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Too Much College

p18 Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 2:42 PM
How about giving up "crusades", period? The only "crusade" we really need isn't from government or other do-gooders. It was started 2,000 years ago in Jerusalem...
wtmoore1 Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 9:23 PM
Yes, let's just give up on educating kids in this country. It's definitely too much of a "crusade." Crazy do gooders... Why don't we just have these kids reading the Bible? It's the only book you really need to read anyway. Or wait...do you think we should still send them to school for abstinence only sex-education? We definitely don't want to lose that...
In President Barack Obama's 2012 State of the Union address, he said that "higher education can't be a luxury. It is an economic imperative that every family in America should be able to afford." Such talk makes for political points, but there's no evidence that a college education is an economic imperative. A good part of our higher education problem, explaining its spiraling cost, is that a large percentage of students currently attending college are ill-equipped and incapable of doing real college work. They shouldn't be there wasting their own resources and those of their families and taxpayers. Let's look at...