Common Core: Victory in Oklahoma!

July 15, 2014 Common Core: Victory in Oklahoma! For several years, Eagle Forum leaders across the nation have led the fight against the massive federal takeover of our schools known as Common Core. In Oklahoma, several dedicated organizations successfully worked … Continue reading

Common Core Becomes a Nightmare

Common Core Becomes a Nightmare by Phyllis Schlafly July 9, 2014 Americans are waking up to how bad Common Core really is for education, but its nightmare does not go away quickly. Liberal education bureaucrats (“educrats”) are now trying to … Continue reading

Americans Lose While Immigrants Gain

Americans Lose While Immigrants Gain by Phyllis Schlafly July 2, 2014 American-born workers have had a net loss in jobs since 2000, while all of the job growth since then has gone to immigrants, according to a remarkable new study … Continue reading

Supreme Court Update

June 30, 2014 Supreme Court Update The Supreme Court has ended its term by handing conservatives several qualified but important victories. In the areas of religious freedom, public-sector unionism, the pro-life movement, and executive overreach, the court dealt significant blows … Continue reading

Growing Rejection of Common Core

June 2014 Growing Rejection of Common Core The most controversial current issue in education today is clearly Common Core. It’s being more hotly debated than bullying, zero tolerance, sex ed, abortion, or even school lunches. Common Core is the title … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Eagle Forum Dinner

Help Eagle Forum PAC support Pennsylvania Congressional candidates! Please plan to attend one of these dinners to help support Pennsylvania Congressional candidates! All proceeds will be contributed to Pennsylvania Congressional Candidates. … Continue reading

Furor About Plan for Illegal Kids

Furor About Plan for Illegal Kids by Phyllis Schlafly June 25, 2014 Officials of the Obama Administration trekked out to a tiny rural community in southern Virginia to teach the local yokels a thing about immigration policy. Yet the lessons … Continue reading

June 2014 Education Reporter

Arne Duncan: Education King? Boys, Dads, and Schools Fathers Make College More Likely Education Briefs Time to Expose the Truth? States Branching Out In STEM Book of the Month: The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism, Kristine … Continue reading

Amnesty Lost Big in Cantor’s Defeat

Amnesty Lost Big in Cantor’s Defeat by Phyllis Schlafly June 18, 2014 Elections have consequences, and the stunning defeat of the heir apparent for leadership of the Republican Party, Eric Cantor, continues to reverberate throughout the political world. Completely caught … Continue reading

Growing Rejection of Common Core

Growing Rejection of Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly June 11, 2014 The most controversial current issue in education today is clearly Common Core. It’s being more hotly debated than bullying, zero tolerance, sex ed, abortion, or even school lunches. Common … Continue reading

Obamacare is Killing America!

Obamacare is Killing America! Barack Obama has created an Imperial Presidency and his Obamacare is destroying our economy! But Barack Obama and his cronies refuse to admit it. They are now attacking anyone — even Americans suffering from terrible diseases … Continue reading

The Racket of Guest Workers

The Racket of Guest Workers by Phyllis Schlafly June 4, 2014 Tom Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce president, just hurled a challenge to Republicans. If they don’t pass amnesty for illegal aliens, they “shouldn’t bother to run a candidate in … Continue reading

Unmasking the Imperial Presidency

May 2014 Unmasking the Imperial Presidency “Imperial Presidency” perfectly describes what the Obama Administration has become as it increasingly violates the limits on its power defined by the U.S. Constitution. Criticisms of how President Obama is overstepping his authority are … Continue reading

America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 5.B.

VOL. 16, NO. 4 July 17, 2014 Back to the Basics: Straightening Up America, XI America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 5.B. By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman In this Briefing, we continue asking the question, has America bent over backwards so … Continue reading

Window Into the Future

Window Into the Future by Phyllis Schlafly May 28, 2014 The problems with the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) giving inferior and delayed care to veterans is a good window into the future of Obamacare. Both the VA and Obamacare suffer … Continue reading

Ending Common Core – Please take action!

