The Weapon of Intimidation

Last night I had dinner with several friends and supporters of THSC, and the discussion turned to politics and the current climate and what the future might hold. Some asked me, "What do we do to change this and protect our freedom?" My response was that we did not get into this mess overnight and … [Read more...]

Good Citizenship?

I responded to an e-mail yesterday asking the question of why we interpret "Good Citizenship" as related to politics instead of some type of community service like volunteering in a food bank or picking up trash. That's a good question. My response was that the Texas Education Code (25.086) allows a … [Read more...]

Letter to Brazoria County Sheriff – February 26, 2010

Almost three years after withdrawing their son from public school, a Brazoria County Association member’s father-in-law was confronted at his home by the county sheriff, a constable, and two unidentified women asking about his grandson’s school attendance. Read the letter. … [Read more...]

Letter to Austin ISD – February 10, 2010

After an Association member family withdrew its children from school via certified letter, a school official required them to come to the school to sign withdrawal forms. The family responded with a letter of assurance, per the Texas commissioner of education’s instructions. The school official … [Read more...]