Washington: Detached from reality

by Star Parker -- Here's two ways to think about the "fiscal cliff" deal that just took place in Washington. You are sitting at dinner and the television is on, broadcasting the more…

Blacks should embrace NRA's proposal

by Star Parker -- What is the essence of freedom? Property and a gun. I never met my grandfather, but that's the lesson I took from his life. He was one generation more…

The lesson of Sandy Hook

by Star Parker -- Nothing strikes deeper to the heart than the loss of children. It's one more reason why the horror in Newtown, Conn., has hurt our nation so badly. I more…

Tea partiers must hang tough

by Star Parker -- Now, suddenly, the tea party is everybody's whipping boy. Liberals, in the wake of the election, gloat about what they see as liberalism's return to the mainstream and more…

If politicians were honest ...

by Star Parker -- The crisis du jour in Washington now dominating the news, the so-called "fiscal cliff," is but the latest in seemingly endless political crises we shouldn't be having. We more…

The Republican Hispanic challenge

by Star Parker -- Although Mitt Romney took flak for his statement that he lost the election because President Obama bestowed "gifts" on key parts of the electorate, what he said is more…

Redefining marriage: Sign of a lost society

by Star Parker -- One significant development in the recent election was votes in four states approving same-sex marriage initiatives. Until now, all previous state referenda to approve same-sex marriage – 32 more…

GOP: Talk more values, not less

by Star Parker -- Here's an excerpt from a letter I received the other day from a college professor: "… throughout this election I discussed with students the differences between ideologies. The more…

Racial divide worse
under Obama

by Star Parker -- The headline of a recent article by the Washington Post's Peter Wallsten capsulizes, inadvertently, the supreme paradox of the Obama presidency. "Obama struggles to balance African America's hopes more…