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Washington Proposes $1
Trillion Bailout for
Delinquent Student Loans

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Ron Meyer & Celia Bigelow

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/30/2012 1:16:41 PM

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.

These thiefs in Washington throw around a $1 trillion like it´s 50 cents. It´s outrageous and depressing what they are doing.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: aasilver, 11/30/2012 1:24:30 PM     (No. 9041544)

....and the entitlement generation continues to receive it´s reward for voting for Democrats.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 11/30/2012 1:26:33 PM     (No. 9041547)

Yes #1

The Ds certainly do know how to BUY votes.

I would be ashamed to be for sale ........ but these people are just shameless.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jonr, 11/30/2012 1:30:00 PM     (No. 9041553)

Payback time! Enjoy!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 11/30/2012 1:37:52 PM     (No. 9041579)

So what´s another trillion? We´re doomed!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rafter, 11/30/2012 1:47:13 PM     (No. 9041605)

Hey-eyyy... Free Money!

Lessons from Kollidge -
There is such a thing as a Free Lunch!
Wacky Santa Baracky sez it so.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: cartcart, 11/30/2012 1:57:03 PM     (No. 9041632)

Mykids worked their ways through college. Stupid kids. They could have partied and had a great time but guess who has jobs? All of them. Their work ethic is one of their highest qualities--just like any employer would want. In fact, they all own homes, they all kept their first home as a rental unit and they all have kids and the mothers are stay-at-home types that keep very, very busy managing their homes and families. We are SO un-AMERICAN!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Quaestio, 11/30/2012 1:57:58 PM     (No. 9041634)

And how was Romney wrong again?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/30/2012 2:02:11 PM     (No. 9041642)

The default rate soon be 60%, which is approximately the same % of students who voted for Obama.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mythman, 11/30/2012 2:13:37 PM     (No. 9041666)

And fly-by-night diploma mills have skimmed of billions.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 11/30/2012 2:16:46 PM     (No. 9041671)

Why am I responsible for paying for some kid´s education that I don´t know.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: tisHimself, 11/30/2012 2:19:00 PM     (No. 9041674)

Lot of those fly by night mills have certifications. Its an industry subsidized by government, run by those with no private sector skills.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 11/30/2012 2:21:45 PM     (No. 9041675)

It´s interesting to watch this younger entitled generation make their way in the world. We have a sales position open at my place of employment. We had several of the younger set apply and interview for it. All of them believe they should get it because they applied for it.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 11/30/2012 2:26:34 PM     (No. 9041683)

Wife and I have been working hard to pay our loans. Do we get a gift too?

So the price of tuition can be artificially inflated by government money availability, then the government provides more money to bail the system out?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: AGGW, 11/30/2012 2:29:02 PM     (No. 9041690)

Do all the responsible people who paid their´s back get a refund? Only fair.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/30/2012 2:30:38 PM     (No. 9041694)

What about the millions of people out there who took out student loans, graduated from college, got jobs, who have been struggling ever since to make their student loan payments each month, and who have not defaulted?

Maybe they vote Republican!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: MsMontana, 11/30/2012 2:33:29 PM     (No. 9041701)

Thing is that right now, if you are delinquent on your student loans, you don´t get anymore to go to school. I know SEVERAL people who could be going to school right now and are not because they can´t get aid for defaulting on their loans....and it SHOULD be that way.

I am grateful for the help. I plan on going to school starting January for an accounting degree. I am 45 years old with a retired Air Force husband going to nursing school and two daughters also in college. We need the help and expect to pay back every penny. I´ve paid my taxes and helped others all this time, I don´t think it´s too much to get the help now that I need it.

But PLEASE do not forgive student loan debt. It´s unfair to those of us who do pay it back and value it. Besides which, forgiving it will make tuition go up all that more....and books.....my God, my books for a 2 year degree are over 3,000.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Calamity kate, 11/30/2012 2:38:44 PM     (No. 9041708)

If a student loan is bailed out, the degree (and any resulting credentials) should also be revoked from the recipient.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: steveracer, 11/30/2012 2:43:13 PM     (No. 9041717)

Perhaps the Dimocrats should pass a law stating that money grows on trees, and be done with it. These people are out their stupid minds. Where are we getting all of this bailout money?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: PLPointer67, 11/30/2012 2:47:01 PM     (No. 9041723)

Does anyone happen to know which politicians/Party pushed that the Govt. would take over all school loans... and who pushed the law that school loans can not be included in bankruptcy?

What a mess we are in.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: jimboendaatl, 11/30/2012 2:56:45 PM     (No. 9041743)

This must be those "gifts" to young people that Mitt Romney was lying about.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 11/30/2012 3:19:44 PM     (No. 9041779)

My kids worked through college, and we spent a bundle paying the rest, so they could get their education.

If student loan holders get a bailout, we´ll be paying for their education after we´ve paid for our own. What a joke.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Davids918, 11/30/2012 3:43:35 PM     (No. 9041832)

I paid mine back in-full, my wife is nearly done, and her children are paying regularly on theirs.

If they can´t pay, then take it out of their tax-refunds, or credits they´re receiving.

The only bailout is for the BANKS.

And Republicans will look mean-spirited saying no, which is the point of this idea.

Hundreds of thousands of voters being given relief, and securing their vote.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: dittohead, 11/30/2012 3:51:14 PM     (No. 9041845)

OK - throw the rocks!!!

We paid our son´s way for 4 years then he borrowed for a grad school and realized by the end of 3 ears he would be in over 150,000 of debt, so he quit while ahead.

