Love this quote by a protestor

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  1. RadiomanATL
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    700 arrested after protest on NY?s Brooklyn Bridge - Boston.com

    Poor baby. Eating rice and beans to pay off a debt which you knowingly accumulated.

    The starving kids in Africa and the homeless here in the states feel for your plight.

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    Have they ever heard of working their way through college instead of taking out loans?
    That's what I did.
     
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    Same here.
     
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    I think you have to go deeper than that.
    The education debt is not really by choice now is it? The alternate is no education at all.
    How about we address the fact that tuition is becoming absurd. Since the government began bankrolling college education for the masses - same as with the mortgage industry, it has created a false demand and therefore a bubble is becoming well established.
    Schools are building new housing apartments like there is no tomorrow...building new wings on to existing buildings etc. etc. - all to accommodate a massive population of kids who have absolutely no business going to college.
    Perhaps these two young adults were not among the kids who shouldn't be there - perhaps they belonged in college - but they have no choice in paying $20,000 a year - do they?
     
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    Absolutely it's a choice.
     
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    No shit, they could have eaten rice and beans in college and been able to keep all the money they are now making sitting on the Wall Street.
     
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    There are always choices.
     
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    Work? But they are entitled to it. Didn't you realize that?
     
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    Me too. Took me seven years to get my degree.
     
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    The point is, even If you go to Columbia the job market is so shitty you can't get a good job.
    But hey, way to attack the citizen and not Wall Street. When is the right going to wake up?
     

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