"Free higher education and career-ready skills training are likewise integral to our economic growth. Rather than being a handout, education is an investment in our most valuable resource: human capital. Our country later reaps the dividends of this investment through economic growth."
So says progressive candidate for congress Chris Perri.
I'm curious about a couple things. What type of 'freedom' is it that requires people who demand less of a service, to pay the same amount as those who demand more, via a system run by an inefficient national government 1000s of miles away?? How can you detest "corporations that have overtaken our economy, replacing small businesses" on the one hand, but propose to allow decisions about individuals' health care be administered by Uncle Sam?
Given the (recent) history on the effects of government involvement in certain sectors of the economy, it appears he supports higher & higher prices/costs for such services as education. And, the way he states it, it seems he believes society develops from the top down. How else to explain his wording regarding education? It's all about "our". Prosperity derives from allowing the individual chart his/her own course, free from government meddling. Hasn't this been proven?
The irony of labeling yourself as a 'progressive' ...