“Cat got your tongue?”

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#64 Feb 9, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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How much does it cost to drug test all the truckers in this country? Maybe we shouldn't do that.
I don't know what the chemicals cost that are involved in follicle testing, but I have to think its not cost prohibitive and done by the state as opposed by a private company. Also follicle testing detects everything ... Maybe do some research instead of spouting off.
Hair follicle testing costs about $115 per.

http://drugtestsinbulk.com/judicialcourt-hair...

The states send the tests to private labs. States do not have to money or time to drug test...the labs barely have the time for real crime. Hair follicle is cost prohibitive and has flaws.

“So many loons”

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so little time!!

#65 Feb 9, 2013
Nancy Botwin wrote:
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Hi Mr E..Got news for you ...you can't survive on disability. I used to volunteer at the Vet center and I saw all kinds. Most were injured in some way...mostly PTSD... and unable to find a job. Are you suggesting we let these "heroes" go hungry and homeless? Why do you think most join the military in the first place? Because they can't find a job. I don't think you took the time to actually read the articles I posted. Hummm....veterans standing on street corners begging in the "richest country in the world"...wonder how that looks to the rest of the world. Why are these people "Heroes" on one hand and beggars on the other? The "training" the military touts is BS. It does not transfer into a civilian job. Obama says he's created...What..5 million jobs? What he forgot to tell the American people is that those jobs are part time and minimum wage. You can't support yourself much less a family on that.
Hope you have a great day too!
Cheers!
As a son of a veteran of Korea, I'm a Vietnam veteran, my youngest is an Iraq war veteran. What's not to understand?

Actually, no I didn't read your articles. Mainly, because I know first hand. I took care of myself and my family, as my father did and as my son after me. We didn't need hand outs.

If the system is broke, fix it. That should take care of any that aren't getting enough. But like I said..Everyone in my family did fine without assistance. Disabled veterans should be taken care of. Agreed!

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#66 Feb 9, 2013
Mister_ E wrote:
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As a son of a veteran of Korea, I'm a Vietnam veteran, my youngest is an Iraq war veteran. What's not to understand?
Actually, no I didn't read your articles. Mainly, because I know first hand. I took care of myself and my family, as my father did and as my son after me. We didn't need hand outs.
If the system is broke, fix it. That should take care of any that aren't getting enough. But like I said..Everyone in my family did fine without assistance. Disabled veterans should be taken care of. Agreed!
:)
Good it worked out for you! Obviously, it should work out for everyone! What are these people whining about then?

“So many loons”

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#67 Feb 9, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>Good it worked out for you! Obviously, it should work out for everyone! What are these people whining about then?
Some people don't know discipline. They just want someone to take care of them. I've met a lot of them...promise!!

:)

“I'll just kick me down a wall,”

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#68 Feb 9, 2013
Yes they should.
To many people take advantage of the system which makes it next to impossible for the people who really need it.
Being a truck driver I am subject at any time to take, but there are also many companies that require their employees to take random drug tests also and have the right to terminate them if they are found to be using drugs.
If you are injured on your job you can and will be refused workers compensation if you are found to be using drugs.
If the working class needs to be subject to drug testing then so should people who receive benefits from my pay check. And I'm not saying that people who need certain medications, or drugs should be refused. I'm just saying people who are abusing the system and using the money to buy pot or any other drugs should be removed from the help they are receiving.
I see it every day in the town I live in and it makes me sick. And I see people who are in need of assistance made to wait until they reach rock bottom before they can get the help they need. Surely this would have to be a step in the right direction.

“Cat got your tongue?”

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#69 Feb 9, 2013
Mister_ E wrote:
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As a son of a veteran of Korea, I'm a Vietnam veteran, my youngest is an Iraq war veteran. What's not to understand?
Actually, no I didn't read your articles. Mainly, because I know first hand. I took care of myself and my family, as my father did and as my son after me. We didn't need hand outs.
If the system is broke, fix it. That should take care of any that aren't getting enough. But like I said..Everyone in my family did fine without assistance. Disabled veterans should be taken care of. Agreed!
:)
That was then...this is now and things have changed.

