by Clark Howard, CNN.com
While this article is not about homeschooling, it does make points of which homeschoolers have long been aware. It's brief, it has grace and humor, and it has truth.
One quote that takes it beyond unschooling, homeschooling OR school, to tax expenditure, is:
Do you think this whole issue doesn't affect you because you don't have kids? Think again. Huge amounts of your taxes are still spent to support schools that are failures.