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Response to upaloopa (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 22, 2015, 02:43 PM

3. I think you might be making some assumptions of things that would be taken care of

by staffers who write these things.

I mean, how do you even KNOW that a kid could go out of state? What makes you think that you wouldn't be confined to your own state's schools and maybe just get a subsidy if you want to be on the 'beach' as you say?

Not only that but how is it you assume that there wouldn't be a grade requirement?

C'mon.

Not only that, but you're using the same tired old 'something for nothing' trope the Republicans have used so successfully for so long, but I'm gonna call you on it. Because right now we don't have enough kids getting degrees to replace the degreed baby boomers that are leaving the labor force. I've calculated this deficit at over 300,000 per year and it's causing small employers at the local level to lose out on business because they don't have the skilled people to do the work. (Small employers - the ones that can't afford H1B workers @ $5-7K a pop).

So Bernie's idea isn't just a giveaway to our children and grandchildren who CLEARLY don't deserve it - hell they need to pull themselves up by their bootstraps! It would actually help businesses.

As would single payer healthcare.

But you won't ever admit that, I think...

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