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similarly universities whether for profit or non profit are built around the bottom line of the institution an
Similarly, universities, whether for profit or “non-profit,” are built around the bottom line of the institution and growing it. For the student — and the parent — cost is a factor, weighed incalculably, against future potential earning and a variety of other factors. 3/x
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areas where cost and value are out of line seem to come where there are players for whom profit is the only fa
Areas where cost and value are out of line seem to come where there are players for whom profit is the only factor and players for whom cost is one of many factors. 1/x
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as a society from congress to colleges to lenders to interest groups to parents we tell our young people they
As a society, from Congress to colleges to lenders to interest groups to parents, we tell our young people they need to go to college and then buy a house to be financially secure. That *can* be true, but it’s always true for banks, colleges, etc. For kids, opposite often occurs.
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maybe i missed it in the policy proposals but i seem to only see massive efforts to forgive tuition debt or va
Maybe I missed it in the policy proposals, but I seem to only see massive efforts to forgive tuition debt or vanquish it for future generations. What I don’t see is much of an effort to restrain skyrocketing tuition costs that are out of line with the value of degrees. Why not?
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well this didnt last long gt
Well, this didn’t last long —>
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if biden becomes president he would be the first from a state with so few electoral votes 3
If Biden becomes president, he would be the first from a state with so few electoral votes (3).
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im realizing more that maybe i need to show the math on not being able to assume people will look at her and u
“I’m realizing more that maybe I need to show the math” — @KamalaHarris on not being able to assume people will look at her and understand her experiences (and, at least implicitly, the commonality of experience she shares with constituencies affected by discrimination).
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argument if parents chose to send kids across the border without documentation the public has no responsibilit
Argument: If parents chose to send kids across the border without documentation, the public has no responsibility to ensure kids are detained in safe, sanitary manner.

What are the implications of that when a parent chooses to abuse or neglect a child?
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what gets lost is the way that bidens use of eastland misses major points first he was using eastland to sugge
@MrWalterShapiro @1PatriciaMurphyW @Ocasio2018hat gets lost is the way that Biden’s use of Eastland misses major points. First, he was using Eastland to suggest he didn’t think like the arch-racist of his own time in the Senate, which is true. But also to suggest their intersection was not on civil rights, which is false.
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my 7 year old may get to have walk up music for a baseball tournament today any good suggestions thinking abou
My 7-year-old may get to have walk-up music for a baseball tournament today. Any good suggestions? Thinking about Bad, Bad LeRoy Brown (since he likes the song and no one pays attention to the storyline).

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i am completely and utterly perplexed by those who argue that perjury and obstruction of justice are not high
"I am completely and utterly perplexed by those who argue that perjury and
obstruction of justice are not high crimes and misdemeanors." -- Mitch McConnell, 2/12/99.
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in any other administration it would be newsworthy that the new defense secretary is a defense contractor
In any other administration, it would be newsworthy that the new defense secretary is a defense contractor.
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i had nothing to do with russia helping me to get elected president donald trump may 30 2019
“...I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected.” — President Donald Trump, May 30, 2019
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not sure how will end up faring in the presidential but one thing thats clear from conversations ive had with
Not sure how will end up faring in the presidential, but one thing that’s clear from conversations I’ve had with him, interviewing him and reading his book: he’s operating at a different intellectual level — a much higher one — than the vast majority of politicians
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irony shutting down the homeland security department to protect the border
Irony: Shutting down the Homeland Security Department to protect the border.
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spokesman for alliance of native american tribes says trump s commentary smacks of racism and president should
Spokesman for alliance of Native American tribes says Trump's commentary "smacks of racism" and president should "stop using our historical people of significance as a racial slur against one of his opponents."

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donald trump has given us the worst debate performance by any major party nominee since the advent of televisi
Donald Trump has given us the worst debate performance by any major-party nominee since the advent of television.
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privilege still being out on bail after publishing an image of a federal judge in crosshairs
Privilege: Still being out on bail after publishing an image of a federal judge in crosshairs.
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i would never use nancy pelosi as my source for legal authority on anything sarah sanders pelosi has been maki
"I would never use Nancy Pelosi as my source for legal authority on anything." -- Sarah Sanders. Pelosi has been making laws, including as an appropriator, since Sanders was four years old.
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trump says gm plant closing in ohio doesn t really matter it doesnt really matter because ohio is under my lea
Trump says GM plant closing in Ohio "DOESN'T REALLY MATTER"

"It doesn’t really matter because Ohio is, under my leadership from a national standpoint, Ohio’s going to replace those jobs like in two minutes."
From Fox News interview today.
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