john653 Wrote:
Oct 18, 2012 8:48 AM
Why do we give financial aid of any kind? Even to students? All I have seen it do is create bureaucracies, spend money, and complaints about the unintended consequences. Unintended like a student graduating with 1000's of dollars in debt, and attempts to write off and forgive the loans, etc. We need to quit all of this giving. I did not elect politicians solely for the purpose of giving away money. Its great that this student saved her money for school, I did also. Only difference was there was nobody around to lend me money or muchless give it to me. So I washed dishes to support myself. a highschool education is esential. But college is optional. It is being treated as the holy grail, when in fact it is actually the wrong direction for a