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Obama is Scamming the Disabled

Not U Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 11:00 PM
The Pass program and ticket to work are both helps to get back to work. There are protections from losing benefits . It is harder if you only have SSI due to the long standing stricter regulations. Get the red book from the SSA Corporations have moved many jobs overseas and are still not hiring most people with disabilities. More people are claiming disability, but there still is little accessible housing or other supports to be more able to work since 1988 when the first ADA was introduced in Congress. In 1973 the passage of Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act banned discrimination on the basis of disability by recipients of federal funds.

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...