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Clash City Rocker

(3,404 posts)
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 04:40 PM Aug 2022

If any RW "Christians" whine to you about Biden canceling student debt, send them to Deuteronomy 15

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which actually ordered the Jews to forgive all debts owed by other Israelites every seven years, and required that “there be no poor among you.” Sounds downright socialist, I know.

https://www.biblestudytools.com/deuteronomy/passage/?q=deuteronomy+15:1-11

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If any RW "Christians" whine to you about Biden canceling student debt, send them to Deuteronomy 15 (Original Post) Clash City Rocker Aug 2022 OP
Or PPP underpants Aug 2022 #1
Just putting this here: demmiblue Aug 2022 #3
Well how about that underpants Aug 2022 #4
Of course she did. Thanks for that! nt crickets Aug 2022 #7
And I'll bet she didn't use all of that money on payroll FoxNewsSucks Aug 2022 #8
This message was self-deleted by its author Baked Potato Aug 2022 #2
Didn't you know that RW Christians cherry pick the verses they follow? sakabatou Aug 2022 #5
This surfaces every once in a while. Igel Aug 2022 #12
When I went out to dinner last night... Initech Aug 2022 #6
They don't want it both ways, they want it any way they can get it. Cheating especially. czarjak Aug 2022 #11
You really want to send them around the bend gratuitous Aug 2022 #9
Still not as good as "Dude-ronomy". But good point. nt Carlitos Brigante Aug 2022 #10
While I don't agree with this particular theology, Christians think Jesus came to forgive their Karadeniz Aug 2022 #13
"Tis better to give than to receive", huh? czarjak Aug 2022 #14
They won't know what Deuteronomy is.their info doesn't come from leftyladyfrommo Aug 2022 #15
Excellent. Traildogbob Aug 2022 #16

underpants

(183,556 posts)
1. Or PPP
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 04:48 PM
Aug 2022

More than 11.8 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans were issued as of June 30, 2021, with 708 borrowers receiving the maximum loan amount of $10 million.

Of the total number of loans, 4.1 million have been forgiven. The average dollar amount forgiven was $95,700. Of the borrowers receiving the maximum amount, 323 loans have been partially or fully forgiven.

https://www.pandemicoversight.gov/data-interactive-tools/data-stories/how-many-paycheck-protection-program-loans-have-been-forgiven
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Response to Clash City Rocker (Original post)

Igel

(35,495 posts)
12. This surfaces every once in a while.
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 07:17 PM
Aug 2022

Think about what it entailed: If you were 3 years from the 7th year (it was a specific year, not just "end of year 6 after you take out the loan&quot the most you'd be loaned was what you'd be expected to reasonably pay back in 3 years.

Want that car loan? You don't qualify for that 36-month loan, only a charity would "loan" you the money. Or how about that 5-year mortgage you'd be able to take out in year 2 of the cycle.

You'd know, as a loaner, that people would game the system. Any loan taken out by people in year 5 or 6 would likely be a gift, because of how long it would take for "justice"--getting back what somebody promised.

Credit cards? In year 7, all balances would go to $0. What credit card would do anything but reduce the limits: This year, you can have $8k on your card. Next year, max of $7k. Year after that, $5.5k. And if you run afoul of the limit, card's locked and you're in court.

That policy works in an agrarian society where most people know most, and wealth is limited--and where an alternative to being deep in debt exists.

You see, the verse in this case was, itself, cherry picked--pulled out of context.

Initech

(100,368 posts)
6. When I went out to dinner last night...
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 05:02 PM
Aug 2022

The people at the table next to me were bashing Biden's plan and spouting literally everything they heard from Fox News and were making jokes like "Oh if they can pay for student loans they can pay for my mortgage", then the rest of the table laughed at that comment while spouting every anti-education talking point in the Murdoch playbook. It was pretty nauseating.

Even funnier was one person at the table was bragging about how their kids were getting into really expensive schools like USC and Stanford. Hey you can't have it both ways guys.

gratuitous

(82,849 posts)
9. You really want to send them around the bend
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 06:29 PM
Aug 2022

I posted on a local media Facebook page: "Promise made, promise kept. Let's go, Biden!"

Definite pwnage of the conservawhackos.

Karadeniz

(22,791 posts)
13. While I don't agree with this particular theology, Christians think Jesus came to forgive their
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 07:26 PM
Aug 2022

Sins, depicted as debt.

Traildogbob

(9,062 posts)
16. Excellent.
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 07:31 PM
Aug 2022

But that only applies to real Jesus people. Not this watered down cult of snake handling, tongue talking, magical healing, money needin MurKKKan white Jesus beleebers. They replace all verses they don’t like with part of the second amendment. Just duck tape it right over those sissy ass caring verses.

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