My parents did on my behalf when I was a kid
Air was it?
Indeed, there is nothing "hard" about an abritrary parameter for your idea of sucess set seemingly without thought or consideration.
I'll go ahead and file your example under the "anecdotal" and "largely irrelevant" categories for the time being.
Who's complaining? I'm simply stating the evident and undeniable fact that not all who find themselves among the lower end of the income spectrum are there due to their own incompetence or lack of motivation. Nuance is a rather important concept to grasp when discussing matters of the sort.
If someone is at the bottom of the income ladder for years, aside from health reasons, they have only themselves to blame.
Thank you, Quazi!
Have you ever taken a home mortgage deduction? I note that you have avoided saying one way or another.
If you have, you probably don't have enough intellectual honesty and backbone to admit that you have indeed taken a freebie from the government, and don't want to admit it now because you have painted yourself into a corner, but you know the real answer... as inconvenient to you and your "I'm 100% independent!" rhetoric as it may be.
If, when defending your support for Donald Trump, and your response is,
"But but but... HILLARY!!!", then you lost the argument before you even began.
What, you thought they were doing it out of the goodness of their hearts?
It's like those stupid As-Seen-On-TV things. But wait! Act today and they'll double your order! Just pay separate shipping and handling, which costs you more than the item they're giving you "free". But maybe you think they're giving you freebies too!
Pell Grant, and wife's pregnancy. We were in between insurances, and Medicaid saved our lives.