But they’re not. Debt is debt, be it bonds or private notes. The schools have gone into some type of debt to build / furnish capital expenditures and need student dollars to pay this debt. Whether it is “tuition” or room & board or fees is immaterial - they need revenue, especially in the face of decreased state… Read more
Nice Donnie Darko reference!
The most obvious sign of untenable tuition is the huge capital expenditures that colleges undertake (state of the art buildings, gym and exercise facilities, cafeterias, etc); however whenever I brought this up to people I know who work in academia, they tell me that they “need” these huge fancy buildings with lots of… Read more
Democrats’ base would also love court expansion, and no justice has ever been confirmed this close to an election, so I’m not sure I agree that “no one passes up that kind of opportunity,” and I’m not sure why Democrats should be eager to pass up this opportunity to counteract a 6-3 conservative supermajority. … Read more
I don’t blame Democrats for not stopping this nomination, or for not doing a bunch of procedural shit or whatever to delay it....it was a foregone conclusion no matter what. But now, there is no coherent argument I can think of to not expand the court, except “Well, Democrats might not win the White House or the… Read more
If voting white women voted like voting black women in 2016 this wouldn’t have been an issue. I am just going to sit over here with the African American women that went over 90% for Clinton in 2016. I expected better from white women (I’m never doing that again) because I definitely knew white men ain’t shit.
My friend worked in food. She’s been very open about the abuse she suffered. Like the Catholic Church, we need to burn it all down and start over. More home cooking, less fine dining fart-sniffing bullshit. You made a risotto, not a COVID vaccine.
I feel like there’s a really good sketch to be made about about a hapless cook who through other people’s mistakes keeps getting blasted in the face with hot sauce.
God grant me the patience and grace of the man branded with the spoon, because I would be in jail right now for using the same spoon to scoop out Le’s eyes.