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Originally posted by Signals
Solution = random testing. That way, recipients won't go crazy after the initial test.
After OB took away requirements for looking for work, we are a total welfare state now....
Originally posted by buddha
So you are saying they should take any job?
Even sub standard with a very low wage.
That will not give the enough money to live on.
So they end up homeless and end up losing the job.
How low do you want these people to go?
The government has the money to pay out.
It’s on your tax. And don’t think that when you will
pay less tax When you kill off these people.
Its called slavery!
Send the illegal’s home and make more jobs.
And in this so called modern times you should not have to work.
Stop spending on making wars.
And turn it to making a better country.
It’s a lost cause my friend.
Originally posted by DocHolidaze
reply to post by RealSpoke
its sad you cant admit when your wrong, but in stead try and side step the issue, the test didnt work because people are smarter than is given credit. not because 98 percent of welfare reciepents are drug free.
Originally posted by lifeform11
reply to post by bigfatfurrytexan
there are so many different things to account for before comparing him to everyone else.
how much rent does he pay? how many people does he need to look after? is he in debt? etc etc.
everybodies situation is different. but good for him that he can makes ends meet and is sensible.
it sounds to me running a one day course on how to manage money along with help to manage finances so that there is no need to claim assistance if your working would be more productive than drug testing everybody.
Originally posted by RealSpoke
reply to post by DocHolidaze
Passing a drug test is actually quite difficult.......I know there is all these myths about all the different ways you can cheat the system but it isn't really true.
Regardless, it didn't work, and was a huge waste of money and did not affect the welfare applicant rate.
If the govt actually cared about "HELPING" us, they would take those 2% who failed the drug test and offer them therapy or counselling or whatever it takes to help them kick their addictions.
But maybe the drug testing forces a few people to go straight for a few days.
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
So just because some of your tax dollars are going to them, you think it gives you the right to look into their private lives and make decisions based on your own morality?