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Obama Says College Will Be Affordable Again One Day, Maybe

Greetings old friends! It’s your Wonkabout on Special Assignment for your Wonkette to report on Obama’s college affordability speech at the University of Michigan where she just happens to be doing some learning of her own these days. So what did our dear President have to say to a crowd of hopeless college students hungover from Thirsty Thursday about why their education now costs 16 kajillion dollars? Read more on Obama Says College Will Be Affordable Again One Day, Maybe…
 

UC Berkeley Head OKs Police Beating of Protesters To, Uh, Save Tuition

UC Berkeley riot cops viciously beat the crap out of dozens of peaceful OccupyCal protesters and then arrested six students and an English professor for trying to establish an encampment in Sproul Plaza, because the university’s Chancellor-demon Robert Birgeneau made up his mind to inform everyone that these certain acts of free speech — in the exact spot where the Free Speech Movement started in 1964 — were not included in this year’s budget, so sorry everyone, maybe next year? Read more on UC Berkeley Head OKs Police Beating of Protesters To, Uh, Save Tuition…