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






Lost Generation Betrayed by Obama

Lost Generation Betrayed by Obama by Phyllis Schlafly October 2, 2013 It used to be that a college degree was a ticket to a pretty good job. No more. College graduates are now called the “Lost” generation because more than … Continue reading






Mischief-Making about the Constitution

September 2013 Mischief-Making about the Constitution Attacks on the U.S. Constitution are coming from all sides. There are many pressure groups that just don’t like our U.S. Constitution, even though it is the longest lasting Constitution in history and has … Continue reading






September 2013 Education Reporter

Louisiana Governor’s School Reform Under Siege Michigan Fights Common Core Sneaking Student Eye Scans Education Briefs Teachers Union is Pro-Abortion NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards Book of the Month: The Remarkable Ronald Reagan: Cowboy and Commander in Chief Public … Continue reading






America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 3

VOL. 15, NO. 8 September 27, 2013 Back to the Basics: Straightening Up America, VII: America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 3 By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman “Who might fulfill the role [of petitioner/appellant]” in appealing the recent court decisions such … Continue reading






Obama’s War on Coal

Obama’s War on Coal by Phyllis Schlafly September 25, 2013 Campaigning for the 2008 Democratic nomination for President in Oregon (a must-win state in the Democratic primaries), Barack Obama toadied to environmentally conscious voters. He said on May 17, 2008, … Continue reading






Boehner Republicans Heading for Big Mistake

Boehner Republicans Heading for Big Mistake by Phyllis Schlafly September 18, 2013 What in the world is the matter with Boehner Republicans in the U.S. House? Haven’t they had enough of Obama exceeding his presidential authority, disobeying the Constitution by … Continue reading






Who Killed the American Family?

Who Killed the American Family? by Phyllis Schlafly September 11, 2013 Political support for traditional marriage seemed to evaporate in the summer of 2013. The U.S. Supreme Court did not rule that there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, … Continue reading






Coming: ObamaCare and Medicare Train Wrecks

Coming: ObamaCare and Medicare Train Wrecks by Phyllis Schlafly September 4, 2013 The problem with ObamaCare isn’t only that it’s careening toward a financial train wreck. It’s also a slush fund to pay off Obama’s political activists to carry out … Continue reading






Jaw-Dropping Judicial Supremacy

August 2013 ‘Jaw-Dropping Judicial Supremacy’ In the landmark marriage decision in June 2013, the Supreme Court didn’t make same-sex marriage a constitutional right as the liberal media had hoped. But the Court did give the homosexuals what many believe is … Continue reading






Is Article V in Our Future?

Is Article V in Our Future? by Phyllis Schlafly August 28, 2013 Attacks on the U.S. Constitution are coming from all sides. The New York Times opened its op-ed page to several liberal professors of government: one calls our Constitution … Continue reading






America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 2

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VOL. 15, NO. 7 August 27, 2013 Back to the Basics: Straightening Up America, VI: America’s Marriage Miasma, Part 2 By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman “How far can you make a man bend over backwards before he breaks?” This … Continue reading






August 2013 Education Reporter

NEA Pushes LGBTQQ Agenda on Schools NEA: Dues Up, Membership Down Education Briefs National Education Association: Just Say No to Common Core Tests Book of the Month: Exam Schools: Inside America’s Most Selective Public High Schools Some NEA Resolutions Passed … Continue reading






Why Republicans Didn’t Win in 2012

Why Republicans Didn’t Win in 2012 by Phyllis Schlafly August 14, 2013 At last Republicans can read a coherent explanation of why they didn’t win in 2012, despite high unemployment and a dismal economy, the unpopularity of ObamaCare, and many … Continue reading






America’s Marriage Miasma

VOL. 15, NO. 6 August 8, 2013 Back to the Basics: Straightening Up America, V: America’s Marriage Miasma By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman Francis Schaeffer, the pre-eminent late-Twentieth Century Christian apologist, wrote in 1981 that “The basic problem of … Continue reading






Judges Who Want to be Supremacists

Judges Who Want to be Supremacists by Phyllis Schlafly August 7, 2013 Redefining the First Amendment is a core aim of Barack Obama’s plan to “fundamentally transform the United States.” He is steadily changing the First Amendment’s words, “free exercise” … Continue reading






House Immigration Bill Just As Bad

House Immigration Bill Just As Bad by Phyllis Schlafly July 31, 2013 The Gang of Eight pro-amnesty Senators are trying to con the House of Representatives into passing parts of an anti-American amnesty bill so they can get a Chuck … Continue reading






Backlash Against Common Core

July 2013 Backlash Against Common Core Common Core (CC) is the issue that is bringing out hundreds of citizens who never before attended political meetings. Common Core is the attempt of Barack Obama’s Department of Education to force all states … Continue reading






