Why we need
conservative judges

by Star Parker -- The characterizations we most commonly hear in contrasting liberal and conservative judges tend to use phrases such as "activism" vs. "restraint," and approaching the Constitution as a "living more…

The clueless NAACP

by Star Parker -- The NAACP has just concluded its 96th annual convention, and it makes me sad. I am sad because black America has real problems, and the NAACP and its more…

Freedom is an issue of maturity

by Star Parker -- I sat in my nail shop as the news came in about the London bombings. Aside from my own immediate reaction of disgust, it was interesting to watch more…

Freedom breeds generosity

by Star Parker -- President Bush is getting ready to head for Scotland to meet with heads of the other major industrialized nations where one of the big questions on the table more…

Klan conviction
stirs up memories

by Star Parker -- The conviction and sentencing this week of ex-Klansman Edgar Ray Killen in the murder of three young civil-rights workers in Mississippi in 1964 brings a rush of memories more…

School choice threatened

by Star Parker -- Thanks to an active school-choice movement, funded and staffed by dedicated and principled private citizens, an increasing number of American parents have the quintessentially American opportunity of choosing more…

Values must define the day

by Star Parker -- I have lived in Southern California for many years and am a veteran of the 1992 riots in South Central Los Angeles, provoked by the Rodney King affair. more…

In defense of Bill Cosby

by Star Parker -- If we gave ratings to books like we give to films, I would urge that Michael Eric Dyson's new book, "Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has the Black more…

The filibuster and Roe v. Wade

by Star Parker -- Polling on abortion reveals the complexities of the American psyche. On the one hand, the majority of Americans feel that abortion is morally wrong. Yet, at the same more…

Pushing a formula for getting poor

by Star Parker -- The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times featured stories over the last week about class and mobility in the United States. Despite drawing on largely different more…