Thursday, August 4, 2011

burden the many, and for the few?

I've often connected the themes of Fight for Your Long Day to the egregious debt loads a majority of college students face, but at least, as of now, we have no debtor's prison for when the money can not be repaid.

There are also the cases where in the process of enforcing our "laws" we end up killing young people; these two stories caught my attention yesterday and today:

http://news.yahoo.com/florida-teenager-dies-jail-being-arrested-possession-marijuana-185653175.html

and

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/126554518.html

Meanwhile, yahoo.com is also reporting that Mitt Romney has received $1,000,000 donations from companies created for the sole purpose of eliding campaign-finance laws:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/mysterious-company-dissolves-giving-1-million-pro-romney-142445497.html

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