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South Dakota ‘Republicans’ Opt Against Fiscal, Personal Responsibility

South Dakota ‘Republicans’ Opt Against Fiscal, Personal Responsibility

Two bills dealing with drug testing of welfare recipients were heard–and killed–in committee in the “Republican” controlled South Dakota House of Representatives today. One dealt primarily with Medicaid recipients suspected of using illegal drugs, and the other dealt with TANF recipients suspected of using illegal drugs. Heaven forbid we expect government bureaucrats to grow a spin, act responsibly and require those receiving government largess they did not earn to behave responsibly.

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