Tag Archives: homeschooling

Update – South Dakota civics test fails

By Nathan Barton A quick follow-up on the South Dakota bill that would have required home-schoolers to pass a state-mandated (and -written) test on civics in order to get a valid high school diploma. It has (for now, at least) … Continue reading

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Consistency is a rare jewel

By Nathan Barton For me, integrity is the consistency of words and actions. Part of the way that you do that is to ask people questions on some of the most difficult issues that you confront. ‘Take me through where … Continue reading

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The Russians aren’t coming – they’re here!

By Nathan Barton I should have paid attention. I knew it was coming, no, I knew that the situation was grave. After all, hadn’t the wonderful folks over at Think Progress warned me? But I didn’t pay attention.  And now … Continue reading

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More blackrobe nonsense and insanity – mental illness in public schools

By Nathan Barton I am reminded of the poster: “I was so shocked by being told I am delusional, that I almost fell off my unicorn.” It seems that at least one Federal Judge believes that mental illness should be … Continue reading

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Stealing to reform or transform – what’s the big diff?

By Nathan Barton Jeff Bryant, in Our Future, has an article, “What Betsy DeVos calls “education transformation” is actually public theft.”  Again Steve notes correctly, “Amazing how “public theft” (the basis of ALL government schooling) becomes wrong only when your … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02C: More on wars and cops, fear and risk

By Nathan Barton A variety of news items today, starting with more on our Islamic wars, worldwide. France and Israel mourned and honored heroes in last week’s murder of 17 people by French Islamist terrorists in the Paris area, as … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01F: Warped senses of reality

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Irrational and warped senses of reality are around us everywhere, especially in government circles.  Today, there are several examples of that in recent news. How long will this continue?  France has suffered its worst terrorist … Continue reading

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