Yep...that's our world today...sad
The best form of comedy is just to tell it like it is ... not funny! But a good one Rick.
Bring back the 4th Amendment for everyone.
If you are on the public dole, you should lose some rights, kind of like being in prison.
One step toward protecting your rights is to not endorse the diminution of other’s rights.
“The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.”
― John F. Kennedy
to KSL, isn't the only right that prisoners lose freedom??? they keep basically everything else...
tanbaby, I think it's the other way around - prisoners keep most rights but: limits on 1st, lose all of 2nd and 4th.
They keep most of their other rights especially their 3rd right:
“No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.”
Prisoners do not have to bivouac soldiers in their cells but no mention is made of sailors so there could be a loophole there.
aside from the question of morality, Florida, which implemented this proposal, found that only a small percentage of people seeking public assistance tested positive. In fact, the implementation of the drug testing was much more expensive than any money saved. Oh, and I think a prominent politician who advocated the testing had a financial interest in the company which did a lot of the testing.
Contrary to some people's thinking, poverty and sickness which drive people to seek public assistance are not always caused by substance abuse.
afadel, there is also evidence that in Florida, welfare applicants removed themselves from the process once they found out they would be drug-tested, having completed all other steps and being found eligible for benefits. Almost all employers require drug-testing these days, so should these welfare recipients ever attempt to enter the workforce, this will be good practice for them.
"a picture is worth a thousand words". You nailed it Rick, and we know all the words(who).
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