Annie Holmquist

Annie Holmquist

Senior Writer

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Annie is a senior writer for Intellectual Takeout. In her role, she assists with website content production and social media messaging.  

Annie received a B.A. in Biblical Studies from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. She also brings 20+ years of experience as a music educator and a volunteer teacher – particularly with inner city children – to the table in her research and writing. 

In her spare time Annie enjoys the outdoors, gardening, reading, and events with family and friends.

Recent blog posts by this author

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

Have you ever heard the saying, “Don’t mess with Mama,” or even the snarky quip, “If Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy”? If so, it would appear you are ahead of French president Emmanuel Macron. He recently exhibited his ignorance about poking...

Academics Claim Their Non-PC Transgender Research is Being Censored

Academic publishing is being viewed with increasing skepticism the last several years. This skepticism, of course, is not helped with academic papers about the whiteness of pumpkins, oppressed squirrels, and dog rape, the latter being a hoax to...

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

In checking out the morning’s headlines, I discovered I had overlooked a very important event: Princess Eugenie’s wedding to Jack Brooksbank. I suppose I can’t really be blamed. Although a princess, Eugenie ranks ninth in succession to the...

The PC Crowd Goes After the Honored Dead

I recently picked up an old novel by author Maud Hart Lovelace entitled Emily of Deep Valley. Having read Lovelace’s celebrated Betsy-Tacy series for children and young adults a number of years ago, I expected a fun, carefree story that would offer...

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

Election time is nearing and individuals young and old are making their list, checking it twice, and… deciding which candidates are worthy of support. The younger generation is especially getting into the spirit of things, most recently...

‘Truth’ is ‘Disrespectful of Diversity’ Says Alberta Department of Education

Can a society which welcomes diversity find room in its group hug to embrace truth? One would think that the answer should be yes. After all, if every person, idea, or viewpoint is allowed, then why not truth? Sadly, the answer seems to be no...

A Progressive Explains Why the Left Downplays Family Structure

Modern society tends to think that given enough education, job opportunities, and equality advancement a child will be able to lift himself out of poverty and enjoy a successful life as an adult. But as a new study published by the Census Bureau...

Why Are Feminists Secretly Attracted to Chivalrous Men?

I recently ran across an article from The Conversation discussing the issue of “benevolent sexism.” For those feeling a bit foggy about the term “benevolent sexism,” please know you're not alone. As I read on, I discovered that I knew the...

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

Twenty years ago, Rosaria Champagne Butterfield was an up-and-coming professor of English literature at Syracuse University. While specializing in Critical Theory, she also headed up Syracuse’s Center for Women’s Studies. Through various events,...

Schools Are Wasting Student Time on Assignments Beneath Their Abilities

To look at international exams and results from various tests, one would think that America’s children are dimwits. Only a quarter of high school seniors are proficient in math. Thirty-seven percent of them are proficient in reading. And in science...

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