Get Out The Vote

December 11, 2006 — 1 Comment

I don’t usually do things like this, but today is the exception. So, without further adu, please read the following news bulletin put out by the ATO News Network.

Blogosphere, USA – Many homeschoolers are isolationists when it comes to blogging, preferring to stick to the Monroe Doctrine when it comes to “blog wars.” Yet in this special case, war has been declared by elitists on not only the amazing blog Spunky Homeschool (which has just been retired), but also on homeschoolers who “s*ck.” The blogs who have declared “war” have insulted and continue to insult homeschoolers.

“The important thing is that IvyGate and I crush the homeschoolers,” said Michael Bérubé (warning: language alert), secular elitist blogger, commenting on the seemingly shaky situation he and his fellow elitist bloggers at Ivy Gate’s. As of December 11th, Spunky Homeschool trails with 1189 votes, Ivy Gate with 1358 votes, and Michael Bérubé with 1705. These numbers are constantly changing.

Karen “Spunky” Braun has asked that voters join together to “help homeschooling and decency to shine in a depraved world.” The question is whether or not the homeschoolers will turn out to vote, or will they be “crushed” beneath the heal of “elitist” bloggers. So far, it is far from a blowout, but the homeschoolers are not winning. Yet.

So, get out and vote.

Tim Sweetman


Tim Sweetman is a young writer, blogger, and student who lives near our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. He has been much more widely known by his “code-name,” Agent Tim. This name also served as the name of his popular blog, which received over 750,000 visits between 2005 to 2007. In 2005, he quickly rose to become a leading teenage spokesperson and cultural critic within the booming blogosphere, taking on issues such as MySpace, alcohol, homeschooling, pride, racism, tolerance, and other topics relating to our culture today. His blog has come to the attention of people such as Albert Mohler, C.J. Mahaney, Alex and Brett Harris, and La Shawn Barber. Tim’s written work has appeared in Lifeway’s Living With Teenagers (February 2012), Lookout Magazine, FUSION Magazine, The Brink Online, The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, Virtue Magazine, Regenerate Our Culture Online Magazine, and on many other blogs and websites across the internet like Marry Well and the Lies Young Women Believe Blog. He has also been featured in WORLD Magazine, The Towers Magazine, and Maryland Newsline. He is scheduled to have an article appear in Veritas Magazine this December. Most recently, his work can be found on Focus on the Family’s Boundless Webzine. His personal interests include writing (surprise!) and sports, both watching and playing. He is a die-hard Washington Redskins fan.

One response to Get Out The Vote

  1. I posted a thing about this on my blog too.

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