Freedom has a flavor the protected shall never know

For those that will fight for it...FREEDOM ...has a flavor the protected shall never know.L/Cpl Edwin L. "Tim" Craft, B Co 3rd AT's, Khe Sanh Combat Base, February, 1968 They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.Benjamin Franklin, Memoirs of the Life & Writings of Benjamin … Continue reading Freedom has a flavor the protected shall never know

Applications to homeschool crash North Carolina government website

North Carolina already has the highest percentage of homeschoolers in the country. It would seem parents are yanking their children from public schools like mad this year: Many parents across North Carolina want to home-school their children because of COVID-19 and the uncertainty in the fall. As a result, the state’s nonpublic education system’s website … Continue reading Applications to homeschool crash North Carolina government website

The key to improving Amazon’s homeschooling recommendations – train the algorithm

Someone recently asked me how it is that I find so many excellent educational materials for children. Do I belong to some fantastic mommy group? I do have a handful of friends who send me brilliant ideas for sure. But the answer, for the most part, is (1) I spend a lot of time playing … Continue reading The key to improving Amazon’s homeschooling recommendations – train the algorithm

Privileged white liberals and performative concern

One of the most fascinating aspects of this political moment, I think, is the degree to which it illustrates how white liberals can make literally anything be about themselves. There is no issue so serious that white liberals cannot turn it into an opportunity to masturbate to their own emotional well-being. A black man is … Continue reading Privileged white liberals and performative concern