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#3057057 - 11/30/12 02:43 PM Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts
Super8
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Sorry, college students. President Obama has cut your access to Pell Grants by 33%; he just forgot to mention it before Election Day.





http://www.examiner.com/article/college-students-learn-of-obama-s-secret-pell-grant-cuts
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#3057073 - 11/30/12 02:53 PM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: Super8]
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A possible $1 trillion bailout is coming—and soon.

America’s now-nationalized student loan industry just reached a value of $1 trillion, according to Citigroup, growing at a 20 percent-per-year pace. Since President Obama nationalized the industry (a tacked-on provision of the Obamacare bill), tuition has gone up 25 percent and the three-year default rate is at a record 13.4 percent.


Ron discussed this problem last night with Larry Kudlow:

With many young people unable to pay their loans (average graduating debt is about $29,000), Citigroup and others are speculating that this industry might be ripe for a bailout.

To pay off all the current defaults, Citigroup says it would cost taxpayers $74 billion. However, this number doesn’t include those who will default in the coming years, and, when the government rewards the defaulters, it will encourage more borrowers not to pay their debts.

And liberals in Congress have proposed forgiving all student loans via “The Student Loan Forgiveness Act 2012,” costing taxpayers $1 trillion.

Adding another $1 trillion dollars to the national debt isn’t exactly “forgiveness” for young people—it’s prolonging the payoff. In fact, student loan bailouts are a catch-22 for young people because they’re going to be held accountable for paying off the national debt and interest payments.

A student loan bailout will also be rewarding higher education bureaucrats for a diminished product. A college degree used to mean that a person would add on average $1 million to their income over their lifetime. Today a college degree only guarantees an average $300,000 in added income over a lifetime.

The answer isn’t a bailout. The student loan industry must to be returned to the private sector. Would a private lender ever invest $100,000 of their money in a student that had no plan? No.

It’s not about limiting access to college; it’s about making sure students have a well-thought out plan for their future before investors put a $100,000 stake in their education. College should be about specializing in a trade rather than defaulting to general studies that won’t lead to a job.

A civics education is important, but why would an employer hire someone with no applicable work skills, especially in a slow economy?

If we wish to end the incentives for bailouts, we need to hit higher education in the purse. Endless government money and bailouts won’t get our students jobs, and it won’t fix the problem.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/...t-Loan-Catch-22

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#3057102 - 11/30/12 03:22 PM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: preds1]
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#3057209 - 11/30/12 05:10 PM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
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Yep, You idiots voted for this disgrace and I better not hear a word of complaint. I truly am not in the mood. When you vote for an idiot, a liar, without considering what is best for this country, you get what you deserve. Let me explain to you what just happened: You have had your taxes raised. Get used to it, there's a storm coming and we are all gonna get wet. Some will drown, I believe it will be those of you with as much sense as my freaking dog.
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#3057348 - 11/30/12 06:48 PM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: DaveB]
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EAT IT!!!!!!!!!!!
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#3058759 - 12/01/12 07:44 PM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: FLTENNHUNTER1]
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Yep ... election have consequences.

Enjoy the cesspool you're creating, young lIBtArDs!!
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#3059038 - 12/02/12 02:32 AM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: Greg .]
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Take from those who qualify for Pell and tell them it was a necessary cut since the 'rich' won't pay their fair share....More class warfare, AND fostering a new batch of future voters.
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#3059809 - 12/02/12 05:00 PM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: farmin68]
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Well do yall want spending cuts or not ? Qualify...or Entitled which is it ? OH I get it...as long as it only effects the other guy and not me it's good.
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#3059844 - 12/02/12 05:16 PM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: Big Ben]
FLTENNHUNTER1
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60% of these fools voted for Obomber...

EAT IT!!!

Bwaaahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!
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#3060005 - 12/02/12 06:41 PM Re: Students learn of Obama's secret Pell Grant cuts [Re: Big Ben]
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 Originally Posted By: Big Ben
Well do yall want spending cuts or not ? Qualify...or Entitled which is it ? OH I get it...as long as it only effects the other guy and not me it's good.



THAT is the liberals way, always has been.

Other wise drop the Bush tax cuts for EVERYBODY and not just one group.

The liberals do NOT want to drop THEIR tax cuts but want other groups to drop theirs.
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