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Old 10-11-2012, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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And yet that lady (and many others) think that this means Republicans get money for school that they don't get and she thinks if she votes for Obama, her kids are going to get money from the government to go to college. It's not a Democrat or Republican thing; anyone who doesn't have the money to go to school has to borrow it and Obama isn't going to change that. But people like the lady in the video believe that he will.
She may share some similar beliefs with the Obamaphone lady who thinks Obama gave her a free phone. The free phones have been around for a long , long time and are not an Obama initiative.

And no doubt, some anti Obama folk also believe that an Obama initiative hands out free phones.

Most folk believe the sound bites that agree with their views.
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:17 PM
 
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A great example of the failed Great Society programs. Yes! Liberalism at it's best!
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Old 10-11-2012, 05:30 PM
 
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It is a perfect example of tops and bottoms. If we are going to have a free enterprise economy, some people will do well and some will fail at everything. The dilemma is are we going to let idiots starve?
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Old 10-11-2012, 05:30 PM
 
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One year I made too much money to get a grant. So I stopped working. The next year, I got a grant.

I learn quicker. I am not joking either. The best way to game the system is to work while still financially attached to parents. Don't try to go to college before then. Then when their income is not a factor, you stop working and go to Jr college. You should have saved cash. The next year you get the grants.

Rich grandmas are good too. That doesn't count on ability to pay...
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Old 10-11-2012, 05:41 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Just an excuse to brag about how much you spent on your kids education. Be grateful that you can.
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Old 10-11-2012, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Iowa, Heartland of Murica
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Higher education, another all American scam. This is the only country in the "civilized" world where the average student graduates with about 30K in debt. In Germany, students were protesting because some universities went from being "free" to charging $500 euros/semester.

When the average student loan debt upon graduation reached an average of $1000 euros per student, Angela Merkel declared it a "student loan debt crisis". Now, in a lot of German states, tuition went from about $500 euros/semester back to $0

Americans would rather pay 28% in taxes and spend another 30K on average per student on a college degree that is mostly not worth the paper is printed on in this wonderful economy
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:42 PM
 
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She sure doesn't want her kids to come to her expecting her to pay for anything. How bratty of them. LOL go to your Uncle Sam for that money kids. Your mom thinks the tax payers should pay your college costs.
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:46 PM
 
Location: Lost in Texas
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I think the government should give me BACK the money I paid for my kids college. I paid for 5 degrees.. I'd be happy with a half million, though that wouldn't pay for all of it.
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:46 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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The money for your kid's college is going to illegal immigrants by giving them reduced tuition even though they have no right to even be here courtesy of the Democrats and other bleeding hearts.
That IS NOT true in the state of Arizona.
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:53 PM
 
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I'm Republican, and I had NO IDEA the government would give me money for them to go to college. You mean I've been paying tens of thousands of dollars and I didn't have to? By the way, I agree with her about the abortion issue.


Video: Crazed Obama supporter on abortion and taxes - interview - YouTube
How lazy is this woman's children.

I worked graveyard for my college money and paid for everything myself. Why should this generation get a pass on working for their college?
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