1. Blueneck

    Should morbid obesity be a qualifier for Disability?

    I have a cousin who is struggling with obesity. Big time. It's wrecking her joints (every pound of excess weight adds four pounds of stress to your joints), she's borderline diabetic, has high blood pressure and there is a history heart problems on both her parents side of her family. Her...
  2. bajisima

    Spending bill addresses backlog of disability claims and senior services

    Well this is good news. Tucked inside the sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill passed late last week by Congress was an item that has not been in a budget for nearly a decade: a funding increase for the Social Security Administration, an agency bedeviled by staff shortages that have...
  3. MaryAnne

    Dangerous Disability.

    I am beginning to understand why Will went to MSNBC? https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-has-a-dangerous-disability/2017/05/03/56ca6118-2f6b-11e7-9534-00e4656c22aa_story.html?utm_term=.bb4aacc05c5f Krauthammer,they all seem to be leaving the ship. Single Payer...
  4. thrilling

    The Art of the I wasn't mocking the reporter with the disability.

    "I didn't know what he looked like. I didn't know he was disabled." @realdonaldtrump
  5. Spookycolt

    STUDY: Heavy marijuana use in teens linked to disability later

    My my, so it appears there are some serious dangers from hitting that bong after all, even though everyone claims how safe marijuana is. Like many of us on the right have been saying, you need to wait for the research to come in well now it is beginning and it is not looking all that harmless...
  6. bajisima

    Social Security disability fund set to run out of money in 2016

    We have all heard that SS retirement will be in trouble by the mid 2030's, but what many didn't realize is that the SS disability fund is already in serious trouble and set to run low in just 2 years, by 2016. "According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the most recent Social...
  7. bajisima

    EU considering classifying obesity as a disability

    The EU is deciding whether to call their rising obesity epidemic a disability. "Audrey Williams, an employment discrimination expert at Eversheds law firm, said the judges would have to decide "whether obesity itself should trigger preferential rights, or should only impact where an...
  8. meridian5455

    Wendy Davis Supporters, BGTX Mock Greg Abbott’s Disability

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXERh0lwL0M Making fun of a guy in a wheelchair. Nice.
  9. The Man

    Disability issues/class composition

    I was visiting my sister recently, it was her birthday. I went up to Langley where they live to see her and her family. Among other guests were Vadim and Vika, I may have told you about them before, a Ukrainian immigrant couple, they have three daughters and the oldest has some severe...
  10. ptif219

    Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims Increases 179% Under Obama

    It appears Obama is failing veterans which is no surprise. Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims Increases 179% Under Obama | CNSNews.com
  11. michaelr

    Americans Joining Disability Now Outpacing Americans Finding Jobs

    Americans Joining Disability Now Outpacing Americans Finding Jobs Lets be fair, it is a recovery and people need to earn whilst Rome burns.
  12. zitiboy

    "Shy pee'er syndrome" disability- Employers need to accomodate

    Heard this on RW radio tonite. The handjobs are fulminating! "It could cost U.S. employers between $2 billion and $4 billion to comply with an obscure Americans with Disabilities Act regulation meant to protect workers who are gun-shy in public restrooms. According to an informal...
  13. F

    Pedophilia Added to Greece’s Recognized Disability List

    Pedophilia Added to Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek disabled groups are angry at a government decision to expand a list of state-recognized disability categories to include pedophiles, exhibitionists and kleptomaniacs. The National Confederation of Disabled People called the action...
  14. meridian5455

    Furor in Greece over pedophilia as a disability

    Furor in Greece over pedophilia as a disability - Yahoo! News I can see why Greece is in such financial straits.
  15. michaelr

    Social Security Disability Program Pushed To Brink Of Insolvency

    Social Security Disability Program Pushed To Brink Of Insolvency Quick quick, we need to readjust the debt thingy over our heads.....white house souse They are holding it over your heads peeps. I just wonder how much money was invested in the fraudulent MBS scam was invested from your SS...
  16. J

    Why is McCain accepting 58K a year in disability income?

    Sunday, June 08, 2008 Why is McCain getting $58,000 a year in disability income? John Aravosis (DC) First off, I find it fascinating that John McCain, who is refusing to vote for the GI Bill for our troops because "it's too generous," is himself getting $58,000 a year, tax-free, from the US...
  17. M

    An idea I once had as a teenager, regarding Soc Sec, Disability, and Welfare

    When I was younger, I was in essence, an extremist on most issues (some lib, some con). I've outgrown that considerably... however, my brain keeps going back to one idea I had that makes sense to me. I believe that when we hit the required age to collect Social Security, put on Disability, or...
  18. C

    Sign for disability rights

    A great petition calling for a European Union in which disabled people’s rights are protected through effective legislation, combating all forms of discrimination and guaranteeing the full inclusion of 50 million citizens with disabilities in the European society: European Disability Forum - 10...