Elvyn Jones: Green Party presidental candidate tells Lawrence [Kansas] crowd student debt relief key to victory


By Elvyn Jones, LJWorld.com, July 2nd, 2016:

Jill Stein, the Green Party’s presumptive presidential nominee, told a crowd Saturday at the Lawrence Public Library that her call for forgiving the student debt of 43 million Americans was the formula for making the White House a “Green House.”

“The student loan crisis is the gateway issue,” she told a crowd of about 200. “There are 43 million young people and people going into middle age who are trapped in student loan debt. Forty-three million, it turns out, is a winning plurality in a three-way presidential race.

“We are calling for bailing out the young people and not so young people who are trapped in predatory student loan debt. We did it for the crooks on Wall Street. It’s time to do it for their victims.”

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