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  •  If you follow the money, you'll discover (2+ / 0-)
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    that the Solamere Capital firm of Tagg's is a major funder of Full Sail University, another for-profit school that's ruining education. It's also the school whose CEO donated tons of money to Mitt's campaign. And Mitt in turn helped launch Solamere. A vicious circle. I wrote last year:

    Conveniently, during Romney's cheerleading for the corporate vultures that Full Sail represents, he also didn't mention that graduates leave with an average $59,000 federal loan debt—five times the average debt for public-school students. Nor did Romney bring up the money his Super PAC, Restore Our Future, received from CEO Heavener and TA Associates, the private-equity firm that owns Full Sail. Within the for-profit higher-ed world, Full Sail is the second largest donor to mostly GOP candidates, trailing only Apollo Group. CEO Bill Heavener contributed at least $85,000 to Romney, and C. Kevin Landry at TA Associates shelled out $120,000.

    Another Public Report followed the stench of this money even further. Hold your nose. It turns out TA Associates was a corporate benefactor of the fund Solamere Capital, which was launched with a $10 million investment from, you guessed it, Mitt Romney! It gets smellier: The founder and managing partner of Solamere is Romney's son Tagg; another partner is Spencer Zwick, head fundraiser for Romney's 2008 and 2012 campaigns. Heh, I see what you did there.

    stay together / learn the flowers / go light - Gary Snyder

    by Mother Mags on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 12:30:09 PM PDT

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