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Cory Booker Bets $100 Billion on
Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 12/3/2019 10:02:37 PM

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey on Tuesday proposed investing $100 billion in historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, a broad proposal in a Democratic field that has offered varying plans to prop up this longstanding yet struggling arm of the educational system. Many H.B.C.U.s, as historically black colleges and universities are commonly known, have faced widespread financial woes recently, with some schools losing accreditation and facing plummeting enrollment. Mr. Booker’s proposal comes at a precarious time for his presidential campaign: Despite crossing the 200,000 individual-donor threshold last month, he is still short four qualifying polls for

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That would be taxpayers' money being squandered for his dismal political prospects.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JediJerry 12/3/2019 10:06:33 PM (No. 252015)
Jeepers why not just go big and say $100 Trillion. I mean $100 Billion is chump change at least in New Jersey.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog 12/3/2019 10:16:48 PM (No. 252023)
Not to be outdone, Liz Warren (in her most deplorable/rube dialect) said, "I see yer bet, an I'ma raisin' ya $100 million."
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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared 12/3/2019 10:32:34 PM (No. 252028)
Black institutions only may apply for our tax money.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Northcross 12/3/2019 10:51:24 PM (No. 252036)
Just another not so cleverly disguised form of reparations, to wit, money thrown down the toilet.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDConservative 12/3/2019 10:56:42 PM (No. 252040)
THIS is racism. These colleges should be integrated with afirmative action, beginning with white males on scholarship.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: cold porridge 12/3/2019 10:57:27 PM (No. 252041)
That's all the dems have besides lying...Promising other peoples money to buy votes.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 12/3/2019 10:59:08 PM (No. 252042)
Spartacus, your black university schtick isn't going to move the needle, bro. Time to drop out.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 12/3/2019 11:12:28 PM (No. 252051)
Racist.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: justavoter 12/3/2019 11:15:28 PM (No. 252054)
Black colleges are wasting away because they produce an inferior product with all the social justice degrees in nothing. Improve the quality of graduates and the problems go away.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Laotzu 12/3/2019 11:29:29 PM (No. 252059)
The Democrat Party is always the home to fresh, new ideas like "separate but equal."
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Reply 11 - Posted by: watashiyo 12/3/2019 11:33:50 PM (No. 252063)
More Government Entitlements to sow and harvest Democrat voting CROPs of Entitlement Addicts.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rumblehog 12/3/2019 11:53:29 PM (No. 252066)
More tax money down another "rat-hole"
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Reply 13 - Posted by: SALady 12/4/2019 1:13:23 AM (No. 252098)
If he has $100 billion in his personal bank account that he wants to throw down this proverbial toilet bowl, then more power to him!!! But we all know he means he wants to waste $100 billion of our tax dollars on this insanity!!!!! Lie-berals are really good at spending other people's money -- until those other people run out of money for them to spend. Then we become another Venezuela over night!!!!!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Sunhan65 12/4/2019 1:14:45 AM (No. 252100)
How about instead of investing time and effort in fixing historically fatherless families?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2 12/4/2019 1:23:38 AM (No. 252104)
What's the demonrat total bribe amount for the leech vote now? $200 trillion?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 12/4/2019 1:31:30 AM (No. 252110)
Sorry. I just can't get past "Historically black colleges" How racist and worse yet, no one calls them on it.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Strike3 12/4/2019 1:41:44 AM (No. 252114)
It's a good thing Spartacus doesn't play the horses.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: PChristopher 12/4/2019 1:42:46 AM (No. 252116)
And just how did Bug-Eyes Booker arrive at $100 Million? And what's HIS cut?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: JimBob 12/4/2019 2:32:53 AM (No. 252137)
Hey New York Times...... Publicly ask your Sugar-Daddy/Master/Financial Savior/New (behind -the-scenes) Owner..... yep, the Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim himself, to pony up the cash. $100,000,000,000 should be 'pocket change' to him!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 12/4/2019 4:32:37 AM (No. 252155)
Translation: Candidate that is number 7 in the Democrat polls desperately wants to bribe blacks and whites suffering with guilt complexes so he can stay in the race. Where will he get the money to pay for it? He'll take it from you via threat of jail. Of course, Elizabeth Warren, who has already promised to spend more money than exists in the entire world, will have to double his bid.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: StormCnter 12/4/2019 8:55:22 AM (No. 252301)
I have read over the years that black colleges and universities were vital to help unprepared black students in a higher-learning environment. The premise being that too many black students are simply passed through high school without getting a full education. I suspect that was true in the past, so I have donated to one black university a couple of times. Now, however, black students should be able to compete with other students without needing that remedial help. Bloomberg is toadying.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: heartsurgeon 12/4/2019 9:25:55 AM (No. 252344)
Booker now quoting Austin Powers movies. https://youtu.be/jTmXHvGZiSY
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Reply 23 - Posted by: GO3 12/4/2019 9:38:33 AM (No. 252368)
#9 is right. Even back in the mid-80s the military recognized that ROTC graduates from HBUs were sorely deficient in basic English/communication skills. Taxpayer money was spent on remedial courses for these graduates to boost their English skills after they were commissioned - i.e., while on active duty. Pathetic.
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