Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is managing editor of The Federalist and author of the forthcoming "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," from Encounter Books.She previously was managing editor of School Reform News at The Heartland Institute and the assistant editor for American Magazine at the American Enterprise Institute. Joy is also the 2013-14 recipient of a Robert Novak journalism fellowship for in-depth reporting on Common Core national education mandates.Joy has taught high school and middle school history, literature, and debate, and has written public speaking curriculum. She is a graduate of the Hillsdale College honors and journalism programs. She and her husband live in the Midwest and have four children ages five and younger. Follow Joy on Twitter.
SNL Gets That Women’s Rights Have Become A Punchline, And The Women’s March Is Making It Worse

‘Saturday Night Live’ accidentally made conservative points about the failures of the feminist movement. Too bad organizers of the Women’s March on Washington aren’t paying attention.

Report: Schools Are Teaching Kids To Hate America Under The Guise Of ‘Civics’

The New Civics sweeping colleges and K-12 teaches that citizenship means looking for grievances, then agitating for bigger government to address them.

8 Questions To Ask Betsy DeVos At Her Confirmation Hearing

Given all the DeVos money floating around Washington, how likely are Republicans to ask some fair but critical questions about a woman who would oversee some $70 billion annually and 5,000 public employees?

10 Ways Normal Women Can Get Chrissy Teigen’s Post-Baby Body Confidence

You can be thin again after a baby without spending a lot of money or time. I know because I do it, without weird diets or self-torture. And I’m not the only one.

If George Stephanopoulos’s Daughter Wants An Abortion, Can I Have Her Baby?

George Stephanopoulos’s wife Ali Wentworth said their 14-year-old daughter reacted to Donald Trump’s win by ‘screaming ‘no abortions’ really loudly.’

U-Penn Students Take Down Shakespeare Portrait Because He’s Too White And Straight

A pack of jarring, hell-hated lewdsters decided to take action on the department’s open shift from works with high literary and historic value to those that have more race, sexuality, and gender points.

Economist: Public School Should Start At Birth Because So Many Families Are A Mess

Most programs for small children are targeted at those age four and older, which is too late to affect crucial language development, James Heckman says.

Kellyanne Conway Says Kids Matter To Working Moms, Lefty Media Loses Its Mind

Kellyanne Conway’s remarks are not shocking. This is merely a kick-ass career lady opening up about what’s inside her head on a topic of great interest.

7 Things Betsy DeVos Needs To Do Immediately After She Becomes Education Secretary

No objective data finds that a single major federal program has had any effect on any of its targeted outcomes. This ought to give Betsy DeVos some humility about her position.

11 Thoughtful Gifts To Buy Instead Of Wasting Money On Cheap Crap From China

Sometimes we use gifts to make ourselves feel less guilty, to beat the Joneses, because we’re addicted to consuming to distract ourselves from what happens when things get quiet.

7 Ways To Take Power Plays Out Of Family Conversations Over The Holidays

Instead of trying to evangelize others to our politics, let’s give them the respect of a fair hearing. That alone can restore the relationships upon which our republic depends.

Michelle Rhee Would Be A Terrible Choice For Education Secretary

Former DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee is definitely a celebrity. But that’s about the only way in which she would fit with a Donald Trump administration as education secretary.

Sending Menstrual Blood To Mike Pence Is A Stupid Protest That Hurts Women

What these women don’t know is that their yucky form of protest not only makes them look stupid, but mean.

It’s Not Airbnb’s Job To Check Me For Bigotry

In a supremely arrogant act of needless virtue-signaling, the short-term-rental website has banned people with religiously or scientifically informed views about human sexuality.

A Forgettable Indiana Jones Update, Tom Hanks’ ‘Inferno’ Thankfully Eschews Propaganda

‘Inferno’s’ pace and lack of development for what could be deeper subject matter means eliminating the possibility that Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon series can endure.

As ‘The Highest-Regulated Race In The World,’ Native Americans Suffer Horrors

After reading Naomi Riley’s ‘The New Trail of Tears,’ one wonders: How many more American Indians have to be beaten, raped, and burned before we are ready to talk about why?

If Parents Won’t Limit Kids’ Screen Use, Schools Should

‘High-tech schools’ are the last thing kids and society need, especially when parents are letting their kiddos gorge themselves on wasteful, even destructive screen-based entertainment.

Italian Newspaper: ISIS Trading Antiquities For Russian Weapons From Mafia

Italian mobsters appear to be trading weapons from Russian criminals to ISIS in exchange for antiquities looted from Syria and Lebanon. This contradicts ISIS’s pretense of religious purity.

NAACP Tells Black Parents To Keep Their Kids In Crappy Schools As Leverage For Tax Hikes

If they cared about black kids’ futures, the NAACP would be begging more charter schools to open as fast as possible, not demanding the opposite.

Meet The Americans Revitalizing Freedom, One Child At A Time

Americans are losing their capacity for self-government. These patriots are doing something about it: opening excellent, America-affirming public schools.