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James E. Rucker III
James E. Rucker III

You rescued the banks, automobile, and wall street; give us our rescue now, the students!

Michael Evans
Michael Evans
  • James E. Rucker III

Right on!

Jason Paskowitz
Jason Paskowitz

Meanwhile, the former Mayor of San Diego steals from charity to fund her gambling habit and gets a slap on the wrist.

Kersie Kemp
Kersie Kemp
  • Jason Paskowitz

She better not

Alan Collinge
Alan Collinge
  • Jason Paskowitz

I saw that. I thought no one could top Bill Bennett, who pissed away $25 million, but she takes the cake, eats it, and gets 100 more.

Ruth Garber
Ruth Garber

I was not going to sign this petition as I have a fundamental belief that what you borrow you should repay. However, after reading the comments--particularly Stacia Kingston's comment--I realize that these loans have turned into predatory procedures against the recipients. The greed of these lending institutions cannot be overstated. I disagreed with the bank bailouts and now I disagree even more. The banks and lending institutions need to be held accountable for their disreputable...

I was not going to sign this petition as I have a fundamental belief that what you borrow you should repay. However, after reading the comments--particularly Stacia Kingston's comment--I realize that these loans have turned into predatory procedures against the recipients. The greed of these lending institutions cannot be overstated. I disagreed with the bank bailouts and now I disagree even more. The banks and lending institutions need to be held accountable for their disreputable behavior and decisions. Consumers, especially students, need to be protected from this predatory loan process.

Jose Olivar
Jose Olivar

I've been haunted by a student loan like a cancerous sore for twenty plus years, and it won't go away, no matter how much money I send them, enough is enough!

Barb Fritts-Market
Barb Fritts-Market

Our children are "drowning" in student loan debt! Please help them, like you've helped others.....

Kristi Tass
Kristi Tass

Student loan rules are more restrictive than the IRS, even they will negotiate a lower pay-off. There is something VERY wrong with the limitless powers of Sallie Mae and Direct Loans.

Denise Larson
Denise Larson

166k in debt but my credit score is 733. I can get a credit card at 0% but not my student loans.

Ann Calhoun
Ann Calhoun

Something to think about....the families of the politicians that revoked our ability to file bankruptcy for student loans can borrow as much money as they want and NEVER has to pay back a dime! Grrr!

Janis Ripple-Nadrowski
Janis Ripple-Nadrowski

I am thinking of family members and friends who spends thousands ,graduated and do not have work in their field of study or not enough money to leave home,start a family...
Want to give them a chance...

Larry Burrell
Larry Burrell

My loan was payed off ,Sally Mae took my income for my tax for three year then sold it to someone so that they could collect for a while I am fed up ...

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