Governor Cuomo has announced an initiative toward free tuition for all two and four-year New York colleges and universities for families earning less than $120,000. He’s calling it the Excelsior Scholarship, with initial cost estimates of $160 million per year. (I bet that estimate will triple by the end of year one.) In order to succeed in today’s world, says Cuomo, a college degree is essential.
Free tuition is never free. Where’s the money going to come from? Cuomo’s proposal is nothing but Progressive Liberal propaganda taken right out of the far-left playbook. He’s trying to convince the naive that with a college education you’ll become superior in today’s world. To the initiated, this translates that without a degree, you are dead in the water.
I say bullshit to the entire idea! Continue reading