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Social Security readies for onslaught
AP via The Post and Courier, Charleston, SC ^ | 2009-01-07 | Jim Abrams

Posted on 01/07/2009 11:35:02 AM PST by rabscuttle385

New online program can replace trip to a field office

WASHINGTON — The Social Security Administration, envisioning the near-future prospect of 10,000 baby boomers applying for benefits every day, has put together a new online service that will allow people to get their benefits without ever traveling to a Social Security field office.

The agency, in introducing the program Tuesday, said most people will be able to apply for their retirement or disability benefits in 15 minutes or less.

(Excerpt) Read more at charleston.net ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biggovernment; enron; generationreagan; generationx; genx; govwatch; madoffsghost; offbalancesheet; ponzischemes; socialism; socialsecurity; taxdollarsatwork; unfundedliabilities; unfundedliability; worldcom; youpayforthis
The United States are utterly insolvent.
1 posted on 01/07/2009 11:35:02 AM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

“...online service that will allow people to get their benefits without ever traveling to a Social Security field office”

Goodie!!! New opportunities for fraud and corruption! Can’t wait!!


2 posted on 01/07/2009 11:38:04 AM PST by SMARTY ("Stay together, pay the soldiers and forget everything else" Lucius Septimus Severus)
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To: rabscuttle385

Would Zero’s COLB be good enough for Social Security Administration? Or would he need a original?


3 posted on 01/07/2009 11:41:40 AM PST by Oldexpat (Drill Here, Drill There..we must drill everywhere.)
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To: Oldexpat

Would Zero’s COLB be good enough for Social Security Administration? Or would he need a original?


Its good enough. All Hawaii COLB’s state that “this copy serves as prima facie evidence of the fact of birth in all court proceedings.”


4 posted on 01/07/2009 11:56:31 AM PST by jamese777
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To: rabscuttle385

“Hi! I’m an illegal alien from Somalia. Give me my social security! I’ll be 65 in just 40 years!”


5 posted on 01/07/2009 11:56:40 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: rabscuttle385
Guess what, folks? I went online to get the estimate of what I can receive from Social Security when I retire. Entered all my information and got, "ERROR. Information submitted cannot be matched to any known account." Swell. I've sent these doofuses a certified letter asking the WTF is going on. I get annual statements from SSA with this info, but it is unavailable online. Perhaps some criminal alien has stolen my account. Wouldn't be surprised.
6 posted on 01/07/2009 11:56:40 AM PST by pabianice
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To: Oldexpat

You no longer need to show a birth certificate, original or otherwise. This is so illegals can collect I guess.


7 posted on 01/07/2009 12:02:45 PM PST by csmusaret (Congress hasn't got anything right since they declared war on Japan.)
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To: pabianice
Now, now! If they're voting and voting the right way, they deserve it. Consider it your patriotic duty!

Seriously, it is most likely a technical problem in their database.

8 posted on 01/07/2009 12:08:33 PM PST by Lexinom
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To: rabscuttle385

???
I applied online in July 08. Even though the final instructions were to take the paper copies in to the local office, I got an email the next morning that my application was approved, giving the amount and dates the check would be deposited.

It’s kind of scary-the government knows enough about you to do all of the paperwork electronically-BC, DD214, etc.


9 posted on 01/07/2009 12:12:32 PM PST by CCCo
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To: rabscuttle385
Since the Civil War ended, the verb taken by the nominative "United States" is singular, that is, "is", as in, "The United States is utterly insolvent."

Carry on.

HF

10 posted on 01/07/2009 12:25:14 PM PST by holden
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To: csmusaret
You no longer need to show a birth certificate, original or otherwise. This is so illegals can collect I guess.

Not sure if your statement is serious, but I applied by phone in November. I asked if they needed a BC, and they answered: "We don't need one for you", as if they might need a BC for some applicants.

Not sure what that meant, but I guessed maybe because they not only have earnings history, etc., but also I had military service they could verify. And, they asked for my mother's maiden name, meaning they could probably verify that my parents were citizens, had paid into system, etc.

11 posted on 01/07/2009 12:31:46 PM PST by Will88
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To: pabianice
Guess what, folks? I went online to get the estimate of what I can receive from Social Security when I retire. Entered all my information and got, "ERROR. Information submitted cannot be matched to any known account."

I've gotten the same thing. Don't you know, people who pay in aren't recognized by the system.
12 posted on 01/07/2009 12:38:11 PM PST by Sig Sauer P220 (The Big 3 Auto Makers - Where Attention to Kwality is Jobe Won.)
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To: Will88

I don’t know either as I also had to supply a DD 214. I applied on line in Nov and the instructions said I needed a birth certificate. When they called me to ask a couple of questions they said I no longer needed one.


13 posted on 01/07/2009 12:38:29 PM PST by csmusaret (Congress hasn't got anything right since they declared war on Japan.)
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To: csmusaret
I don’t know either as I also had to supply a DD 214.

