Drug testing for welfare

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    What do you guys think about FL doing the drug testing requirement? I say HELL YEA! 56 more states to go!
     
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    No liberal argument?
     
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    Drug addicts will simply claim that their addiction is a disability and move on over to SSI.
     
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    Yes, there is no lie they won't use to steal their "fair share" of my paycheck. It is the vision of the anointed to have what they have not earned.

    America will continue in the direction of welfare state materialism, until we run out of taxpayers.
     
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    Drug tests are too easy to beat, just a waste of money and time. End the war on drugs, legalize them and tax them. Then work on addiction. Saving billions on prosecution, imprisonment, and reaping billions on sales taxes.
     
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    No SSi if you are a drug addict or crimminal, sorry.
     
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    Let's drug test people before they vote too :D
     
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    You are wrong because both drug addiction and alcoholism are disabilities ENTITLING them to SSI.

    Characteristics of Recipients of Supplemental Security Incom... : The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease

    The final word belongs to the Social Security Administration

    Code of Federal Regulations § 416.935

    (a) General. If we find that you are disabled and have medical evidence of your drug addiction or alcoholism, we must determine whether your drug addiction or alcoholism is a contributing factor material to the determination of disability, unless we find that you are eligible for benefits because of your age or blindness.
    (b) Process we will follow when we have medical evidence of your drug addiction or alcoholism. (1) The key factor we will examine in determining whether drug addiction or alcoholism is a contributing factor material to the determination of disability is whether we would still find you disabled if you stopped using drugs or alcohol.

    You might note that if addicts and alcoholics stop drinking and using, their benefits stop so the incentive is to continue drinking and using as if it was a primary occupation.
     
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    FL is old news, they did it, and it was an epic fail.

    Texas is trying it now.
     
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    Why a fail?
     

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