May 27, 2014 Common Core is on the defensive across the country, but Oklahoma has an opportunity to score the biggest victory against it yet! HB3399 would immediately repeal Common Core and return control of education standards to the state. … Continue reading

May 2014 Education Reporter

NEA Dues Increase to Rescue Common Core Student Privacy Under Attack SAT Test To Align With Common Core Education Briefs Parents Say No! to Standardized Tests Professors on Food Stamps Book of the Month: Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and … Continue reading

Semicentennial of LBJ’s War on Poverty

Semicentennial of LBJ’s War on Poverty by Phyllis Schlafly May 21, 2014 This year, the cheerleaders for big government are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the launching of Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty. This should be an occasion for mourning, … Continue reading

My Child Is Not Common

My Child Is Not Common by Phyllis Schlafly May 14, 2014 “My Child Is Not Common” are the words on the attention-getting signs carried by a group of white and African-American mothers protesting the adoption of the aggressively promoted Common … Continue reading

China Overtaking America

China Overtaking America by Phyllis Schlafly May 7, 2014 Financial Times sent shock waves through the U.S. business community last week when headlines announced that China will overtake the United States as the “world’s leading economic power this year,” a … Continue reading

What College Tuition Is Paying For

April 2014 What College Tuition Is Paying For Confronting Campus Radicals David Horowitz thinks that anybody who cares about the future of America should confront the fact that U.S. colleges and universities are the fountainhead of financing for the radical … Continue reading

Unmasking the Imperial Presidency

Unmasking the Imperial Presidency by Phyllis Schlafly April 23, 2014 “Imperial Presidency” perfectly describes what the Obama Administration has become as it increasingly violates the limits on its power defined by the U.S. Constitution. Criticisms of how President Obama is … Continue reading

April 2014 Education Reporter

One Man’s Money: Bill Gates, Education, and Common Core Local or Federal Lunch Standards? Math As Indoctrination Education Briefs When Abstinence Doesn’t Mean Abstinence Book of the Month: Sex, Lies, and Hook Ups: A Parent’s Guide for Fighting Back, Sally … Continue reading

Was It an April Fool Joke?

Was It an April Fool Joke? by Phyllis Schlafly April 9, 2014 U.S. control of the Internet’s basic functions has kept the Web free for Americans and for the entire world. And it’s up to us to keep it that … Continue reading

Worst Week for Abortion in 50 Years

Worst Week for Abortion in 50 Years by Phyllis Schlafly April 2, 2014 Oh, how the tide has turned against abortion. Just last week there were three stunning setbacks to the pro-abortion movement. The first came Tuesday, March 25 during … Continue reading

Obama Core Is Another Power Grab

March 2014 Obama Core Is Another Power Grab Americans were shocked at the dictatorial grab for power when Barack Obama threatened to change any law with his pen or phone, and even used that power to personally alter Obamacare and … Continue reading

America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 5

VOL. 16, NO. 2 March 27, 2014 Back to the Basics: Straightening Up America, X America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 5 By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman Has America bent over backwards too far in its spiritual, moral, and constitutional life … Continue reading

Victory for Honest Elections

Victory for Honest Elections by Phyllis Schlafly March 26, 2014 A federal court in Kansas just rendered a much-needed decision against the federal government’s interference with state efforts to combat voter fraud. Kansas and Arizona won total support for their … Continue reading

March 2014 Education Reporter

Common Core Developers Fail To Warranty Product NEA Says Common Core Was ‘Botched’ A Rose By Any Other Name Is Still ‘Common Core’ Education Briefs AP Classes Gain Popularity Just The Ticket for Students Book of the Month: Confessions of … Continue reading

Obamacare Has to Go

Obamacare Has to Go by Phyllis Schlafly March 19, 2014 The surprise victory of Republican David Jolly for a congressional seat in Florida has given new life to voters who had been depressed about the power of the Obama campaign … Continue reading

Schlafly Endorses Maness in Louisiana Senate Race

Schlafly Endorses Maness in Louisiana Senate Race FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2014 CONTACT: Glyn Wright, (202) 544-0353 Washington, D.C. — Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Colonel … Continue reading

