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College Grads Asking: Is It's Worth It?

I went to visit the College of Charleston last weekend with my daughter and met a nice kid who recently moved to the area from the Northeast.  A job opportunity brought him there which led us to a conversation on colleges. He's a recent graduate from James Madison University and is $50,000 in debt.  His story is like a lot of kids' and they are questioning whether going to college is really worth it? According to the Project on Student Debt, the average debt carried by college grads…

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Added by leslie brazil on March 2, 2011 at 2:57pm — No Comments

MIke Huckabee, "I Don't Want Obama to Fail"

Could this be the first Republican politician that has said publicly that he doesn't want Obama to fail? In an interview yesterday on Good Morning America, George Stephanopoulos gave Mike Huckabee a chance to promote his new book, A Simple Government,  and to reveal his intentions on running for president in the 2012 election. In the interview, Huckabee stated that he thinks Obama will be tough to beat. After all, in modern times, every president except Carter  and Bush Sr. has…

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Added by leslie brazil on February 22, 2011 at 8:29am — No Comments

Great Illustration on Balancing the Federal Budget

Yesterday I posted on my blog (http://www.imoutragednow.com) about a great illustration on balancing the federal budget given by Johnathon Karl with ABC news. If anyone is interested, go to ABS News and look for Balancing the Budget: Where Does the Money Go?

He demontrated using a bunch of pennies on a table to show that what Democrats and Republicans are squabbling over is a nominal amount of money relative to the whole budget. Unless we're…

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Added by leslie brazil on February 17, 2011 at 5:09pm — No Comments

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