The bleeding hearts at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) are suing the state of Florida over a new law that Governor Rick Scott recently signed into law that requires welfare recipients to submit to drug testing. According to the ACLU, this is a violation of the right against unreasonable search and seizure.
Of course, some Florida politicians, eager to get face time in front of the TV cameras, have jumped on the bandwagon, claiming the measure is demeaning and an invasion of privacy.
Give me a break! You can’t even get a job in a fast food joint these days without being required to take a drug test. So why shouldn’t people receiving public assistance have to do the same thing that the working folks who are supporting them must do?
If you are on welfare and are not abusing drugs, what’s the problem? And if you are on welfare and do use drugs, why should the taxpayers foot the bill for your addiction?
To the folks who are on welfare and are whining about the new requirement, here’s a news flash for you – the world doesn’t owe you a damned thing! If you don’t think you should have to pass a drug test to get welfare, the answer is real simple. Get of your butt and get a job! End of story!
I hope Florida wins the ACLU’s lawsuit, and then I hope the other 49 states follow in Florida’s footsteps and enact the same laws. We have become a nation of whining, sniveling entitlement-minded wimps who are too lazy and too stupid to stand up on our hind legs and accomplish anything. And it’s lawsuits like this, and politicians like those who are criticizing Governor Scott’s actions, that have allowed us to become that way.
It’s way past time that we stop the nonsense and bull crap in this country, and that the American people take control of it again. My dad always used to say that as long as he paid the rent and bought the groceries, he made the rules. Isn’t it time for those of us who are paying this country’s bills to start making the rules?
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