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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-22-11 03:25 AM
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67. Regardless of his pension, if he was disabled, it was not greedy to apply for disability.
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  -Social Security disability on verge of insolvency Omaha Steve  Aug-21-11 07:31 AM   #0 
  - the payroll tax cap is a luxury we can no longer afford  eShirl   Aug-21-11 07:59 AM   #1 
  - Unearned monies  HelenWheels   Aug-21-11 08:55 AM   #4 
  - +1,000,000,000  StarsInHerHair   Aug-21-11 08:25 PM   #60 
  - A-fricking-men! nt  raccoon   Aug-22-11 08:13 AM   #71 
  - K&R... utterly unacceptable.  tcaudilllg   Aug-21-11 08:00 AM   #2 
  - So what happens to everyone dependent on ssdi in 2017?  independentpiney   Aug-21-11 08:05 AM   #3 
  - SSDI is the same system but they do pay different amounts to the  jwirr   Aug-21-11 11:10 AM   #21 
  - the disability amount is higher.  DesertFlower   Aug-21-11 01:59 PM   #43 
  - Two things might.  Igel   Aug-21-11 11:20 AM   #24 
     - The payroll or FICA taxes should be imposed on all income.  JDPriestly   Aug-21-11 01:47 PM   #40 
  - Steve please tell me where I can find these 'new Congressional  Bluenorthwest   Aug-21-11 09:09 AM   #5 
  - It's really hard to trust anything from AP.  Jazzgirl   Aug-21-11 09:27 AM   #6 
  - I do not trust anyone's retelling of a story that could be presented  Bluenorthwest   Aug-21-11 09:39 AM   #9 
  - THe numbers seem weird  Mojorabbit   Aug-21-11 10:53 AM   #16 
  - See post 26. At least one source has a longtime agenda  suffragette   Aug-21-11 11:36 AM   #27 
  - These are CBO forecasts  Yo_Mama   Aug-21-11 02:47 PM   #47 
  - It may only get worse  hollowdweller   Aug-21-11 09:30 AM   #7 
  - Who are the ALJ? May have a friend who needs to know.  jwirr   Aug-21-11 11:18 AM   #23 
  - It will get worse if they try to raise SS age and esp. early retirement age  Yo_Mama   Aug-21-11 04:14 PM   #57 
     - +1  mopinko   Aug-22-11 08:55 AM   #72 
        - After two years  Yo_Mama   Aug-22-11 09:53 AM   #73 
  - Stop coddling the wealthy elites  The Wizard   Aug-21-11 09:32 AM   #8 
  - Excellent, excellent point:  Zenlitened   Aug-21-11 01:46 PM   #39 
  - Sounds like a red herring story to me...........the real story is  Historic NY   Aug-21-11 09:52 AM   #10 
  - The criteria for disability under Social Security is much tougher than Workmans Comp  hollowdweller   Aug-21-11 02:42 PM   #45 
  - Not good news  GiveMeFreedom   Aug-21-11 10:02 AM   #11 
  - I am so glad you were accepted so quickly  Mojorabbit   Aug-21-11 10:56 AM   #17 
  - my god!  CountAllVotes   Aug-21-11 11:13 AM   #22 
  - I received SSD immediately through 'Compassionate Allowances'.  Raschel   Aug-21-11 12:18 PM   #34 
  - I'm so sorry you have those problems.  No Elephants   Aug-22-11 03:34 AM   #69 
  - Unlike the Pentagon, which is never "insolvent". nt  bemildred   Aug-21-11 10:03 AM   #12 
  - +1  area51   Aug-21-11 10:33 AM   #14 
     - We have to be able to fight  christx30   Aug-21-11 02:45 PM   #46 
        - LOL!  Zenlitened   Aug-21-11 03:14 PM   #54 
        - Don't laugh at me  christx30   Aug-21-11 03:53 PM   #56 
           - I wasn't laughing AT you. I was laughing TOWARD you.  Zenlitened   Aug-21-11 04:21 PM   #58 
           - Bush would have called it a freedom fry, though. Then, he would have heehee'd, moving  No Elephants   Aug-22-11 03:20 AM   #65 
