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Obama is Scamming the Disabled

Not U Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 10:48 PM
The PASS program and Ticket to Work programs helps people with disabilites get back to work, ask SSA to send the redbook helps people work. States have Vocational rehabilitation agencies that can help , some do better than others. It is harder to move from SSI to work than it is from SSDI due to more restrictive income rules that have been there for years. Companies are still not hiring many people with disabilities and many Corporations have moved jobs to China India and other places, we see fewer opportunities overall. More disabled people is not something Politicians can control. More people allowed to get help and benefits is. There are a lot more children and others getting SSDI and SSI. Autism and war injuries

I have to credit our own Mike Shedlock for writing about how Obama’s been able to drive down the topline unemployment number even though unemployment remains as a big problem today as it has ever been.

I’m often reluctant to piggy back on a contributor’s work, but when something is really newsworthy, I think it’s justified.

Yesterday Mish pointed out that:

In the last year, the civilian population rose by 3,638,000. Yet the labor force only rose by 945,000. Those not in the labor force rose by 2,693,000.

In the last month, actual employment fell by 169,000, but...