Star Parker

Posted December 15, 2014

The story is told that when Tennessee frontiersman Davy Crockett served in the US Congress (between 1827 and 1835) he voted for a bill appropriating $20,000 for relief for victims of a fire that broke out in Georgetown.

Posted December 08, 2014

One of President Ronald Reagans most famous quips was that the nine most terrifying words in the English language are Im from the government and Im here to help you.

Posted December 06, 2014

One of President Ronald Reagans most famous quips was that the nine most terrifying words in the English language are Im from the government and Im here to help you.

Posted November 29, 2014

Pain is part of life as is, hopefully, joy. As we read in the book of Ecclesiastes, there is a time to cry and a time to laugh. But real tragedy is disaster we bring on ourselves. Disaster that comes from refusal to learn from mistakes.

Posted November 24, 2014

The executive order, which President Obama has issued, granting amnesty to millions of individuals now residing illegally in our country, should make clear the profound disregard our president has for American voters, our constitution, and our two-party system.

Posted November 17, 2014

New Gallup polling on party favorability ratings should be useful reading for leaders of the Democratic Party who are still in denial about the meaning of the Republican sweep in the recent elections.

Posted November 10, 2014

I am a conservative. I believe in the truth of traditional values, of limited government, and free markets. And I believe in personal freedom and that it is not possible without all the above.

Posted November 08, 2014

I am a conservative. I believe in the truth of traditional values, of limited government, and free markets.

Posted November 07, 2014

This is a time to rejoice in the blessings of freedom that Americans have and to pray that more Americans, and particularly black Americans, embrace it.

Posted November 03, 2014

Some call the fear and hate ad campaigns being orchestrated by Democratic Party supporters to boost black turnout in next Tuesdays congressional elections desperation.

Posted October 27, 2014

Prospects that three term Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu will return to the US Senate to represent Louisiana for a fourth term are looking increasingly bleak. Senator Landrieu has good reason to be concerned.

Posted October 20, 2014

Former Democrat House Speaker Tip ONeills political wisdom that All politics is local has been a staple in political thinking for many years.

Posted October 13, 2014

Republicans need to pick up six seats in November to gain control of the Senate.

Posted September 29, 2014

Over the last 12 years, the percentage of Americans that think religion is losing influence in American life has increased dramatically. In 2002, 52 percent of those surveyed said religion is losing influence. In 2014, 72 percent of Americans said religion is losing influence.

Posted September 22, 2014

Our national debate on immigration policy centers on a paradox. We must become aware of it and deal with it.

Posted September 15, 2014

This is my third consecutive column about the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black youth, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

Posted September 08, 2014

Eight days before 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, he received his high school diploma from Normandy High School in the Normandy School District near Ferguson.

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.”