MaximilianKohler150 karma2017-05-02 19:04:18 UTC
I know several idiots that make premature, ignorant conclusions about people. Assuming that every friend is going to share every detail about their health with you, and thus when you only get a dismissive portion you assume they're faking.
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MaximilianKohler94 karma2013-09-14 20:13:58 UTC
Damn... I'm gonna start eating my own sperm again after I masturbate.
MaximilianKohler29 karma2019-02-18 19:35:14 UTC
No, that's a first :(
MaximilianKohler15 karma2016-01-29 17:12:43 UTC
Reply to what looks like satire?
MaximilianKohler12 karma2017-05-02 19:20:35 UTC
What evidence do you have of that? The people I know personally who say that kind of thing are the complete idiots I previously described.
Here are some actual facts:
SSDI payments are 99.8% accurate. More people on the program because of baby boomers, increased female work force participation, and state level cuts to worker's comp. Criteria are very strict. 2/3 applicants are denied. 1/5 die within 5 years of receiving benefits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkQ04rGpre4&t=1m
Social security attorney debunks demonizing hit piece in comments: http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardfinger/2013/01/14/fraud-and-disability-equal-a-multibillion-dollar-balck-hole-for-taxpayers/?commentId=comment_blogAndPostId/blog/comment/2206-1411-384
NPR's piece: http://apps.npr.org/unfit-for-work/
Social security commissioners write a rebuttal to NPR's piece: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QEGE-sSGjA – https://ssadisabilityandyou.wordpress.com/2013/04/04/open-letter-to-npr-from-former-ssa-commissioners/
I think you may be one of the many people who've fallen for right-wing fear mongering.
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