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How To Build a Tuition Trap

LesFalin Wrote: Apr 26, 2012 7:29 AM
George Orwell saw this coming, and wrote about it in "Animal Farm." The Left has merely replaced the purported greedy and over-compensated "Captains of Industry" (the farmer) with the greedy and grossly over-compensated "Captains of Academia" (the pigs). Which is more important to America's future? Young people doing productive work in the manufacturing sector? Or young people with nicely-framed but increasingly useless diplomas? The pigs, like the poor, will always be with us.
This week, President Barack Obama has been warning students that without his intervention, interest rates for a federal student loan program will double to 6.8 percent July 1.

In the process, he's been misquoting a Republican congresswoman. On Tuesday, he told students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that she has "very little tolerance for people who (say) they graduate with debt, because there's no reason for that."

And: "She said students who rack up student loan debt are just sitting on their butts, having opportunity 'dumped in your lap.'"

The audience booed.

The congresswoman in question is Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C.,...