Gary Varvel by Gary Varvel

Gary Varvel

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  1. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, over 3 years ago

    Nice try, since the colleges are run by liberals and not conservatives, why are the rates so high and why are illegals paying less than half that of whay Americans paying?

  2. Peabody-Martini

    Peabody-Martini said, over 3 years ago

    Most advanced countries see the advantage to the country as whole that comes from a well educated work force. The result is that a student whose education from K through PHD is covered will pay it back to the larger society many times over. Only in America does the system exist where students graduate from College tens of thousands of dollars in debt, if they can go at all, which sharply limits the options that they have later in life.

  3. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, over 3 years ago

    People borrow money to pay for their children’s education just like they would to buy a car or a house. Just like business’s do to buy inventory or equipment or make capital improvements.
    Apparently, Republicans now think that borrowing money to pay for a college education means that it should be free instead.

  4. phdtogo

    phdtogo said, over 3 years ago

    @zoidknight

    Illegal alien “Dream Act” students pay in-state tuition rates, whereas American citizens are forced to pay out-of-state tuition rates at publicly funded universities. Another form of income redistribution.

  5. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 3 years ago

    Wished my folks helped me at the time, not doing so was the best gift they gave me in my life.

  6. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 3 years ago

    The university where I teach is run by a board of governors who are mostly corporate CEOs. They choose a few conservative academics-who-no-longer-teach-or-do-research to become administrators, and of course they choose people who will do their bidding.

  7. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Now he can move into their basement.

  8. exturk

    exturk said, over 3 years ago

    No more expenses?
    Hasn’t heard of the Alumni Department has he?

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Hard to save when you are paid minimum wage, loss of jobs in the on going Depression etc. But you are immune to that so why should you remember eh?

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @zoidknight

    All the Cons go into business, unless it is running their own for profit schools.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Why don’t you back up that little racist lie? I dare you to stop being a racist and see him for what he is—a Con wolf in Lib sheep clothing.

  12. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “You haven’t been to a college in a long time, have you?”


    That’s almost humorous. Read his bio. The man is a professor in a university.

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    They place taxes to help people is what you mean. They invest in their future, we spend it on the rich.

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Fewer foreign students are coming here lately. All the racism and financial problems keep them away.

  15. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    “Fewer foreign students are coming here lately.”


    I realize it is usually pointless to try to present factual information to refute your most authoritative sounding, but very opinionated posts, but here goes. International student enrollment is increasing. Secondly, we are not in a depression, technically we are not even in a recession, although it wouldn’t take much (two successive quarters of negative GDP).


    I could go on but it’s pointless. You always have all the answers in snappy little one liners. Would it be so difficult to substantiate the insanely partisan assumptions you make with some data/facts?


    http://www.iie.org/Who-We-Are/News-and-Events/Press-Center/Press-Releases/2012/11-13-2012-Open-Doors-International-Students
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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/11/12/record-number-of-international-students-enrolled-in-colleges/1698531/
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    http://economics.about.com/cs/businesscycles/a/depressions_2.htm

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