Posts Tagged ‘education’

Quotes from Michele “Fuzzball” Bachmann

August 13, 2011

This collection of quotations is designed to reflect some of Michele Bachmann’s most absurd views.  I have tried to provide enough context to show that I am not manipulating her words, but I also want to avoid too much unnecessary text to keep this post from growing to enormous proportions. I have provided hyperlinks to credible sources to permit easy verification that these excerpts are legitimate. Please feel free to link me to better sources (transcripts of live recordings are ideal).

Since this list is long, I am setting noteworthy bits in boldface to permit skimming.

Is your favorite Bachmann quote missing? Tell me about it in the comments.

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Access to Higher Education Should Be a Federal Guarantee

June 16, 2010

Education is a fundamental human right, without which neither a large-scale democracy nor a large-scale economy can function. And higher education is becoming increasingly expensive, making it inaccessible to many. While it can be viewed as an investment which will pay off in the long run, not everybody has the capital on hand for that investment to seem worthwhile. As bachelor’s degrees become more and more essential to numerous forms of economic and political participation, the federal government has a responsibility to guarantee universal access to higher education in the United States. (more…)