The President’s Grab for Dictatorial Power

The President’s Grab for Dictatorial Power by Phyllis Schlafly March 12, 2014 The United States is at “a constitutional tipping point” and “in the midst of a constitutional crisis.” Has President Barack Obama unilaterally overturned the constitutional framework of three … Continue reading

Why Moms Are Protesting Common Core

Why Moms Are Protesting Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly March 5, 2014 One of the major reasons why Moms are vigorously opposing schools adopting the much ballyhooed Common Core standards is that they are tied to the gathering and storing … Continue reading

Obama’s Pen vs. the Constitution

February 2014 Obama’s Pen vs. the Constitution Barack Obama has revealed that he unilaterally plans to use executive orders to “bypass” Congress. His shocking words were: “We are not just going to be waiting for legislation. . . . I’ve … Continue reading

National Takeover of School Curriculum

National Takeover of School Curriculum by Phyllis Schlafly February 26, 2014 Many people said Ho-Hum when Barack Obama threatened to change any law with his pen or phone, and even used that power to personally alter Obamacare and the welfare … Continue reading

February 2014 Education Reporter

Common Core? No Thank You Homeschoolers Under Attack Recent Radical Union Activities Education Briefs Say It Isn’t So On Campus Anti-Bullying Campaigns May Not Work Book of the Month: Getting to Excellence: What Every Educator Should Know about Consequences of … Continue reading

Obama’s War on the First Amendment

Obama’s War on the First Amendment by Phyllis Schlafly February 19, 2014 When Barack Obama said he planned to “fundamentally transform” the United States, he wasn’t referring only to spreading the wealth around or even to conforming our foreign-trade regulations … Continue reading

Let’s Read the Polls About Amnesty

Let’s Read the Polls About Amnesty by Phyllis Schlafly February 12, 2014 The Congressional Budget Office just reported that Obamacare will shrink the U.S. workforce by 2.5 million full-time jobs. That’s stunning confirmation of how Barack Obama’s favorite legislative legacy … Continue reading

America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 4

VOL. 16, NO. 1 February 11, 2014 Back to the Basics: Straightening Up America, IX America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 4 By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman “How far can you make a man bend over backwards before he breaks?” is … Continue reading

Sessions Gets Right with the Truth

Sessions Gets Right with the Truth by Phyllis Schlafly February 5, 2014 “Get right with the law” is the trendy new poll-tested slogan that’s supposed to make both amnesty-resistant Americans and illegal aliens accept whatever so-called immigration “reform” that Congress … Continue reading

Michigan: Vote No on HJR CC

February 4, 2014   Please forward to everyone you know!   Alert: Article V Constitutional Convention (Convention of the States) HJR CC   HEARING: Thursday, Feb. 6, 9 a.m., Room 519, House Office Bldg., Lansing, MI, Committee for Financial Liability … Continue reading

Obama Betrays U.S. Military Superiority

January 2014 Obama Betrays U.S. Military Superiority The takeover of Fallujah by Al Qaeda wipes out our costly 2004 victory when we captured Fallujah at the cost of 100 Marines and soldiers killed in action and hundreds more wounded. Fallujah … Continue reading

Obama’s Pen vs. the Constitution

Obama’s Pen vs. the Constitution by Phyllis Schlafly January 29, 2014 Barack Obama has now revealed that he unilaterally plans to use executive orders to “bypass” Congress. His shocking words were: “We are not just going to be waiting for … Continue reading

January 2014 Education Reporter

Controversy and Porn Pervade Common Core Curriculum, Is the Study of the Humanities in Decline? Let’s Change That Pesky Bill of Rights! Education Briefs Zero Tolerance Causing Turmoil Book of the Month: The Story-Killers A Common-Sense Case Against the Common … Continue reading

Congress Promotes Foreign Jobs

Congress Promotes Foreign Jobs by Phyllis Schlafly January 22, 2014 Congress is about to consider a massive attack on the U.S. Constitution, on the constitutional powers of Congress and the 50 states, and on U.S. sovereignty. This attack is marketed … Continue reading

