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Desperate Elizabeth Warren
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Posted By: MissMolly, 1/16/2020 5:18:58 AM

In her latest show of desperation, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is now promising to implement her student loan forgiveness plan by executive fiat, adding legal questions to an already reckless proposal. With less than three weeks to go before Iowa, Warren needs to make a splash in Tuesday night's debate. She's teetering on the edge of disaster in the first Democratic nomination contest, and a poor showing there would doom her presidential ambitions. After her campaign spent yesterday pushing the idea that Sen. Bernie Sanders told her in a private meeting that a woman couldn't be elected president, she's trying out a new gimmick

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Reply 1 - Posted by: redraider 1/16/2020 5:30:16 AM (No. 289760)
Does Thin Lizzie's plan include reimbursement for me and, many others who paid our own way? Where/when can we expect to pick up a check?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: doctorfixit 1/16/2020 5:41:04 AM (No. 289766)
Big deal. Cancel the national debt & the China debt. That would be impressive.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232 1/16/2020 5:57:56 AM (No. 289773)
Im still reviewing my copy of the constitution looking for the article that allows this. May have to call Hillsdale.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: franq 1/16/2020 5:59:53 AM (No. 289775)
Maybe she's going through "The Change".
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Reply 5 - Posted by: F15 Gork 1/16/2020 6:06:08 AM (No. 289780)
You knew this was coming when the Barry put the gubmint in charge of the student loan program - just like motor voter eventually gave illegal aliens the right to vote. Warren herself is a dried up ho who thinks dropping her price from $10 to $5 will help business - when your product is rotten, nothing will save it.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MSUDoc 1/16/2020 6:25:44 AM (No. 289790)
There are many individual exceptions, but given their arrogant sense of entitlement, selfishness, laziness, irresponsibility, lasciviousness, irreverence, and overall lack of respect for experience or history, the Millennial Generation is now officially “The Worst Generation.”
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rinktum 1/16/2020 6:37:41 AM (No. 289793)
Warren, like the rest of the democrat field, is lying to us. They always do and no one confronts them when they make these absurd statements. It is maddening to see this unfold. They would promise the moon to get one vote and when they cannot deliver, no biggie. They will just change the subject. Corruption hangs over this country like a cloud. It never moves and is always there and there is not a thing we can do about it. Warren is one of the worst though, but she’ll get a pass. This is the state of toxic politics in this country.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Felixed 1/16/2020 6:52:25 AM (No. 289798)
"Judge not lest thee..." The Millenials will pass judgement on themselves when faced with the Lizzie Question. Should we prepare to be surprised?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: mizzmac 1/16/2020 7:25:52 AM (No. 289820)
More bippity boppity boo.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Mekkkk 1/16/2020 7:43:10 AM (No. 289832)
Me too I wanna some free money
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Paperpuncher 1/16/2020 7:49:24 AM (No. 289836)
So what happens to the financial institutions that are holding this debt with the guarantee from the Federal government to pay them back? This is precisely the same thing that caused the financial crises of 2008 using student debt rather than sub-prime mortgages. The result will be the same, The entire economy will crash. The government will institute another stimulus plan to try to fix the problem they created and we will end up in another long recession. China will win!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: planetgeo 1/16/2020 8:08:00 AM (No. 289850)
Ah yes, "The Santa Gambit."
