Skip to comments.State Cuts Delay U.S. Benefits, Official Says
Posted on 04/12/2009 9:05:28 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
WASHINGTON The nations top Social Security official says benefits for tens of thousands of people with severe disabilities are being delayed by furloughs and layoffs of state employees around the country.
The official, Michael J. Astrue, the commissioner of Social Security, said Sunday that governors are hurting their own states, their own citizens, and increasing the backlog of claims by furloughing workers who make disability decisions.
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I'm surprised it took this long.
i was under the impression that the folks who process disability claims were federal employees.
Seems government can’t even take care of the most needy in the society....though that’s what they always claim to be doing.
They’ll just say he inherited Bush’s lousy economy....you know that. They’ll be saying it for years to come. And the idiot electorate will believe them for years to come.
At some point, it won’t work anymore.
Let’s make it today.
You may remember a few years ago the President of the NRA, Wayne LaPierre stirred up a hornet's nest when he said DemocRATS are comfortable with the amount of gun crimes so-as to keep the issue alive as a campaign issue.
I would take that a step further and say RATS are comfortable with people living in squalor, being addicted to drugs, and generally living their lives as wards of the state so-as to keep those issues alive as campaign issues as well.
Watch his poll #s go up this coming week - MSM claiming he’s the real hero rather than Capt. Phillips and the USN.
Yep - gotta keep that majority of non-taxpaying voters.
I am with you — what does the state have to do with disability claims for Social Security. Know the people in the local Social Security office are federal employees. This makes ZERO sense just like ZERO, the President.
We will see.
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Obama Did Not Order the Kill That Freed Capt. Phillips
I know that - you know that - MSM has done their damage by repeating the lie and elevating their president.
Feds outsource the processing work to states?
That’s the only thing I can think of and if that is the case then bring it back in the federal government. I know I wouldn’t want the State Employees that work at the OK Capitol to have to make a decision.
I was just about to tell you the same thing — did the research as well. Agree it makes zero sense to furlough people paid for by the Feds. Think we should have some examples. I don’t trust anyone associated with ZERO’s Administration.
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