Examiner columnist Star Parker is an author, and president of CURE, the Coalition for Urban Renewal and Education (www.urbancure.org
). She is syndicated nationally by Scripps Howard News Service.
As President Barack Obama announced his analysis of how the Christmas Day near-miss terrorist attack occurred, Democratic Senate and House leaders conferred in secret to produce a health care reform bill.
Despite extensive information on the would-be terrorist, each piece of which was incriminating on its own, the man evaded a vast government bureaucracy and almost blew up a plane filled with Americans. Read More
When, earlier this year, the Obama administration set health care reform into motion, word was that they carefully studied the tactical failures of Hillarycare, with resolution to avoid the same mistakes.
Ironically, but not surprisingly, they have repeated them all.
That’s not to say that the door has shut on Obamacare. Something still may pass. But the victory will be pyrrhic. Read More
“The Blind Side” is a beautiful new film based on a magnificent and heartwarming true story. But I hope that the many who see it do not simply walk out all aglow. The movie should also produce some concern.
This story about hopelessness transformed into achievement should be a typically American story. We should be concerned that increasingly this is not the case — it is the exception that should be the rule. Read More
Contrary to a popular fallacy that science and religion are at odds with each other, it’s quite the opposite.
Science and religion are the best of friends. And like good friends, they complement each other and produce beautiful music together.
Take the recent incident of the young woman in Bryan, Texas — the director of the Planned Parenthood abortion mill down there — who had a change of heart and quit her job when she saw, for the first time, an unborn child on an ultrasound screen. Read More
In an interview with Newsmax.com, President Bill Clinton offered good advice to Republicans. He said they need to shake off the “party of no” image and get positive. Clinton raised the Republican’s 1994 “Contract with America” as an example of the kind of thing that needs to be done.