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In yet another of their myriad plans to do everything possible to make life worse for the non-wealthy Republicans have another “clever scheme”:

…House Republicans are considering making their vote to reauthorize unemployment insurance contingent on a mandatory drug testing requirement:

The bill by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) would require unemployment claimants to pass a drug test if they are identified in an initial screening as having a high probability of drug use.

Because it has worked so well on a state level:

Earlier this year, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed a likely unconstitutional law requiring the state’s welfare recipients to take a drug test before they could receive benefits. An effort to save money in a tight budget situation, test runs of the law failed when only 2 percent of the state’s recipients failed the drug test. If those results hold true, the state would save between $40,000 and $60,000 on a program that cost $178 million to implement.

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