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Originally posted by jjkenobi
I completely support this measure. If you test positive for drugs kiss your free money goodbye. I also believe you shouldn't be allowed to buy alcohol or smokes with the free money that you get paid. That money comes from people like me out in the real world who work for a living trying to make ends meet.
Originally posted by User8911
I would rather see my money go in the hands of a drug dealer then most companies, at least the drug dealer will put the money back in the system one way or the other.
Anyway, the main reason for this is for Rick Scott's wife to make money.
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by ChrisCrikey
Why is it any different than an employer drug testing?
These people approach some entity and ask for money. That entity agrees to give them money with certain restrictions like a drug test. I don't see the problem. It isn't like we are just testing people randomly on the street. We are testing people that are asking for our money, and before we hand it over, we want a few ground rules.
Why should they NOT be tested? If I want to get a decent job, I am subject to a drug test, so surely it is not that much to ask of someone getting money for doing nothing?
Originally posted by xxPUSH0Noo
Invasion of privacy, yes. However I can tell you of four girls I know right now that are on welfare yet spend all their money on drugs. Yeah I think they should be drug tested. Back when I knew those girls I was poor, NOT on drugs and could of applied for wellfare but I didn't. I think once you get on welfare it is usually easier to stay on then get off. So I did it and now I don't have much money, but I can pay my bills on time. Some people DO actually need welfare I am not saying that, what I am saying is if those moms I knew had took the money they spent on drugs and spent it on their family and children then they would of been living much better lives.
Originally posted by nixie_nox
reply to post by DZAG Wright
If the states enforce it.
My state does not. We have people that have been on there 15 years. But I also used to do verifications from other states, that have that waiting period down to a T.