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Old 04-01-2009, 06:21 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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(CNN) -- If Craig Blair gets his way, anyone filing for unemployment or food stamps must show that they are drug-free. He's a state lawmaker in West Virginia who has introduced a bill to require random drug testing for benefits and lays out his case on a Web site called notwithmytaxdollars.com.

Applying for jobless benefits? Here, pee in a cup - CNN.com
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:29 PM
 
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(CNN) -- If Craig Blair gets his way, anyone filing for unemployment or food stamps must show that they are drug-free. He's a state lawmaker in West Virginia who has introduced a bill to require random drug testing for benefits and lays out his case on a Web site called notwithmytaxdollars.com.

Applying for jobless benefits? Here, pee in a cup - CNN.com

The only response to stupid people we have let into office, is to vote him out of office and send him back home to his private life, where he can look for cups to p** in.
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:35 PM
 
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Imo, if a person can't stop smoking weed long enough to get money to eat and pay bills, then they have a bigger problem than just joblessness.
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:38 PM
 
Location: Southern California Mountains
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So it's OK to give state benefits to tweekers? I have a couple rentals...if the law allowed me to do a p*ss test on potential renters, I would do it in a heartbeat. It would save thousands of dollars fixing tweeker damage and trying to recover lost rent. I could weed them out before they wreck my place.
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:41 PM
 
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Dude, you seriously can't tell who's a hardcore tweaker just by looking at them?

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Old 04-01-2009, 10:44 PM
 
Location: Southern California Mountains
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Dude, you seriously can't tell who's a hardcore tweaker just by looking at them?

That's the same pic on a poster in my kid's school...

Uh, I'm not a dude.....

Tweekers come in many shapes and sizes, my friend....
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:45 PM
 
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Well, if you want to p** in a cup to get u.c. benefits...then go ahead, I don't. thank you very much. ;-)
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:49 PM
 
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That's the same pic on a poster in my kid's school...

Uh, I'm not a dude.....

Tweekers come in many shapes and sizes, my friend....


Dude = slang American word used to let a person know you're addressing them, can be used for either guy or girl, look it up


Certainly, there are recreational users of any drug, but if these people are so addicted that they're trashing your place almost to the point of vandalization and not paying rent for months, you can't tell me that they look like your average joe schmo.
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:50 PM
 
Location: Southern California Mountains
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Well, if you want to p** in a cup to get u.c. benefits...then go ahead, I don't. thank you very much. ;-)

I completely understand your point of view. It is an invasion of privacy. But drug abuse is so rampant...what can we do?
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Old 04-01-2009, 10:53 PM
 
Location: Southern California Mountains
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Dude = slang American word used to let a person know you're addressing them, can be used for either guy or girl, look it up


Certainly, there are recreational users of any drug, but if these people are so addicted that they're trashing your place almost to the point of vandalization and not paying rent for months, you can't tell me that they look like your average joe schmo.

No prob...just call me old school, dood...LOL!

Just a sweet single mom of two boys, eeking out a living as waitress at the local casino....nice, well-spoken, pretty. We even offered to help her by coming down $100 on the rent and paying the electric bill for her.
She did $8,000 worth of damage and I have $8,000 uncollected rent.
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