Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Massachusetts lawmakers give free education to illegals ...
but not to U.S. soldiers

UNBELIEVABLE!!!!

As reported by Dave Wedge and Laura Crimaldi on BostonHerald.com:

Lawmakers have slammed the classroom door shut on Massachusetts soldiers home from Iraq and seeking to go to state college, failing to cough up $8 million needed for crucial tuition waivers.

Army and Air National Guard soldiers expecting to be rewarded for their war duty under Gov.
Mitt Romney’s “Welcome Home” bill found the welcome mat ripped out last week by the Legislature as it ended its formal session without approving money for the waivers.

Lashing out at the “wrong priorities” of lawmakers, Lt. Gov.
Kerry Healey said, “The Legislature has made the appalling decision to vote on things like tuition breaks for illegal immigrants, but they couldn’t take the time to take a vote to help our Massachusetts war heroes . . . I find it deeply disturbing.”

Read this entire report here.

Hat tip: Bryan at Hot Air

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