        - Er, I think you mean "Freedom Fry" n/t  SomeGuyInEagan   Aug-21-11 10:42 PM   #61 
  - you often read of it taking 4 or 5 years to receive benefits  CountAllVotes   Aug-21-11 10:20 AM   #13 
  - It is not being greedy to apply for your private pension  Big Blue Marble   Aug-21-11 12:15 PM   #31 
  - I did not say he was greedy for retiring with a pension  CountAllVotes   Aug-21-11 01:05 PM   #35 
  - Regardless of his pension, if he was disabled, it was not greedy to apply for disability.  No Elephants   Aug-22-11 03:25 AM   #67 
  - i agree. nt  DesertFlower   Aug-21-11 01:42 PM   #37 
  - It doesn't take that long if your condition is really bad  hollowdweller   Aug-21-11 03:11 PM   #52 
  - I don't get it.  bitchkitty   Aug-21-11 05:40 PM   #59 
  - A friend of my wife  christx30   Aug-21-11 11:49 PM   #62 
  - THOSE KIDS ARE FRAUDS!  boppers   Aug-22-11 12:28 AM   #64 
     - Your sarcasm is misplaced.  No Elephants   Aug-22-11 03:28 AM   #68 
  - Why is it greedy to apply for disability after you've become disabled?  No Elephants   Aug-22-11 03:22 AM   #66 
  - found elsewhere ...  CountAllVotes   Aug-21-11 10:51 AM   #15 
  - What sources does Huffington cite? Is there anything directly from  jwirr   Aug-21-11 11:25 AM   #25 
  - nothing from socialsecurity.gov that I can see  CountAllVotes   Aug-21-11 11:38 AM   #28 
     - Yes this is real  Yo_Mama   Aug-21-11 02:49 PM   #48 
  - Obama should not be asking for an extension of the payroll tax reduction.  JDPriestly   Aug-21-11 01:52 PM   #41 
     - i agree. raise the CAP instead.  DesertFlower   Aug-21-11 02:01 PM   #44 
     - I agree  Yo_Mama   Aug-21-11 02:58 PM   #49 
  - ahh, a pincer movement to attack SS on all sides  Donnachaidh   Aug-21-11 11:05 AM   #18 
  - Donna, see post 26  suffragette   Aug-21-11 11:42 AM   #29 
  - How can this be true? It is the same system. Either the whole thing  jwirr   Aug-21-11 11:07 AM   #19 
  - It isn't.  Yo_Mama   Aug-21-11 03:07 PM   #51 
  - An obvious solution.  Fuddnik   Aug-21-11 11:07 AM   #20 
  - It is called the Vacuum Theory of Economics.  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-21-11 03:27 PM   #55 
  - A longer version quotes Charles Blahous as a source - he has quite an agenda  suffragette   Aug-21-11 11:29 AM   #26 
  - American Pravda prints AEI/Cato/heritage lies verbatim  Doctor_J   Aug-21-11 11:43 AM   #30 
  - This is not made up - the disability system will go broke later this decade  Yo_Mama   Aug-21-11 03:14 PM   #53 
  - This is what Republicans want... what happens in the next few years  dorksied   Aug-21-11 12:18 PM   #32 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-21-11 12:18 PM   #33 
  - Seems everything's going according to plan:  blkmusclmachine   Aug-21-11 01:38 PM   #36 
  - huff post  silenttigersong   Aug-21-11 01:43 PM   #38 
  - K & R !!!  WillyT   Aug-21-11 01:56 PM   #42 
  - Here's something they could do that would help keep it solvent.  hollowdweller   Aug-21-11 02:58 PM   #50 
  - SO THEN WHY the reduction in FICA tax collection that Obama did - no one asked for it and no one  Kashka-Kat   Aug-22-11 12:21 AM   #63 
  - I don't get it, either, Kashka, especially after he pledged to cut OASDI and Medicare.  No Elephants   Aug-22-11 03:38 AM   #70 
  - they want to destroy social security and give OUR money to Wall Street  fascisthunter   Aug-22-11 10:41 AM   #74 
 

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