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April 26, 2012


Lawmaker Says Student Loans Caused "Cancer of Socialism"

At a debate last weekend, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) equated federal student loan programs with stage three cancer.

Said Aikin: "America has got the equivalent of the stage three cancer of socialism because the federal government is tampering in all kinds of stuff it has no business tampering in. So first, to answer your question precisely, what the Democrats did to the private student loans and take it all over by the government was wrong, it was a lousy bill, and that's why I voted no. The government needs to get its nose out of the education business."

Here's the video via Think Progress:












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