"One of the reason's I'm going to get a degree is I'm the only person in my immediate family who doesn't have at least a bachelors. Both of my parents were military and both are also highly educated, and my brother has an…"
"Most of us cannot afford to not have a job. A college degree, for better or worse, usually means a better paying job. You can rail all you wish about the issues of institutionalized education, certainly it has some. But I, personally, am happy to…"
"As I recall, Josh dropped out before college? Not sure. Anyway, this is not someone with extensive experience of higher ed. On the other hand, he does have a tailcoat, and a rather impressive robe thing for spiritual practices in…"
"I spent almost 4 years there working for No Such Agency. I remember when the DINFOS school was being built. I hated my job, but loved living in the area. I used to try to spend time in the Baltimore Inner Harbor or drive to where I can catch…"
"Again, I think many people confuse the concept of privilege with racism and the whole guilt and blame thing.
I lived in Washington, DC during the late 70's, early 80's. Was a time of serious racial tension. I lived in a mostly…"
"We're not talking racism. We're talking privilege. Doesn't that just prove the point that as a white person in Philadelphia, I would have privilege?
Take person A, straight as an arrow, white. Person B, straight as an…"
"I didn't defer when I was under-employed, but I don't regret deferring when I was unemployed. Something's gotta give. Student loans, or healthcare, or rent. I do understand, though I often forget, that I have a very low interest rate…"
"Also, most USA student loans are guaranteed by our government, which means the government also writes the loan terms, more or less.
But not all student loans are guaranteed by our government. It's hard to consolidate the 2 types of loans, and…"
"IMHO, a huge part of Trump's "appeal" is that he throws red meat to the press (Except for maybe Univision...).
And a number of his supporters remind me of a "filler item" on one of the local news shows, "People Behaving…"