"Snark" has been in English language dictionaries since at least 1906, and Lewis Carroll used the word to describe a mythological animal in his poem, The Hunting of the Snark (1874). Most recently, the word has come to characterize snappish, sarcastic, or mean-spirited comments or actions directed at those who annoy or irritate us.
At first, this blog was just going be a place to gripe, but because it's more satisfying to take action than it is to merely complain, now most of the posts/reposts suggest ways to get involved in solving problems.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Ron Paul Would End Student Loans
Ron Paul Says He Would End Student Loans
From The Chronicle of Higher Education
October 24, 2011, 12:00 pm
Ron Paul, the Texas congressman who is running for the Republican presidential nomination, said on Sunday that he would end the federal student-loan program if elected president, calling it a failed program that has driven up college costs, Politicoreports. That position could alienate some of the college students who support him, the article notes.