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Stressed? Are You Disabled?

DanCobb Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 2:49 PM
First, I suspect that you are making up the story because no one in the USA is eligible of Social Security disability pay at the age of 65. ALL Social Security disability turns AUTOMATICALLY into social security retirement benefits at the age of 62. Period. Second, I have never read a more sophomoric post on a website than this one. It pre-supposes that all stress is the same. And that all people have the exact same capacity to deal with stress as everyone else. Typical conservatives. If it's not a problem I'm personally acquainted with, then it just is a bunch of phoney hooey!
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...