By Star Parker | 11/29/13 08:54 AM
As we experience more of the unpleasant realities of the Affordable Care Act, Americans are questioning, finally, the forthrightness and honesty of their president in his selling of this law.
By Star Parker | 11/22/13 05:49 PM
I have lined up my Christmas presents this year for President Obama and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. I will send them both a copy of the last book written by one of greatest economists of the last century, and winner of the Nobel Prize in economics in 1974, F.A....
By Star Parker | 11/15/13 05:38 PM
If the last two presidential elections tell us anything, it’s that Republicans don’t succeed with candidates who lack clear vision and conviction consistent with the party’s conservative platform.
By Star Parker | 11/08/13 01:03 PM
Post-mortems now gushing forth about why Ken Cuccinelli, conservative Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, lost to Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a business-as-usual political retread from the Clinton crowd, tell us more about who produces this punditry than what reality actually might be.
By Star Parker | 11/01/13 08:05 PM
It is quite possible that the presidential election of 2016 will be a defining moment for the nation and for the Republican Party. Not so for the Democratic Party. There’s no controversy among Democrats about what America should be and what their party is about. Big government, welfare state...
By Star Parker | 10/25/13 01:20 PM
Political discussions commonly assume there are two separate sets of issues. There’s a social agenda — issues such as abortion and marriage. And there’s an economic agenda — issues such as federal spending, debt, taxes and government entitlement programs. It’s usually assumed that...
By Star Parker | 10/18/13 04:22 PM
A number of years ago, I was between flights on a business trip and sitting in an airport restaurant having lunch. It was right after the 2008 presidential election, and I knew that the election of America’s first black president, a man of the hard left, would make my job bringing a...
By Star Parker | 10/15/13 03:24 PM
We ought to think about the cultural roots of the budget crisis in Washington. The political Left says the shutdown is all about an ideological tantrum of a handful of Republicans.
By Star Parker | 10/04/13 12:48 PM
Let’s get clear about the political realities behind the budget impasse in Washington and the government shutdown. Nothing captures the distortions being perpetrated more than the headline of a Washington Post column by columnist Anne Applebaum. “The GOP undermines democracy,” it reads....
By Star Parker | 09/29/13 03:35 PM
Among the pearls of wisdom conveyed in Ecclesiastes is that everything has its time: “A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot ... a time for war and a time for peace.” The founders of the United States drew up a constitution to serve as an operating...
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