My son has a loan he´s been faithfully paying on - I think I will tell him to go into default and get bailed out. I am keepig up everyone else´s children, why not let mine take advantage of it. And by the way I will never vote deomcrat!!! I honestly feel I have never received anything for the taxes I pay in except the protection of the military, so go for it son!

Now, let the stoning begin!!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: LadyHen, 11/30/2012 4:40:28 PM     (No. 9041899)

fta: 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.


So why is a BA worth it anymore? Everyone has one and most of the graduates today can´t tie their own shoes without help.

University is big business y´all, too big to fail I am sure.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 11/30/2012 5:08:06 PM     (No. 9041927)

This just in: 2013 taxes to be based on political registration of the 2012 election. Dems tax rate will be 00.00%, repubs and independents will be 50%.

To simplify the tax structure, the only taxpayers will be repubs, independents, and capitalists.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/30/2012 6:06:33 PM     (No. 9042000)

What #25 said. Incredibly, BF who is nearing retirement at a wonderful TX university agrees with the second paragraph. All the kids told that they MUST have a Master´s, then once done, they are told they MUST get a Doctorate. It´s all about the academia-government gravy train.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 11/30/2012 6:39:23 PM     (No. 9042036)

PLEASE make it retroactive to 1960 so that I will get a boost in my retirement income. This proposal is once again Government at its very worst. I have a counter proposal - after high school, go to work for 4 years, and then, when you have saved enough for what you want to spend, pay upfront for college. If your money runs out before you graduate, drop out and go back to work to earn enough to complete your degree. This bailout would be a disgrace to every person who has ever paid for their college. You don´t buy what you cannot afford. I do not want my tax money used for this purpose, and I want to make it clear that my family would BENEFIT under this plan, because I have relatives in that situation, one of whom has been paying off college loans for over 10 years to date. That person knew exactly what she was in for and does not expect a bailout. At this point, why would anyone continue to repay a loan even if they could, when the Obama gift train is right down the tracks and stopping at your station.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: peebster, 11/30/2012 6:58:18 PM     (No. 9042066)

13.4 percent default rate? For a loan equal to the amount of a nice Volkswagen? No, we don´t live in an entitlement society...noooo. Nothin´ but a nice payoff to the liberal indoctrination centers and their indoctrinated.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Babsathome, 11/30/2012 7:15:14 PM     (No. 9042085)

My husband and I paid ours back in full. We are now paying faithfully along with two of my kids on their loans. Third one still in college but will pay what she owes. They ALL chose not to major in Women´s studies or any other Resentment Studies. All women all engineers. Bless them at least they will be able to support families.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: ramona, 11/30/2012 7:29:26 PM     (No. 9042094)

I paid back every penny borrowed for my B.A., then had trouble borrowing for graduate studies because I was unmarried and had no children. So I worked hard, took extra jobs, got fellowships and scholarships and ran up the credit card on things like travel (no meals or clothes etc.). What I did manage to borrow I also paid back, every cent. Now I´m teaching college students, many of whom have no business being there. Several in my intro class will fail this semester, and I have convinced several others that teaching really is hard work - they aren´t going to continue in the program. Most of these students are being paid to go to school. It´s just another sham, feel-good program (make liberal whites feel good about getting "poor" or "people of color" into college). No way she there be a bailout for student loans. Unless that amount gets cut from their eventual social security payments. I could live with that.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 31 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 11/30/2012 7:38:53 PM     (No. 9042112)

We had our three kids when I went back to school to get my degree. No loans, just paid as I went through the 4 1/2 years. What stupid fools we were!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/30/2012 9:46:56 PM     (No. 9042276)

Citigroup gives with one hand and takes from someplace else with the other.

This bothers me more than food stamps. Many of these strip mall colleges are the ones raking in money and giving fake degrees for something they didn´t need a degree for in the first place while overcharging.

I know someone that has extended their student loans over and over while working in their chosen profession and living at home in hopes that those loans would be forgiven.

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A founding father of the conservative movement who is now a star among Tea Party activists is urging the GOP to choose a governor to duel Washington “insider” Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying that 2016 isn´t the best time for Sen. Ted Cruz to run. Often called the “funding father” of conservatism for pioneering direct mail fundraising, Richard A. Viguerie believes that the Texas senator is a “game changer” for the movement but that the best way to beat Clinton is with a candidate from outside the beltway. “I don´t think it would be best for the conservative movement for

George Bush´s paintings
are ´copied off Google images
and Wikipedia´ art critic claims

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Independent [UK], by Rob Williams    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/9/2014 10:47:55 AM     Post Reply
As a former President of The Most Powerful Country In The World, George W Bush has significantly greater access to world leaders than most budding artists. (Snip) Art critics have pointed out that a number of the 30 portraits in the exhibition appear to be based on images thrown up by a cursory search of the person´s name in Google Images. In some cases the portrait seems to have been based on the very first image result on the search engine. Rather remarkably, even the portrait of his own father, someone who he surely could have asked to sit for him, appears to be based on an Associated Press portrait which appears on the first page of

Firefox Expands Into Censorship
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American Thinker, by Jack Kemp    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/9/2014 9:10:58 AM     Post Reply
This morning I clicked on a link to a Red State website article concerning “The War on Women” and “Paycheck Equality” and got quite a surprise (the same thing happens when a Firefox user goes directly to the article). Nanny Firefox posted a political opinion on my screen before allowing me to proceed to read the article. This message didn’t appear when I accessed a second article which met with Firefox’s political commissar’s approval. Here’s what Firefox said: Careful Now! (shouldn’t they have said “Achtung! or “Verboten!” or something similar?). This website could not be displayed by Firefox because it is not

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