Typical NYT Spin

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    Here's an example of why the NYT is, at best, lining for bird cages:

    Yes, and, predictably, the NYT downplays personal responsibility in favor of "blameing" colleges:

    Later in the article NYT blames Citi Bank for lending money when the credit was already bad.

    Still later, buried on the second page, we finally learn what the REAL PROBLEM IS: Why Ms Munna cannot repay the loan?

    Ms Munna has a degree in what amounts to Underwater Basketweaving:

    :lol:

    She fucked off studying worthless bullshit for YEARS on the public dime, now cannot understand why she owes so much money? Hey, I have an idea: Join the Army, and payoff your fucking loan, you lazy bitch.

    The NYT omits this "Option."
     
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    Except that she didn't go to school on the public dime. Clearly, since she'll be paying it off for the rest of her life.

    You made that part up.
     
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    You're quite an optimist if you think she'll pay it off.

    You're also a little short of financial savvy if you think borrowed public funds couldn't have been spent in a more productive application than to graduate with an "interdisciplinary degree in religious and women’s studies."
     
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    Well, the whole point is that she didn't borrow public funds. She borrowed private funds. Did you even read the article?
     
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    Wow. I'm getting sooooo sick of this victim mentality.If I hear one more person complain that their house is worth less than their mortgage... It's an investment and all investments include risk.

    And guess what? NYU only takes the best and the brightest. How the hell can she and her folks plead ignorance?

    We've been saving for our kids' colleges since they were born. I don't expect one dime of govt aid, but I'll be damned if tax money is used to bail out losers like her. Where does it end?
     
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    Who is calling for her to be "bailed out" with "tax money"?
     
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    The article mentions she received grant monies....
     
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    And grants, by definition are NOT loans. I'm not arguing whether her choice of major was a good idea - but she didn't go to school on "the public dime" if she left school with hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt.

    Also, who are we to judge what she went to school for? She paid for it (or will).

    What the fuck is the big deal? What did this poor girl do to you guys, that you're so pissed at her?
     
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    I made one comment in this thread, dumbass... Who said I was pissed?
     
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    Sure, did you?

    $40,000 was from Citibank.

    Federal Loans = Public Funds
     
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