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  •  there is nothing in Peter Cooper's will that (4+ / 0-)
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    said the education was for 'working class youth'.
    Many of my husband's classmates were, and continue to be, filthy rich.

    Please explain how these 'rich' administrators' are supposed to reverse billion dollar stock market losses and what else they can do after having sold off their valuable real estate.

    "I'm sculpting now. Landscapes mostly." ~ Yogi Bear

    by eXtina on Thu May 09, 2013 at 03:34:05 PM PDT

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    •  Billions? Wow, the school must have expanded (7+ / 0-)

      considerable if it's suddenly in the billions. And of course, the will didn't say that. You gloss over the issues. But fuck the youth, because they are the ones who are self centered. Not like the previous graduates who got their education for free.

      Please explain how these 'rich' administrators' are supposed to reverse billion dollar stock market losses and what else they can do after having sold off their valuable real estate.
      Because selling real estate during a giant down turn was a great fucking plan. How can they even pretend like they're competent?

      If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

      by AoT on Thu May 09, 2013 at 03:51:43 PM PDT

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    •  The filthy rich grads feel no compulsion (6+ / 0-)
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      to donate sums appropriate to being filthy rich. Noblesse Noblige, I guess. Swell folks.

      "He went to Harvard, not Hogwarts." ~Wanda Sykes

      Blessinz of teh Ceiling Cat be apwn yu, srsly.

      by OleHippieChick on Thu May 09, 2013 at 05:00:33 PM PDT

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      •  yes they do they donate plenty (0+ / 0-)

        there are only hundreds per year that graduate though so not many to draw from

        "I'm sculpting now. Landscapes mostly." ~ Yogi Bear

        by eXtina on Thu May 09, 2013 at 09:09:58 PM PDT

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