Is It a Bad Apple or a Bad Orchard?
A petition is being circulated by the Loudoun County YRs demanding the recall of Democratic Loudoun BoCS Chair Phyllis Randall – the first woman of color in Virginia’s history to be elected Chair of a County Board – because she attended and participated in a Black Lives Matter rally during a pandemic. Hey, Loudoun County Young Republicans, read the freaking room.
What Have We Become?
The Greatest Generation isn’t known as such because they beat the Nazis and dropped the nuke; they are the greatest because of their collective effort to put the country first. We, however, have become a generation of whiney, sniveling, babies. Thank the sweet baby Jesus that this was not the generation asked to face down Hitler and Hirohito, because if it had, we’d all be speaking German or Japanese.
If We Treated Public Schools Like Homeschools
Parents who homeschool are regularly held to a different standard than those who choose to send their children to public schools. So what if people discussed public schools the way that they discuss homeschool? Would we question parents’ motivations to send their children to public school?
10 Pieces of Advice and Resources for the Suddenly Homeschooling
This is our thirteenth year homeschooling, but for some of y’all I know this is your 13th day quarantine homeschooling. Welcome to the dark side. Don’t worry, we won’t make you wear a prairie dress on your first day. No really, let’s get real about teaching your kids at home.
I’m No Expert, But I Have Some Ideas
The single most important thing is that we work together to get through this ordeal.
Never Will I Ever
In the end, it is better to say, “I disagree with you, but I can see how you arrived at that conclusion,” rather than, “I am right, and you are evil.”
I Am the Actress. I Speak For the Girls.
As we enter another season of awards shows, prepare yourself for the onslaught of condescension coming from the Hollywood elite explaining how enlightened they are and how clueless the rest of us are.
Wilmer McLean: A Prophetic Analogy for Moderate Republicans
For the moderate Republican, there is no shock this time, no hoping that we will all wake up from this nightmare in which our Party is no longer recognizable.
Her First Time Voting
I thought that watching my daughter vote for the first time would be my proudest moment this chilly November morning, but I was wrong – it was hearing her tell me how much it meant to her.
31st District Campaign Becomes a Smear Campaign
The truth matters and voters have a right to hear it.