Skip to comments.Tweaking the GOP, Obama signs memo to expand student debt relief; endorses Democratic bill
Posted on 06/10/2014 8:12:52 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Up to 5 million Americans struggling to make their monthly student loan payments could find relief under a program President Barack Obama expanded Monday, part of an election-year push by Democrats to paint Republicans as blocking common-sense steps that could help the middle class.....
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"But while Obama's most recent budget request listed the cost of expanding the program at $7.6 billion for the first year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan couldn't way what the price tag would be for taxpayers who support the federal loan program."
Did you get that? Duncan couldn't "WAY".....
Obama, the child in chief, doing things just to anger adults to see how much he can get away with before being spanked and sent to his room.
The government doesn't belong in the Health Insurance business.
The government doesn't belong in the Food Dictate Business.
The....you get the picture.
They do belong in the VA business. How's that going?
Ten years a slave for a pension. That's so hope-n-changey my leg tingles.
J school majors are only slightly above Ed school majors.
Actually, I'm not sure to what extent they belong in the VA business -- creating a miniature NHS to serve veterans (or not as seems to be the case too often, hence the scandal) does not seem to be the optimal way of caring for returned warriors.
Veterans would be better off having really solid health insurance tenable at any medical facility or doctor's office plus access to a few special-purpose medical facilities specifically geared to dealing with the after-effects of combat, including both physical injuries and PTSD, and other veteran-specific medical and psychological needs (survivor-guilt for not having gone into combat and exotic infections from war zones come to mind), run by the DOD, than having a whole cabinet-level agency devoted to veterans' medical care (plus whatever else counts as "veterans affairs").
If you expect them to call you back like they said, forget it.
Student relief = taxpayer burden