Who thinks that there should be mandatory drug testing for anyone receiving Welfare?
I have to undergo drug tests for my job. So do many people in this country who work for a living. Those that are living off of Taxes paid by others should have to pass drug tests also!
Asked By: bigdmizer - 9/2/2009
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It would bring a little more fairness to the system, that's for sure, but it would not solve the problem of what happens to the irresponsible, mentally ill drug abusers out there who have never had any concept of cause and effect, and thus haven't ever really made a smart decision in their lives... More
Answered By: Buying is Voting - 9/2/2009
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Answered By: Bulldog - 9/2/2009
I completely agree.
Answered By: Joseph B - 9/2/2009
I disagree. Mandatory drug testing for EVERYONE. edit; it'll never happen though. people are to worried about what might happen.
Answered By: Nobody - 9/2/2009
Who's going to pay for it? Who will administer the tests? What about the ideal of less government intervention? Couldn't this also be used to keep tabs 'Big-Brother' style? mommanuke - It's rare to see such a reasonable argument here. Bravo!
Answered By: Felonius Monkey - 9/2/2009
Yes, and if they fail drop them.
Answered By: Sugar - 9/2/2009
The problem is welfare, period. Nobody should be living off other people's taxes (well except the President, the VP, Congress, Senate, State and Local legislators... umm where was I going with this?) Oh yeah ... get rid of the welfare program.
Answered By: princessmeltdown - 9/2/2009
I agree. This would help two problems in the housing projects: asthma in kids and drug dealing. Housing projects are then ONLY government owned buildings where you can freely smoke. We not only pay for the building, we pay for the medical treatment from 2nd hand smoke, and security for chasing away the drug dealers.
Answered By: Bobbi - 9/2/2009
I agree 100% they should be tested we get tested for making the money they also should get tested to proof that they are not spending it for other than intended.
Answered By: nader s - 9/2/2009
Absolutely. Everyone in government should take them, if the citizens are required to. Police, Dogcatcher, Governor, everyone. Al Franken did coke with John Belushi, for heaven's sake. I wish he was governor of my state. Al Franken rocks. What was the question again?
Answered By: Louisa - 9/2/2009
A lot of people who know nothing about welfare. You have the fantasy that everybody on welfare is a druggie, rather than that the great majority of them are women who have children to support with no other income... More
Answered By: mommanuke - 9/2/2009
I think so....i feel it is very important and especially where children are concerned:)
Answered By: Krys679 - 9/2/2009
Most are (law breaking) drug users.
Answered By: Burn Notice - 9/2/2009
of course...duh....but with The Obama in office,backed by a majority Liberal/Socialist Congress do you think this is likely to happen?
Answered By: Dr Sardonicus - 9/2/2009
ABSOLUTELY IT SHOULD BE REQUIRED.
Answered By: Warren T - 9/2/2009
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