Missouri Governor B. Holden announces a student loan forgiveness program for those who study life sciences and work in Missouri.
Why do I dare mock such a proposal? I mean, other than mockery is my first language?
This is a growth industry in our state, and it is an area that attracts the high wage jobs that we need in Missouri,” Holden said.
Because the johnking schnuck is going to forgive student loans for people who graduate college and then get high paying jobs in the state of Missouri. Because B. Holden thinks that eligible employees bring jobs to a state. Here’s a free clue, B. Holden: cheap labor brings jobs to a state, not a bunch of kids with college degrees and expectations of high pay. I guess that’s where you step in to offer other taxpayer-funded
corporate welfare “incentives” to companies who would employ the graduates for whom taxpayers paid.
Instead of kids who can walk out of college into high-paying jobs, guvnor, how about some tax relief for the following:
- Computer science students who end up as supervisors for UPS.
- Liberal arts students who work as shipping receiving clerks, but who can recite the Porter scene from Macbeth when the delivery truck drivers ring his bell.
- Drama students who serve coffee at Borders with flourish unmatched by others?
Those poor souls out there who went to college to better themselves but refuse to submit to cubicle, or laboratory, existence deserve more sympathy than fraggles who went to school and walked out of school into any job over twenty thousand dollars a year.
None of them, of course, deserve my fortuitously-earned tax dollars, though, but that sympathy’s better than your tax cut for the future rich you’re disguising as a program for the children.