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Taking Charge of Your Child’s Schooling

July 30th, 2015 by G.

This post is succinct and brilliant.  It is what every LDS parent should be doing, whether they homeschool or not.

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July 30th, 2015 15:54:41

Second-generation ignorance

July 09th, 2015 by Vader

Is much worse than first-generation ignorance.

And colleges have become the premier institutions in our civilization for passing on the ignorance of the past.

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July 09th, 2015 08:38:43

The Playing Fields of Eton

May 23rd, 2015 by MC

Playing fields of Eton

Mrs. MC: Did you tell our son that he could head-butt Jerome [a boy in his preschool class]?

MC: No.

Mrs. MC: Why does he think you told him that? (more…)

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May 23rd, 2015 19:38:51

The Prospect of an Ivy League BYU

March 06th, 2015 by MC

I did a search for “BYU” on Twitter on Saturday night to look for articles about the Cougars’ thrilling basketball victory over Gonzaga.* Instead I got a steady stream of 17- and 18-year-old Mormon kids either celebrating getting into BYU or lamenting their rejection letters. It’s that time of year. (more…)

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March 06th, 2015 04:20:58

Remember how we were going to give tax breaks to families saving for college for their kids?

January 20th, 2015 by The Most Interesting Man in the World

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January 20th, 2015 10:10:45

“Large families, large houses, traditional role models, and single incomes”

November 18th, 2014 by MC

Those words would be as good an answer as I could give to the question originally addressed to Conan the Barbarian: “What is best in life?”

But they’re actually taken from this passage: (more…)

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November 18th, 2014 02:31:03

Plans to help the less fortunate

September 09th, 2014 by Vader

Went awry when, one surmises, the less fortunate helped themselves.

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September 09th, 2014 14:58:59

The horror

March 12th, 2014 by Vader

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March 12th, 2014 10:05:25

Obama seems to have no problem throwing open the door to immigrants

March 04th, 2014 by Vader

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March 04th, 2014 09:56:55

I think I see the problem here

December 12th, 2013 by Vader

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December 12th, 2013 11:35:22

At Harvard

December 09th, 2013 by Vader

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December 09th, 2013 12:15:36

The Research Information Division

November 18th, 2013 by John Mansfield

[Editors–we hope that this unusual account of a Church-run focus group, along with the ensuing discussion, will be of general interest]

The church was mostly quiet last night. Brother and Sister Markoff were in the cultural hall with their two younger children planning the stage arrangement for the Christmas program Sister Markoff has been rehearsing with Primary children for the past month. There was no sign of anyone downstairs around the bishop’s and clerks’ offices. Back upstairs, outside the Relief Society room, a few middle-aged parents sat waiting and talking. More arrived. Brother Fletcher joked that we were going to find we had came for a half hour presentation encouraging us to prepare for senior missions. Some continued along that theme that we had actually been summoned to discuss lowering the age for senior missionaries. A quarter before eight, the Relief Society door opened, and four priests and six laurels walked out. In we went, where a man in his young thirties sat dressed in a long-sleeved white shirt and tie.

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November 18th, 2013 04:32:17

Rejecshuns

August 20th, 2013 by Pecos Bill

Mah stake president gave a talkin’ to our gennulmen youngun’s  not too long ago on preparin’ fer mishinary service. Durned if he din’t give them fellers some well-placed expostulations:

  • Sittin’ on yer Francis all the live-long day pushin’ knobs on an electronical gadget ain’t perzactly the best way to tone up for strenyoous mishinary service.
  • The natchural knack fer pickin’ up furrin talk dies out by age 18, so it behoofivies you to already have some practice at it, just in case you end up shippin’ out to some exotical place where they don’t speak Utahan, like China or New York City.
  • You kin’t preach what you ain’t believin’ yer ownself. So familiarate yerself now with the Holy Word, and take out yer soul now and then fer a good inspectin’.
  • You might perchance not wish to be in too great a rush. Goin’ at 18 ain’t carved in stone. You kin wait ’til 19 if need be. In fact, sez the stake president, I may be insistin’ on it for some of you young’uns.
  • On a belated note, you need to grow a thick enough hide to handle a good snort of rejecshun.

That last one is the first partway decent argyment I’ve ever heered for young bucks to be doin’ any datin’.

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August 20th, 2013 12:22:18

Community

August 06th, 2013 by Vader

Charles Murray has identified community as one of the four areas from which most people get the greatest satisfaction in life. He has also identified it as one of the areas that is breaking down for the growing white underclass.

I, for one, am  pledged to do my part, however painful.      (more…)

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August 06th, 2013 18:26:53

The Age of Blather

June 24th, 2013 by Vader

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June 24th, 2013 11:11:15