Bob Casey: An empty suit

by Star Parker -- Prospects for Sen. Rick Santorum's re-election bid are looking much better these days. Polls show that Pennsylvania State Treasurer Bob Casey's lead in their race has shrunk to more…

No competition, no education reform

by Star Parker -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonia Villaraigosa soon will exercise more control over Los Angeles' deeply troubled school system as result of legislation that California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected more…

Katrina, lies and videotape

by Star Parker -- Spike Lee took his cameras and crew to New Orleans to film a documentary about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. The four-hour production, which aired on HBO, is, more…

Corporate pandering lopsided to the left

by Star Parker -- A report issued recently by the Capital Research Center in Washington punctures illusions that tend to associate big corporations with right-wing or conservative causes. The report depicts a more…

Fantasyland in Connecticut

by Star Parker -- The executive director of MoveOn Political Action Committee did a victory dance on the opinion page of the Washington Post. He called Ned Lamont's defeat of Sen. Joe more…

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…