Instruction in the Principles of Freedom: Whose Job?

Back to school…

“Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.” So said John Adams, Founding Father and 2nd president of the United States. We owe much to the fact that Adams was himself a student of the principles of freedom. He firmly believed that the only way to preserve and protect our American heritage of freedom was to train the next generation in the ways of liberty.

Predating so-called “public schools” as we know them today, Adams had to have been at least partially and perhaps mainly referring to the role of parents in this education and instruction of their children in the principles of freedom…

Read/listen to the rest of this week’s radio commentary here.