Star Parker

Posted September 01, 2014

Economist Milton Friedman said The economic race should not be arranged so everyone arrives at the finish line at the same time but so that everyone starts at the starting line at the same time.

Posted August 25, 2014

Tragedies, like what we are now witnessing in Ferguson, bring national attention to the ongoing, self-perpetuating realities of poverty and crime in these ghettos, and the liberals turn the discussion immediately to race rather than policies.

Posted August 18, 2014

Investopedia defines a “zero sum game” as “a situation in which one person’s gain is equivalent to another’s loss, so the net change in wealth or benefit is zero.”

Posted August 11, 2014

With, most recently, incumbent Republican Senators Pat Roberts in Kansas and Lamar Alexander in Tennessee winning their respective primaries, Tea Party challengers failed in all attempts in this primary cycle to defeat Senate incumbents.

Posted August 04, 2014

We now mark the one-year anniversary since important new regulatory restrictions on abortion were passed into law in Texas that protect life and make this nasty procedure safer for women that choose it.

Posted July 28, 2014

America is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Posted July 21, 2014

At least three states – North Carolina, Louisiana, and Arkansas – are red states with vulnerable Democrat Senators up for re-election that have large black populations.

Posted July 14, 2014

Senate and House Democrats are outraged by the Supreme Court’s decision in favor of Hobby Lobby in the firm’s lawsuit seeking exemption from the Obamacare mandate that employers provide, free of charge, contraceptives to employees.

Posted July 07, 2014

A world in which America stands for nothing is a world that becomes exactly what it is becoming today – chaotic and dangerous.

Posted June 30, 2014

Incumbent Republican Senator Thad Cochran’s successful game plan, which drove his run-off victory over Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel for Mississippi’s Republican Senate nomination, was unconventional.

Posted June 23, 2014

Last week’s California superior court decision, which struck down teacher tenure law in California public schools, is good news for everyone worried about America’s future.

Posted June 16, 2014

Just when Tea Party obituaries were being sounded around the country, Washington fixture of 42 years, Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran, loses to upstart Tea Party candidate Chris McDaniel.

Posted June 09, 2014

Anyone that wants to know what is wrong with today’s Republican Party need only look to the state of Mississippi.

Posted June 02, 2014

The Commerce Department reports that first quarter GDP contracted by one percent. The Wall Street Journal notes that a contraction of GDP during a time not in recession is rare.

Posted May 26, 2014

Talk about Republican Party differences between the “establishment” and the Tea Party is taking attention from where it really needs to be focused - on the real issues facing the nation.

Posted May 19, 2014

In 1831, a French aristocrat named Alexis de Tocqueville arrived in America and spent several years travelling and studying life in the communities of the new nation.

Posted May 12, 2014

What’s all the crowing about regarding North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis’ victory in the North Carolina Republican Senate primary this week? I’m talking about the crowing that this is some kind of defeat for the Tea Party.

Posted May 05, 2014

Suddenly we can’t seem to get race out of the news.

Posted April 28, 2014

The big themes that one walks away with is that America is getting older, less white, less religious, less traditional, and less patriotic. These trends suggest big questions regarding the future of the country and what the implications are regarding our politics and public policy.

Posted April 21, 2014

In January of 2013 T.W. Shannon established two milestones. He became the first black speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. And, at the age of 34, he became Oklahoma’s youngest House speaker in history.