Izzy Lyman is the operator of this blog. She is also the author of The Homeschooling Revolution and the editor of a booklet - The Victims of Illegal Immigration. A pair of her essays was featured In Real Life (edited by Karl Zinsmeister with an intro. by Dr. Laura).
Her work has appeared in the Miami Herald, Wall Street Journal, Dallas Morning News, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Investor's Business Daily, Boston Herald, Los Angeles Daily Journal, National Review, The New American, The Oklahoman, Ventura County Star, Lancaster (PA) Sunday News, Big Journalism, Big Hollywood, Front Page Magazine, and the Daily Caller. Think tanks, like the Cato Institute and the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, have also published her work.
She has also been an editorial-page columnist at the Daily Hampshire Gazette (MA), the Edmond Sun (OK) and the Belgrade News (MT) and did a stint as a copy editor at The Oklahoman.
She is currently a contributor to the Weekly Choice/Charlevoix County News and the Heartland Institute.
Blog mascot: Albert the 20-lb. tabby who used to live in an OKC animal shelter, and now snuggles in gym bags. He is nine years old.