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Reply 13 - Posted by: LanceLink1 1/16/2020 8:09:20 AM (No. 289852)
Ahhhh. More free stuff for thee but not for me. Like I'm going to vote for that nonsense.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: JediJerry 1/16/2020 8:13:13 AM (No. 289860)
She is desperate. Offering free money is the ultimate voter candy. If she would just offer a few more goodies by XO she might be on to something. Maybe a free car apartment and furniture might get it done. Government needs to replace mom and dad for those things.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Yo Yo 1/16/2020 8:14:03 AM (No. 289862)
My daughter, a 2011 graduate of the furthest east PAC12 school, once spoke of her admiration for Warren. But she's paid back her student loans at a good bit of sacrifice (so have I on a much larger scale) and she'll be damned if she has to pay taxes to pay for others who won't own up to their responsibilities. I always believed real world realities would overcome liberal college indoctrination. Thanks, Liz, for speeding that process for my daughter and her husband.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: janjan 1/16/2020 8:14:11 AM (No. 289863)
Democrats consistently treat the symptoms and ignore the root cause. Student debt has skyrocketed because the universities can happily charge whatever they want knowing that the taxpayer is ultimately on the hook. What happens to the current generation of college students? Will their debt be cancelled to? Are we now expected to pay for everyone’s college loans while the colleges bankroll millions of dollars? Lord forgive me but I hate liberals.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: edgar 1/16/2020 8:17:18 AM (No. 289868)
This is vote buying and needs to end!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Strike3 1/16/2020 8:23:44 AM (No. 289873)
I have the solution. Liawatha could just declare all of the millenial deadbeats with huge debt and worthless degrees to be part Native American. It worked for her.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: BillW. 1/16/2020 8:29:34 AM (No. 289881)
Liawatha knows the love of Dem voters for "free stuff." --Vets for Trump 2020
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rather Read 1/16/2020 8:31:04 AM (No. 289885)
I went to college before the huge tuition bloat happened. My tuition was 125.00 a semester which is roughly 700.00 a semester in today's dollars. I had a small scholarship, but I worked to pay for my remaining tuition, books and lab fees. When my daughter went to college in the 90's, she worked and I worked 2 jobs to get her finished without debt. We did it, although it practically killed me. I would resent forgiving debt by executive action and I doubt it is in the scope of the executive powers.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: starboard 1/16/2020 8:53:27 AM (No. 289923)
She's nothing more than a snake oil salesman, a female shyster and con artist rolled into one dishonest lunatic. She makes Hillary look like a girl scout. I love the Bay State, however, Massachusetts should be ashamed of themselves for voting her as their senator.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: bigfatslob 1/16/2020 9:00:58 AM (No. 289933)
It's Christmas morning everyday for democrat supporters. What a bunch of idiotic buffoons listening to buffoons like Warren and Bernie Sanders the Bolshevik.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: coyote 1/16/2020 9:10:54 AM (No. 289955)
Doing what the Democrats do best, giving away other people's money.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 1/16/2020 9:13:16 AM (No. 289963)
Did anyone else besides me laugh out loud when Liawatha approached Comrade Bernie after last night's debate ended and accused him, on a still-live mic in front of the whole TV audience-of calling her a LIAR? Bwahahahaha! All Comrade B could do was say 'let's not do this right now.' Comedy GOLD ;-)
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 1/16/2020 9:21:50 AM (No. 289976)
So, Lizzie, I completed my college education 45 years ago. While tuition, room and board, and books were a lot cheaper then, I worked my ars off in town and at the college to cover my own expenses. I even had to become a resident of the State of New Mexico in order to get in-state tuition rate and survive financially during my program. Nevertheless, I plan to send you a bill for reimbursement. You promised.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: fayebeck 1/16/2020 9:58:49 AM (No. 290026)
I think those of us who were not stupid enough to attend college should be financially compensated in some way. It just seems wrong to "reward" stupid people.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: fayebeck 1/16/2020 10:26:34 AM (No. 290065)
I would love for Scott Brown to explain how in hell Elizabeth "woman card" kicked his butt for senator. Must suck to think that this dimbulb beat me.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/16/2020 10:34:30 AM (No. 290078)
Before I enroll at Vanderbilt for my doctorate, will she forgive them individually, or in a blanket move? /s
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Reply 29 - Posted by: bobn.t 1/16/2020 12:42:11 PM (No. 290208)
Prostituting herself for votes. Disgusting person that she is. Let me she: Biden, Warren, ... or Trump. I’ll take Trump forever - so will the rest of the country. Trump KAG 2020
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Reply 30 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 1/16/2020 1:10:55 PM (No. 290247)
Little liar squaw “flapping arms” speak with forked tongue...rest of tribe take her tepee and use it for kindling. Squaw go far away.. never speak again. Chief America First say so!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: DVC 1/16/2020 1:23:43 PM (No. 290261)
The good news is that she will never have any chance for any sort of 'executive action'. We really need to get the government OUT of student loans. This has to be undone.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 1/16/2020 2:55:43 PM (No. 290338)
So she is saying that from now on no one should ever get a student loan? After she does this no bank will ever give one again so screw you kid.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Bazi 1/16/2020 5:07:18 PM (No. 290439)
Ditto what #1 said. It took me 10 years to pay off my student loans. I want my money back!
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Reply 34 - Posted by: udanja99 1/16/2020 6:29:37 PM (No. 290474)
What the thoroughly indoctrinated millennials don’t understand about all of these “free” socialist programs is that they will be the ones who wind up paying for all of it.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Starboard_side 1/16/2020 6:55:40 PM (No. 290489)
Under what legal controlling authority would she have to simply forgive student loans? They are all lawfully executed contracts to loan money, for a certain purpose, and a timeline is advised on how to pay that loan off. No one forced anyone to enter into that contract for a loan. And, if she can waive those loans, what other contracts can the President simply waive?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: 4Justice 1/16/2020 7:09:50 PM (No. 290499)
Isn't that the same as stealing from the banks? She should go to Federal prison for 17 years for bank robbery.
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