Obama Betrays U.S. Military Superiority

Obama Betrays U.S. Military Superiority by Phyllis Schlafly January 15, 2014 The takeover of Fallujah by Al Qaeda wipes out our costly 2004 victory when we captured Fallujah at the cost of 100 Marines and soldiers killed in action and … Continue reading

Minimum Wage and Welfare: the Tradeoff

Minimum Wage and Welfare: the Tradeoff by Phyllis Schlafly January 8, 2014 The Democrats have selected raising the minimum wage as THE issue to protect them from public opposition to the Obamacare fiasco which is dimming their prospects for retaining … Continue reading

The Magic Words: Credible Fear

The Magic Words: Credible Fear by Phyllis Schlafly January 1, 2014 Those who seek to enter the United States illegally are resourceful in selecting their route. They climb over fences, scramble through underground tunnels, swim through waterways, and claw their … Continue reading

War on ‘Free Exercise’ of Religion

December 2013 War on ‘Free Exercise’ of Religion Americans who believe in God had better wake up and realize that a well-orchestrated campaign is moving to fundamentally transform the United States into a scrupulously secular nation. If this succeeds, we … Continue reading

Grinch Still Trying to Steal Christmas

Grinch Still Trying to Steal Christmas by Phyllis Schlafly December 24, 2013 The grinch was a bitter, grumpy hermit who tried to steal Christmas from the kids in a famous children’s story of the 1950s. Unfortunately, the grinch has reemerged … Continue reading

December 2013 Education Reporter

Catholics Join Common Core Protest, ADHD: Classroom Crutch? ADHD Drugs of Choice at Colleges Education Briefs Duncan Bus Tour and Promise Grants Administrators Force Teachers to Change Grades Book of the Month: Why Teach?: In Defense of Real Education Escaping … Continue reading

Pre-K Is for Bureaucrats, Not Kids

Pre-K Is for Bureaucrats, Not Kids by Phyllis Schlafly December 18, 2013 In an attempt to shift public discussion from the Obamacare train wreck, as well as toady to the feminists, Barack Obama is again promoting universal tax-paid daycare for … Continue reading

Parents and Teachers Object to Common Core

Parents and Teachers Object to Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly December 11, 2013 The media are currently filled with reports that U.S. students are scoring poorly on international tests. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which compares 15-year-olds in … Continue reading

Look Out for Chinese Imports

Look Out for Chinese Imports by Phyllis Schlafly December 4, 2013 Now that America is importing most of the ingredients in our prescription drugs and the majority of the foods we eat, it’s important to look behind the label. It … Continue reading

National Civics, History Tests to Disappear

Back to November 2013 Ed Reporter National Civics, History Tests to Disappear This article was originally published on July 25, 2013 at Heartland.org and in Human Events. It is reprinted with permission. by Haley Stauss The National Assessment of Educational … Continue reading

Obama Fails Geography

Back to November 2013 Ed Reporter Obama Fails Geography Apparently President Obama’s geography knowledge is not as good as it should be. He’s made several errors of late, but the most glaring happened on the Tonight Show. Obama said: “If … Continue reading

Cursive Handwriting’s Benefits

Back to November 2013 Ed Reporter Cursive Handwriting’s Benefits Emphasis on teaching cursive writing has been on the decline since the 1990s. At least 41 states do not require handwriting instruction. (USA Today, 8-12-13) Since the advent of Common Core, … Continue reading

How Much Is That iPad in the Window?

Back to November 2013 Ed Reporter How Much Is That iPad in the Window? From a state known for earthquakes comes shaking (or a shakedown) of a different sort due to the technology demands of Common Core. Los Angeles Unified … Continue reading

The Common Core Steamroller

Back to November 2013 Ed Reporter The Common Core Steamroller Schools around the nation continue to roll out Common Core, but many are experiencing complications. Some parents are surprised by the new national standards and many teachers are ill prepared. … Continue reading

Whom Is John Kerry Representing?

