Star Parker

I think most of us would like to believe that someone with this much power is a man of character and integrity.

In the midst of it all, Orszag announced his engagement to a journalist. While at the same time, he and a former girlfriend announced the birth, just weeks earlier, of their out-of-wedlock child.

Along with his new out-of-wedlock baby, Orszag had joint custody of two children produced in his first, failed marriage.

I wouldn't trust this guy to run errands for me, let alone trust him with trillions of dollars and designing a health care system in which bureaucrats will determine who gets what health care and ultimately, yes, who lives and who dies.

Now that we learn that Weiner’s wife Huma is pregnant, I guess we're supposed to shed crocodile tears for her. But she's part of the Weiner culture, working for years as an aide to Hillary Clinton. Maybe she can find solace in Hillary's wisdom, stated during her presidential campaign, that "Fairness doesn’t just happen. It requires the right government policies."

Huma was also comfortable having her wedding ceremony officiated by the serial sleaze par excellence, Bill Clinton.

The founders were right. Limited government enforced by a functioning constitution is our only hope.

Star Parker is an author and president of CURE, Center for Urban Renewal and Education. She can be reached at

Star Parker

Star Parker is founder and president of CURE, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a 501c3 think tank which explores and promotes market based public policy to fight poverty, as well as author of the newly revised Uncle Sam's Plantation: How Big Government Enslaves America's Poor and What We Can do About It.