All posts by Richard Vedder


Give It the Old College Try

Going straight to student loans? (Photo by Tennekis at Wikimedia)

This blog was written prior to Mitt Rommey announcing support for extending the low interest student loans discussed below. My criticism of that stand thus extends to both presidential candidates.

Even his critics will acknowledge that Barack Obama is a shrewd politician with a pretty good ability to measure the nation’s mood. Unfortunately for him, the nation’s mood is not particularly good, and as an incumbent seeking reelec…