Category Archives: Education

TX-GREG ABBOTT : RACIST Policy WONK

TX Gov. Candidate, ABBOTT CITES RACIST in Educational Policy Debate.   Yep. Good ‘Ol Boy (and Governor Good-Hair’s crony) has done it again.   You’d think after the Nugent fiasco, back-peddling, Abortion Barbie comments, and finger pointin’, Abbott would learn a thing … Continue reading

Young Earth Believer Ken Ham Just Might Be Onto Something…

When Bill Nye and Ken Ham agreed to debate evolution some worried that the event would simply provide a forum for a fundamentalist to expound his anti scientific point of view.  The debate was also seen as objectionable for essentially allowing that … Continue reading

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Officially The Most Awesome School Excuse Note In History!

The caption of this photo on the White House website reads: “President Barack Obama writes a school excuse note for Alanah Poullard, 5, while visiting with Wounded Warriors and their families in the East Room during their tour of the … Continue reading

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Another Chapter in the Jindal Voucher Scam

The Justice Department has requested an injunction preventing the State of Louisiana from providing school vouchers for the 2014 school year to students residing in the thirty-four parishes currently under federal desegregation orders. This prompted Eric Cantor and Bobby Jindal … Continue reading

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Are Conservative Women Less Edumacated?

Are the IQs of some conservative women below average because they must be subservient to their men, so they leave the complicated thinking to the menfolk? Are pageant contestants representing red states simply examples of this condition? Listen to Miss … Continue reading

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100 Top-Notch Sites for Military Servicemembers

For our men and women in the military, I’ve been sent a link to an impressive page of links to government and private sites that provide info and support for veterans and active duty military, including educational opportunities. The site … Continue reading

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Seriously? They Didn’t See This Coming?

What do you get when you propose bills that divert public school dollars to private religious schools? In Tennessee you get a bunch of bumpkins scrambling to find a way to keep that money from going to Islamic schools. The … Continue reading

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The GOP Road to 2016, One Fool at a Time: Scott Walker

Wisconsin’s little twerp of a Governor is writing his memoir, which is leading many to believe he”l make a bid for the GOP nomination in 2016. Not for nothin’, but if I was a Republican I’d want a Presidential candidate … Continue reading

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Yes Folks, They Really Think Like This

My Guns Are My Business… Your Prescriptions, Gotta Register Those Tennessee, one of the southern bastions of right-wing idiocy, and currently under rule by a merry band of Teapublican lunatics, is as confused about the notion of personal freedom as … Continue reading

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America’s Visual IQ

We know that technology helps students achieve their academic goals and helps teachers to be more efficient. Half of Americans say they get their news online. Yet, when asked to identify images representing current events, the results are mixed. View … Continue reading

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Utah’s Epic Earth Day Fail

What do you get when your state officials declare there is no such thing as climate change? You get “celebrations” of earth day that require kids to pay homage to Big Oil. Think Progress reports on Utah’s “state-sponsored Earth Day … Continue reading

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Mayor Bloomberg “Just Sustaining It” Until His Term Ends

I’m tired of Michael Bloomberg, and luckily, his run as Mayor of New York City will be over at the end of this year. I didn’t always dislike him, he’s been an effective mayor in some respects; but he seems … Continue reading

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