How Do You Measure Success as a Parent?

(I started writing this and I think I'm going to break this into 2 pieces.)  As our eldest daughter prepares to graduate from high school in less than 6 months, I've had this post brewing in my mind for a while.  We will soon have successfully taken the first of seven children through K to … Continue reading How Do You Measure Success as a Parent?

Join me LIVE on the Annoying Peasant Radio Show Tuesday, May 5. @ 7:00 pm cst

I know I've been offline from posting for a while.   Hope to be back soon.  But, I wanted to invite all of you to join me as I guest host the Annoying Peasant Radio Show next Tuesday, May 5th at 7:00 pm cst.    I've appeared on the show a couple times already with my … Continue reading Join me LIVE on the Annoying Peasant Radio Show Tuesday, May 5. @ 7:00 pm cst

Liberty and Science

If you're a Libertarian like me, there are many predictable objections you'll hear repeatedly from critics on why government MUST exist. As I've written previously, I don't have a concrete plan for the world which is exactly WHY I favor Liberty vs. Coercion. However, allowing people to make decisions free from Government control makes some … Continue reading Liberty and Science

Behold: the two absolutely worst arguments against homeschooling

Right on the money.

The Matt Walsh Blog

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Here’s the email I received last week. I was saving it for today, as I’ll be speaking at a homeschool conference tomorrow:

*The subject line of this email was: “Not all public school teachers are the devil.”* 

Hi Matt,

I’ve been a pretty decent fan of some of your writings, and while I don’t always agree I find that you sometimes have an entertaining way of presenting your opinion. Anyway, all due respect, I find myself having a hard time continuing to follow you now that I’ve gone back and read through your views on education.

It doesn’t so much bother me that you seem to be PROUD of your lack of a college education. You seem to be of the lucky few smart enough to get away with having no real education to speak of (congratulations). What I can’t reconcile myself with is your vitriol and hatred for public…

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Do Informed Voters Produce Better Results?

You've probably seen video clips online of reporters / vloggers hanging around Polling Places during an election asking voters basic questions like "which party controls the Senate?", "Name 3 Congressmen", "Where is Ukraine?", etc. Don't know if he still does it, but Jay Leno used to have a segment called Jaywalk where he would go … Continue reading Do Informed Voters Produce Better Results?