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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-16-11 02:07 PM
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117. Don't forget the money involved. It would be interesting to
know which politicians receive donations from Drug Testing manufacturers.

Seems that in the US the only motivating factor for anything is money.

And when these drug testing laws, clear violations of Constitutional Rights, were first proposed, from what I've read, many people refused to go along with them, teachers eg, and won a few battles. But then there those who caved and once that happened, everyone was screwed.

Which is why now it is so important as we continue to lose more rights, that people NOT cave in to, eg, the TSA's anti-constituional 'enhanced patdowns' and Chertoff's naked scanners. And that is about money also. And once the public accepts these abuses, more will follow because they never run out of ways to profit from legislation which they lobby to get passed.

Too bad the people don't have lobbyists. At least we'd have a fighting chance to stop some of these abuses. But no one is working for the people, there just isn't enough money in it.
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