In Chelsea, I was surrounded by poor people, mostly black and Hispanic. It made me feel funny to be among them, but I think I understand the indignity of accepting government assistance a little better. My food stamp card is almost like a badge of honor: it says I’ve been down and out, too.
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You should understand what projection is. It sounds like you project unwanted feelings onto another person, which is both wrong and impossible. It’s not an action, it’s a problem of perception. The unwanted feelings don’t make sense coming from someone like you, so you conclude they must be coming from the other person.
If there were not guaranteed student loans, up to any amount, available equally across majors and across colleges, independent of skills or promise or societal need, none of this would have happened. Easy money got us into this mess, and easy money will keep us sailing until we go right off the edge of the map.
“I have a degree.” No one assumes you’re smart because of it, so what was the point? You were tricked, your parents were tricked, your peers were tricked, your employers were not tricked at all. “There’s more to a college education than employability.” No there isn’t.
Many locals are outraged after learning that Michigan man Leroy Fick continues to collect food stamps after winning a $2 million lottery prize, a prize that afforded him an $850,000 lump payment from the state. Fick and his attorney say the public’s anger is misdirected; Fick’s use of food stamps remains within the legal confines of Michigan’s food benefits program.