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Men Find Careers in Collecting Disability

nimh2 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 1:39 PM
A white male age 55 or older has little chance of finding gainful employment . . . affirmative action, set-asides for females and minorities as well as a culture stacked against older white males all conspire to make landing a job difficult for white males. In addition, white males are shut out of ALL SBA loan "programs". You see, these "programs" are for foreigners only. I for one, don't blame Ken2896 for "gaming the system" He is merely getting back some of the "benefits" that he paid in all these years. Ken2896, Go for it" and don't be ashamed for what you have to do to survive. There are many of us in the same boat.
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...