Getting the message out on Social Security

by Star Parker -- Rick Santorum has reason to worry about his upcoming bid for a third term as a U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. Polls are showing him behind Democrat Bob Casey more…

The Senate should go nuclear

by Star Parker -- The use of the Senate filibuster to block floor votes on judicial nominees, as Democrats have been doing, is a distortion of good government in the United States. more…

A papal message on socialism

by Star Parker -- In 1991, Pope John Paul II issued an encyclical called "Centesimus Annus." It is a sweeping and fascinating discussion about socialism, capitalism, the welfare state and the nature more…

We need to open the education marketplace

by Star Parker -- According to a study recently released by the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, high-school graduation rates in California are almost 20 percent less than those officially reported more…

Get real with Medicare,
Social Security

by Star Parker -- The Social Security and Medicare trustees have just issued their annual report on the state of these programs, and the picture is not pretty. The combined unfunded liability, more…

When rich Democrats
lock the plantation

by Star Parker -- President Bush's Social Security initiative has gotten off to a shaky start. However, polls indicate voters are warming up to the idea of personal retirement accounts. It's time more…

Philanthropy is the best foreign aid

by Star Parker -- Columbia professor Jeffrey Sachs intends to cut world poverty in half. He outlines his plan in a cover story in this past week's Time magazine. Sachs isn't just more…