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It's (Loan) Shark Week: Families are Biting Back!


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It's (Loan) Shark Week: Families are Biting Back!

Jessica Juarez Scruggs

It’s Shark Week, but the most dangerous predators this year aren’t on TV or at the beaches – they are in Washington D.C., where they are menacing families with the help of their chums in Congress.

"Newly appointed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is refusing to to forgive loans to students defrauded by for-profit colleges, while seeking to funnel millions of dollars into for-profit charter schools."


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Solve the problem by restoring postal banking that ended a half century ago.

Postal banking gave low income Murkins a safe place to bank. Upon its demise the banks grew sharp teeth and payday lending emerged to eat the scraps the banks left floating.


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Indeed, more people should be talking about Postal banking.

Elizabeth Warren is fighting the good fight, but the oligarchs are against her.


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Hey, CD – are you sexist, or what?  What gives with only three male-looking suited sharks in your illustration?

IMHO, at least one of them should be wearing a dress and have frizzy hair & buggy eyes, in honor of the Loan Sharks’ All-American Pin-Up Girl – Debt-Trap Debbie Duhbya-Ass!   ( d - Florida ) *

*  One of LRX’ DamnocRatic heroines, no doubt.