Chris Christie is no presidential contender

by Star Parker -- If the last two presidential elections tell us anything, it's that Republicans don't succeed with candidates who lack clear vision and conviction consistent with the party's conservative platform. more…

Cuccinelli's defeat: Blame the Republican Party

by Star Parker -- Politics is in the eye of the beholder. Post-mortems now gushing forth about why Ken Cuccinelli, conservative Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, lost to Democrat Terry McAuliffe, more…

Cruz-Carson 2016

by Star Parker -- The presidential election of 2016 will be a defining moment for the nation and for the Republican Party. Not so for the Democratic Party. There's no controversy among more…

Why family issues are economic issues

by Star Parker -- Political discussions commonly assume there are two separate sets of issues. There's a social agenda – issues like abortion and marriage. And there's an economic agenda – issues more…

The tea party is not going away!

by Star Parker -- A number of years ago I was between flights on a business trip and was sitting in an airport restaurant having lunch. It was right after the 2008 more…

Leftism = moral and material poverty

by Star Parker -- We ought to think about the cultural roots of the budget crisis in Washington. The political left says the shutdown is all about an ideological tantrum of a more…

Tea party is the solution, not the problem

by Star Parker -- Let's get clear about the political realities behind the budget impasse in Washington and the government shutdown. Nothing captures the distortions being perpetrated more than the headline of more…