Trained as a historian, skilled as a writer, and aspiring to be a filmmaker, Amanda Read investigates the ideas behind contemporary culture and politics.
Although people have the right and liberty to access it, Planned Parenthood is yet another item on the list that doesn’t need or deserve government funding – and has a whole lot of baggage. Published 11:48 p.m. February 28, 2011 - Comments
President Obama believes we should "raise expectations for every child". But evidence thus far indicates that fundamentally, our conventional school system and high expectations are diametrically opposite. Published 8:59 p.m. February 13, 2011 - Comments
Is it offensive for a Super Bowl ad to invite viewers to look up a reference familiar to football culture? FOX Sports might be unintentionally insulting the intelligence of its viewers. Published 12:56 a.m. February 5, 2011 - Comments
President Obama invested many words in education during the 2011 State of the Union address. But since when has federal involvement in education helped the economy or improved learning? Published 4:17 a.m. January 30, 2011 - Comments
The Tea Party is being blamed. But lone gunmen's assassination attempts are not all 21st century. What age-old train of thought did Loughner actually express? Published 4:01 p.m. January 9, 2011 - Comments
Amanda Read is a columnist for the Communities at The Washington Times. Trained as a historian, skilled as a writer, and aspiring to be a filmmaker, Amanda investigates the ideas behind contemporary culture and politics. A professional writer and researcher ...Read More
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Amanda Read is a columnist for the Communities at The Washington Times. Trained as a historian, skilled as a writer, and aspiring to be a filmmaker, Amanda investigates the ideas behind contemporary culture and politics. A professional writer and researcher, she is also a Christian homeschool graduate, unconventional college graduate, military daughter, and eldest of the nine Read children at Fair Hills Farm. Find more of her work at www.amandaread.com.