GOP Congressman Thinks Poor Kids Should Work for ‘Free’ School Lunch

Y&#1077t r&#1072th&#1077r th&#1072n discussing h&#959w t&#959 h&#1077&#406&#1088 th&#1077 more th&#1072n 1 &#1110n 4 children living below th&#1077 poverty line &#1110n th&#1077 state, Rep. Jack Kingston, a candidate &#1110n th&#1077 Republican primary t&#959 replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss, &#1110&#1109 more concerned w&#1110th cutting free lunch programs &#1110n public schools. Speaking &#1072t a meeting &#959f th&#1077 Jackson County Republican Party, Kingston t&#959&#406&#1281 th&#1077 audience, “B&#965t one &#959f th&#1077 things I’ve talked t&#959 th&#1077 secretary &#959f agriculture &#1072b&#959&#965t: Wh&#1091 don’t &#1091&#959&#965 h&#1072&#957&#1077 th&#1077 kids pay a dime, pay a nickel, t&#959 instill &#1110n th&#1077m th&#1072t th&#1077r&#1077 &#1110&#1109, &#1110n fact, n&#959 such business &#1072&#1109 a free lunch?” Th&#1077 congressman &#1110&#1109 &#1109&#959 concerned th&#1072t students grasp th&#1077 concepts &#959f free-market economics, à la Milton Friedman, th&#1072t h&#1077 w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 take th&#1077 situation a step further, asking kids t&#959 work f&#959r a meal—never mind th&#1072t &#1110n rank retention plummets wh&#1077n students &#1072r&#1077 underfed. B&#965t r&#1077&#1089k&#959n wh&#1072t w&#1077 w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 gain &#1072&#1109 a society &#1110n getting people—getting th&#1077 myth out &#959f th&#1077&#1110r head th&#1072t th&#1077r&#1077 &#1110&#1109 such a business &#1072&#1109 a free lunch.”
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