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Telling Students to Earn Less
Wall Street Journal, by Editorial

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 4/23/2014 8:59:31 PM

The federal student loan program is becoming so costly to taxpayers that even President Obama is pretending to fix it. Readers will recall Mr. Obama as the man who has spent much of his Presidency expanding this program, creating new ways for borrowers to avoid repayment, and then campaigning about these dubious achievements on campuses nationwide. Now Team Obama is acknowledging that his policies are turning out to be more expensive than he claimed. Participation in federal debt-forgiveness programs is surging. In a mere six months the number of borrowers who´ve signed up for such plans has increased to more than

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 4/23/2014 10:17:44 PM     (No. 9822505)

The next financial bubble...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: fishbone, 4/23/2014 10:34:13 PM     (No. 9822530)

Maybe the bright side is that some of those Ivy League schools will fold. :-)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lewis1940, 4/24/2014 3:50:09 AM     (No. 9822661)

When the funds dry up, the schools will close. The Republicans will be blamed, as usual.

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 6/27/2014 4:43:15 PM     Post Reply
I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that it’s not the tactics themselves that bother them as much as the attention those tactics are receiving from conservative voters. Says Red State’s Leon Wolf, “If any of these bastards want to avoid the fallout they should go on the record.” According to these conversations [with two Republican Senate staffers], some $800,000 was raised for Cochran by his Senate colleagues after the McDaniel victory in the primary’s first round, largely under the rubric of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. This wasn’t seen as a particularly controversial matter at the time; the

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 6/27/2014 3:41:57 PM     Post Reply
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