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Stressed? Are You Disabled?

CardSenseJimmyBond Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 9:52 AM
Yep...I'm disabled with major depression. Why, pray tell, are you majorly depressed? Well, I have no job and no money to pay the bills...
Government worker: “Do you have a disability?”

Man: “No.”

Man’s wife: “What does he get if he’s disabled?”

Government worker: “His monthly payments will [double].”

Man’s wife: “Well, then he’s disabled.”

Government worker (to man): “What’s your disability?”

Man: “I’m stressed.”

An attorney friend of mine recently overheard the above conversation in a Florida government building. The man, who had just turned 65, was signing up for retirement benefits while his wife stood over his shoulder. I relay the story to illustrate how our government is expanding...