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Articles tagged government control

Contact Your Senators to Vote NO on UNCRPD

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What is the UNCRPD? Why do I oppose it? Why should you oppose it, too? Not only should you oppose the treaty you need to make sure that your senator knows that you oppose it. The UNCRPD is the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. It...
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The Fear and Danger of Missing Out

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by David
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I was missing out. Something prompted my daughter to address my ignorance and she played for me the Gangnam Style music video. A multitude of cultural references suddenly made sense. I could finally laugh at the joke, a joke that I previously failed to recognize. We...
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The Common Core State Standards Initiative and Centralized Control: An Idea that Simply Won’t Work

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“We believe parents are their children’s primary teachers not because parents know everything but because each child is uniquely (and wonderfully!) made and because the people who know and love a child best are the ones most motivated to help that child succeed.” We...
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Government: Something Old, Something New

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by David
Friday, 05 July, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Independence Day provides an opportunity for us to reflect on our nation’s founding principles. Our government has become so expansive and extensive, we can lose sight of the real purpose of government. I have wondered why humanity creates governments anyway. All...
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Sports: The Open Door for Government Control of Homeschooling in America

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Some people believe the “Tebow Laws,” which are being proposed in various states, are a positive advancement for homeschooling. However, I believe homeschoolers should seriously consider the following perspective: although it is, perhaps, mostly like-minded friends who...
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