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re: Grand Jury indicts 300 Catholic Priests in PA for sexual related charges - Ex-Popcorn
Church has already funded BILLIONS in settlements. How do church going tithers justify putting money in the basket knowing that some portion of that is going towards funding diddler settlements?...
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]People in this thread suggesting it's bad parenting (not necessarily directed at you) are being ridiculous.[/quote] Not suggesting that it is bad parenting. I'm suggesting that it is a bad decision if the means are there to do it. What I'm reading is a bunch of people saying the followin...
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]If you give me a car, I will drive it. If I pay for a car, I will drive it and maintain it. If you give me a home, I will live in it. If I buy a home, I will live in it and maintain it.[/quote] This doesn't even make sense. What you meant to write was: If you pay for my college, I'll h...
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]My kid will kick your kid's arse in the interview process. Being challenged and succeeding[/quote] You are missing the point. It is a demonstrable fact that kids who have to pay for college on their own have lower graduation rates. You are focusing on your own son as the rule. It's n...
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]frick the blowhards in this thread. Do your best to help them out while taking care of your wife and yourself. Financial aid is available. You're doing nothing wrong.[/quote] No one is disagreeing with this. But, midway through this thread, people started arguing that the kids are better o...
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]the graduation rate for students whose parents paid their full freight was higher than for those whose parents didn’t.[/quote] We all have personal stories that shape our views on this. But, the above is all you need to read. It's the end of the argument....
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
"The U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard tracks the number of students who dropped out with debt for each college and university in the nation...a total of 3.9 million undergraduates with federal student loan debt dropped out during fiscal years 2015 and 2016 (from mid-2014 through mid-...
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
I would bet that the same number of kids flame out in college while paying their own way as do when it's paid for....
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]but you unequivocally work harder when you've got more skin in the game[/quote] I think a better statement is that you unequivocally work harder when you know that your future depends on it...regardless of who foots the bill....
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]Doesn't appear that you got the point.[/quote] No...he got it. Your point is that *on the whole* kids are better off if they have to pay for their own college than if their parents paid for college. He disagrees. So, do I....
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re: The wife and I made a difficult decision this weekend - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]Personal responsibility is a much bigger contribution.[/quote] Your argument is based on a false premise that kids who don't pay for college on their own don't learn personal responsibility. If that's what it takes for your kid to learn personal responsibility, you failed as a parent from...
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re: Mac McClung. 6'1" white highschool baller that is incredible. - Ex-Popcorn
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtEH4m-xlDY)]Herro, again[/link]...
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re: Mac McClung. 6'1" white highschool baller that is incredible. - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]The best white kid is probably Tyler Herro who is going to Kentucky[/quote] [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRg4fgcJCZ4)]Herro last night[/link]...
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re: Can only win three of these games this year (choose) - Ex-Popcorn
If we are going 3-7 in that stretch of games, I'd prefer to lose them all. ...
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re: CFB - name some potential surprise teams this year - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]MacIntyre is on the hot seat?[/quote] I don't think he is anymore...was under some pressure, I've read, to part with some crappy long time friends/position coaches. That happened this offseason....
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re: CFB - name some potential surprise teams this year - Ex-Popcorn
I'm intrigued by Colorado. 3 year starter at QB. Lots of WR talent. Defense needs to take a step forward if they want to make noise....
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CFB - name some potential surprise teams this year - Ex-Popcorn
Teams not projected in the top 25 who could spring top 10-15 seasons. NOT LSU. Go....
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re: Getting a new cell phone from Sprint - Ex-Popcorn
You missed Amazon prime day. Essential PH-1 was dropped to $249. Back to almost $500 now....
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re: Mac McClung. 6'1" white highschool baller that is incredible. - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]Nah, I'll stick around. Thanks.[/quote] Boom. Roasted....
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re: Mac McClung. 6'1" white highschool baller that is incredible. - Ex-Popcorn
[quote]I never said the kid a gonna be an NBA star or a college star. I think he'll do well in college, but I'm not predicting All-American or anything. I think he'll be a solid college player at least.[/quote] Wait...so you started a thread and have pumped up a kid over and over for 5 pages who ...
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