Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
August 26, 2012"He's going to try to hand over the sovereignty of the United States to the U.N., and what is going to happen when that happens? I'm thinking the worst. Civil unrest, civil disobedience, civil war maybe. And we're not just talking a few riots here and demonstrations, we're talking Lexington, Concord, take up arms and get rid of the guy."
– Texas judge Tom Head, on President Obama
August 24, 2012"The fascination with taxes I've paid I find to be very small-minded."
– Mitt Romney
August 23, 2012"I'm simply not enthusiastic about giving them hundreds or thousands of more pages to pick through, distort and lie about."
– Mitt Romney, on not releasing his tax returns
August 22, 2012"We've given all you people need to know."
– Ann Romney
August 21, 2012"There's nothing we're hiding."
– Ann Romney
August 20, 2012"There's going to be no more tax releases given."
– Ann Romney
August 18, 2012"Basically student is upset about quality of instructors; having to teach herself the material; the poor quality of the students in the class." summary of a Kaplan student's complaint"At Kaplan, the price is high and the instruction lacking. He is not happy with the quality of the faculty and says that lab experiences have been few and far and between."summary of another student's complaint"
August 17, 2012"Poke the pain a little. Remind them of what things will be like if they don't continue forward and earn their degrees."ITT recruiter training materials"The complete and total lack of preparation, effort and desire to perform on the part of the instructor has made this course without any doubt in my mind the largest waste of time, money, effort, and resources since I have begun attending this school." ITT student"
August 16, 2012"We would say the cost per term is approximately $4,800. The problem with that often times the student will automatically assume there are only two or three terms, and there is, in reality, five per year." a former recruiter at Westwood College"
– a former recruiter at Westwood College
August 15, 2012"I took out loans in the hopes of improving my knowledge so that I could improve my worth in society, for a higher paying job. Instead I have a loan to pay off and absolutely nothing to show for it." a former ITT student"I went to school to better my life and when my loans become due, I will actually be in worse financial shape than I was before I attended school. I wish that I would have never attended school at all."a former Lincoln student"