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The Student-Loan Scam

Paul4266 Wrote: May 03, 2012 1:29 PM
Here's a simple solution to stifle outrageous educational costs! Simply stop all the "free" money "chasing" education! We should all accept responsibiltiy for funding whatever education we seek!

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...