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First has $40K in federal debt. Second has $40K federal, $20K personal debt (at 12%) because she has zero parental help and needed to eat.

These are real numbers for kids who did everything right. I know because I showed them the amortization schedules.

So take all the moralizing “if they had only bla bla” and stuff it. Really.


I do sympathize with these children.
But.

they are legally adults. These are the choices they made freely without coercion. They could have delayed college. Gone to a different school. A different major. A million other things.

Why should my tax dollars pay for their choices? Money is not free no matter how much the socialists want to pretend ot is. They can pay for the obligations they took on voluntarily.

If you want to talk about raising that age of adulthood from 18 to 21 or 25, I will listen.
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