April 1, 2013
The recent calamity regarding the Obama administration’s modification to the Parent PLUS loan qualifications that resulted in more than 14,000 HBCU students not being able to return to school last fall raises several important questions. (Parents may apply for the Parent PLUS loan to pay for college expenses that remain after their child has exhausted other sources of financial aid.)
Critics of the Parent Plus loan argue that prior to the stricter eligibility requirements that now examine [...]
November 2, 2011
By Michael Keith
When we wage war in another country, or as in our case, numerous countries, the government and the people fail to realize that there are trade offs. Every dollar we spend on the military is a dollar we don’t spend domestically. In times of tragedy or urgency, this is extremely necessary, no matter the cost.
That is no longer the case. The urgency has long past, and yet we keep hearing we [...]