JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

(Cartoonist - Kevin Siers)

In other news, the House of Representatives, with the help of House Democrats, has passed Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

It's over. The bills are headed to the president's desk.

Meanwhile, the Republican-controlled Senate has advanced yet another garbage appropriations bill that would cut education by $1.7 billion.

  • Badgerite

    To attack education as they have is so damaging to the long term interests of all Americans is it just inexplicable. It is a Faustian deal they are making to hold onto power and privilege.

  • Draxiar

    People rail all they want about the fictitious “War on Christmas” but never once will they mention the very real War on Education…unless of course it’s in promotion of Biblical Fairy Tales being taught in class. I once heard that if 1% of the Defense Budget were allocated to education it would clean up pretty much every budget shortfall across the country and give us a really kick-ass public education system.