By systematically dismantling the public education system and clamping down on college aid, the GOP is ensuring that children from low and middle-income families are denied the opportunity to obtain the basic skills and training needed to land well-paying jobs in the future.
And while Gov. Romney and President Obama lay out their cases for how they plan to guide this country through the economic crisis to recovery, they seem comfortable leaving families in the dark about how they plan to stem the bleeding in the housing market.
With the election coming up and the choice left to either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, anyone concerned about their personal finances might want to look at the positions of the two candidates and factor that into their voting strategy.
By producing a comprehensive plan for the reform of higher education in a manner that treats students as customers, the Attainment Commission can put them on the road to being victors rather than victims.
It's bad enough that the joining of Capital One and ING created yet another too-big-to-fail bank; that it created a too-big-to-fail bank with a record of abusing and exploiting customers struck us -- and many other consumer advocates -- as beyond the pale.
In it first 365 days, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has already done more to protect the American public than this do-nothing Congress has accomplished since it was sworn in back in the dawn of 2011.
We are left with one thing we could do now to go straight at the heart of darkness: prosecute these bankers. The president, to his credit, set up a task force to do just that. So why doesn't anything seem to be happening?