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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 9 months ago

So Bernie wants all of us who, paid for our own education to now pay for everyone else’s?

Is that correct?

Update:

I had loans which I paid off with interest as I agreed to. I most certainly wasn’t and am not rich.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago
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    Well yes. He also wants those who don’t go to pay for college to pay for those who do. He’s a socialist. He promotes high taxes.

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    • Donnie Doom
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      9 months agoReport

      Democrat socialism is when the mob commits suicide out of laziness and free stuff. In a sense, thats even worse that dictatorship communism.

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  • 9 months ago

    A socialist think its okay to proposes a massive individual income tax increase. Good luck on that, look what happened to Francois Hollande

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2893081/H...

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    We already pay for everyone else's K-12 education via our tax dollars. Why is college such a big leap for you?

    • Donnie Doom
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      9 months agoReport

      K-12 is already too much.

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  • 9 months ago

    Yeah, kind of. I mean, it sucks that we grew up during the time where the government wasn't interested in having a college educated populace, but that's not the fault of younger people.

    Whether you think that people should have to pay for their own education or not, do realize that you benefit from living in an educated society. More education means less crime, more innovation, better infrastructure, more and better jobs, and more social amenities.

    Importantly, college educated people earn a significantly higher salary on average, which means that they pay more in sales taxes and income taxes. Over a working lifetime, this increased amount could actually pay for the education which that person received. In that way, people that benefit from Bernie's program won't get college "for free," it just means you and I will pay for our own education twice.

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    • Dave B.
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      9 months agoReport

      Well, my "brainwashing" has lead to a great career with a decent salary. I'm a contractor for the military, so I'm not sure how well that brainwashing went.

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  • ron h
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    9 months ago

    That's not gonna happen and I wish he'd quit saying that.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    What's wrong with that? A better-educated populace means we're all better off. And, better educated people don't vote for Republicans. It's win-win. NEWS FLASH: That's why Asian nations are kicking our intellectual bee-hinds; they all pay to educate their people and upgrade their skills as the market demands.

    As those of us with half a brain or more say, "Think education is expensive? Try ignorance." As you Trump toadies prove every single day.

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    • Common Sense
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      9 months agoReport

      You are missing the whole point....Americans paying for it's citizen's accumulated student loan debt is flat out crazy. They get a FREE education because they are not responsible enough to pay off their own loans? What planet are you from? Hey, who wants to pay for my $700.00 credit card debt. You?

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

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    • nunya9679 months agoReport

      Correct. Any "refund" you get (which not one democrat is promising) will just be from your own taxes

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Well i ain't doing that loll

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  • Nathan
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    9 months ago

    Bernie wants the wealthy to pay their fair share: nothing more, nothing less.

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    • Alucard
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      9 months agoReport

      Pay their fair share. I have to think for a second if my fair share would be 15% of my income their fair share would be 15% of their income

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  • 9 months ago

    Cuz we want to take our world class College and University Education system and turn it into the crappy public education system we have for K-12.

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    • Lv 4
      9 months agoReport

      Our private universities are the best in the world

      Public education... under the DoE is a mess... that’s what happens when the government gets involved

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  • 9 months ago

    idk but i dont want to go broke trying to go to college

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    • 9 months agoReport

      My employer pays for education as well. And Nunya967 is right, if you don't pick one of the insanely expensive colleges, you'll be fine.

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