No Compromise on Defunding Planned Parenthood

By Star Parker, The facedown in Congress on the federal budget must be about principles as well as absolute spending. No drunk will sober up if he only thinks about how much he drinks and not about why. There is nothing more repugnant and flagrantly misplaced in the federal budget than the $360 million taxpayers annually send to Planned … Read More

Should Michael Steele Stay as RNC Chairman?

By Star Parker, Next month the Republican National Committee will elect a chairman to lead their party into the 2012 presidential election. Current chairman Michael Steele, who has been a source of controversy throughout his two year tenure, is being challenged by a number of candidates. Many Republicans are unhappy with Steeleā€™s leadership style and management. But despite the … Read More

Republicans need to get back to business

by Star Parker There are now nine capable candidates vying for the chairman’s job at the Republican National Committee. The day of reckoning will be Jan. 29, when 168 committee members from around the country will vote their preference. The stakes are high this time around. It’s different when you are looking for a caretaker – someone to keep … Read More

Formula for GOP recovery: traditional values PLUS limited government

by Star Parker Now that Democrats have won the White House and have widened their margin of control in Congress, does this signify that American voters have moved to the left? Many Republicans question this claim. And a new report from the Pew Research Center seems to verify that America is still a right of center as a country. … Read More

Barney Frank and the politics of family values

by Star Barney Frank isn’t just another liberal. And he is much more than just an openly gay congressman. He is a powerful legislator who happens to be chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. This makes Frank a central and influential player in government’s response to the current mortgage crisis that has rocked our financial markets. The decisions … Read More