"Many are choosing not to". Who are the "many"?
"Many" is a comparative. For your statement to be valid you'd have to have comparative data, otherwise you're statement would be meaningless and invalid, not factual.
"When Faith preaches Hate, Blessed are the Doubters." - Amin Maalouf
Reagan loosened the rules for disability back in 1984, the Senate was Republican controlled. The Social Security Disability Reform Act, partly because a severe crack down was seen as an over stepping Government- sound familiar??? What more needs to said about that?
According to the SSA claim approval rate tripled from 1984 to 2008. the 'skyrocketing' has been going on for decades. The chart shows a steady climb throughout this period no matter who was in the Oval Office or which party controlled which part of Congress.
The question isn't did your imaginary friend get over, it is are the claim approval rates 'skyrocketing'? In the 24 years after Reagan era reform the approval rate tripled...
Seems the Right Wing Ranters are leaning far into the barrel for this whine...