January 15, 2013

Julia ethics: “It would be easier in some ways than working, taking classes and then spending years paying back loans.” [Darleen Click]

Obama’s preferred Life of Julia on the local level

More New York City co-eds are turning to a new source of income — sugar daddies — to cope with the rising cost of their college tuition, surprising statistics released yesterday reveal.

And the majority is enrolled at New York University, according to the sugar-daddy dating site SeekingArrangement.com.

Nearly 300 NYU co-eds joined the site’s service last year seeking a “mutually beneficial” arrangement with rich older men — a 154 percent jump over 2011.

It was the second-highest number of new members for any college in the country. […]

The average co-ed “sugar baby” receives about $3,000 a month in allowances and gifts from her sugar daddy, enough to cover tuition and living expenses at most schools, said Jennifer Gwynn, a spokeswoman for the site.

In New York City, where cost of living and learning are higher, sugar babies can fetch as much as $4,000 a month.

Interestingly, the article never lists what these Julia-babies are actually expected to provide for the sugar. Maybe because the authors of the article tacitly approve of the arrangements.

Not all students approve of the arrangements.

“Clearly, we need more financial aid if those are the lengths people are going to pay for school,” sniffed Ashley Thaxton, 20, an NYU theater major.

“I have friends who work multiple jobs, and there are other opportunities to support yourself through school,” she said.

Still, few jobs bring in as much money — and as many extra benefits.

Once you’ve accepted being a whore as a preferred life-style, just how can you turn down becoming Julia and selling your life to Sugar Daddy Government?

h/t Jonah Goldberg

Posted by Darleen @ 7:29am
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Comments (21)

  1. Women have always traded sex for power and resources…I have no problem with the relationship being formalized….as long as they are paying taxes on their income.

  2. “Clearly, we need more financial aid if those are the lengths people are going to pay for school,” sniffed Ashley Thaxton, 20, an NYU theater major.

    I got no problem with it. What I don’t like is me having to pay Ashley and not getting a damn thing out of it.

  3. Reminds me of a scene from the Taxi sitcom where Elaine is turning down a $100 tip from a passenger (played by Tom Selleck).

    “I can’t take that – I’d feel like a prostitute!”

    “But you didn’t DO anything!”

    “Then I’d feel like a BAD prostitute!”

    beemoe has a point – paying without playing makes this even worse!

  4. WHORES!

  5. Hear hear! There’s nothing wrong with good, honest trading-value-for-value prostitution. I’m happy that some of these girls are learning a useful trade… as opposed to being, y’know, a theater major.

    B: Tell me about it. As a childless old bastard, I’m getting mighty tired of spending $3k/yr in school taxes to ‘educate’ other people’s children. I mean, I’m not asking them to come to my house and blow me — age of consent laws and all — but is it asking too much for the kids or their parents to show some form of gratitude, maybe cut my lawn for me or something? bah!

  6. this just says we have a lot more people aspiring to be whores it doesn’t for sure mean we have more actual whores

  7. Basically they want to exchange a live sugar daddy for a bureaucratic one – more loans that can be ignored or forgiven down the road. Much less work for these gals.

    So does anyone in the article consider that the high tuition prices are causing this and actually blame the schools instead of some nebulous force of unfairness? And trading sex with your sugar daddy to get him to pay $100+ thousand for your degrees in Feminist & Climate studies isn’t all that empowering, is it?

  8. Everything new is old again.

  9. There’s nothing new in any of this. Feminism was always about maximizing opportunities while minimizing responsibilities. They go to Daddy, whether or not its some rich guy or the Government, and stamp their feet and demand that their personal choices be paid for by other people, or there will be no panooni or peace in the house. It’s very extortionate and relies on the manipulation of the chivalric and biological impulse of men to protect women.

  10. New moniker for sugar daddies:

    Julia Seizer

    (say it quickly)

    Thank you, thank you very much, I’ll be here all week…

  11. Get it in writing, folks.

  12. Hear hear! There’s nothing wrong with good, honest trading-value-for-value prostitution. I’m happy that some of these girls are learning a useful trade… as opposed to being, y’know, a theater major.

    B: Tell me about it. As a childless old bastard, I’m getting mighty tired of spending $3k/yr in school taxes to ‘educate’ other people’s children. I mean, I’m not asking them to come to my house and blow me — age of consent laws and all — but is it asking too much for the kids or their parents to show some form of gratitude, maybe cut my lawn for me or something? bah!

    The cynic in me can’t help snickering at the former sentiment. Just as the Burkean traditionalist Soc-Con can’t help but to hope you don’t really mean the latter.

  13. This reminds me of the old joke. A man asks a woman if she would have sex with him for a million dollars. She says yes. He then says “I don’t have that much money. How about twenty dollars?”.

    She acts insulted and says “what do you think I am? A prostitute?”

    He replies “We’ve established what you are. We’re just negotiating the price”

  14. this just says we have a lot more people aspiring to be whores it doesn’t for sure mean we have more actual whores

    Soon there will be a whores’ union.

    Other than the RNC, that is.

  15. I thought the who-res had a union? COYOTE or some such.

    I remember seeing some hookersex worker on the teevee talking about it.

  16. A union is no good at all without some big pockets to gouge.

  17. Pingback: college costs

  18. “Hoors! T’ousands and t’ousands of hoors! I marry dem all, yoo betcha!”

  19. A whore’s union would be a disaster. Can you imagine all the “girls” putting in their last few years before they qualify for their pensions? I mean, it’s not like any of ’em could ever be fired. Plus, they’d be the ones with seniority, so you just know that once you’ve picked out your favorite naughty librarian, Large Marge would hip-check her out of the way and drag you upstairs herself.

    No, sir! That way lies madness! A man might just as well take a wife if that were the alternative…

  20. This whole Buy a Sugar Baby thing would make one helluva ‘Imagine What You Could Do’ WA State Lotto billboard. It would beat the hell out of that stupid giant motorcycle, anyway..

  21. So, how much can you get on an EBT card again?

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