Urban violence begins in broken homes

by Star Parker -- The Chicago Tribune reported a big drop in violence in Chicago this past weekend. Forty people were shot. This down from the weekend before, when 74 were shot. more…

Trillion-dollar lessons from Apple

by Star Parker -- Apple has become the first U.S. company in history to attain a trillion-dollar valuation. Here are a few thoughts about the relevance of this to our country today. more…

Trumps economic renaissance

by Star Parker -- When I read that the economy is growing strongly, it makes me happy. But in politics, good news is not enough. You have to decide who gets credit more…

GOP Senate should pass this bill

by Star Parker -- It is rare these days in Washington to see bipartisan support for anything, let alone for a major issue with far-reaching implications for the nation. This is why more…

Abortion and the Constitution

by Star Parker -- As we enter into what surely will be another contentious confirmation process for a new Supreme Court justice, let's consider underlying realities that deeply divide us and make more…

The socialist lies of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

by Star Parker -- Now that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has rocketed into the national spotlight as result of her stunning primary victory over incumbent Democrat Joe Crowley in New York's 14th Congressional District, more…

The end of 'reasoned discourse' in America

by Star Parker -- On May 22, 1856, Rep. Preston Brooks entered the floor of the United States Senate, approached abolitionist Sen. Charles Sumner and beat the senator with a cane, almost more…

Why can't we fix Social Security and Medicare?

by Star Parker -- Each year, the trustees of Social Security and Medicare issue their report delivering the news, invariably dismal, about the financial condition of the nation's two largest entitlement programs. more…