Southern Red States More Diverse Than Yankee Blues

Southern Red States More Diverse Than Yankee Blues

As someone constantly defending conservative ideas and concepts in government and education, one criticism I have consistently heard from detractors concerning “red states” (those that historically support conservative political candidates and causes) is that our collective intellect is suspect, and proof of that can be found in our historically poor education systems. They point to […]

The Fight

The Fight

Let me admit from the outset that this is kind of awkward timing for a piece centered on the recently announced Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight. The bout was, after all, made official less than two weeks ago, and won’t be upon us until May 2, nearly two months out. By running this column right now, […]

Parents Can Now Breathe Easy

Parents Can Now Breathe Easy

The wait is finally over. If your kid is going to a magnet school in Augusta, Georgia, for the 2015-2016 school year, you know it by now. The letters went out much sooner than anyone imagined. We were told we’d know “before spring break,” but nothing else. Once I heard a letter might be in […]