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Comment Re:How about we disband the Dept of Education? (Score 1) 295 295

Libertarian? Maybe. But nonetheless there's nothing about education in the US Constitution
In fact:
"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."

Comment How about we disband the Dept of Education? (Score 3, Insightful) 295 295

There is no justifiable federal role in education. Education has traditionally been and should be locally managed.
We don't need more regulation surrounding student loans, we need less. In fact there shouldn't be any federal student loans at all.

Comment Re: Nuke bomb theory (Score 1) 436 436

dry run for a bigger attack

The 9/11 conspirators didn't bother with any dry runs and succeeded beyond their wildest dreams.
Terrorists aren't a cautious or methodical bunch; they're audacious. Dry runs are not only for wimps but they also alert your adversary to your intentions.

"If there isn't a population problem, why is the government putting cancer in the cigarettes?" -- the elder Steptoe, c. 1970