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After repeated failures of federally funded education programs, White House favors choice

After repeated failures of federally funded education programs, White House favors choice

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker Amidst the ongoing political noise and distractions in Washington, D.C., President Trump continues to focus on and address the nation’s most deep-seated problems. In the wake of signing a temporary funding bill to get the government back open, the president directed attention to one of our biggest problems. Education. […]

So what’s it gonna be: Moral self-governance or anti-harassment bureaucrats?

So what’s it gonna be: Moral self-governance or anti-harassment bureaucrats?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker The avalanche of sexual harassment claims, with new ones pouring forth daily, leads me to the wisdom of George Washington’s observation in his farewell address in 1796: “Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. … And let us with […]

Trump and evangelical Christians: 81 percent support and growing stronger

Trump and evangelical Christians: 81 percent support and growing stronger

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker President Trump addressed this year’s annual Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. He is the first sitting U.S. president to do so. The Values Voters Summit is hosted by the Family Research Council, an organization whose mission is addressing public policy and culture from a Christian point of view. […]

Why Judge Roy Moore resonates: Country’s moral crisis clear to many outside Washington

Why Judge Roy Moore resonates: Country’s moral crisis clear to many outside Washington

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker To the dismay of Washington’s Republican Senate leadership, Judge Roy Moore crushed Luther Strange in the runoff for the Republican nomination for the open Senate seat in Alabama, outpolling Strange by 9 percentage points. Senate Republican leadership, and President Trump, stood behind Strange. The Republican establishment doesn’t want their […]

America needed serious heath care reform, and these GOP senators said no

America needed serious heath care reform, and these GOP senators said no

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker With Maine Sen. Susan Collins announcing her opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill to reform Obamacare, she has slammed the door on this latest Republican effort to address our health care crisis. I’m just able to muster up one word to capture my sense of Senator Collins: Irresponsible. Collins expressed […]

Progress? Gallup confirms most Americans now dismiss the Ten Commandments

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll. The headline of the report speaks for itself: “Americans Hold Record Liberal Views on Most Moral Issues.” Gallup has been doing this poll since 2001, and the change in public opinion on the moral issues surveyed has […]

War on work: Subsidizing wasted human potential is not compassionate

War on work: Subsidizing wasted human potential is not compassionate

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker The number of Americans enrolled in Medicaid has increased from 29 million in 1990 to 73 million today — an increase of 252 percent over a period when the nation’s population increased 30 percent. Total spending on Medicaid today is $574 billion, 275 percent above the $209 billion of […]

Steve Jobs slashed failing Apple programs; Here’s how Americans like you and me can fix our government

Steve Jobs slashed failing Apple programs; Here’s how Americans like you and me can fix our government

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker Americans are justifiably frustrated regarding what is going on in Washington, D.C. But let’s not forget that we elect these folks. We may have a mess, but we can at least be proud that it’s our mess. There is one unique problem. Unlike business, where change can be made […]

Lessons unlearned from the ’92 LA riots

Lessons unlearned from the ’92 LA riots

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker This weekend marks 100 days of the Trump administration. This milestone also coincides with a very important anniversary. Twenty-five years ago, April 29, 1992, riots exploded in Los Angeles after four policemen were acquitted after being charged with the violent beating of Rodney King, caught on video for the […]

Remembering Jane Roe and the legacy she longed to undo

Remembering Jane Roe and the legacy she longed to undo

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker I first met Norma McCorvey some 20 years ago, soon after her Christian conversion. That conversion set her against the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion, and in which she was the plaintiff. Operating under the alias “Jane Roe”, McCorvey, 22 years old and pregnant with a […]