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originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Kali74
No more than when you get a credit card and it has a limit.
And, of course, having the government involved in the market in the first place is anti-capitalist because the government is not constrained by the same constraints as an actual business. Government, as we can see by the existence of an every growing debt and deficit, can operate in the red with impunity. It has no shareholders it is actually beholden to in any meaningful way, does not have produce any actual return on its investments, and when it needs more money, it can always legally steal it from existing private sources like you, me, and private business interests in the form of ever increasing taxation.
No private business can play by those rules and actually expect to stay in business.
This is why government entering any market always distorts it so badly.
originally posted by: Kobear
I served 2003 to 2007 they took 100$ out a month back then for GI bill. So I'm kindof confused as to what has changed? Fun fact it's only good for 10 years so mine just recently went POOF lol .
Elimination of the $1,200 program enrollment fee paid by the veteran at the beginning of military service currently required by the Montgomery G.I. Bill. There is also a one-time payment of additional assistance, paid concurrently with the disbursement of the final month of benefits, which refunds either all or portions of the original $1,200 enrollment fee; the refund amount depends both on the amount contributed, up to $1,200, multiplied by the percentile balance of remaining benefits when electing to convert to Chapter 33.