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The Student-Loan Scam

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: May 03, 2012 8:04 AM
I know it's hard but TRY. Go back and read my posts again. Get your mother to help you with the big words. I NEVER SAID college is not expensive today. I NEVER SUGGESTED that it's possible to pay-as-you-go today. I merely tried to explain WHY your abysmal education is now so expensive. Here it is again in one sentence, for the reading-impaired children on this thread: !!!!!!!!!! THE REASON YOU CAN'T AFFORD COLLEGE IS BECAUSE YOUR GOVERNMENT TRIED TO MAKE IT AFFORDABLE !!!!!!!!!!!

Editor's note: This column was originally published in THE DAILY BEAST.

Does it make sense for the government to take taxes from the big majority of Americans who never managed to win college degrees in order to subsidize the pricey education of the fortunate few who get to attend top universities?

Why is it fair to increase burdens on stressed-out working families so the feds can reduce future interest payments on student loans for members of the elite?

Isn’t President Obama’s current push to spend a $6 billion on college-loan relief precisely the sort of rob-from-the-poor-to-give-to-the-rich outrage that...