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Posts Tagged ‘Pell grants

Quality of Life under the Obama Republican debt deal

August 3, 2011

Polluted water, smoggy skies, crumbling bridges, less education funding, more unhealthy Americans: the impact of the debt deal’s massive cuts. The Obama-GOP plan cuts $917 billion in government spending over the next decade. Nearly $570 billion of that would come from what’s called “non-defense discretionary spending.” That’s budget-speak for education and job training, air traffic […]

The Ponzi Scam of Student Loans

June 20, 2011

Student loans are a big business, with student debt now exceeding $895 billion which is more than the total Americans owe on their credit cards. And most of these student loans are underwritten by the US government, which means that the taxpayer is on the hook when students can’t repay the debt. Many of the […]