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Pay Attention to Obama and Student Loan Reform

It’s become irritatingly chic to criticize President Obama for just about anything, even if it defies logic. For instance, John McCain, Lindsay Graham and other Republicans took him to task for withdrawing the last American troops from Iraq before the year’s end as if this wasn’t the status of forces agreement President Bush signed. Yet… Continue reading ‘Pay Attention to Obama and Student Loan Reform’



400 Richest Americans Could Pay Off All Student Loans

Following my column on student loan debt, two things came to my attention. The first is best described in the above YouTube short from ThinkProgress, which makes the trenchant point that, according to Forbes, the 400 richest Americans have a net worth of $1.37 trillion, while student loan debt will hit $1 trillion this year.… Continue reading ’400 Richest Americans Could Pay Off All Student Loans’