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Posted By: Ribicon, 9/11/2019 7:10:50 PM

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a payment towards her student loan debt during a committee meeting and called on Congress to take swift action on the issue. “I literally made a student loan payment while I was sitting here at this chair, and I looked at my balance and it was $20,237.16 (£16,410.62),” the New York Democrat said at a meeting of the financial services committee focusing on student debt. “I just made a payment that took me down to $19,000 (£15,412),” she added, “so I feel really accomplished right now.”(Snip) Democrats like Ilhan Omar and Bernie Sanders have also called on Congress

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AOC the lazy fool says we need to pay off her student loans because, like, she learned nothing all about economics at school other than to be qualified as a barmaid or a Woman of Color in the US Congress.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: maryann4629 9/11/2019 7:18:05 PM (No. 177510)
Whatever it cost her, she overpaid.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ARKfamily 9/11/2019 7:18:12 PM (No. 177511)
Maybe she shouldn't have racked up all of that debt. Go to a community college or technical college. Better yet, take a smaller load while working. Some of us have had to do both.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: susieq1 9/11/2019 7:18:53 PM (No. 177512)
Pay your debt as I have always paid mine. I don't owe you anything.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird 9/11/2019 7:19:39 PM (No. 177513)
Whoop-dee-doo! She is giving Beto a run for his money with wackobird demonstrations. All of this is supposed to make her an instant leader? Her mother did mention that she “talked a lot” when she was little. Never stopped. Mouth open. Brain missing...
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Reply 5 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 9/11/2019 7:22:38 PM (No. 177518)
Cortez remains ignorant and uneducated. Boston University is complicit. Her degree in economics is nothing more than a certificate of attendance.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: subal 9/11/2019 7:25:31 PM (No. 177519)
She should ask for a refund as she is probably less wise now than when she entered!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: jhpeters2 9/11/2019 7:31:08 PM (No. 177526)
What was her major at Boston? A BA in box o rocks interpretative dance?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Iconoclast 9/11/2019 7:37:41 PM (No. 177527)
Are you kidding me? She “makes” $174,000 a yr! Thats more than 3 grand a week, every week! Cry me a river!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: HammerDax56 9/11/2019 7:47:14 PM (No. 177528)
She needs to open a bottle of whine with Congressman Joe Cunningham’s wife. My stuff should be, like, free.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ARKfamily 9/11/2019 7:51:55 PM (No. 177531)
Second post. #8 is where I am going. She makes that amount of money and she can't take $20,000 from that salary and pay it off? She is spending too much in other areas. Don't feel sorry for you. Also, you should be working at your job and not paying your bills. That is what after hours are for. . .
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jethro bo 9/11/2019 7:52:40 PM (No. 177532)
Why student loans? Most Americans don't benefit from that. HOw does me paying for student loans help me pay for my kids'college? Or benefit me at work? Now paying of house loans or car loans is a more diverse way to waste money. Honestly, I get nothing from this moron's education. She deosn't represent me or help me in any way. Same is true for all current and recent college grads. Education isn't for society, its for the individual. WE as a society pay for eduction form pre-K through 12th grade. The next four years should be an investment the individual makes. We paid for 12+ years already.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: VietVet68 9/11/2019 8:15:07 PM (No. 177539)
AOC: "I paid 20,00 dollars for this education and all I got was this Communist Party membership card".
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Reply 13 - Posted by: hotcorner 9/11/2019 8:44:26 PM (No. 177551)
Pay about $1000 a month for 20 months and it is gone. On your salary, that's nothing. Or, sue that University because you got ripped badly, never seen such a dumbo.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: padiva 9/11/2019 9:18:40 PM (No. 177560)
I had a low maintenance life style while I was in college. It's all about the choices you make.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Chiritwo 9/11/2019 9:35:42 PM (No. 177562)
You borrowed it, you pay it back. That's called responsibility. When you borrow money to buy a house, you pay it back. Very simple (for most people).
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Reply 16 - Posted by: JrSample 9/11/2019 9:55:42 PM (No. 177568)
Any institution that issued a degree to that idiot should have to refund the tuition, and then they should be investigated for fraud. A balance of $20K is about what a car note would be. With payments of $600 per month it would be finished in less than three years. How is this supposed to be a crisis?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: JL80863 9/11/2019 10:12:04 PM (No. 177579)
Hey you twit! Take care of personal business on your own time. Typical democrat trying to get away with every trick on the taxpayers dime.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: bobn.t 9/11/2019 10:50:30 PM (No. 177594)
Graduate from a left-leaning college with a non-STEM degree, owe thousands in school loans, have learned nothing, and don't know horse manure about anything.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: BirdsNest 9/11/2019 10:59:57 PM (No. 177596)
Wonder who ponied up the money so she didn't have to use hers?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Nimby 9/12/2019 12:16:54 AM (No. 177618)
20K for a bar tender degree? What a cluetmaroon
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Reply 21 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 9/12/2019 12:27:15 AM (No. 177621)
What a waste her so called education is. More importantly, We are paying you to work, not pay your bills while in office. Grow up. As the youngest member of Congress, she is too immature for the job. I use to say "BO don't know math" but it seems none of these Democrats know where money comes from. Somebody has to make the doughnuts.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: SALady 9/12/2019 12:59:44 AM (No. 177633)
She borrowed the money, she must pay it back!!! Period!!! She could have worked and gone to a nice public college. If she played it smart, she could have graduated with no debt. My kids did just that, and they have great careers and had no debt when they graduated. Instead she went to Boston University, an expensive private college!!! That was her choice, and now she needs to pay back the loans she took out to pay for that!!!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Trigger2 9/12/2019 5:04:36 AM (No. 177669)
She borrowed all that money for a Participation Diploma and now she wants us taxpayers to foot her bill? I don't think so.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Smart11344 9/13/2019 2:21:06 PM (No. 178978)
Translate, please. How many Pesos is that? Break open your piggy pinata and pay up.
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