"Beats me - I've never dealt with a sovereign debt crisis before."
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An Honest Graduation Photograph
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"So how's everything going?"
"I'm not huffing and puffing. I'm foreclosing."
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"I want to take out one of those mortgages on my grandchildren's future."
"I don't want stock options. I want you to pay your tab."
"I'll have someone come in and prep you for the bill."
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"If debt is a measure of consumer confidence, we have become very confident indeed."
"Well! I'm already pre-disapproved for a credit card."
"Bad Credit OK."
"Someday, son, all this will be mine."
"I've consolidated all our bills into one missed payment."
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"Will this be cash or consumer debt?"
"We're from Student Loans—we came to repo your B.A."
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"It's simple enough, Langdon, but I'll explain again. To help pay off the debt that we incurred when we bought this company, we've sold some of you into slavery."
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That New-Time Religion
I wish they'd quit sending my financial statements."
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"Who would ever have guessed that there'd be a golden age of debt?"
"O.K., next we cut home-heating aid."
"The chicken is for this year's taxes. The egg is my estimated for next year."
"While we finish our desert, I thought we could all have a chat on matters fiscal."
God throwing books down to earth entitled "The Coming Recession".
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"Graduates, faculty, parents, creditors..."
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"I'll thank you not to quote Yeats, Godel, or any other reminders of college loan debt."
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"All in favor of a cap on our liability?"
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