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Let Them Play!

Let Them Play!

Can a lack of recess actually detract from learning?

Flee the schools?

Flee the schools?

5 Initial Steps to Homeschooling

Should We Switch New Year's Day Back to September 1?

Should We Switch New Year's Day Back to September 1?

There's precedent for it.

Character Education: Should More Schools Be Providing It?

Character Education: Should More Schools Be Providing It?

The general public seems to believe so.

Stillness Lost

Stillness Lost

Does modern man need to recapture this in his life?

Should More Americans Return to Gardening?

Should More Americans Return to Gardening?

Even if you live in the heart of the city, you’d be amazed at how much a garden can save money.

11 Painfully Accurate Quotes from Hazlitt's "Economics in One Lesson"
Inflation Has Consequences

Inflation Has Consequences

From the Austrian School economist

Motley Fool Columnist: Why Americans Should Stop Whining and Be Thankful

Motley Fool Columnist: Why Americans Should Stop Whining and Be Thankful

According to Morgan Housel, there are "50 Reasons We're Living Through the Greatest Period in World History."

8 Frightening Characteristics of Propaganda

8 Frightening Characteristics of Propaganda

These sound familiar...

13 Quotes from Cicero

13 Quotes from Cicero

2,000-year-old wisdom still applies today.

3 Excellent Children's Authors You May Not Have Heard Of

3 Excellent Children's Authors You May Not Have Heard Of

They deserve a much wider readership.

The Road to Character

The Road to Character

In order to lead meaningful lives we need to dig below the surface of worldly ambition and success. 

The Best Lines about the “Deez Nuts” Presidential Candidacy

The Best Lines about the “Deez Nuts” Presidential Candidacy

227 years ago, the presidential race consisted of names such as George Washington, John Adams, and John Hancock. In 2015, the frontrunners are Donald Trump and now, "Deez Nuts."

Real Justice

Real Justice

You're not good just because you identify as a minority. 

Augustine: There's No Such Thing as a Harmless Lie

Augustine: There's No Such Thing as a Harmless Lie

Many argue that we live in a decadent society, but apparently, that society still doesn’t tolerate lies and the lying liars who tell them.

Thank you, PolitiFact!

Thank you, PolitiFact!

They set the record straight on federal spending categories. You have to see the chart. 

Why Families are Abandoning Public Schools

Why Families are Abandoning Public Schools

"I got through public school, but it was never something I thought was an option for my children."

For Money could not Keep

For Money could not Keep

A warning against debasing currency from 1944.

Another Lesson in Economics

Another Lesson in Economics

Will governments ever learn?

Pass a Literacy Test to Vote?

Pass a Literacy Test to Vote?

The above image is a literacy certificate which one of our staff members brought to the office.

School Spending: Higher Than You Might Think

School Spending: Higher Than You Might Think

Americans don’t have a clue how much money the country spends on education.

The Universal Orphanage

The Universal Orphanage

The alternative to the vigorous family.

Shouldn't Black Lives Matter Express More Outrage About This?

Shouldn't Black Lives Matter Express More Outrage About This?

By all accounts, the education system has failed the black community.

The Economist's Very Balanced Article on Black Lives Matter

The Economist's Very Balanced Article on Black Lives Matter

BLM has some legitimate complaints, but their excessive rhetoric may work against them.

We Need More Gentlemen Today

We Need More Gentlemen Today

Take a look at Newman's famous description of one.

Famous People Who Achieved Success Later in Life

Famous People Who Achieved Success Later in Life

It's never too late to learn.

This Unique Form of Education is Putting Normal District Schools to Shame

This Unique Form of Education is Putting Normal District Schools to Shame

Research suggests this as a successful alternative.

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