Skip to comments.GOP to Cut Pell Grants to Pass Debt Deal
Posted on 07/29/2011 11:24:47 AM PDT by vbmoneyspender
Around 10:52 am, the news emerged from Capitol Hill that Republicans were planning to change the controversial Boehner spending-cut bill, and call a floor vote some time today. There was speculation that House leaders were planning to cut funding for Pell Grantsneeded financial aid for college studentsin order to win the support of Tea Party radicals.
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I heard speculation that they were going to cut spending for the men’s room upgrade at exit 54 on the Jersey Turnpike.
Author is one meme behind.
Today's Talking Point is that they are Tea Party terrorists..... that's Tea Party terrorists.....
Please read your fax before writing the blog, whoever the author is.....
Okay - good start.
That would help drive down the cost of college somewhat. If they stop handing out free money to non-qualified students, colleges would have to compete more for qualified students.
What a pathetic bill. Is this the best Washington can do?
Okay - good start=WHO CARES. Everyone here knows good and well that this means nothing...that the deal McConnel and Reid are working on...that the house WILL approve...will have Pell Grants.
They could pass a bill outlawing Obama...Passing a balanced Budget...demanding the release of the Birth Certificate...demanding nukes to be sold to Israel...
And we ALL know it would amount to NOTHING. This is all theater. And very BAD theater at that. We all know the end game here. We've KNOWN the end game here since Boehner signled a willingness to do anything behong CC&B. He blinked...and everyone knew it. He should have walked away...unplugged the phone and said...knock on my door when you've passed your own bill.
Nobody cares about starving students apparently.
This is the debt deal which was specifically meant only to deal with the debt hike.
And, in addition, more budget deals would be coming, including the real budget for '12 and debate on the Ryan plan.
BTW...did Obama or Reid put for a plan that meets the requirements above? No? So why not mention that?
Is it a real cut or a loesser increase?
We’ll never know from reading the MSM
Radicals? I thought we was Hobbits!
This isn’t really a cut. It just removes $17 billion that Boehner had added into the bill. The Tea Party freshman demanded it be removed.
ALL this will do is give the Dems MORE ammo to use during an election.
In a deep solomn voice: "Congressman DIP STICK voted to CUT Pell Grants. Money to help poot students get a much neede education.: blah blah blah."
Yep...all this will do is give opponents AMMO against our members...for a bill that is destined to FAIL. STUPID!
poot=poor. GOD I’m ticked off at the stupidity.
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