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The Comfort of Welfare

rbartlett Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 10:10 AM
Anyone wondering about college educations ought to read the aforementioned paper "Why Are Recent College Graduates Underemployed?", you can Google it - the paper describes the nuts and bolts of the glut of college graduates we have. Result, this country has the most highly educated cashiers, taxi cab drivers and bar tenders in the world. We also have highly educated janitors and security guards. We have loads of lawyers driving the growth of activism politics and frivolous lawsuit among other things. Most of these genius's are have large student debts in addition to the money tax payers are coughing up to keep these universities in business. The bad economy makes it enticing to remain in school by deferment payments of student loans.
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 10:23 AM
We need a truth in education bill which requires colleges to post employment rates and salaries of their recent graduates by field of study.
Tony2164 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 7:29 PM
We need truth in education period.
This week Japan announced its intention to cut welfare payments by a billion dollars over the next three years because people live too comfortably.

Imagine that, a government would actually tell its citizens you are getting fat and lazy and have no incentive to work because someone else pays your bills. We just found out you can't get government work by telling citizens they're takers. But after its economy derailed, Japan slipped into a two-decade slumber marked by people giving up on old beliefs and traditions like Japan's legendary work ethic. When we thought Japan would conquer the world, including the...
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