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Which would you rather see?

Seriously, if you are actually concerned about how your money is spent and not just trying to be a superior bitch, would you rather see mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients or mandatory cooking and nutrition classes for welfare recipients?

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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 12:53 PM on Aug. 26, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients

    Just because they took those classes doesnt mean they will follow it. Hell most of them probably wont even understand if it's all in English so we would have to hire more people to translate. Seems like a waste of money to me.
    BeautytheBeast

    Answer by BeautytheBeast at 12:55 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • COOKING AND NUTRITION!
    Kisses4Henry

    Answer by Kisses4Henry at 12:55 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • cooking an nutrition classes.. why does drug testing matter. nothing has changed on that. in years. for 1 there letting marijuana illegal in some states.
    Mrs.Ro

    Answer by Mrs.Ro at 12:55 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • how about both? What if they had mandatory classes but were so high they couldn't remember them lol?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:55 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Well, out of the two, if I had to choose, I'd say the cooking/nutrition classes. Seems it would be cheaper than the drug tests and it would help a lot more.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 12:56 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Mandatory life skills classes...food & nutrition, parenting, budgeting & banking, household management, all the skills you need to be a healthy family.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 12:59 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • well drug testing yes. but cooking and nutrition classes? first if i was on welfare which is not far away if these keep going the way they are, i know how to cook and when i grocery shop i dont buy junk and i have a degree that required me to take a elective and i choose to do nutrition. so to say that all welfare people dont know how to cook or eat healthy is wrong. i would go to the classes not because i need them or because they are required but because i like to cook and i am very interested in nutrition as a whole. but for someone else they might concieve that as an insult.
    drug testing for sure i have heard of so many people trading their food share money for cash and getting drugs with them and if you cant pass a drug test for welfare how in the world are you going to pass one for a job if you did find one.
    laura970

    Answer by laura970 at 1:01 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • drug testing.....if they were going to do food and nutrition though would that mean that they monitor what was spent in food stamps? no moor snack cakes and microwave dinners?
    shay1130

    Answer by shay1130 at 1:02 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Cooking and Nutrition classes...

    Revoking or Refusing food benefits to a child simply because of the mistakes of the parents is wrong.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:03 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • *more
    shay1130

    Answer by shay1130 at 1:04 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

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