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Bible in Public School Curriculums?

July 11, 2024

Please Follow Along in Your Bible…?   Legislation across the nation which includes the Bible in public school curriculums is causing alarm among those who wish to see religion banished from the classroom. States including Florida, Texas, Louisiana, and Idaho have added provisions to their standards that include things like displaying the 10 Commandments in […]

Happy Independence Day!

July 4, 2024

Happy Independence Day!   How Americans Celebrate Independence Day Every year, millions of Americans gather around tables, grills, and backyards to celebrate the founding of our great country. After a day of baseball games and parades, most every town of any decent size will cap off the Fourth of July with a fireworks display, representing […]

A Birthday is Important to Celebrate

June 27, 2024

Birthdays Are Special On June 20, 2024, the great State of West Virginia celebrated its 161st birthday. On June 24, 2024, the author of this blog celebrated his 37th birthday. I have always enjoyed birthdays and the concomitant celebrations. Until this year, I’ve not really given much thought as to why I have always had […]

Snakes & Sparklers: An Economics Lesson

June 20, 2024

Snakes and Sparklers: An Economics Lesson I’m a firm believer that economics is everywhere. And we can learn the lessons of the discipline from even the most unlikely of sources. But first, I’ll begin with a more likely source, 1976 Nobel Laureate, Milton Friedman. In his 1993 essay, Why Government is the Problem, published by […]

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June 14, 2024

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What The West Virginia Watch Gets Wrong About the Hope Scholarship & School Choice

June 13, 2024

Responding to The WV Watch In a recent commentary piece, the WV Watch puts West Virginia’s Hope Scholarship squarely in its sights and holds no punches.  Here’s where they got it wrong.     Do the Math  The WV Watch claims that West Virginia’s schools need more money.   Like most states, West Virginia spends roughly […]

Bullying & School Choice

June 6, 2024

Bullying: Every Person’s Worst Nightmare It is every family’s worst nightmare, but it is the life the Teusch are living after their 10-year old son Sammy took his own life due to bullying at school. Sammy’s family says that the local school system, Greenfield-Central Community Schools in Greenfield, Indiana, was part of the problem. The […]


June 5, 2024

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