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Men Find Careers in Collecting Disability

RobertBob Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:34 PM
For every story about someone abusing the system, I can give you one where a truly disabled person was denied benefits or forced to wait several years for them. I agree that it is a charity and as somebody who has MS I am truly grateful to the taxpayers for my assistance. Just don't get angry at me because the system is broken. The Republicans have never attempted to fix this system. It doesn't poll well.
MadisonWannabe Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:52 PM
You complain that the Republicans did not fix the system How about the Democrats? They could have fixed many things that are being blamed on the Republicans or Bush, especially because they could NOT be stopped. Instead of fixing anything, they created more fiasco"s that will prove to be unrepairable. Obama care being the prime example. How about pulling out of the middle east as so many democrats thought Obama was going to do on his first go round? Instead he expanded, but since it is a D, it seems to be okay. The problem seems to be that the Democrat party is made of parasites who vote for a living instead of working. Every Democrat I know is on the dole.
RobertBob Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:58 PM
The Democrats don't want to fix it - that leaves the responsibility on the Republicans.
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...