YES! Taxpayers shouldn't be paying for people's drug habits.
6%
NO! Not unless recipients of corporate welfare get tested too!
94%

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OrgDevGuy's picture
OrgDevGuy 8 years 4 weeks ago

Where this obscenity has been implemented the percentage of recipients testing positive has been so low that the cost of administering the tests is several magnitudes higher than the savings accrued from the policy.

Terry King's picture
Terry King 8 years 4 weeks ago

we know testing is BS and a waste of money. But republicans do that best.

trueblue313's picture
trueblue313 8 years 4 weeks ago

It is an outrage. A society in which guilt is presumed, all citizens are criminals until proven innocent. Drug testing is a clear violation of our constitutionally protected privacy under the search and seisure clause.

Employment drug testing is equally unconsitutional. Any decent American should be outraged at this fascist draconian practice.

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ked09 8 years 4 weeks ago

This goes against the Republican mantra of big government, It creates a huge bureaucracy and at 35$ dollars a test is costly. It's simple math something the Republicans don't get.. There are only 32 testing clinics state wide in Florida to test over 100K people equaling 3.5 million dollars per round of testing. Results show only 2% test positive for drugs. How often do they test people? Once a month? Once a year? If someone test positive how long do they have to wait to be tested again. Pot stays in you system for a month.. What about law suits? There will be some for sure because as an ex professional baseball player that was tests a lot we knew tests we not perfect and mistakes are made all the time. In the end this is the most BS crap ever and the Dems need to step up and slam the GOP for this anti republican big government garbage they are creating..

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BARBARA NECKER 8 years 4 weeks ago

How about we drug-test all politicians instead? I'd certainly like to know what makes these idiots so sacrosanct that they can accuse others while hiding their own flaws?

And, anyone who objects to paying welfare for a druguser should be doubly opposed to paying a politician who makes & administerslaws for others while he/she is consistently getting high. Yes, I recommend monthly drug testing for all politicians. I oppose supporting THEIR drug habits!

Paul Clark's picture
Paul Clark 8 years 4 weeks ago

Congress should be required to take a drug test.

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PaulHosse 8 years 4 weeks ago

Absolutely. Everyone...and I mean everyone who recieves money from the taxpayers--from school janitors to the US President...should be subject to random drug screens. I While I oppose corporate welfare (except for, perhaps, small businesses and farm), if they get money from the public trough, then they too get tested. Since, however, this could be a bit unweldly, I would limit it to the board of directors and those directly involved with the project.

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JessieV 8 years 4 weeks ago

Congress needs to be drug tested. Might be surprised how many cokeheads legislate for us.

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