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Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:31 AM

One of my "friends" shared this on Facebook




Heres how I responded, he has yet to respond to my response though

I agree Corporation CEOs should be drug tested, Politicians as well because they are the real people on welfare. You people complain about the National Debt but then you want to waist money on stupid shit like this which has been proven to be complete bullshit and just a huge waist of money. Do some research, every state that has enacted such legislation has found very very few dug users in people who get government assistants.

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Reply One of my "friends" shared this on Facebook (Original post)
Drale Feb 2013 OP
libtodeath Feb 2013 #1
OKNancy Feb 2013 #2
Drale Feb 2013 #5
PasadenaTrudy Feb 2013 #3
nobodyspecial Feb 2013 #4
tosh Feb 2013 #6
Ron Obvious Feb 2013 #7
Lex Feb 2013 #8
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #9
chowder66 Feb 2013 #10

Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:33 AM

1. It is a dog whistle to keep the racists riled up.

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Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:34 AM

2. if you can edit your response

I suggest you change waist to waste. Someone might get snarky

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Response to OKNancy (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:38 AM

5. I did not see that before

but I changed it. Thanks for the heads up.

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Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:35 AM

3. D'oh!

"waist" should be "waste."

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Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:35 AM

4. Or you could post this

Florida's welfare drug tests cost more money than state saves, data shows

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/20/2758871/floridas-welfare-drug-tests-cost.html#storylink=cpy

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Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:42 AM

6. I usually respond:

Fine! As long as that includes ALL welfare - Corporate, Farm, etc., etc.

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Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:44 AM

7. Hell, I never understood workplace drug testing either...

Hell, I never understood how blanket workplace drug testing got to be the norm either, nor why it appears to be fairly uncontroversial. I've even seen applications for menial jobs that require lie detector tests!

I've walked out of interviews where this came up. Luckily, I'm in a position to do so, but not everyone is.

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Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:47 AM

8. Florida tried to institute it and it was a big FAIL.

It cost way more money to do it than they were finding drug users.

http://www.tampabay.com/news/courts/florida-didnt-save-money-by-drug-testing-welfare-recipients-data-shows/1225721

The state's net loss? $45,780.

"That's not counting attorneys and court fees and the thousands of hours of staff time it took to implement this policy," Newton said.

The law also didn't impact the number of people who applied for benefits.




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Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 12:07 PM

9. Maybe it is time to put your 'friend' in the trash bin

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Response to Drale (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 01:22 PM

10. Sorry but you have another typo. Government assistance not assistants. eom

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