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Elizabeth Warren’s low-information student loan spear

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 11:30am

You remember Upworthy, the epitome of low-information in support of Obama and progressives, Upworthy — or, How we are losing the internet to lowest of low information young liberals.

They have maps which demonstrate The high cost of low information voters.

I need to stop checking in there, because they have stuff like this:

How...

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More on the bad economics of Elizabeth Warren’s student loan proposal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 10, 2013 at 8:29am

My post yesterday, Elizabeth Warren finds way to inflate Higher Ed bubble even more, has received a fair amount of attention.

The Boston Globe featured the post in its coverage of the debate over Warren’s proposal,

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Elizabeth Warren finds way to inflate Higher Ed bubble even more

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 10:45am

Easy access to student loans for people who have little prospect of repayment helped feed the Higher Ed bubble, much as easy access to mortgages for people who had little prospect of repayment helped feed the housing bubble.  It made good politics but really bad economics.

Easy student loans have allowed higher...

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Progressives start push for Elizabeth Warren 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 15, 2013 at 9:40am

Can I call ‘em or what?

Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

As noted at the Wiki, the progressive movement has had a twinkle in its eye for an Elizabeth Warren presidential campaign since before she was elected to the Senate, Elizabeth Warren for President in 2016 movement.

Now it’s gaining steam, via The...

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Elizabeth Warren backtracks on story of brother living on just $13,200

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2013 at 6:30pm

Things are never simple with Elizabeth Warren.

Warren made headlines the other day when she claimed her brother lived on his social security of only $13,200 in order to score a political point.  Considering Warren’s fabulous wealth, the obvious question was why she wasn’t helping him.

Warren insists that she told the truth about her...

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Elizabeth Warren pays interns $0 per hour

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 5:00pm

Elizabeth Warren has gained notoriety recently for complaining that the minimum wage would be $22 per hour if it kept up with worker productivity gains over the past several decades.

Warren’s analysis was fundamentally flawed because it did not me...

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High schooler: I should have claimed to be Cherokee like Elizabeth Warren

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 3:30pm

The mainstream media, Democrats and progressive writers have been in full denial about the significance of Elizabeth Warren’s false claim for employment purposes – and only for employment purposes — to be Native American.

Yes, it was about making a claim for which...

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Elizabeth Warren’s $22 intellectual Waterloo

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 8:52am

There is plenty to criticize about Elizabeth Warren’s made-for-YouTube theatrics in the Senate Banking Committee.

Warren has some good goals shared on both sides of the aisle, such as addressing “too big to fail” and “too big to prosecute,” but unfortunately she goes about it the wrong way by belittling witnesses with questions properly...

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Elizabeth Warren already planning to cash in

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:51pm

It’s not like you didn’t see this coming.  Those inane and made-for-YouTube moments, lacking in substance and confusing the gullible media, are the pre-publicity.

Anyone familiar with Elizabeth Warren’s history knows that she knows how to turn the “rigged” schtick into a buck. (Off topic, there’s this website I stumbled upon called ...

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Elizabeth Warren cherry-picked $22 per hour minimum wage number

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:03am

True to form, Elizabeth Warren has proved adept at grabbing a headline for a talking point made at a Senate hearing, and the media is swooning without actually examining the substance.

The talking point is that if the minimum wage kept pace with the increase in worker productivity since the 1960s, it would...

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I don’t know why readers sent me tweets about Bobby Jindal, Elizabeth Warren and Indians

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 8:15am

Via Twitchy, apparently Bobby Jindal made funny at the Gridiron dinner last night.

Several readers sent me links to tweets about how Jindal made some joke about himself, Elizabeth Warren and Indians.

I don’t get it.

Is Bobby Jindal Cherokee too? Is that supposed to be funny, like he’s making fun of himself?

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Elizabeth Warren’s Banking Committee methodology — ask questions of the wrong witnesses

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 8, 2013 at 1:29pm

More headlines for Elizabeth Warren demanding that someone be prosecuted for something.

But there’s a catch.

She’s making headlines, once again, by asking questions of witnesses who cannot possibly answer them because they have no jurisdiction to implement criminal prosecutions, Warren starts taking on banks and regulators (emphasis mine):

Warren questioned senior Treasury Department officials...

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The incredible shrinking Elizabeth Warren Wikipedia Cherokee / Native American entry

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 9:30am

I haven’t watched the video embedded at the bottom of this post in a long time.

I saw it while doing some fix up at ElizabethWarrenWiki.org, on the Elizabeth Warren Refusal To Meet With Native Americans page.

Every time I see progressives sing the praises about Warren, I think about how willingly they...

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Progressive columnist rips Elizabeth Warren hyprocrisy on Jack Lew

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:30am

You don’t get more “progressive” than the Political Animal column at Washington Monthly, which has seen such luminaries as Steve Benen (now Rachel Maddow’s blogger) grace its pages.

In a column yesterday, Samuel Knight took Elizabeth Warren to task for voting in favor of corporate banker Jack Lew, Why Elizabeth Warren Voted...

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Banking Analyst: “Elizabeth Warren’s Preposterous Grandstanding”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 22, 2013 at 1:30pm

Thomas K. Brown, a banking industry analyst and investor, writing at BankStocks.com, makes a point similar to what I made in my post, Elizabeth Warren’s heroic Senate demagoguery, that Warren’s Banking Committee YouTube performance was pure political grandstanding without substance or legitimate regulatory purpose.

As with her academic work analyzing bankruptcies, Warren took...

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ElizabethWarrenWiki.org nominated for #BlogBash award

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 1:00pm

It’s hard to believe it’s only been about three weeks since we launched ElizabethWarrenWiki.org.

The goal was, and remains, to bring together in one place the wealth of research conducted during the Senate campaign by numerous blogs and newspapers on Elizabeth Warren’s background, and then to update and expand that information.

It’s a one-stop research shop.

For...

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Elizabeth Warren’s heroic Senate demagoguery

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 10:27am

In her debut on the Senate Banking Committee, Elizabeth Warren once again became the hero of the left because she embarrassed Hapless Bank Regulators, as the Huffington Post put it:

Bank regulators got a sense Thursday of how their lives will be slightly different now that Elizabeth Warren sits on a Senate committee...

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