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Obama is in Ann Arbor today to talk about college affordability at University of Michigan. If you’re over there, let us hear from you!

By |2018-01-16T02:31:32-05:00February 2nd, 2012|Opinions|

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I’m here with 5 other gay men! We have waited 10 hours between yesterday morning and now for this!!
-Philip Smith

This is a joke. College affordability won’t come until they get salaries and benefits for staff under control. Why has the cost of higher education been allowed to go up by double digit percentages every year? Last year, universities were forced to “limit” their raises to around 7%. That’s outrageous when the average income is still dropping.
-Jason Vorva

Update: they have now played the same loop of songs 5+ times. please, no more “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”!!
-Philip Smith

There must be some serious back room talking going on. He’s nearly 15 minutes late already. I’m in the back and enjoying dancing to “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” to warm up my toes.
-Stephanie White

I would hope, Ann Arbor being one of the smartest cities in the U.S. would be the first to cut the rhetoric and begin a conversation not only with candidate Obama but with all presidential candidates on how to move forward, govern this country, and serve the remaining 99% of the population.

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