Per Shock Exchange:

Apparently there is a method to the madness of college tuitions. Colleges are spending millions in order to bribe the best students to enroll. It is the equivalent of Nike or Reebok-sponsored AAU teams handing out sneakers, backpacks, and iPods, and free trips to Vegas to entice the best players. By turning grassroots basketball into an arms race, they have weeded out the “old ball coach” who preaches discipline and fundamentals.

How long will it be before college too deteriorates from a sanctuary where students undergo rigorous training, to a cesspool of bribes? Or has it already? … It all begs the question – “Are elite colleges selling a quality education or something else?”

Shock Exchange also recommended that policymakers tax colleges with the largest endowments that were also acting in a “for profit” manner. Present Trump, Senator Ron Wyden, the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways & Means Committee have since followed my counsel.
The question remains, “Do lawmakers have the backbone to do anything about Operation Varsity Blues”? Wyden (R-Oregon) recently introduced a bill to end deductions to college before or while a donor’s child is enrolled at the school. Will lawmakers go the extra mile to level the playing field and will they cite Shock Exchange as the source of their bold, brash policies?


  1. You’re tripping he’s allowed to choose what book he wants as his favorite. It doesn’t have to relate to his special. Thanks for telling me what his favorite book was.

    • Josharmond Romney,

      Comedians like Dave Chappelle and Katt Williams speak truth through humor. In a world of fake news, Chappelle is informative. His voice and perspective, are needed. If he is really going to inform the public Chappelle cannot straddle the fence. His choice of Frederick Douglass wasn’t bad. However, ‘Shock Exchange’ is the most-influential book on economics since the Great Depression. ‘Shock Exchange’ predicted the Great Recession and the last one. It has been ignored because it was written by a black man, and the the mainstream media would rather blacks ‘shut up and dribble.’

      The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Guardian, Washington Post, et. al are trying to cancel ‘Shock Exchange’ like they are trying to cancel Dave and Katt. If ‘Shock Exchange’ isn’t what Chappelle is talking about then he isn’t “really” informing the public. He’s simply play acting.



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