What an outrage! You won’t believe who Obama just extended federal financial aid to
Once again Barack Obama is caught putting the undeserving ahead of the rest of us. Now we find Obama paying out millions to send prisoners to college with YOUR tax dollars, America. And this is at the same time education costs for the rest of us are soaring out of sight.
According to the Christian Science Monitor, Obama is now paying for online classes for upwards to 12,000 criminals.
Starting next month, thousands of US prison inmates will be able to access federal financial aid to continue their higher education studies.
These new students, which could number up to 12,000, will remain in their prison facilities learning through online classes, classroom-based instruction, or a combination of the two, reports the Washington Post. But the Obama administration hopes that the pilot financial aid program will open doors for the inmates when they leave the system.
“We all agree that crime must have consequences, but the men and women who have done their time and paid their debt deserve the opportunity to break with the past and forge new lives in their homes, workplaces and communities,” Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said on a call with reporters Thursday. “This belief in second chances is fundamental to who we are as Americans.”
So while costs for college are quickly escalating and far out pacing the ability of the lower and middle classes to be able to afford, Obama is sending criminals to college on our dime.
Isn’t he generous?
Warner Todd Huston
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