The discomfort that the far-right is trying so hard to shelter their children from is that of the flood of reality that has broken through the levies of their white privilege bubbles. The calls to “make America great again,” and the harkening back to the “good old days,” is actually a desperate plea for a return to insulation and ignorance.
In case you missed it, in a Fox News interview with author turned politician, J.D. Vance, this past week, Tucker Carlson said that he was bewildered by the fact that … Continue reading Schools Are Not Grooming Your Kids to Be Gay or Trans
During the recent congressional hearings for Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Republican Senator Ted Cruz (Texas), brought into question the judge’s views on Critical Race Theory. He presented several books … Continue reading Far Right Terrified of Teaching Anti-Racism
Imagine walking into a preschool classroom full of precious and impressionable little children. The teacher entrusted with keeping these precious, innocent children safe and preparing them to go into kindergarten … Continue reading Christian Pre-School Teacher Leads 4-Year-Olds in Anti-Biden Chant
Dear Students of 2022, I am writing to try and express my empathy for you. I don’t envy your youth, to be quite honest. I’m a man who is quickly … Continue reading An Open Letter to Students in 2022
Justin Oakley and I sat down again for another chat and discussed the good, the bad, and the ugly of the latest session of the Indiana legislature. It sure was … Continue reading With Indiana’s congressional session now in the books, it’s time to take a breath and regroup
The uproar we are currently experiencing over the topic of the teaching of Critical Race Theory in schools is just the latest in a long history of unwarranted attacks from … Continue reading CRT is the latest in a long history of far right moral panic attacks against public education…remember Ebonics?
Last week, I wrote an article about the now national story of the teacher in Jimtown, Indiana who was caught on security cameras striking a student in the face. At that time, … Continue reading Teacher who struck student has long history of political indoctrination
I really appreciate all of you who take the time to read what I write here. Writing is my passion. I write a lot of things outside of my work … Continue reading Special Offer for My Readers Who Enjoy DIY Indie Music
Chances are you’ve seen the shocking video from Jimtown, Indiana that shows a veteran teacher slapping a student in the hallway. If you haven’t, you can see it here. It’s a … Continue reading Viral Video of Teacher Slapping Student Shines Spotlight on Our Mental Health Crisis
It feels like a victory. In the Indiana state legislature, House Bill 1134 has died. It is reason for celebration but cautious and measured celebration. If history has taught us … Continue reading HB 1134 is Dead. Remain Vigilant!
In my last article, I attempted to poke holes in the claim that the purpose of all these terrible pieces of Koch Brothers-backed, ALEC-written education legislation is to increase parental involvement … Continue reading When Parents Aren’t Involved, Teachers Pay the Price