Friday, March 09, 2012

Maybe we are getting tired of welfare for the young.....

Nothing raises the price and cheapens the product like the governemnt paying for it.

Need a degree in trans-gender studies? How about another million grads in bi-racial relations....or maybe a few hundred thousand more lawyers?
Or just give every high school grad a degree is something and find them a job as an apprentice. Worked for me!!

Ignorance Is Strength -
One way in which Americans have always been exceptional has been in our support for education. First we took the lead in universal primary education; then the “high school movement” made us the first nation to embrace widespread secondary education. And after World War II, public support, including the G.I. Bill and a huge expansion of public universities, helped large numbers of Americans to get college degrees.
Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

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But now one of our two major political parties has taken a hard right turn against education, or at least against education that working Americans can afford. Remarkably, this new hostility to education is shared by the social conservative and economic conservative wings of the Republican coalition

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