Browsing All posts tagged under »The Daily Signal (Star Parker)«

What’s Causing America’s Baby Bust?

March 11, 2021 by

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By Star Parker ~ When the COVID-19 pandemic started and lockdowns became part of our daily lives, some romantic souls were predicting that this would produce a baby boom. Now, as the data shows up, we see exactly the opposite. CBS obtained data from health departments in over two dozen states that shows “a 7% […]

Will The Real Racists In America Raise Their Hands?

January 7, 2021 by

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By Star Parker ~ While sitting in the Delta lounge in the Atlanta airport waiting for my flight back to Washington, a white gentleman approached me and struck up a conversation. Politics was on his mind, and seeing me, a black woman, he was sure that he had found a kindred spirit to share his […]

A Pastor’s Misguided Attack On Israel

December 29, 2020 by

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By Star Parker ~ What would our nation look like if every day, every American—of every background and ethnicity—were to wake up with the conviction that they are 100% responsible for the circumstances of their lives? No blame, no victimhood, no excuses saying that what is happening to them is because of someone else. It […]

No Longer The Democratic Party Of JFK

November 14, 2020 by

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By Star Parker ~ In this current era of no compulsory military service, Veterans Day takes on personal meaning to fewer and fewer Americans. When the country transitioned to a voluntary military in 1973, about 1% of the population served on active duty. Today, it is less than one-half of 1%. But perhaps we can […]

Stimulus Spending Benefits Politicians, Not Taxpayers

October 24, 2020 by

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By Star Parker ~ I recall several presidential elections ago, an elementary school teacher wrote a newspaper column about a mock election he held in his class. Two students were nominated by their classmates, and then they campaigned for their votes. Who won the election? One of the students presented an agenda and reasonably argued […]

The Left-Wing War On America’s Suburbs

August 23, 2020 by

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By Star Parker ~ The Trump administration recently rescinded a fair housing rule adopted in the early months of the Obama administration. The so-called Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule was an add-on to the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which was about preventing discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of housing. However, like so much […]

The Incoming Congress May Look Diverse, But Diversity Of Thought Is Dwindling

November 30, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ The headlines about the incoming 116th Congress scream that our representation has never been so “young,” so “blue,” so “diverse.” If diversity is about how people look, this Congress is very diverse. It’s a fact that there has never been so great a number of representatives who are women and people […]

A Lesson In Racial Politics From Florida

November 24, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ Now that, finally, the elections in Florida have reached a conclusion, there are lessons worth learning. One is on the subject of race. There was a fateful anomaly in racial voting in the governor’s race between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Rick DeSantis, now Florida’s governor-elect. Given that Gillum, formerly mayor […]

The Battle To MAGA Continues

November 8, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ America’s Founders demonstrated that government is art, not science. The secret is in balance. Biennial congressional elections strike the right balance for the need for stability with the need for change. Midterm elections take place with the continuity of a sitting president. Whoever is in the White House will continue in […]

Fake News Threatens Our Nation

November 1, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ President Donald Trump was right to tweet out: “There is great anger in our Country caused in part by inaccurate, and even fraudulent reporting of the news. The Fake News Media, the true enemy of the people, must stop the open & obvious hostility & report the news honestly and fairly. […]

The 2 Lessons We Should Learn From Apple’s Success

August 10, 2018 by

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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. The story of Apple is the story of Steve Jobs. He co-founded the company in 1976 at the age 21, was fired from […]

America Divided Against Itself, Again

June 29, 2018 by

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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 taking his life. Brooks was provoked by a passionate anti-slavery speech that Sumner had delivered in the Senate three days earlier, in which […]

Pride Month Has Become A Time For LGBT Activists To Pursue Political Enemies

June 22, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ In 2014, high-tech executive and CEO of Mozilla Brendan Eich was forced to resign from the company he helped found and build, because he made a $1,000 contribution to support traditional marriage in the California marriage referendum. According to accounts, Eich was subject to vicious attacks through social media for his […]