Opinion AOC paid her student loans on the congressional floor

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  1. BassAckwards

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    so she went to a private university and got a useless major, and somehow it's not her fault that she raked up that much in student loans?
     
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    That if she has a hard time paying off her $50K+ per year loans with interest, then other people who haven’t been members of Congress for 9 whole months must have a much harder time.

    While I like the idea of government getting out of student loans all together, deflecting all blame from 18 year-olds who take out massive loans with no real plan in place to pay them back is weak.
     
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    I already told you. Jesus Christ. What is it with you guys, asking for explanations to questions already answered?
     
  4. BassAckwards

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    i agree. people have been taking out student loans for a long time now, ever since the 1950s. but for some reason, people decided to get over priced useless degrees thinking they were going to get high paying jobs, and now are mad because their dream jobs arent there, or are doing jobs outside of their major and making chump change.

    millions of people have paid off their student loans and plenty of people are actively making their payments....but that doesnt matter. something has to be done because 40 million adult aged children are in debt because they made a stupid decision for an over-priced college experience and a degree that had a terrible return on investment, so now their life is on hold and they have to live with their parents
     
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    Learn what? It's red states that routinely require a massive influx of federal tax dollars from blue states.

    Look inward.
     
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    You do realize part of this problem is a lack of sound governance. There are people on this thread who took political science majors seriously? The other is many people where told to become engineers because you know the jobs. But were are these mysterious jobs. Many people have engineering degrees only to find out the company wants 5 to 10 years experience.

    The government has to deal with situations where companies seek almost impossible skills sets.
     
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  8. BassAckwards

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    sorry but not sorry, those engineers must be useless and/or autism. i work for the govt and work on several projects with engineers; everyone i met got a job offer while they were doing their intern or right before they graduated.
     
  9. Low Test With da Best

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    Is her debt to salary ratio not (roughly) .125?
     
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    I would imagine living in Washington DC is quite expensive.
     
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  11. Jackie Blue

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    Well, Tim Pool, who claims to be left wing, or center-left, still managed to spin the shit out of that...



    Right wing grifter mode engaged. B)
     
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    I don't understand what your point is. I also make less money than her, but have more money because I've been making money longer because I'm older. I'm assuming you're in the same position. She'll obviously get there too. She's been in Congress for less than a year, give her a chance.
     
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    Because you said it means she is making too much as of 20 grand in the bank means anything.
     
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    if she is paying 3k at a time, she is not having trouble paying it down.
     
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    Did you conclude she's struggling based on this advanced calculation or did you pass on that synopsis from a journalist/analyst/pundit etc? If so, could you post the source?
     
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    Economics is a useless major?
     
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    What an impertinent and foolish thing to post.

    Proof that it's exceedingly expensive to live in major American cities?
     
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    Why do you say that? Obviously $3000 isn't the min payment. She went from 22k to 19k. She will be done with it inside a year...
     
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    are you confused with how paying down loans work?
     
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