Democrat and Republican liberals alike often excoriate those who think that welfare programs should not be parceled out indiscriminately, but should require something from the recipients. Back when Bill Clinton was fighting impeachment, he actually signed on to a welfare for work program, and amazingly, the welfare roles shrank!
It turns out that if people can get stuff for free, without having to do anything for it, they will. That should not be a surprise. The other thing liberals will have us believe is that welfare recipients have no responsibility for their situation. While that is certainly true in some cases, there are many more that result from poor decisions and behavior.
Starting late last year, North Carolina began requiring drug testing of new applicants for a state welfare program. A number of politicians decried the requirement as unfair, saying that it was too costly, and that it was onerous to those who would be required to take the test. The test was not universal and applied only to one program, but the results were quite surprising.
See test results on page 2:
When you find your way into the real world , you will be surprised
Better make they don’t use someone else’s urine
Sean Enright Yeah They skew the testing to shout the results they want!
Spoken like someone that doesn’t pay taxes!
Welcome to the world of responsibility, it has been long overdue.
Taxes is merely theft of the government. The Rothschilds owned Federal Reserve bank creates money out of thin air, lends those digits in a computer to the government. The government just use it to enslave, oppress, manipulate and control the people. You pay the interest on that loan. None of YOUR money goes to help poor people. 57% of government budget goes to military spending, less than .01% goes to welfare and food stamps. Poverty is intentionally created in a capitalistic system.
But thanks for confessing your selifish love for money and government theft on poor people.
If a working stiff has to be tested for drugs to get his check the freeloader should have to take one to.