As a daughter of a WW2 vet and the mother of an Iraq war vet and after volunteering at the Vet center, I too, know first hand. You don't read the articles? No wonder you have it wrong. Why do you resist knowledge? Because it might prove your concepts wrong? Your antidotes are just that and they don't cover the whole picture. Most of the articles I posted are from military publications. Why would you not read them? No matter, I sure others like the information.

;-D

Have a good one..

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#70 Feb 9, 2013
Mister_ E wrote:
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Some people don't know discipline. They just want someone to take care of them. I've met a lot of them...promise!!
:)
That's what i'm talking about! The military teaches you to pull yourself up by the bootstraps. You're kinda screwed if you don't have legs but, they trained you so, pull yourself up by something!

Did you server with Okimar in 'Nam?

“So many loons”

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#71 Feb 9, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>That's what i'm talking about! The military teaches you to pull yourself up by the bootstraps. You're kinda screwed if you don't have legs but, they trained you so, pull yourself up by something!
Did you server with Okimar in 'Nam?
Reading's not your forte?

I told you, read it for yourself.

“So many loons”

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#72 Feb 9, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>That's what i'm talking about! The military teaches you to pull yourself up by the bootstraps. You're kinda screwed if you don't have legs but, they trained you so, pull yourself up by something!
Did you server with Okimar in 'Nam?
And I'll make it easy for you...post 65

I'm guessing you don't like taking care of yourself either!
He is just another

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#73 Feb 9, 2013
Mister_ E wrote:
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And I'll make it easy for you...post 65
I'm guessing you don't like taking care of yourself either!
Government teat sucker.

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#74 Feb 9, 2013
Mister_ E wrote:
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And I'll make it easy for you...post 65
I'm guessing you don't like taking care of yourself either!
I asked if you served in'Nam with Okimar. How did post #65 answer that?

Looks like another fake vet...

“So many loons”

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#75 Feb 9, 2013
He is just another wrote:
<quoted text>Government teat sucker.
It shows! I'm guessing, mind you! lol
Billy Ayers

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#76 Feb 9, 2013
Mister_ E wrote:
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Reading's not your forte?
I told you, read it for yourself.
What do you expect from him with that Chicago public school education?

“So many loons”

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#77 Feb 9, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>I asked if you served in'Nam with Okimar. How did post #65 answer that?
Looks like another fake vet...
I don't care what you think about my service.

You implied that I said disabled veterans should take care of themselves. The last line of post 65 should take care of it.

Try to keep up!!
Fluffers Local 214

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#78 Feb 9, 2013
Mister_ E wrote:
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I don't care what you think about my service.
You implied that I said disabled veterans should take care of themselves. The last line of post 65 should take care of it.
Try to keep up!!
Don't worry about him. I think Obama gives him extra points for being a douche.

“So many loons”

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#79 Feb 9, 2013
Fluffers Local 214 wrote:
<quoted text>Don't worry about him. I think Obama gives him extra points for being a douche.
I saw the name in the grey from the forum menu and knew you'd have an apt reply...lol!!

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#80 Feb 9, 2013
Mister_ E wrote:
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I don't care what you think about my service.
You implied that I said disabled veterans should take care of themselves. The last line of post 65 should take care of it.
Try to keep up!!
I just think you are a fake veteran. There's a lot of that going around Topix. Anyone who can google an MOS is a veteran on Topix. Very sad but, that's the life you chose.

“So many loons”

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#81 Feb 9, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>I just think you are a fake veteran. There's a lot of that going around Topix. Anyone who can google an MOS is a veteran on Topix. Very sad but, that's the life you chose.
Hey..I have the DD214 to prove it. I'm good with it..you're not?

Oh man, I'm hurt...lol!
And You

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#82 Feb 9, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>I just think you are a fake veteran. There's a lot of that going around Topix. Anyone who can google an MOS is a veteran on Topix. Very sad but, that's the life you chose.
Are a fake human being. No one cares what you...um..."think".

Six words for you girlie: Fcuk off now, drop dead later.

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#83 Feb 9, 2013
I see this has gone slightly off topic! lol!

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