Debt: Who'$ Responsible?

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Debt: Who$ Responsible?

From mortgages to student loans, Americans are drowning in $2.4 trillion worth of red ink. But the problems of consumer debt worsen when the media ignore personal responsibility, using the issue to beat up on businesses that lend money to people who want to borrow.

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