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Tue Jun 30, 2015, 12:05 PM

36. That's just sick.

Let's see... 275K, to speak at a University, at a time when the Nation's students are buried under hundreds of billions of dollars of student loan debt. I've got one sister who is paying 800 bucks a month, who, between the principal and the interest owes 100 grand. Another who pays nearly 400, roughly 35 dollars of which goes towards the principal. The third owes 60 grand and makes about 12 bucks an hour.

Yet, for a brief appearance, this daughter of wealth and entitlement is paid 65,000 dollars by one of these "institutions of higher learning". I wonder... how many college students could actually afford to eat a decent meal from that money. How many text books could be purchased, how many supplies?

I don't care how rich someone is, or what someone is willing to pay - this is sick.

Of course, I suppose you can't really blame someone for taking it when some idiots are willing to pay them 65 grand for a brief appearance.

After a year in default, I'm finally in a student loan rehabilitation program. Owing right around 12 grand, I'll probably have it paid off in ten years or so. Where a brief appearance by a politician's daughter pays more than five times what I owe...

This kind of money and stupidity just makes me want to be violently ill.

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