Right to Privacy

Keep Calling – Urge Your Representative to VOTE NO on HR 5 and Urge Your Senator to VOTE NO on S 227

March 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Does it matter that testing agencies want to collect “data from your child? Last week I wrote about some of the problems with H.R. 5, or the so-called “Student Success Act.”  Although from what I have read, some of the language that alarmed me is current law, I was – and still am – concerned about the proposed bill’s establishment of the office of “obmudsman”.  My chief complaint is that this [Read More ... ]

Union Leftists Left Us Long Before We Left Them

August 30, 2014 // 3 Comments

This week my wife and I finally exercised our freedom to work liberated from compulsory membership in the Michigan Education Association.  Both of us generated a letter to the Michigan Education Association via the Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s website, August Opt-Out.   Dropping that envelope through the slot, I felt free as I walked away from the post office knowing we had finally severed ties with an organization [Read More ... ]

Consent! Or Else….

March 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yesterday I was filling out paper work while waiting to see a doctor at a local clinic.  I came across a line on a form that said something to the effect of, “I consent to release my medical records to my family physician and/or to government agencies…”  I stopped right there, and I pointed out that line to the desk attendant.  I asked him, “What if I don’t consent to releasing my personal medical information to [Read More ... ]