Larry Abramson http://wfpl.org en For-Profit Schools Under Fire For Targeting Veterans http://wfpl.org/post/profit-schools-under-fire-targeting-veterans Hundreds of thousands of veterans have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan in recent years, eager to get an education under the new post-Sept. 11 GI Bill.<p>Many vets looking for a school find they are inundated by sales pitches from institutions hungry for their government benefits. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 12:55:56 +0000 Larry Abramson 2806 at http://wfpl.org For-Profit Schools Under Fire For Targeting Veterans How Big Should The U.S. Navy Be? http://wfpl.org/post/how-big-should-us-navy-be In many of his campaign speeches, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney likes to chide the Obama administration <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/10/18/163148823/romneys-defense-plans-call-for-higher-spending">for cutting military spending</a>. And Romney says one force in particular is suffering from a lack of resources.<p>"The size of our Navy is at levels not seen since 1916," he says in many of his stump speeches. Romney promises to rebuild the Navy until it reaches 350 ships. But does a bigger Navy make the U.S. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 02:50:08 +0000 Larry Abramson 2111 at http://wfpl.org How Big Should The U.S. Navy Be?