New Criticisms of Common Core Standards: They Cause Brain Damage and May Lead to a National Mob

This is pretty silly.Joan Landes is a "clinical mental health therapist" from Utah. She has a master's degree in counseling, and as far as I can determine, no particular training in neuroscience.In this video, you will learn that common core causes kids to use emotional words that will harm their brains, that the Columbine and Sandy Hook shootings were related to modern changes in children's literature, that reading information is not necessary because children can use Google and get … [Read more...]

Daily Caller on David Barton: Christian professors had the temerity to call out his awful, error-ridden book

That's how the Daily Caller plugged my op-ed, What's Behind David Barton's War on Christian Colleges?Research demonstrates that, on balance, Christian colleges support the faith commitments of students. Why would David Barton say otherwise?Go read my Daily Caller piece on the subject. … [Read more...]

League of the South Board Member Speaks to Florida Public High School Student Group

The Institute on the Constitution did not succeed in getting their course on the Constitution in the Springboro (OH) school district but they may have found a way into a public school in Florida. According to posts on the IOTC Facebook page, director of IOTC and League of the South board member Michael Peroutka spoke to the American Club at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, FL. Watch:Post by Institute on the Constitution.According to the young man in the video, the club … [Read more...]

David Barton Continues Attack On Christian Colleges

For the last two weeks David Barton has been on the Andrew Wommack Show talking about Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims. There have been so many things worthy of a post but I just don't have time.On the last broadcast dated 11/29 but online now, Barton continues his attacks on Christian colleges and their professors.  Watch:I asked the Barna Group and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities about Barton's claim that half of students at Christian colleges leave Christianity. … [Read more...]

David Barton: Half Of Students In Christian Colleges Leave Church Due To Pagan Professors

During what is listed as Thursday's broadcast on Kenneth Copeland's Believer's Voice of Victory program, David Barton said at 10:48 into the clip: Those in authority include those in our education system, for example, in our universities. Last Friday, when we pointed out about education, now between 71-88% of our Christian kids who go to college are renouncing their faith at college, and that over 50% of our Christian kids who go to Christian colleges are renouncing their faith at Christian … [Read more...]

David Barton: There Are About A Dozen Colleges That Are Right

These days David Barton's historical work would not well received at many colleges and universities. There are dozens of Christian academics, and many more outside of Christian settings, who have raised significant questions about Barton's accuracy and conclusions. However on his broadcast yesterday (Oct. 16), he suggested that there are about a dozen Christian colleges which are receptive to him. Barton said: There's about a dozen universities out there across America that we know of and deal … [Read more...]

Springboro Confederate Flag Waving, League of the South Defender Says He Was Misunderstood

This is why it is good to shine light in dark places.Defending the indefensible often leads to backpeddling.In actuality, Sonny Thomas, the fellow who showed up at the Springboro School Board meeting and defended the Constitution course written by a League of the South board member didn't back off much. He now says he was trying make a point about symbolism. I guess in a way he did what he set out to do. However, the symbolism which most people associate with the Confederate flag is … [Read more...]

Fireworks at Springboro Ohio School Board Meeting

I wasn't at the Springboro School Board meeting, but I talked to someone who was and I am following several twitter accounts to get a sense of the fireworks that took place. Local news reporters were there and I will provide more information as I find it.According to the person I spoke with and a tweet (see below), one speaker unfurled a Confederate flag in defense of the League of the South.Springboro board of mtg- tea party speaker waives confederate flag during his speech! … [Read more...]