Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann

Joy Pullmann is executive editor of The Federalist, a happy wife, and the mother of six children. Sign up here to get early access to her next book, “How To Control The Internet So It Doesn’t Control You.” Her newest ebook is a design-your-own summer camp kit, and her bestselling ebook is “Classic Books for Young Children.”

She is also the author of “The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids,” from Encounter Books. She identifies as native American and gender natural. Find her on Twitter @JoyPullmann.

In 2013-14 she won a Robert Novak journalism fellowship for in-depth reporting on Common Core national education mandates. Joy is a graduate of the Hillsdale College honors and journalism programs.

Yes, A Family Competes With Women’s Careers, But Family Matters More

‘There is nothing that can derail a career faster than the responsibilities of motherhood,’ writes law career counselor Susan Smith Blakely. She’s right, but moms who downshift are prioritizing the right thing.

Would It Be A ‘Speech Code’ To Ban Public Schools From Teaching Phrenology?

Would these self-described liberals — or any reasonable person — insist it was an illiberal ‘speech code’ for public schools not to adopt one of the pet theories of their major founder, Horace Mann?

It’s Critical Race Theory That Is Un-American, Not Laws Banning It

This is not about banning racists from speaking, but in using representative government to deny them the privilege of receiving taxpayer sinecures to help them pursue America’s collapse.

DeSantis Sets Standard For Republican Leadership With Veto Of Deceptive ‘Civics’ Bill

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s recent veto of a ‘civics’ bill supported by some in his own party suggests he’s not another pandering Republican ignorant of how the left deceives to win.

By The Left’s Standards, COVID Vaccine Mandates Clearly Institutionalize Racism

Despite the implications of effectively banning higher percentages of black people from their premises, many major employers, especially universities, have mandated COVID vaccination.

Bill Barr: Public Schools Are Becoming Unconstitutional ‘Secular-Progressive Madrassas’

While many adults believe U.S. public schools keep religion out of the classroom, that era ended with their childhoods, says two-time U.S. Attorney General William Barr.

Christianity’s Growth Problem Isn’t Politics, It’s Our Failure To Have And Evangelize Children

Like just about every other Western Christian body, as well as the United States, the Southern Baptist Convention is left to squabble over shrinking slices of a dwindling pie.

America Has An Existential Civics Education Crisis That More ‘Civics Education’ Will Only Make Worse

This entire fight is over whether Americans will live under the original Constitution or its bastardized enemy. The civics curriculum battle is key to who will win that war, and the left has the upper hand.

What Happens When Hedge Funds Buy Up Neighborhoods

A real estate firm estimates ‘that in many of the nation’s top markets, roughly one in every five houses sold is bought by someone who never moves in.’

What I’m Reading This Summer So Far

Many people have a bit extra time over the summer to read, so here’s what I have on the docket at the moment in case something here strikes your fancy too. 

In The Last Year, Congress Sent A Typical Family $27,000 To $110,000 In Cash

Americans are getting eye-watering levels of bribes with their own children’s money to stay silent about lockdowns. Big business and bureaucracy got even more.

Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife: ‘Blue’s Clues’ Is Trans-Propagandizing Preschoolers

The lyrics of the ‘Blue’s Clues’ ‘Pride Month’ song, which appears to be sung by a cartoon drag queen, include the following: ‘Trans members of this family all love each other so proudly.’

Homeschooling Skyrocketed In 2020, As Much As 700 Percent In Some States

Since public schools are spectacularly successful leftist recruitment centers, weakening public attachment to them through lockdowns was a dangerous move for Democrats.

Most Children’s Music Is Terrible. Listen To This With Your Kids Instead

Perhaps worse than trite politicization of classic tunes is failing to pass on the wealth of a child’s musical heritage. Here are some ways to start offering that audible feast to your child.

There Is No Way To ‘Fix’ The Equality Act. It’s Identity Politics Or Equality Before The Law, And Republicans Must Choose

It’s not possible to both uphold the U.S. Constitution and the identity politics regime. The only option is to choose which master Americans will serve: Ordered freedom or sexual chaos.

Democrats Celebrate Swindling Americans Into Believing Farthest-Left President Ever Is A ‘Moderate’

‘At his hundred-day mark, Biden is the most liberal president we’ve had — and the public thinks he’s a moderate. That’s a winning strategy to me.’

Lack Of Money Isn’t The Reason Our Culture Hates Children

It is an existential crisis for a nation if its women do not want to have children, or if they do not want to raise any children they do have. Child subsidies can’t solve selfishness.

Wisconsin Democrats Try To Hide Shameful Video Celebrating Most Americans Becoming Welfare Recipients

The video shows people dancing about getting a ‘stimmy,’ or stimulus check, and having ‘$$$ in the bank’ and ‘$$$ in the pocket.’

Climate Of Fear? Colleagues Silent On CDC Retaliation Against ‘Superstar’ Scientist Who Tried To Prevent Vaccine ‘Pause’ Disaster

This climate of secrecy, retaliation, and intimidation is not a good look for a supposedly apolitical agency many Americans suspect is scientifically compromised.

By Democrats’ Standards, Their School Closures Are Systemic Racism

Democrats have gotten so much out of COVID that they are unwilling to let the indefinite leverage go, no matter how many people’s lives they ruin in the process.