A recent headline from a Savannah local paper proclaims, “Experts say homeschooling ripe for abuse; law changes considered after two Effingham children found buried.” What it doesn’t tell you, however, makes it clear the “experts” are being dishonest in blaming homeschooling, and there is an obvious agenda behind this biased reporting. A whole ream of […]
A fairly recent poll confirms my sentiment in “Five Truths that Republicans Hate,” and much more. The Economist publishes a weekly “YouGov” poll online. For one such poll earlier this year, a central question focused on the public outcry over deficits: “If government spending is reduced in order to balance the budget, which one of […]
Recently Glenn Beck has rightly been lamenting the death of “common sense” in American government and law – a phenomenon which must be evident to many Americans over forty and manifest to every Bible-believing Christian. Philip K. Howard had complained against massive, hyper-detailed laws generated by regulatory bureaucracies to tell us what we must do in every situation – and leaving nothing to the common sense of the individual – in The Death of Common Sense; How Law Is Suffocating America (1995). Glenn’s guest Lori Borgman lamented the death of “Common Sense” in a great, now much-circulated satirical obituary in the March 15, 1998 Indianapolis Star.