Lies about Trade Agreements

Lies about Trade Agreements by Phyllis Schlafly July 24, 2013 When will Republicans wake up to the way U.S. jobs are betrayed by Barack Obama and the corporate interests that hide under the moniker “free trade”? It’s an embarrassment that … Continue reading






July 2013 Education Reporter

Next Generation Science Standards: Common Core Incognito Chicago After the Teachers Union Strike CSCOPE Secret Curriculum Killed in Texas Education Briefs Virginia Enacts Equal Tolerance Law Science or Terrorism? Book of the Month: Exiled: Stories from Conservative and Moderate Professors … Continue reading






Common Core Won’t Make Kids Smarter

Common Core Won’t Make Kids Smarter by Phyllis Schlafly July 17, 2013 The new education standards called Common Core won’t make U.S. kids any smarter. The overall Common Core strategy is to raise middle-scoring students a point or two but … Continue reading






Obama Is Embarrassed by ObamaCare

Obama Is Embarrassed by ObamaCare by Phyllis Schlafly July 10, 2013 Barack Obama assured us that, after his signature legislation ObamaCare went into effect, we would surely like it. Now Obama has decided he doesn’t want us to find out … Continue reading






June 2013 Education Reporter

Why Parents Object to Common Core Standards Comic Books in Classrooms Zero Tolerance Run Amok Education Briefs Union Profs Protest MOOCs Yoga In Schools Book of the Month: Bill Ayers: Teaching Revolution FOCUS: A New Birth of Education Freedom The … Continue reading






Supreme Court Marriage Decisions

Supreme Court Marriage Decisions by Phyllis Schlafly July 3, 2013 The Supreme Court decision on marriage, as Justice Antonin Scalia wrote in his dissent, “is an assertion of judicial supremacy over the people’s Representatives in Congress and the Executive. It … Continue reading






The Romeike Homeschooling Case

VOL. 15, NO. 5 June 26, 2013 Attorney General Holder v. the Statue of Liberty: The Romeike Homeschooling Case By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman “Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” … Continue reading






Obama’s Pre-K Power Grab

Obama’s Pre-K Power Grab by Phyllis Schlafly June 26, 2013 Under the media’s radar, Obama has been aggressively promoting one of his fiscally extravagant projects announced in his 2013 State of the Union Address: “preschool available to every single child … Continue reading






Gang of Eight Betrays Americans

June 2013 Gang of Eight Betrays Americans The Gang of Eight immigration bill, S.744, can be summed up as amnesty now, border closing never. The Department of Homeland Security is not required to build a fence (which was ordered by … Continue reading






We Should Reform Child Support

We Should Reform Child Support by Phyllis Schlafly June 19, 2013 President Obama’s Father’s Day speech included one provocative yet very declarative sentence: “We should reform our child support laws to get more men working and engaged with their children.” … Continue reading






Big Brother Obama Is Watching

Big Brother Obama Is Watching by Phyllis Schlafly June 12, 2013 It has become evident that Barack Obama’s definition of “fundamentally transforming the United States” includes Big Brother harassing selected conservatives while monitoring everybody’s email and telephone traffic. These seem … Continue reading






Gang of Eight Increases Unemployment

Gang of Eight Increases Unemployment by Phyllis Schlafly May 29, 2013 The bill created in secret by the Gang of Eight is an outrageous betrayal of American workers, both high-skilled and low-skilled. Claiming it is bipartisan, the drafters were Democrats … Continue reading






May 2013 Education Reporter

Push Against Common Core Gains Momentum Indiana Supreme Court Upholds Voucher Program Miami-Dade Immigrant Student Squeeze Education Briefs Choose Your Sex: Transgenderism at School NC Governor McCrory Questions College Courses Book of the Month: The K-12 Implosion FOCUS: Children For … Continue reading






Remembering the Faith of Our Fathers

VOL. 15, NO. 4 May 23, 2013 Back to the Basics: Straightening Up America, IV: Remembering the Faith of Our Fathers By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman As we celebrate this Memorial Day and those who have fought to protect … Continue reading






Gang of Eight Betrays Americans

Gang of Eight Betrays Americans by Phyllis Schlafly May 22, 2013 The Gang of Eight immigration bill can be summed up as amnesty now, border closing never. The Department of Homeland Security is not required to build a fence (which … Continue reading






Backlash Against Common Core

Backlash Against Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly May 15, 2013 The national news media haven’t discovered it, but the issue that is bringing out hundreds of citizens who never before attended political meetings is Common Core (CC). More precisely, it … Continue reading






ObamaCare Heading for a “Train Wreck”

ObamaCare Heading for a “Train Wreck” by Phyllis Schlafly May 8, 2013 ObamaCare was supposed to be a big success by now, according to predictions made by liberals who railroaded it through Congress in 2010. Instead, as admitted by one … Continue reading






Amnesty = Suicide for Republican Party

Amnesty = Suicide for Republican Party Republicans are getting a lot of unsolicited advice about how to recover from last year’s defeat, and most of it is either ignorant or coming from people who don’t have Republican Party victories in … Continue reading






