Star Parker

Star Parker is president of the Coalition on Urban Renewal & Education

Most Recent Articles by Star Parker :

This happened to me in Texas

Mar 1, 2012 — Star Parker

Police escorted me across campus to protect me from radical black liberals who came out to protest my speech at Texas A&M University the other night. Sadly, these are the next generation of black leaders, the indoctrinated supporters of Obama.

Rights, responsibilites and health care

Jun 1, 2009 — Star Parker

Want to know what troubles our American health care system?

No thanks to government health care plantation

May 26, 2009 — Star Parker

Four Republicans—Senators Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Richard Burr of North Carolina along with Congressmen Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Devin Nunes of California—have fired the first salvo in the great health care reform debate.

Moral relativism and Obama at Notre Dame

May 18, 2009 — Star Parker

In a letter to the 2009 graduating class of Notre Dame, Father John Jenkins, the university’s president, explains why he is “proud” to have President Barack Obama speak and be honored at his university.

Welcome to the new capitalism: Law and contracts no longer have meaning

May 5, 2009 — Star Parker

Listening to Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, we get a sense of the “new capitalism” that our new Democratic leadership tells us America needs.

Obama’s middle east policy shows change in values

Apr 28, 2009 — Star Parker

Barack Obama’s obvious comfort level with leaders of un-free countries shouldn’t surprise anyone. He is not only our first black president. He is also our first president who doesn’t like the free country he was elected to lead and feels his job is to change it.

Christian conservatism just getting started

Apr 14, 2009 — Star Parker

There are some today who suggest that Christian conservatism as a political force is over.

Embracing our future by ignoring our past

Apr 7, 2009 — Star Parker

The Congressional Budget Office, the economic forecasting arm of the Congress, now reports that the Social Security trust fund is almost in the red. They project that the fund’s surplus next year will be a scant $3 billion.

Gospel of dependence from National Urban League

Apr 1, 2009 — Star Parker

The National Urban League has just issued its annual State of Black America report. It provides a troubling statistical snapshot of where blacks stand today in our country.

We’ve legalized theft in America

Mar 24, 2009 — Star Parker

It says something about the dismal state of affairs in our country today by what outrages folks.

Time for Steele to go as RNC chair

Mar 17, 2009 — Star Parker

This is not a time when we can muddle through with a leader who is not sure who he is, who is not clear about the principles of his party, and who is not consumed with the importance of the cultural war that we now confront

The missing Black-GOP conversation

Mar 10, 2009 — Star Parker

- Star Parker and Ken Blackwell

Attorney General Eric Holder recently called for a more frank national conversation on race. We agree - because the lack of it helps explain why black voters vote monolithically for Democrats, despite compelling evidence that Democratic Party policies have profoundly damaged America’s black communities.

Inner cities a snapshot of America’s future

Mar 10, 2009 — Star Parker

Blacks are not given enough credit for being trendsetters in America.

Obama on education: right talk, wrong walk

Mar 5, 2009 — Star Parker

I share President Obama’s concerns about education. We certainly need to do a better job, particularly in our low-income communities.

Why Christians must be politically active

Mar 2, 2009 — Star Parker

Christians face an ongoing paradox regarding engagement in political life in our country.

The end of the American Dream

Feb 25, 2009 — Star Parker

As our new political leadership leads us into the fiscal twilight zone, is it too much to ask for a little honesty as they do it?

Root of nation’s economic crisis is moral crisis

Feb 23, 2009 — Star Parker

Posted Feb 16th on CURE
A travesty of justice has occurred in Oakland, California. But realities surrounding this local issue point to how the economic crisis in our nation is symptomatic of and flows from a deeper fundamental moral crisis.

Back on Uncle Sam’s Plantation

Feb 17, 2009 — Star Parker

Six years ago I wrote a book called “Uncle Sam’s Plantation.” I wrote the book to tell my own story of what I saw living inside the welfare state and my own transformation out of it.