Why are Republicans Playing the Victim on Civil Rights? 04/10/2014 Republicans used to be the bullies, but now they can't stop whining about how everyone's picking on them. They've volunteered for the losing side on ... Read More Teaching Writing Wrong 04/07/2014 If you have a seventh grader, then you know that he or she just got done taking a standardized test for writing. The good news ... Read More Texas Republican Getting Education Policy From a White Supremacist? 04/03/2014 After unsuccessfully mansplaining equal pay for three weeks, Greg Abbott, the Republican frontrunner for Texas governor, finally changed the subject by citing the work of ... Read More Lobbyists Always Find a Way 03/31/2014 It's funny how loopholes are always just big enough to accommodate a lobbyist. In Texas, the legislature recently banned lobbyists for testing companies from serving ... Read More Don’t Look Now, but ‘Education Spring’ is Arriving 03/24/2014 "Education Spring"—the rise of public education advocates against the business-backed privatization movement—is spreading across the country and has finally reached Washington. But if you're wondering ... Read More Equal Pay and Awkward Pauses 03/19/2014 The best thing Texas Republicans can say about this week is that no one has told a rape joke yet. More than a week has ... Read More ‘Divergent’ is an Education Dystopia 03/17/2014 The next big teen franchise is about to explode over movie screens nationwide on Mar. 21, except this time the kids aren't scared of werewolves, ... Read More GOP Going Nuclear on ‘Battlefield of Ideas’ 03/10/2014 CPAC—the political convention that is to conservatives what ComicCon is to nerds—did not sort out the Republican field for 2016, but it did reveal something ... Read More ‘Education Spring’ is Right Around the Corner 03/05/2014 In the state where high-stakes testing began, a few hundred teachers, academics and activists came together last weekend to hasten what one leader called an ... Read More Texas Attorney General Sells the 10th Amendment 03/03/2014 Early last month, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott contradicted his core values by doing something that just didn't make sense unless you're one of those ... Read More Archives Jason Stanford Jason Stanford is Democratic political consultant living in Texas. He’s the co-author of “Adios, Mofo: Why Rick Perry Will Make America Miss George W. Bush” and blogs at jasonstanford.org. Twitter: @jasstanford. He can be reached at [email protected] Daily Newsletter Sign up for FREE! Get Cartoons Daily! Sign up for our free daily newsletter by entering your email and clicking on subscribe. Subscribe 9 of 25«‹6789101112›» Close this module GET OUR FREE DAILY CARTOON EMAIL NEWSLETTER!All the best our sites have to offer – free in your email box! No hassle! No obligation! So cool! Just sign up!First NameJohnLast NameSmithYour email[email protected]SubmitNever see this message again.