The reality is this country is heading down facist lane in a fast and furious fashion. The ruling class could not possibly care less about students. Stop being poilite about this and get into the friggin streets and show some spunk like we did in the sixties.
I agree - tell me where to start, Joe! We are organizing... want to help?
Yeah, remember thousands of us out there protesting against the Vietnam war, and now where is everyone? Sooner or later there is going to be chaos; people are getting fed up with seeing the corruption in our civil servants, CEO's paying minimum wage and raking in millions for themselves, etc., I could go on and on. People need to stop being SHEEP, do some critical thinking and start writing letters to local, state reps., just DO SOMETHING.
Sallies Mae does not respond to hardship requests. They need to be penalized. They are running me broke.
As you are aware, conscientious and motivated students who are sincere and willing to learn today are the highly educated and responsible employers and employees of tomorrow. In their best interest and in the best interest of their future employers please rescue the students. Thank you for your thoughtful consideration.
Unfotunately, more and more people are deciding to not further their education today for the main reason that they cannot afford the tuition. The answer used to be student loans. But now it has been becoming increasingly harder to pay these loans off on a timely basis, while keeping up with interest charges and other bills. I am still paying off my orginal students loans I took out when I started college roughly 6 years ago. In that time, I had to quit school for 2 years in order to work so...
Unfotunately, more and more people are deciding to not further their education today for the main reason that they cannot afford the tuition. The answer used to be student loans. But now it has been becoming increasingly harder to pay these loans off on a timely basis, while keeping up with interest charges and other bills. I am still paying off my orginal students loans I took out when I started college roughly 6 years ago. In that time, I had to quit school for 2 years in order to work so I could pay my bills. I now go to school full-time and work full-time so that I can complete my education and afford it at the same time. This is so hard to do and many are not as determined to stick with it. Since its such hard times, I have decided to not take on any more student loans for it just doesn't seem worth it in the end. My educational journey is slow going because of money issues and I am chipping away at the block, but loans just seem like a pit that sucks you in and spits you out worse for wear. We need some help here.
When the promise of an education goes unfulfilled because banks and ceo's and corporations have turned into plantation owners more intent on keeping labor enslaved... and bankruptcy is forbidden... then debt becomes the prison guard. Without the relief of bankruptcy... we have re-engaged indentured servitude and usury.
With unconscionable fee raises, bailouts, and home foreclosures, some had no choice if they wanted an education. Private loans interest rates are high. Maybe if the banks felt they could lose something, they would be better partners in America!
Tried to sign but it wouldn't allow me to opt out of the Facebook option.
you can go through fb allow it to post or whatever sign it & then remove the app..we need all the help we can get!
I believe that this cause would get a lot more signatures for this petition if Causes didn't require "to access your public profile, friend list, email address, birthday, hometown, current city and your friends' current cities" to do so. There is no reason Causes should have/need all of this information. Though I really wanted to sign the petition, I would have passed on it if it hadn't been necessary to post this comment.
This is bad. The only things Congress require are your full name, address, and zip code. This is to prove you are in their district and you are actually a real person, not someone trying to "stuff the ballot" with fraudulent signatures.
I am currently seeking legal relief from Sallie Mae, they send letters to my house demanding I write checks to re-pay them in full [nearly 30,000 USD] or else.... they have made my life a living hell since graduating from college in 2008 and have yet to help me. Ignoring years of my attempts to negotiate a payment I can make on my measly salary BELOW THE POVERTY LINE! It has to stop! They have destroyed my credit and harassed me for years PLEASE HELP!
We really should just sue them all for fraud, RICO, 14th amendment and 1st amendment, non-accountability for not enforcing the few existing laws there are, standard consumer protections (a whole list of them, not just bankruptcy).
I paid 5 dollars to promote this petition on facebook hopefully this helps Lord knows we all need it.