April 2013 Education Reporter

35 Educators Indicted in Atlanta Common Core’s Political Agenda ‘The Edifice Complex’ on College Campuses Education Briefs Judges Throw Dollars at Kansas Schools One Kansas School District’s Success Book of the Month: Homeschooling in America: Capturing and Assessing the Movement … Continue reading






Comprehensive Reform Must Include Guestworkers

Comprehensive Reform Must Include Guestworkers by Phyllis Schlafly April 17, 2013 The word comprehensive is usually attached to current references to immigration reform, but the Gang of Eight’s bill is stumbling over reform of guestworkers. That’s the biggest bone of … Continue reading






Marriage Mayhem

VOL. 15, NO. 3 April 15, 2013 Back to the Basics:  Straightening Up America, III:  Marriage Mayhem By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman “Traditional marriage has been around for thousands of years. Same-sex marriage is very new. . . .  … Continue reading






Another Wake-Up Call from North Korea

Another Wake-Up Call from North Korea by Phyllis Schlafly April 3, 2013 Thirty years ago, on March 23, 1983, Ronald Reagan made a television address calling on the United States to build an anti-missile defense. His rationale was compelling: Isn’t … Continue reading






Who Is Waging War On Women?

March 2013 Who Is Waging War On Women? The real war against women is the announced plan of the Obama Administration, using outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta as the fall guy, to assign women for the first time in … Continue reading






Autopsy for the Republican Party

Autopsy for the Republican Party by Phyllis Schlafly March 27, 2013 A claque of liberals and media bigwigs are calling RNC Chairman Reince Priebus’s 97-page political opus an Autopsy, which the dictionary defines as the dissection of a body after … Continue reading






Rules for Addressing Amnesty

Rules for Addressing Amnesty by Phyllis Schlafly March 20, 2013 Republicans are getting a lot of unsolicited advice about how to recover from last year’s defeat, and most of it is either ignorant or coming from people who don’t have … Continue reading






Who is Waging War on Women?

Who is Waging War on Women? by Phyllis Schlafly March 6, 2013 The real war against women is the announced plan of the Obama Administration, using outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta as the fall guy, to assign women for … Continue reading






Some of Obama’s Defense Policy Mistakes

February 2013 Some of Obama’s Defense Policy Mistakes Sending Women into Combat In a newsworthy act of political cowardice, Barack Obama’s Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta ran through the Pentagon’s exit door as he announced he is striking down the … Continue reading






Pre-K Won’t Help Kids

Pre-K Won’t Help Kids by Phyllis Schlafly February 27, 2013 President Obama ended his State of the Union speech on a warm-and-fuzzy note by calling for Pre-K programs for almost all children. The best thing he could do for pre-kindergarten … Continue reading






Domestic Violence and VAWA

Domestic Violence and VAWA PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY COLUMNS Day of Reckoning for Violence Against Women Act, 2-08-2012 VAWA Must Be Rewritten, 7-15-2011 The Feminist Left Goes Global on Our Money, 8-20-2010 A Good Father’s Day Gift, 6-25-2010 One Brave Judge Resists … Continue reading






The Wrong Man for Defense Secretary

The Wrong Man for Defense Secretary by Phyllis Schlafly February 6, 2013 Americans who are concerned about traditional freedoms and the Second Amendment have no difficulty understanding the message of the popular bumper strip: “If guns are outlawed, only outlaws … Continue reading






Panetta’s Cowardly Decision

Panetta’s Cowardly Decision by Phyllis Schlafly January 30, 2013 In a newsworthy act of political cowardice, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta ran through the Pentagon’s exit door as he announced he is striking down the 1994 Combat Exclusion Law. His … Continue reading






New Obama Initiatives to Watch Out For

January 2013 New Obama Initiatives to Watch Out For North Korea Gives Us a Wakeup Call It should have been a loud wakeup call in December when North Korea successfully launched a three-stage rocket delivering a payload in orbit around … Continue reading






Free Trade Cheats Americans

Free Trade Cheats Americans by Phyllis Schlafly January 23, 2013 The re-election of Barack Obama hasn’t done anything to make more jobs available to Americans, and there is no indication that it will. America now has 23 million people who … Continue reading






January 2013 Education Reporter

Turkish Charter Schools in America Michigan Passes Right-to-Work New Illinois School Report Cards Education Briefs TIMSS and PIRLS Results Teachers Unions Launch Video Propaganda Book of the Month: IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity FOCUS: The Freedom to … Continue reading






Obama’s Giveaway to the Communists

Obama’s Giveaway to the Communists by Phyllis Schlafly January 16, 2013 The China problem is not just that China is raking in trillions of dollars because of Obama’s spending and borrowing binges, and it’s not just that government policies encourage … Continue reading