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2.2 Million Go On Disability Since Mid-2010; Fraud Explains Falling Unemployment Rate

loadstar Wrote: May 06, 2012 1:44 PM
(cont'd) Also, we now have a welfare state created mainly by LBJ, building on the dangerous foundation established by FDR. Ergo, poor immigrants can tap into myriad welfare services-- first ILLEGALLY, and then legally if they are granted amnesty. Where is our unemployment rate the highest? Among teens and the unskilled, mainly minorities, including LEGAL Hispanics. Who causes their unemployment for 8 million jobs? ILLEGAL aliens.

Since mid-2010, precisely at the time millions of US citizens used up all of their 99 week of unemployment insurance, disability claims have risen by 2.2 million. Those on disability are not counted in the workforce and are not considered unemployed.

Please consider Disabled Americans Shrink Size of U.S. Labor Force

The number of workers receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) jumped 22 percent to 8.7 million in April from 7.1 million in December 2007, Social Security data show. That helps explain as much as one quarter of the decline in the U.S. labor-force participation rate during the period, according...

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