Tag: student loans

Who Is Trump’s Weakest Link? Wonkagenda For Mon., April 10, 2017

Trump's White House going feral on itself, each other. Couldn't happen to nicer guys. Your morning new brief!

Jerry Falwell Jr. To Help Trump Fix Higher Education Real Good

A man who believes in talking snakes will be helping to reform higher education in America.

It’s The Final Countdown! Wonkagenda For Thurs., Jan. 19, 2017

Trump's nominees get kicked around, Bernie Sanders is a fashion icon, and DC throws Mike Pence a big, gay dance party!

Betsy DeVos’s Confirmation Hearing Was TOTAL SH*T SHOW, Let’s Laugh At It!

The Democrats were SO MEAN, and it was awesome.

Obama Hates 22nd Amendment. Wonkagenda For Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Trump University keeps a door open for charity, Scott Walker cleans up climate change, and the student debt bubble gets bigger. Your daily news brief!
Roy Blunt (r) has kind of a creepy smile

Your Senate Sunday: Missouri Democrat Jason Kander Really Wants To Roll A Blunt

For an article about the Senate race involving Roy Blunt, you'd think this piece would have a lot more weed jokes.
OK, fine, ad IS from 1994...

ITT Tech Closing Nationwide, Leaving Students To Mercy Of Better, Less Expensive Community Colleges

ITT Tech, that staple of late night career advertising, is going belly-up. About damn time.
They like representation! They really like representation!

Congratulations, Grad Students! NLRB Says You’re Employees, Now Raise Hell!

The NLRB says grad students are workers with rights and stuff. This could set back plans for a new rock-climbing wall in the student rec center.

Hillary Clinton Got Some Bernie Sanders In Her ‘Free College For Most’ Proposal

Free college for most! Tiny American flags for others!
It's almost as if we wanted one of these gents to look bad.

Russ Feingold Seeks To Retake Senate Seat From Teabagger Crapsack Ron Johnson

We've got another fun Senate race for you this week, kids, and this one's actually a rematch: In Wisconsin, former Sen. Russ Feingold wants to win back the seat that teabagger, would-be Obamacare-murderer, and all around schmuck Ron Johnson...
RNC Chair Reince Priebus

Dear RNC: Stop Bitching About Last Night’s Debate Questions. You Sound Like A Idiot.

Wednesday night's (very dumb) CNBC Republican debate had barely ended before the RNC and individual campaigns were whining and kvetching -- to reporters, their moms, to Pinterest, and everywhere else -- that the questions were SO MUCH UNFAIRNESS to the brilliant...
It's people! Chris Christie EATS PEOPLE! (#2 in a series)

Chris Christie Locks Down Voters Who Love Student Loan Debt

Chris Christie knows how he'd win a presidential election between himself and Bernie Sanders, just in case that particular combination comes up: Let the free market fix everything, the way it always does. Ha! That'll teach Bernie Sanders, with...
The real question: Is Fox News hunting or gathering?

Fox News Host: Why Do Stupid Poors Waste Money Studying Poetry Instead Of Art History?

Let's say you went to a corrupt for-profit college that engaged in fraudulent recruiting practices, spent more on advertising than education, and was eventually shut down by the government for noncompliance with requests for data on graduation rates and...
Weep for him, America

Obama’s Free Socialist College Plan Unfair To Fox News Idiots!

President Barry H. Bamz Obama recently announced a plan to give free community college to everyone who promises to do their homework on time and not fail all the classes. Edumacation is good, and free is good too, since...
Les geckos spatiales sont morts. Vive les geckos spatiales!

John Oliver Terrifies Us About Student Debt. Also, Space Geckos: The Sad Goodbye (Video)

John Oliver's Last Week Tonight is back from vacation, and brings us this cheery back-to-school report about the growing problem of student loan debt. There's more student debt in U.S. America than credit card or car loan debt, and...

Student Loan Bill Lubes Up At Least Before Screwing Students

Surely you Wonketteers have heard the librul media and members of Congress crowing about the new student loan bill, which is apparently not only a great deal for students but is also significant because it demonstrates that Congress is...