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8,830,026: Americans on Disability Hits New Record for 192nd Straight Month

8,830,026: Americans on Disability Hits New Record for 192nd Straight Month

February 5, 2013
By Terence P. Jeffrey

CNSNews.com) - The number of American workers collecting federal disability payments climbed to yet another record high of 8,830,026 in January, up from 8,827,795 in December, according to newly released data from the Social Security Administration.

This is the 192nd straight month that the number of American workers collecting federal disability payments has increased. The last time the number of Americans collecting disability decreased was in January 1997. That month the number of workers taking disability dropped by 249 people—from 4,385,623 in December 1996 to 4,385,374 in January 1997.

As the overall number of Americans collecting disability has increased, the ratio of full-time workers to disability beneficiaries has decreased.

Read more: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/8830026-americans-disability...



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Et hop ! Et voila ! Thanks for sharing this confirmation

Et hop ! Et voila ! Thanks for sharing this confirmation update, emalvini.

Want to see more? What about elders? Unemployment? Entitlements fund projections? How do these dots connect to each other?

Help yourself, with a rapid past expose (not too old, either):

http://www.dailypaul.com/264908/a-perfect-storm-is-coming-of...

The Constitution has failed? Not so sure, the people may have failed it, rather.

What failed, for sure: the statists spreadsheets. Paved with good intentions.

Just like HELL.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

land of the freely disabled

land of the freely disabled

I know someone

On disability because they can't use power tools. Yet, this person is a wizard on a computer or smartphone. Aren't they tools, and don't they run on power? Keeps the unemployment numbers lower.