Thank you, Quazi!
There are plenty of jobs out there that pay a "living wage" but those jobs require a skill.
Is learning a skill too much to ask? or are people entitled to be useless idiots?
It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
"Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911
Hell, the grants were what attracted me to go to college in the first place - it was extra income.