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Originally posted by sufusci
People should get welfare inversely related to their IQ and mental stability. Those who have great talents and choose not to do anything about it should have to fend for themselves. Those closer to the retarded spectrum should receive all the help and care we can give them. Care for the weak, kick up the ass of the strong.
Agree with the drug tests though, but logistically it would be expensive.
Originally posted by asmeone2
I'd like to pass along a thought.
Many jobs require random drug screens for their employees--if they do not pass, they lose the job. Most require them before hire, too.
Why can't our government require drug screens of people at the time that they apply for welfare, and at random intervals after they are accepted into the program?
I think if you are going to ask for "help getting on your feet," you should be willing to make the comittment, and part number one of that is staying off of drugs.
Originally posted by Amaterasu
How would you feel about denying someone benefits merely because they ate a poppy seed bagel?
So you tell me why ANYONE should be drug tested.
Originally posted by mopusvindictus
reply to post by Scarlett Johanson
You already have your answer... if you grew up with a computer...Work It!
Most Jobs are no better than welfare, you get paid to do work no one else wants to do for a set fee working for someone who owns a business and has a life...
You Do NOT want a Job ever... If you have to have one, take anything, work 2 jobs not one and save until you can buy yourself a few months at home on the computer...
Being in Business is the answer and the internet makes it cheep and easy
Originally posted by St Udio
so...just what drug causes laziness?
Originally posted by Scorched Earth
My suggestions for reforming welfare:
Mandatory drug tests.
Mandatory birth control.
Removing the right to vote until recipient is off welfare.
Removing any children from the home of recipient until they are off the public dime.
Welfare is unconstitutional. That is fact.
since people willingly overlook that, drastic steps must be taken to keep the fewest number of people on it.