El Chapo in America

So El Chapo has been extradited to the United States. CURIOUS about something, why wasn’t there all the fear mongering from congress and FOX News on what a threat it would be if the was brought to the United States? Remember when President Obama tried to bring the prisoners from Guantánamo Bay  to the United States and Republicans freaked out because SOMEHOW in an alternate universe it somehow posed a threat to the United States if we brought them here.

The weird thing about that is El Chapo is the head of a  major drug cartel that is has great power and is a real threat here in the United States.  They have real reach here in the United States. Terrorist DO NOT. Terrorist are not the big bogie man that the incoming president make them out to be. They, at least under President Obama which might now change, could not orchestrate a major attack on the United States which what would have been needed to break out any terrorist. However, the drug cartels do have a lot of power here in the United States. That is just a fact of American life.  It was Mexican drug cartels wrote the book on beheading and other great atrocities. Mexican drug cartels have beheaded way more people than ISIS could ever dream of. But we don’t fear them, the real bogie man that live in America. NO we fear a joke of an organization that is dying. Yes, ISIS is a joke.  The best they can do is a few small  attacks in Europe. And that is the best they can do.

But the drug cartels, they can get anyone. They have that kind of power. But you did not see conservatives loose their minds over El Chapo. No no no. They don’t fear real threats, just paper tigers.

The truth about tuition free college.

Here is the truth tuition free college: It makes total economic sense. First, graduates, like many veterans with the GI Bill, come out of college debt free. What does this mean to the real economy? Well it frees up capital, that would have been spent paying back loans, that is spent in the real economy. The one you and I live in. People spending money, not tax cuts to the rich, actually create jobs. Secondly, you have highly educated work force that will create new businesses and technologies; which creates jobs; which turns to more spending and tax revenue which pays for college tuition.

Then, the question of how do we pay for it? Well those people are going to go out and get jobs, make money and spend money. This money will be taxed. Thus paying for itself.  This is why the GI Bill doesn’t cost the tax payer money.   And that is why it makes economic sense.

Now who would be against this? Very simple: Wall St.  You see banks give out student loans and tact on high interest rates that the students have to pay back. This is money that is not being spent in the real economy. This is houses that are not being bought. This is jobs that are not created.