Saturday, August 27, 2011

Dumb GOP law of the day

Daily Kos: Ohio legislator proposes drug testing for unemployment benefits: "An Ohio Republican state senator has introduced a bill requiring unemployed people to take a drug test before receiving unemployment benefits or welfare. A drug test they'd have to pay for up front, and be reimbursed for if they passed. You might look at this as another crazy proposal that's not going anywhere, and maybe it won't be passed in Ohio. But it's actually modeled on a Florida law requiring welfare recipients to take and pass a drug test to get benefits; only the part that targets unemployment benefits is really new. State Sen. Tim Grendell joins a long line of Republicans blaming unemployed people for an economy with no jobs, saying:

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