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**TAKE ACTION**Support the Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012**PLEASE SIGN**


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Kit
- 828 days ago - signon.org
In 2010, total outstanding student loan debt exceeded total outstanding credit card debt in America for the first time ever. In 2012, total outstanding student loan debt is expected to exceed $1 Trillion. Help this petition make One Million!



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Judy C. (106)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 10:08 pm
Signed. My daughter and I are in a lot of debt from student loans. Tuition costs have been spiralling out of control for years. Thanks Kit.
 

Kit B. (276)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 10:22 pm

The cost of education today is so out of control, I doubt I could have sent my two children to college, through I would have done any thing to give them the opportunity. Education should not be exclusively for the wealthy nor should it cause a life time of debt. We have such backward thinking.
 

Marian E. (152)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 10:39 pm
Signed.
 

. (0)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 12:24 pm
Signed.
 

Cal Mendelsohn (992)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 3:15 pm
Signed and noted--thanks Kit
 

Joe R. (189)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:27 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Richelle Rausch (43)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:30 pm
Signed for all the people who deserve to go to college, but can't afford it. Thank you Kit
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:30 pm
Signed, thanks Kit. I have a friend whose SS is being "attached" to pay off student debt, leaving my friend with very little. This friend has 2 friends that were in the same situation....until they committed suicide.
 

Lauren Kozen (159)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 4:47 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Kit.
 

Jean M. (143)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 4:38 am
Signed and sent. Thanks!!!!!
 

Lucy Bell (9)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 4:48 am
I'm so lucky to be living in a country where people pay almost nothing to study at university
 

wendy webber (28)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 5:36 am
signed and noted. I am so far in debt from SL I would have to live to be 200 yrs old for them to be payed off.Then there is the fannie Mae stories etc.,,,,,,,don't you just love it???
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 11:16 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Cynthia Davis (340)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 12:01 pm
signed
 

Kit B. (276)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 12:57 pm

No Wendy, I don't love it and I don't think it's right that a country that has to this point, taken pride in it's educational system has now made education a debtor's prison. This looks suspiciously like the prelude to privatized education on all levels.

My thanks to everyone that has signed.
 

Les Lambert (197)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:54 pm
The cost of education in the US is becoming absolutely horrendous.
 

Susan Winkelman (0)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:58 pm
I totally disagree with this. I would have chosen to go to school and take out huge lloand
to lives on had I know the debt would be forgiven. But instead I've worked hard for
35 years and paid taxes and basically own very little. Tell me how this is fair...
 

TERRANCE N. (65)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:31 pm
gladly signed. Student loan forgiveness should also include a moratorium on home foreclosures. Imagine how stimulatives both these act will have on our economy as well as keeping families in there homes and lifting a burden from students who are just starting out in the world. If president Obama can unilaterally order the assassination of Americans who are suspected of being terrorist without trail, jury, or judge; he can order these two acts in the interest of economic and national security.
 

TERRANCE N. (65)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:38 pm
I was promised that my loans would be cancelled if I worked 10 years in education. I was told I no longer qualified because my loan was before 1994. However, my ex-wife taught around the same time as myself and she had her loan cancelled. Even when you do the right thing the banks and the Education dept. don't keep their promises. Just like the politicians who are bankrupting our country so they can get rich.
 

Kit B. (276)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 4:06 pm

Susan Winkelman - Minneapolis, MN, USA
female
Joined Jun 1, 2010 - total extent of information on profile page!

A troll ~~~
 

Florence Eaise (132)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 5:20 pm
noted signed and shared please sign friends eventually college will be too expensive for anyone thanks for posting
 

Esther Z. (101)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 11:06 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Kit!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday June 15, 2012, 3:02 pm
Signed
 

Scarlett P. (126)
Monday June 18, 2012, 10:12 am
Just like everything else you want free handouts... Where does it stop... This is what is breaking the backs fo this country... My daughters chose to go to a community college, affordable... One is a nurse, the other studing to be graphic designer...
 

Susan Winkelman (0)
Monday June 18, 2012, 10:20 am
Kit B-

Troll Grandma! Freeloader....
 

Kit B. (276)
Monday June 18, 2012, 11:52 am

ummm...I just gonna jump to a conclusion and say that you two didn't sign this petition.

I'm well aware of Community Colleges, and indeed they offer a good training in many fields. For those who wish to pursue a field beyond the offerings of a community college then by your standards they should be wealthy or just shut-up and pay the usury fees by the banks? That's just supporting criminal behavior.

Okay then - not just a troll but grandma troll and a freeloader. TMI...
 

William K. (328)
Monday June 18, 2012, 9:24 pm
Gladly signed the petition. The true freeloaders are the banks, who are sucking all the money out of people through usury and fraudulent fees.
 

Celeste M. (0)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 6:02 am
As a RESPONSIBLE PARENT I am not allowing my children to attend a college we could not afford. My 2 oldest children commute to 2 universities. One drives 30 minutes, the other 45 minutes each way. They arrange their classes so they attend classes 3-4 days a week. Was this what they wanted? NO! They wanted to be able to go far away, live on campus just like all their friends are. However, I told them I would not pay for this, nor would I co-sign a loan for them. They will thank me when they graduate from college as a teacher and a nurse with very little student loan debt. Very little. WHY WOULD I PAY 100,000.00+++ FOR MY CHILD TO BECOME A NURSE OR TEACHER WHEN I PAY only 1/4 of that now by attending a local university and commuting? In the words of the Rolling Stones "you can't always get what you want"! But see, parents bend to their kids whims! My children are being taught financial responsibility. Go cry somewhere else if you are in debt up to your eyeballs...and shame on your parents. Why should I have to pay for all of your stupidity?
 

Gagandeep Singh (5)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 9:30 pm
In midst of the frauds and money laundering, pl spare some money for the students
 
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