Monday, August 8, 2011

Starving students

Lansing — Michigan has removed about 30,000 college students from its food stamp program — close to double the initial estimate — saving about $75 million a year, says Human Services Director Maura Corrigan.
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"Maybe (students) could go get a part-time job — that's what I did," said Corrigan, a former justice of the Michigan Supreme Court who attended Detroit's Marygrove College and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

"We want to encourage people to be self-sufficient, not to be dependent on the government," she said in an interview with The Detroit News.

"Maybe (students) could go get a part-time job — that's what I did?" THAT'S her plan for them? Maybe there was an economy when she was young, many years ago, when she still had her soul. Is her idea of entertainment Final Destination, which consists of a series of people dying horrible deaths?