Whom Is John Kerry Representing? by Phyllis Schlafly November 27, 2013 John Kerry is turning out to be an even more dangerous Secretary of State than Hillary Clinton. He just took it upon himself to unilaterally proclaim that the Monroe … Continue reading

Does the Republican Party Have a Future?

November 2013 Does the Republican Party Have a Future? Most Americans believe that the United States of America is an exceptional country. The “borders test” proves that people are coming to America, not fleeing from America to exit to other … Continue reading

FINAL Report from Warsaw, Poland

Exclusive Report: FINAL Report from Warsaw, Poland Further Reading: United Nations / Global Warming November 24, 2013 The UNFCCC meeting in Warsaw, Poland, is finished! Great strides were made toward its stated purpose, a “complete transformation of the economic structure … Continue reading

Will Cooler Heads Prevail?

Exclusive Report: Will Cooler Heads Prevail? Further Reading: United Nations / Global Warming November 21, 2013 Cool temperatures in Warsaw, Poland, were not enough to keep tempers from flaring at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Stalled talks on … Continue reading

Uncle Sam a Global Sucker

Uncle Sam a Global Sucker by Phyllis Schlafly November 20, 2013 It should be clear that teaching Americans we are now part of a global economy and teaching schoolchildren they are citizens of the world is a deceitful message to … Continue reading

Show Me the Money

Exclusive Report: Show Me the Money Further Reading: United Nations / Global Warming November 13, 2013 Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it. That is until the United Nations started talking about it. Their talks started … Continue reading

The President Lied to Us

The President Lied to Us by Phyllis Schlafly November 13, 2013 “If you like your health insurance, you can keep it. Period.” Those words will haunt Barack Obama through the remainder of his term, and probably achieve eternal life in … Continue reading

War on Religious Freedom

War on Religious Freedom by Phyllis Schlafly November 6, 2013 Americans who believe in God had better wake up and realize that a well-orchestrated campaign is moving to fundamentally transform the United States into a scrupulously secular nation. If this … Continue reading

Amnesty Is Republican Party Suicide

Amnesty Is Republican Party Suicide by Phyllis Schlafly October 30, 2013 Most Americans believe that the United States of America is an exceptional country. The “borders test” proves that people are coming TO America, not fleeing FROM America to exit … Continue reading

Who Disobeys the Law of the Land?

October 2013 Who Disobeys the Law of the Land? The Democrats are chanting that Republicans must fully fund Obamacare because it is the law of the land, passed by Congress, signed by the President, and upheld by the U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

Checking Your Kids’ School Assignments

Checking Your Kids’ School Assignments by Phyllis Schlafly October 23, 2013 Have you checked your kids’ school assignments lately? You might be shocked if you do. Sixth-grade children in a history class in the Bryant School District in Arkansas (whose … Continue reading

October 2013 Education Reporter

Dad Arrested at Common Core Forum Duncan Threatens California Over Common Core Teacher Training Falls Short Education Briefs D.C. School’s Past Excellence Collides With Sad Present Gov. Bush Insults Concerned Parents Book of the Month: Is College Worth It?: A … Continue reading

Obama’s Politics About Government Shutdown

Obama’s Politics About Government Shutdown by Phyllis Schlafly October 16, 2013 Americans were shocked by headlines like, “Priests Face Arrest for Holding Mass During Shutdown.” News accounts reported that Catholic priests were warned that they are not permitted to minister … Continue reading

Eagle Council 2013 DVDs and CDs

Council 2013 DVDs/CDs: If you attended Eagle Council 2013 or watch the DVDs, you will see the powerhouse of talent, dedication, and good judgment we have brought together in Eagle Forum. Please help us to empower our volunteers to lead … Continue reading

Obama Disobeys the Law of the Land

Obama Disobeys the Law of the Land by Phyllis Schlafly October 9, 2013 The Democrats are chanting that Republicans must fully fund Obamacare because it is the law of the land, passed by Congress, signed by the President, and upheld … Continue reading