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Postby Vince » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:46 pm

Leisher wrote:That's part of why people think this is politically motivated.

Oh, I'm positive it was politically motivated. I'm just for making them state that this is their standard and making them live up to it now.

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Postby Leisher » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:48 pm

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Postby Vince » Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:28 pm

Not wrong at all. Colleges have nothing at stake. Guaranteed loans are garbage.

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Postby GORDON » Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:21 pm



I've been saying that for at least 15 years. Way to copy me, JPM.
Fuuuuuuck YOU.

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Postby Leisher » Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:50 am

Another college admissions scandal.

This one is legal, but clearly will be getting addressed and the loopholes closed.
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Postby TheCatt » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:20 am

Leisher wrote:Source of the post Another college admissions scandal.

This one is legal, but clearly will be getting addressed and the loopholes closed.

This is some bullshit.
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Postby Leisher » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:37 am

Study reveals large issue with student debt.

When people have to forgo actual needs for their family to pay for student loans, something is very, very wrong.
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Postby TheCatt » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:45 am

Leisher wrote:Source of the post Study reveals large issue with student debt.

When people have to forgo actual needs for their family to pay for student loans, something is very, very wrong.

Student debt is a time bomb, and also a ridiculous albatross over the lives of many. Yes, these people shoulder some blame for their choices, but the government's guarantee of some debt, the fact that it cannot be charged off in bankruptcy, the sheer volume of debt (and cost of college), plus the "you must go to college to get ahead" mentality has created a terrible burden on generations after ours.

The good news is that it's only 10% of total consumer debt. The bad news is no one is doing anything to help.

In addition to student loan debt issues, auto debt has many issues. The large number of people with underwater loans is disturbing. People with 6 to 8 year loans FOR A CAR, plus rolling in negative equity from prior cars. Buy a damned 2-3 year old Toyota and drive it 15 years, people.
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Postby Leisher » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:12 pm

Nobody knows how to shop within their means anymore. Everyone has to have the latest thing right now. People are dumb and the whole system is a ticking time bomb. Prices haven't matched actual income in forever. Just a matter of when shit starts crashing. Of course, if companies continue to let debt build forever as long as they're getting some payments, maybe it'll never crash?
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Postby TheCatt » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:17 pm

Leisher wrote:Source of the post Of course, if companies continue to let debt build forever as long as they're getting some payments, maybe it'll never crash?

Well, you get into a problem (like we have today), where the economy is basically tied to low interest rates. If we had an interest rate shock, there'd be a financial crisis of some magnitude pretty quickly.
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Postby TheCatt » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:54 pm

My wife: the world is really ganging up on white boys these days. Seems easier to be a white woman. You kinda get to be a minority, yet get the benefits of being white, too.
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Postby Vince » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:56 am

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post My wife: the world is really ganging up on white boys these days. Seems easier to be a white woman. You kinda get to be a minority, yet get the benefits of being white, too.

I've never understood the "women are a minority" thing when they make up the majority of the population.

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Postby TheCatt » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:59 am

Vince wrote:Source of the post
TheCatt wrote:Source of the post My wife: the world is really ganging up on white boys these days. Seems easier to be a white woman. You kinda get to be a minority, yet get the benefits of being white, too.

I've never understood the "women are a minority" thing when they make up the majority of the population.

BECAUSE THEY ARE OPPRESSED BY THE PATRIARCHY
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Postby Leisher » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:34 am

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post My wife: the world is really ganging up on white boys these days. Seems easier to be a white woman. You kinda get to be a minority, yet get the benefits of being white, too.


This is awesome.

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post BECAUSE THEY ARE OPPRESSED BY THE PATRIARCHY


It'd be fun to write a "privilege list" for each sex and race, but nobody would dare publish it because it would destroy a lot of the narratives we're always told.
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