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  • Economist: Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Eliminate Student Debt Is Worse Than You Think

    “There ain’t no such thing as [a] free lunch” –from the El Paso Herald-Post, June 27, 1938

    Presidential candidates and campaigns have been offering “a chicken in every pot” for at least 90 years now, but this election cycle seems to be all about offering more “free” stuff than the other candidates. Some have even gone so far as to claim it’s not a problem that the government prints money to cover such things, as if the concept of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT, or, more accurately, Mindless Magical Thinking) makes it okay. This is beyond the scope of this discussion but is more than adequately covered here, here, here, here,