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Jeff Winkler

Jeff Winkler's work has appeared in the New Republic, Vice magazine, PlayboyThe Daily Caller, The Awl, the Oxford American, and elsewhere. He has covered gun-toting carpetbaggers, attempted an alcohol enema, and ridden in the country's largest chuckwagon race. He is a college dropout living in Austin. 

The Daily Post |
February 26, 2015

The State of Texas: February 26, 2015

Illegal border crossings may be down, but the surge of troops and DPS officers at the border is having a detrimental effect on crime fighting elsewhere in the state, an internal Texas Department of Public Safety report found. 

The Daily Post |
January 21, 2015

The State of Texas: January 21, 2015

Video of the DayYes, college is a time for experimentation in the bedroom, but once in a while a student will really nail it. Case in point is Rice University senior David Nichol who turned his dorm room into a giant plastic ball pit. Creating a kids’s playground for himself has been

Politics & Policy |
January 20, 2015

A History of Panic

A new rule not only gives legislators the option of a ‘panic button’ but allows them to kick out members of the public they consider unruly. Have our elected officials gone soft?

The Daily Post |
December 22, 2014

The State of Texas: December 21, 2014

Dubya MondayGeorge W. Bush could spend the entirety of the holiday season painting all his gifts or wrapping up copies of his biography about his dad. But Dubya is a multitasker with a heart of gold. Like Santa himself, blurry photos appeared Saturday of Bush dressed for the