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trepidhickory October 26th, 2013 11:22pm

Shitstorm Saturday: Should we abolish all forms of financial aid provided by the federal government?

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Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
10/26/13 8:30 pm

I would be struggling a lot more right now if I didn't get financial aid for school

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
10/26/13 6:32 pm

All? Probably not. But I would be in favor of eliminating everything except the bare minimum necessary to insure that we don't have people dying in the streets of starvation and exposure.

eLucidate writing
10/26/13 6:01 pm

Not until next semester when I graduate.

10/26/13 6:50 pm

I'm sure he's joking...

cpaswr just say the letters
10/26/13 5:54 pm

Define all financial aid. This could include tax deductions, tax credits, welfare payments, and Social Security payments. Am I on the right track with your definition.

KudosToYou California
10/26/13 4:48 pm

Not unless you're absolutely nuts.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/26/13 4:31 pm

By voting Yes on this, I'm thumbing my nose at over $700 a month in Disability payments, but I'll keep taking them until Washington actually does this. I think my checks will keep coming for quite a while.

10/26/13 4:35 pm

You're against disability payments?

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
10/26/13 6:35 pm

Laney's consistent. He understands what it would mean for him personally, but is willing to sacrifice for the betterment of the country, if necessary. It's what makes him a great American, and it's a hallmark of conservatism. Kudos to you @Laney!

spicysteve M14D SBS
10/26/13 4:24 pm

Most. Food stamps, to me, are the only worthwhile need based entitlement.

spicysteve M14D SBS
10/26/13 4:26 pm

Not from the federal government. They should provided by the institution they are going to/ state if it is a state university. I'm for school vouchers at the state level, though

trepidhickory Ayy Lmao
10/26/13 4:28 pm

My problem with that is that some states (cough cough tennessee) don't put much money towards education which screws over some students in that state