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Or one of the groups most likely to be harmed by the legislation since they will be penalized with a tax if they don't buy insurance. Over half the uninsured are uninsured because they didn't want to be insured, not because they couldn't afford it (ie they wanted to spend the money on other things)...

(Suggest removal) 4/24/13 at 11:39 a.m.

Bradley,

There is a good reason to not like Barack Obama, he's worse than Bush.

When you're done cheerleading for the blue team get back to us and we can have an adult conversation about politics.

(Suggest removal) 4/24/13 at 11:38 a.m.

We should stop funding higher ed all together. It is wasteful (higher ed itself is highly wasteful). Instead some of tWe should stop funding higher ed all together. It is wasteful (higher ed itself is highly wasteful). Instead some of the tax dollars should be used for means tested scholarships (that way we can still help lower income kids).

As it stands UNR spends over $32,000 per pupil and UNLV over $24,000 per pupil. There is no reason it should cost this much other than they're bloated, inefficient and incompetently administered.

If you think higher ed should still be public because it makes it affordable to low-income kids check your facts. About half of Nevada's students are Pell grant eligible but only 10% of UNR students can get a Pell grant. UNR is for wealthy white kids. UNLV is only slightly better on the demographics but it can't even graduate 50% of its full time students after 8 years of college.
he tax dollars should be used for means tested scholarships (that way we can still help lower income kids).

As it stands UNR spends over $32,000 per pupil and UNLV over $24,000 per pupil. There is no reason it should cost this much other than they're bloated, inefficient and incompetently administered.

(Suggest removal) 4/24/13 at 11:32 a.m.

We need to ban taxes increases for specific purposes. The state wold spend more money on police regardless. All that does is allow them to shift general fund dollars to unpopular areas of government spending.

(Suggest removal) 4/24/13 at 11:28 a.m.

Colin,

If i'm paid to believe these things what does that say about teacher union bosses, politicians who accept union donations and the very teachers themselves. Does that mean they're all paid to believe in public schools no matter how good or bad they educate students?

;)

I recommend focusing on facts, not speculation about motives as it can be used against you just as easily.

(Suggest removal) 3/2/13 at 10:26 p.m.

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