I guess it varies. I also asked them if they needed a copy of my DD214, and they said they could probably find my service information. I just gave them the dates of active service, and they said that would probably be all they needed. They never asked for a DD214. Apparently, they were able to verify everything I told them with no documents from me.

14 posted on 01/07/2009 12:45:23 PM PST by Will88
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To: rabscuttle385
Not too worry....As soon as the emperor has assumed the mantle of leadership, visits to the SS offices will entail a much stricter examination of eligibility.

The first security improvement will be a sign at the entrance that states: "This Office is no longer required to comply with the 'Don't ask, Don't tell' regulation.

A second sign behind the sign-in desk will state: "All male applicants are required to have one of our hands-free prostate exams."

(Wait a minute! I thought this thread was about military recruiting..... Sorry!)

15 posted on 01/07/2009 1:41:54 PM PST by SuperLuminal
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To: holden
Since the Civil War ended, the verb taken by the nominative "United States" is singular...

Oh, I know. The "mistake" was intentional.

16 posted on 01/07/2009 1:42:11 PM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: qam1

ping


17 posted on 01/07/2009 1:45:50 PM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: bamahead

ping!


18 posted on 01/07/2009 1:46:27 PM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: SuperLuminal

“As soon as the emperor has assumed the mantle of leadership, visits to the SS offices will entail a much stricter examination of eligibility”

Like being a party member of good standing.


19 posted on 01/07/2009 2:39:06 PM PST by Niuhuru (Fine, here's my gun, but let me give you the bullets first. I'll send them to you through the barrel)
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To: Niuhuru
"Like being a party member of good standing."

Or, as the case may be, "...a party member of good bending over and spreading them".

20 posted on 01/07/2009 3:02:16 PM PST by SuperLuminal
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To: rabscuttle385; ItsOurTimeNow; PresbyRev; Fraulein; StoneColdGOP; Clemenza; m18436572; InShanghai; ..

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21 posted on 01/07/2009 3:48:16 PM PST by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: rabscuttle385

I’m less than halfway to being retirement age. I believe I’ll sign up for benefits now.

I WANT MY MONEY BACK, AND I WANT THEM TO STOP TAKING ANY MORE!!!!!

I want out of the Ponzi scheme!!! How in the hell could Socialist Security ever be considered Constitutional by even a half wit judge?!?!


22 posted on 01/07/2009 4:22:19 PM PST by KoRn
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To: KoRn

Unfortunately its only going to get worse...

This ponzi scheme is going to crush younger generations...


23 posted on 01/07/2009 7:34:12 PM PST by Publius804 (Buckle up - with Obama at the controls it's gonna be a bumpy ride. God help us.)
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To: jamese777
Its good enough. All Hawaii COLB’s state that “this copy serves as prima facie evidence of the fact of birth in all court proceedings.”

That's a relief.

Say, if you show up at a Hawaiian court hearing WITHOUT your COLB, how do you prove that you were born?

Inquiring minds want to know...

24 posted on 01/08/2009 5:25:54 AM PST by an amused spectator (Citizen Kenyan: The man who created The Sock-Puppet Constitution.)
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To: KoRn
Too late.

The government has already Madeoff with all our money...

25 posted on 01/08/2009 5:27:01 AM PST by an amused spectator (Citizen Kenyan: The man who created The Sock-Puppet Constitution.)
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To: SuperLuminal; Niuhuru

The Emperor has Big Ears. Pass it on...


26 posted on 01/08/2009 5:28:25 AM PST by an amused spectator (Citizen Kenyan: The man who created The Sock-Puppet Constitution.)
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To: rabscuttle385; Abathar; Abcdefg; Abram; Abundy; akatel; albertp; AlexandriaDuke; Alexander Rubin; ..



Libertarian ping! Click here to get added or here to be removed or post a message here!
27 posted on 01/08/2009 7:41:03 AM PST by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: an amused spectator
"The Emperor has Big Ears. Pass it on...",

Watch it! As the "brave new world" begins, such seditious comments could get you euthanized.

28 posted on 01/08/2009 11:03:07 AM PST by SuperLuminal
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To: csmusaret; Will88

If the SS Admin has seen your birth certificate at any time, it is documented and available for retreival later.

So, maybe you had presented a BC in the past when you received a SS card, or for some other SS business.

If so, then you would not need to show it another time.


29 posted on 01/08/2009 11:09:11 AM PST by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: pabianice
Perhaps some criminal alien has stolen my account. Wouldn't be surprised.

Happens all the time. If Americans knew how much fraud was being generated by this government sponsored, violent illegal invasion of millions, all hell would break loose and those in D.C. would start commuting in armored cars.

30 posted on 01/08/2009 11:09:40 AM PST by dragnet2
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To: Skooz

I never had my birth certificate until a few months ago when I was getting ready to apply.


31 posted on 01/08/2009 11:34:22 AM PST by csmusaret (Congress hasn't got anything right since they declared war on Japan.)
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