Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is executive editor of The Federalist and author of "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," out from Encounter Books in 2017. Get it on Amazon. 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 five children ages seven and younger. Follow Joy on Twitter.
Why There’s No Such Thing As Local Government Any More, And What To Do About It

Nonprofits, states, and local governments now typically behave like big-box stores: same entity, different location. Maybe the aisles run side to side instead of front to back, but largely everything is the same.

IG Report Shows Obama Lied When He Said He Knew Nothing About Hillary’s Secret E-mail Scheme

‘The policy of my administration is to encourage transparency,’ Obama told CBS News during the same interview in which he lied.

Indiana Teacher: I Was Forced To Resign Because I Won’t Pretend Boys Can Be Girls

An Indiana orchestra teacher says public school administrators gave him three options at the end of this school year: refer to students as the opposite sex, resign, or be fired.

Campus Insanity Hits High School As Teachers Protest ‘Eurocentric’ ‘Imperialism’ Of History Classes

It’s idiotic to decide who is important to study based on what their skin and hair looks like rather than our available knowledge about their civilization and its effects on the world.

Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, And Google Let Hate Profiteers Police Your Accounts

You would think it should be beyond self-evident that people who profit from fueling campus riots and attempted mass shootings would be written out of public discourse.

7 Key Takeaways From ACLU Spin On Their Masterpiece Cakeshop Loss

If we no longer believe ‘that all men are created equal [and] endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,’ LGBT activists will have unleashed far worse than a 15-minute delay in access to culinary confections.

Melinda Gates Bashes ‘White Guys,’ Says She’ll Discriminate Against Them

Melinda Gates says she will preference women and non-whites over men and white people, specifically for these immutable characteristics that have nothing inherently to do with business success.

College Freshmen’s Self-Reports Of Psychological Disorders Doubled Since 2010

You can’t tell me 20 hours a week of milquetoast make-work is so stressful that it causes two-thirds of college students to feel ‘overwhelming anxiety.’

Study: The No. 1 Reason Any Americans Are Poor Is They’re Not Working

The No. 2 reason is making kids before marriage. This means not working and pre-marital childbearing are not just the two leading causes of U.S. poverty, but almost the only causes of U.S. poverty.

If The ‘Intellectual Dark Web’ Is Questionable, So Is The New York Times

People who listen to ‘alternative media’ and those who run it often continue to implicitly cow to the mainstream’s pretense of being mainstream, even though the numbers show that’s not really the case.

New Data Show California Kids’ Math Achievement Took A Nosedive After Common Core

By 2014, California was the top state in eighth-grade algebra enrollment. Common Core erased all those gains almost immediately, shows a new Hoover Institution analysis.

Why Employers Are Ignoring The Untapped Potential Of Stay-At-Home Moms

The ‘patriarchy’ artificially silos work hours into the industrial-age 9-5 with mandated benefits. A new article illuminates how this keeps women unhappy and economically scrambling.

5 Reasons The Southern Poverty Law Center Is A Hate-Mongering Scam

The Southern Poverty Law Center is not a legitimate arbiter of public discourse. It poisons public discourse for profit.

How California’s LGBT Therapy Ban Could Ban Christianity Itself

It is ostensibly a ban on gay and transgender ‘conversion therapy,’ but the bill’s vague and sweeping text could affect essentially every institution of every religion that affirms sexual complementarity.

Don’t Believe The New York Times. Motherhood Is So Much More Than ‘The Dumbest Job Ever’

Nobody goes around saying we obviously don’t need Homeland Security because there haven’t been terrorist attacks for the last month. So just because moms combat entropy doesn’t make their work meaningless.

Christian Publisher Says Google Banned It Over ‘Faith We Express’

Google ads has refused to do business with a Christian publishing house ‘because of the faith we express on our website,’ said CEO Bruce Kintz in a Facebook post today.

Australian TV Host Peta Credlin Goes Off On Transgender Birth Certificates

‘This is a dangerous push into records we have kept as civilizations since almost as long as we have had the written word. Assuming change from the outset is designed to disrupt social norms.’

New AP U.S. History Textbook Implies Christians Are Bigots, Reagan A Racist

It would be very tempting to dismiss this as a fluke, as something that’s not happening in your local schools or state, some crazy thing that only affects other people and other people’s kids.

Does Jim Comey Write YA Fiction Or Romance Novels In His Spare Time?

Early reports out the former FBI director’s book indicate a penchant for purple prose and navel-gazing only rivaled by his emo Twitter posts.

Fire All Striking Teachers And Send Their Paychecks To Students’ Parents

The striking teachers — and politicians caving to them — lack a rudimentary knowledge of the real reasons teacher salaries aren’t as high as they want and their school books and materials are old and scant.