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Old 08-29-2019, 09:57 AM
Airbeck is offline
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Location: Chicago - South Side
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Originally Posted by bump View Post
My point wasn't that my parents shouldn't have paid school tax, but that we didn't derive any direct benefit from it- I didn't attend public school. I'm not seeing what your argument is- that somehow I derived some benefit from the money my parents paid to our local school district, that I didn't attend? That doesn't make any sense.
You benefit from having an educated population. If only people who could afford it could go to school that would be very bad for the country and for all of us individually.
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