The 'gay' agenda is winning

by Star Parker -- The latest Gallup polling on attitudes regarding same-sex marriage shows a trend that should concern conservatives as well as all Americans. From the narrow view of just the more…