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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 04:13 AM

3. They'd have been whimpering for a sit down break within half an hour

if they ever tried following a nurse around. And that's just following, they wouldn't even being heaving 300 pounders out of bed and half carrying them to the bathroom or out into the hall for a post surgical walk.

Men who sit at desks in air conditioned offices really don't know what they're talking to when it comes to retirement. The age needs to be lowered, not raised, with people able to draw half benefits in their mid 50s, corporate expiration date and when most of us doing physical jobs start having significant pain in our bodies.

Not all work is office work and most of the rest of it wrecks our bodies. Having us unable to work for 10 years or more until our benefits kick in is a recipe for having all of us start the disability paperwork at age 50 so we can approved at 55 when we need it. And disability pays more than social security does and that will cancel out any benefit of having people ineligible until they are 70.

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