Rick Perry: A great presidential candidate

by Star Parker -- I would liken the crowded and growing field of Republican presidential candidates to a high-school class where the teacher asks an easy question. All hands go up. Americans more…

GOP must fight for minorities -- or lose

by Star Parker -- Republican pollster Whit Ayres' new book, "2016 and Beyond: How Republicans Can Elect a President in the New America," bears a crucial message. Republicans must make inroads into more…

Does Rubio have that Reagan magic?

by Star Parker -- Two new polls are showing a decisive bounce in the presidential run by Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. In an Economist/YouGov poll taken May 9-11, among the six more…

A government of laws, not of men

by Star Parker -- A column in the Washington Post last week, co-authored by two prominent Democrats, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, is entitled "How more…

Ben Carson and Baltimore

by Star Parker -- Regardless of how Dr. Ben Carson chooses to try to convince Republican voters that he should be their candidate for president, his personal story is particularly worthy of more…

Judge Bork -- a prophet on marriage

by Star Parker -- The late Judge Robert Bork wrote prophetically in 2004 that the only viable option left for protecting the institution of traditional marriage in the United States is amending more…

Make 2016 about America, not Hillary

by Star Parker -- When Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were battling for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, I was interviewed on one of the cable news shows. The host asked more…

Mike Pence, Republican martyr

by Star Parker -- The Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., issues a biennial fiscal policy report card for the nation's governors. The report grades governors on their success in streamlining state government more…