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…

How Ted Cruz changed the campaign landscape

by Star Parker -- About a quarter of the way into the CNBC-hosted Republican debate at the University of Colorado, Sen. Ted Cruz reached back and cast a lightning bolt into the more…

Why Ben Carson is flying high

by Star Parker -- Americans are now in a historically long period of distrust and dissatisfaction regarding their government and their country. This goes a long way in explaining why political outsiders more…

Democrats: Welfare-state drug lords

by Star Parker -- Five liberal Democrat presidential candidates – one actually honest enough to label himself a socialist – appeared before the American public in their first debate. They made it more…

Who is a 'real' black?

by Star Parker -- Rupert Murdoch got the predictable avalanche of liberal pushback when he recently tweeted, "Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black president who can properly address more…

GOP key to victory: Black Christians

by Star Parker -- An ongoing point of contention in the Republican Party has been the extent to which clear identification with traditional Judeo-Christian values is a good idea. My sense is more…

A leadership lesson for Speaker Boehner

by Star Parker -- House Speaker John Boehner, who will step down at the end of October, said on "Face the Nation" Sunday, "We have got groups here in town, members of more…

Dr. Carson is right about Islam

by Star Parker -- Dr. Ben Carson is now under fire for suggesting the values of Islam are not consistent with those of the United States. NBC's Chuck Todd asked Dr. Carson more…

Government shutdown? Ted Cruz is right

by Star Parker -- Ted Cruz is once again talking about government shutdown. This time it is about funding for Planned Parenthood. And once again it is not going over well with more…