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Old 07-30-2019, 08:25 PM
 
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Because all of society benefits when more people are able to get college degrees, or are able to spend more time in education. The more intelligent society is, the better off we all are.
Sorry, but you can't expect a middle-class working stiff to absorb the cost of an affluent professional's student loans.

Also, having more people go to college doesn't make us a more "intelligent" society. If we push everyone through college, it lowers the value of the degree - and likely lowers the caliber of the education.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:25 PM
 
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They can't promise to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. THEY DO NOT KNOW THE DETAILS!!!!


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I read that it's working pretty well.

New restaurants opened, more workers hired, those who worked full hours before were making more $$$, of course. Those who worked less hours had their hours cut more, but they still home the same money as before, for fewer hours.

Long term results aren't in, but it's working well.

If businesses would pay the workers decently, a law wouldn't be necessary. But that's the story of business in America.
Here's an example.
Raleigh NC Cheesecake Factory: https://www.thecheesecakefactory.com...leigh_0219.pdf

Seattle WA Cheesecake Factory:
https://www.thecheesecakefactory.com...attle_0219.pdf


One of the places I've been to in Olympia:
LUNCH & DINNER

Gotta love spending 17.50 for a burger and a salad with a nasty ranch dressing.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:25 PM
 
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True.

Some of the budget should maybe be spent on public service announcements geared toward living a healthy lifestyle. Advertising works.
People already know they just don't care. And of those who don't know, you will never convince them to forego the fries and order a salad instead. It's just not gonna happen.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Pyongjang
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Eh, maybe Delaney. Tomorrow should be more interesting than this snoozer.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:26 PM
 
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Who is "winning" so far in this debate ?

Trump.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:26 PM
 
Location: East Tennessee and Atlanta
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Trump.
LOL accurate.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:27 PM
 
Location: Austin TX
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Trump.
*chortles*
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:27 PM
 
Location: Artane, Dublin
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I don't like watching sharks kill seals.
I like it when the seal gets away.
This is like sharks killing seals.
And people clap.
The end.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:29 PM
 
Location: Pyongjang
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Lol ny tines running attack ads on Trump
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:29 PM
 
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Who is "winning" so far in this debate ?

I think Warren is the most passionate, and is able to concisely communicate her thoughts and plans the best.

Buttigieg is sharp but green--he'll be a stronger contender in a few more years.

None of the others are leaving an impression...
I don't care for Warren, but I agree she's got it together...her thoughts and articulation.

Agree on Buttigieg.

I think Klobuchar is firming up her qualifications to be an effective VP.
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