Back in the late 60's, the proto-cons around Nixon looked out from their bunkers to the streets and the millions of students who were demonstrating furiously, and in some cases violently, against the Vietnam war Nixon had promised during his campaign to end, along with an array of social and political injustices the majority of which are still unresolved, 40 years later, and what they saw was "the future" without them if they didn't do something. They figured there were just too many people with time, intelligence and resources enough to go college, and they resolved not to let that happen again. So they torpedoed the economy and raised tuitions, and put the middle class on notice that the gravy-train had come to the terminus.
This is the result:
DOTOF™ to personal AND blog-pal, Peter Moulson who had this on his FB page today...
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