Why Do Conservatives Hate Students?
- Right wing hack Dana Perino is outraged that students will be able to get loans directly without useless middlemen sucking their blood. Students, on the other hand, are celebrating. Corrupt GOP barnacle, Buck McKeon (R-CA), who has financed his political power through bribes by student loan companies, is also freaking out-- and lying his ass off. To McKeon and Perino it's a socialist takeover, a job killer and worse. The bill replaces a 45 year old student loan program in which private lenders receive a government guarantee of repayment if borrowers default with an expanded and more direct program that doesn't include cuts for private businesses (and a cut of that cut for the political protection rackets set up by crooks like McKeon). McKeon is screaming that the bill will eliminate 30,000 jobs. That's a self-serving lie, one of many: