Category Archives: Education

BREAKING: New Poll Reveals Same Old Result

Every two years, a pro-gambling group polls Texans on whether or not they would support the opportunity to consider a constitutional amendment to allow gambling in Texas. Every two years the poll shows, usually by a wide margin, that Texans … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Texas | Comments Off

What a dick!

It’s rare that a candidate does anything so mindbendingly stupid that they earn the retraction of an endorsement they’ve already received by a major newspaper. Usually it has to be something really bad that prompts a newspaper ed board to … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Comments Off

Exit, stage right

Secretary Geithner is signalling that he will be leaving the White House. As someone who was actually happy he was brought into the Administration, I can say I’m THRILLED he’ll be gone soon. Geithner has been a real disappointment, first … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Stupid Administration Tricks, Texas | 1 Comment

Republicans kill TEXAS Grants

Texas Republicans in the Lege have been making some rather indiscriminate cuts recently, among them the TEXAS Grants program for college students. The program provided much needed money already strapped students and their families who have seen tuition costs spiral … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Stupid Republican Tricks, Texas, The Lege | Comments Off

The Feel Good Event of 2011

Observations of the Save Our School March and Rally at the Texas Capitol 1. The “Free Mumia” crowd was absent. 2. Most vocal contingent was the Socialist Workers Party. To think that their chants are now the most radical thing … Continue reading

Posted in Education | 6 Comments

Evan, that’s not funny, it’s mean.

Calling Talmadge Heflin a ‘big thinker’ is just mean. He honestly can’t help being intellectually underpowered, though he can do something about his disturbing girth, like STOP EATING SO MUCH. This is, maybe, the only time in history I will … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Education, Stupid Republican Tricks, Texas, The Lege, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

A brilliant image of respect and decency

Christians protecting Muslims while they pray during protests in Egypt. – Imgur. Share on Facebook

Posted in Education | Tagged | 1 Comment

IQ Test in Austin

“De javu” again So once again legislators fall short of finding a real fix for school financing In 2005 bill HB 2 was a farce and the creation of Rep. Kent Grusendorf, who was kicked out in a reelection bid … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Comments Off

So, kids have sex? You don’t say…

As it turns out, abstinence pledges don’t work. We kinda knew about that. Then we knew about it again. Even this year, we got to see it vividly. Can y’all now stop with the creepy daddy’s little virgin crap? If … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Comments Off

New group fighting vouchers

Raise Your Hand Texas has rolled out a potent anti-voucher site. Check it out when you have a chance! Share on Facebook

Posted in Education | Comments Off