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If you're poor, Republican lawmakers want your urine


What fun! The latest political game sweeping the nation is called "Pee on the Poor." Republican lawmakers in some 30 states – including Florida, Georgia, Indiana, and (of course) Texas – are competing to be national champions of this X-treme right-wing sport.

Being poor used to be considered its own punishment, but in a rush to pander to their fringiest anti-government constituencies, GOP governors and legislators are trying to add state harassment and humiliation to the burden of people in poverty. Bellowing such bellicose words as "moochers" and "takers" at their targets, these politicians want to force welfare...