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GA Legislator: Drug Test Legislators As Well As Unemployed and Poor

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If the unemployed and poor are to be drug tested, why not drug test legislators as well? That's the idea of Georgia Democratic legislator Scott Holcomb, according to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, State lawmakers should be drug-tested . 

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The bill came in response to one filed last month by Republicans, who want the state to drug-test parents who apply for federal financial assistance. Holcomb, who represents parts of north  DeKalb County , tweeted that "if required for the poor, we [lawmakers] need to do it, too."

This kind of legislation is happening across the US and even at the level of the US congress. It's a great idea that members of congress ALL be tested regularly for all substances that are illegal. And since they maintain the laws that put people in prison for victimless crimes, maybe the law should automatically put all elected officials in jail, if they test positive. 
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They might start re-thinking some of the drug laws then.
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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.

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