More than half of high school and college students say it’s “not fair” for people who did not attend college to pay for student loan debt with their taxes.
“Tuition will never come back to Earth if we bail out those who borrowed more than they could repay,” Mike Rowe writes.
Making taxpayers assume student debt might score short-term political points but doesn’t address the underlying problem: why college costs so much while delivering so little.
Regardless of whether Biden would find a loophole or merely attempt to cajole Congress, it remains concerning that there are many people who want him to force taxpayers to bail out the well off.
If progressives can justify canceling loans for exorbitant college educations, why can’t we cancel loans for luxury cars or fishing boats?
If this virus leads to tightening academic grants, defunding activist departments, making students more fiscally responsible, and shuttering nonessential bureaucracy in higher ed, then that’s a good thing.
Lawmakers always feel the need to ‘do something,’ seemingly irrespective of what that ‘something’ is. The current pandemic only exacerbates that dilemma.
The federal student loan program has enriched Sallie Mae, private banks, and colleges, but exposed U.S. taxpayers to enormous financial risk.
Above all, we must give high schoolers personalized post-secondary educational recommendations before they get caught in the quagmire of student debt.
Both of us grew up poor. College was our way out of poverty. Now, we see too many young people locked into poverty by a college education.
One Democratic lawmaker’s remarks were so rude that the committee chairman had to admonish the 33-year-old congressman during the hearing.
Why should Americans who didn’t overspend on college be placed on the hook for those who did? Erasing student loan debt is not a practical solution.
The higher education system is rotten to its core — economically, ideologically, and spiritually. Instead of tinkering around the edges, it’s time for conservatives to actually fix the root problems.
Democratic contenders for the presidential nomination are talking a lot about higher education, and it seems they want ‘free’ everything except for speech.
Apparently, the majority of Democratic presidential contenders want to parade student debt sob stories around. These stories don’t show the full picture.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation Tuesday that would eliminate $640 billion in student loan debt offering relief to 45 million Americans.
Personal responsibility? Not necessary. 2020 Democrats have got you covered with their immoral wealth transfer policies.
Thiel is not only advancing traditional conservative values, but he’s also asking for the overthrow of the prestigious institutions of post-war America.
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