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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu May 3, 2012, 05:53 PM

16. I never accrued any debt to go to college.


I enrolled under the GI Bill in a public university in a state that froze tuition on the date of enrollment for the duration of a Vietnam veteran's stay. I was able to make it by living low on the hog and working my ass off as a commercial fisherman in the summer and by missing the fall semester to log. It took 6 years, but I never owed any goddamn banks a dime for it. How many kids in college today know what their education costs will be from year to year or are able to find jobs during the summer that pay good wages? No 22 year old should walk out of a public university in the United States owing a three digit debt to some fucking bank and not be able to find a decent job. If we allow this kind of bullshit to continue we deserve what what we get, and that won't be pretty!

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