Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 12, 2012

Welfare drug testing would help in McDowell

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

— I think the big question should be why haven’t people on welfare been tested for drugs years ago. Those of us who have worked were tested for drugs. I didn’t feel that my privacy was invaded! As a matter of fact I didn’t want to work with a pothead, and I didn’t know anybody that did.

I think that America’s biggest problem today is that people are afraid to make someone mad or get into their so-called comfort zone. If a person is wrong in what they are doing or what he is saying, why shouldn’t a person say they are wrong?

Seems that my Dad told me that about half the time when I was home, and then it didn’t take the Army long to get me all fixed up.

 I don’t know how it is in other places but here in McDowell Country that would really help a lot of people and make a whole lot of people go find a job and gain some self respect for themselves. What I would like to know is why (Delegate Clif) Moore or (former Senator) John Pat (Fanning) didn’t do this years ago. Just think of how many lives they would have saved. Just a thought!

Edd Wolfe