Month: May 2011

Ron Paul and Raw Milk

Kudos to Texas Senator Ron Paul for introducing some sensible legislation regarding raw milk! Milk and dairy products are a food and should not be regulated any differently than other foodstuffs. We all purchase raw food all the time – eggs, meat, vegetables – and cook it or eat it raw according to preference. Why

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Month: May 2011

Idiots, Then School Boards

“In the first place God made idiots. That was for practice. Then He made school boards.” So says the wisdom of Mark Twain, and just this week, two separate incidents prove he’s not far off base. SHELTON, CONNECTICUT: High school senior and advanced placement student James Tate taped a message on the side of the

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Month: May 2011

A Heapin’ Helpin’ of Crazy

Five Texas schools will participate in an experimental study to record on video everything that children eat in the cafeteria. Each student is assigned a food tray with a bar code, a picture is snapped of the tray after the food is purchased and then again when the tray is returned to the kitchen, and

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Month: May 2011

Time for Homeschool Yearbooks!

Everyone enjoys a memento book for the year spent with friends and fellow students, but few people enjoy the time and labor of creating one, especially if the burden falls on just one or two people to create a yearbook for a whole group! Not to mention cost, a subject often dear to the homeschooler’s

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