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Unwilling to Work; 25% in Hale County AL Collect Disability, 14 Million Nationwide; A Simple Solution

MoreFreedom Wrote: Mar 28, 2013 8:01 PM
How about creating an incentive for people who expose disability fraud? For everyone they get off disability, give them $15,000. Every supposedly disabled person will have to decide if they really want to be disabled all the time in public, or not. They won't be able to walk their dog, go to the gym, go hiking, prune their tree, carry a bunch of groceries to their car, etc. As they shouldn't.
kshaw817 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 1:45 AM
right, your crazy, their are many disability you can still walk, exercise disability you can't see. Lupus, mental, arthrtis many other, and yea have people check on other, . unreal stupid comment

A NPR report "Unfit For Work" notes the startling rise in those on disability. Here are some interesting facts from the article.

  • Every month 14 million Americans receive a disability check.
  • In 1961 the leading cause of disability was heart disease and strokes, totaling 25.7% of cases. Back pain was 8.3%...