Repost: 100 Reasons to Homeschool

READ list here I'm going to add one more reason to homeschool your precious children: to continue to see this look of joy and confidence on their faces as they grow and learn, rather than the grinding down of their personality and spirit as they try to fit in and conform to others' ideas of… Continue reading Repost: 100 Reasons to Homeschool

What Were They Thinking?! Why the Electoral College Remains Relevant

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LISTEN to podcast WATCH The Rubin Report Dave Rubin talks with Tara Ross about the Constitution and the Electoral College. ...people think the government has any power except things that are expressly prohibited, and it's actually the other way around. The federal government only has the power the Constitution expressly gives to it.Tara Ross in… Continue reading What Were They Thinking?! Why the Electoral College Remains Relevant

Exercising Our Right to Self-Determination

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Self-determination:free choice of one's own acts or states without external compulsion-Merriam-Webster Dictionary Nothing prevents self-determination. Nothing. You decide who you are by what you do. Photo by Autumn Goodman on Unsplash Blaming our situation on the past prevents us from succeeding in the present. And we cannot hold ourselves accountable for who we are or… Continue reading Exercising Our Right to Self-Determination

The Bleeding Few and the Oblivious Many

On this Veterans Day, I recommend Breach of Trust by Andrew Bacevich. The author posits that our reliance on 0.7% of the American population to carry out all our military efforts undermines our decision-making, our leadership, and our principles since nobody else has “skin in the game.” The Vietnam War was fought by American actors,… Continue reading The Bleeding Few and the Oblivious Many

On the Front Line: a Border Patrol Officer Speaks

Order of Man Podcast: Protect / Provide / Preside There are good people, who are making valid claims, that will go through the process the way it should be, but there's also those who are exploiting that particular loophole.Jason Owens Ryan Michler talks with Jason Owens, Chief Patrol Agent of the U.S. Customs and Border… Continue reading On the Front Line: a Border Patrol Officer Speaks

Agree to Disagree: Challenging Our Assumptions

Have you read anything here you disagreed with? Great! It means you are hearing another viewpoint—congratulations—and I am reaching a varied audience. Your viewpoint is valuable. It’s hard to say and to hear “I don’t agree with you” because we all just want to get along. However, meaty, memorable conversations have a civil back-and-forth with… Continue reading Agree to Disagree: Challenging Our Assumptions