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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

    Quote Originally Posted by specklebang View Post
    Just more feel-good laws.
    Yep. Honestly, it's a waste of time. It's a waste of resources. It's also a diversion from real problems that they cannot solve, as it appeals to our collective need to feel superior, and too many otherwise intelligent people fall for it.

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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
    Starve children because mom smoked a joint? I don't think so. Let me guess, they'll take the kids away and pay foster homes to take in those kids. It won't pay for itself. I imagine crime would spike too.
    OH look..another "THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!!" post. Maybe if mom spent money on food instead of that joint the kids wouldn't "starve"? Maybe if mom hadn't smoked that joint then she would have gotten that assistance?

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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

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    OH look..another "THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!!" post. Maybe if mom spent money on food instead of that joint the kids wouldn't "starve"? Maybe if mom hadn't smoked that joint then she would have gotten that assistance?

    WTH happened to the concept of personal responsibility in this nation?
    Would you like to give the government the power to sterilize irresponsible people?
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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
    Starve children because mom smoked a joint? I don't think so. Let me guess, they'll take the kids away and pay foster homes to take in those kids. It won't pay for itself. I imagine crime would spike too.
    It's called being responsible. I know you liberals don't have a clue what that means.
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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
    Would you like to give the government the power to sterilize irresponsible people?
    Maybe you could just answer the question instead of running around waving your arms.
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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Yep. Honestly, it's a waste of time. It's a waste of resources. It's also a diversion from real problems that they cannot solve, as it appeals to our collective need to feel superior, and too many otherwise intelligent people fall for it.
    ALEC writes all these bills.. but since the death of Trayvon Martin dozens of corporate sponsors have quit.

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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

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    It's called being responsible. I know you liberals don't have a clue what that means.
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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
    Would you like to give the government the power to sterilize irresponsible people?
    Irrelevent but no. There is a huge difference between procreation and drug use. To compare the two is one huge strawman.
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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

    I do like the personal responsibility line as if jobs were plentiful and paid well enough for everyone capable of working could find a job. I think if those who think it is as simple as 'personal responsibility' study who is on welfare, and that is a huge misnomer, more like working poor receiving food stamps, daycare and housing assistance, you would see the few who are lazy bums don't define the rest.

    I do note the politicians duck being required to pee in a bottle to receive tax payer money.

    Too bad...

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    Re: Deal OKs bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
    Nice impersonation of a phallus.
    Stop looking in the mirror.
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