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On student loans, why not challenge Repubicans?

The WSJ reports that President Biden is delaying his decision on student loan forgiveness: President Biden is likely to decide later this summer whether to partially forgive student-loan debt for millions of borrowers, according to administration officials and others familiar with the matter, after the president said more than a month ago that he would weigh in on […]

‘well-regulated militia,’ not a private citizen militia

What has become known as Assault Style Weapons: Justice Scalia wrote in 2008 in District of Colombia v. Heller; the right to own a gun is “not unlimited.” For that reason, the Supreme Court held that state and federal authorities can bar firearms from schools and public buildings, while the people remain free to prohibit […]

Armed Woman Engaging a Shooter

According to Charleston, VA Police; Instead of running from the threat, an armed woman engaging a shooter probably saved several lives the other night, Police: Woman killed man who fired rifle into party crowd in West Virginia, (msn.com) “CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A woman in West Virginia fatally shot a man who began firing an […]

Biden Visits Saudi Arabia

Biden Kowtows To Saudi Arabia  Apparently, President Biden will be visiting Riyadh as part of his forthcoming Middle East tour. The report on this coincides with an apparent end to negative comments about the nation’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), whom the CIA has accused of having ordered the execution and chopping up of […]

Mike Pence Gains President trump’s Ire

“The day before a mob of President Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff called the lead Secret Service agent to his West Wing office. The chief of staff, Marc Short, had a message for the agent, Tim Giebels: President trump was going to turn publicly […]

Another view of the student loan debt crisis

I have worked with Alan Collinge and Student Loan Justice Org. for at least a decade on student loan bankruptcy. This article was taken from the Tallahassee Democrat. This article has some numbers on who is impacted, which has been presented, and largely ignored here and other places. United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Senate […]

Political Happenings in Washington D.C. and Michigan.

Looks like some of the fun is just starting with Republicans being charged. Hmmmm, Peter Navarro was cuffed, shackled, and taken to the D.C. Federal court and indicted for contempt of Congress. Peter felt he could ignore subpoenas from Congress. He could spend up to 2 years in prison for contempt. Finally, one of the […]

Corinthian College Inc. Student Loan Debt Forgiveness

Student Loan Debt Forgiveness for half a million students from Corinthian Colleges (cnbc.com) An approximate 560,000 Corinthian College Inc. former students will have their loan balances forgiven as announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. “As of today, every student deceived, defrauded, and driven into debt by Corinthian Colleges can rest assured that the […]