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Men Find Careers in Collecting Disability

Neal from PA Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 10:12 AM
Very soon the “TAKERS” will out-number the “MAKERS”; then WHAT. “Physical Cliff” or not, this country is heading full steam ahead to a day of reckoning. America has and is incrementally and systematically rejecting the moral principals upon which she was founded. As a result, our nation is experiencing unparalleled moral decay. National immorality flourishes when the heart and soul of a nation's citizens reject these principles; decline in national morality leads to moral, political, and economic decay!... Our electorate is so evenly divided…50% ACHIEVERS--50% SLACKERS...most pundits say its demographics that won out this time around; just like in 2008, only less so, but enough for Obama to win re-election, barely….
Neal from PA Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 10:12 AM

America's shifting demographics—are America’s moral values also shifting? If they are, this says something about those that comprise these demographics; and that is not good for America…to continue to be…the land of the free, home to the brave, and be that shining light on the hill.

Americans are very generous to people with disabilities. Since passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act in 1990, millions of public and private dollars have been spent on curb cuts, bus lifts and special elevators.

The idea has been to enable people with disabilities to live and work with the same ease as others, as they make their way forward in life. I feel sure the large majority of Americans are pleased that we are doing this.

But there is another federal program for people with disabilities that has had an unhappier effect. This is the disability insurance (DI) program, which...