View Poll Results: What does disability mean and who should get it?

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  • It means unmanagable pain and those people should get it

    9 25.00%
  • It means one might get a chance to retire early and play

    2 5.56%
  • It is another way to fleece taxpayers and no one should get it

    2 5.56%
  • who cares, it is unmanagable

    0 0%
  • who cares, it is insignificant expenditure for the US

    1 2.78%
  • It should be completely overhauled, re-written, and inspected for cheaters

    26 72.22%
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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by JC Callender View Post
    We live in a much more technologically sophisticated society with much more emphasis on health and safety than we did back in the 1920's. Are you going to credit the government for all of that? If so, who are you going to credit for making America possibly the greatest success story of any country in history in it's own short history from it's inception to the beginning of entitlements?
    The Greatest country really? Do you believe that is still true?
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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    My ideas work fine for what they are intended to do. They however do not work fine at what they are not intended to do.
    I'm reminded of the communist that intends to convince his audience that communism would work if it was allowed to do what it was supposed to do.
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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    I'm reminded of the communist that intends to convince his audience that communism would work if it was allowed to do what it was supposed to do.
    You are reminded of a utopia? My ideas have nothing in common with a utopia.

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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by opendebate View Post
    The Greatest country really? Do you believe that is still true?
    It may not be the greatest in history (that's a matter of debate, as you could swing to Rome), but it should be near the top at the very least.
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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    You are reminded of a utopia? My ideas have nothing in common with a utopia.
    To the utopian, everything they believe is grounded in reality.
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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    I'm going to credit the federal government for much of the regulated advances we have today, yes. Much of that safety was at the behest of increased governmental intervention after the Gilded Age. When you are talking about a group like the disabled, you have to square with some of these mantras that are mindlessly spouted off.
    I'm not against the government setting certain rules, I don't like the massive payments through transfer of wealth.

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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by opendebate View Post
    The Greatest country really? Do you believe that is still true?
    Yeah, although not as much so.

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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by opendebate View Post
    The Greatest country really? Do you believe that is still true?
    It's just the personal opinion of how someone defines great. It's a pretty meaningless way to judge things.

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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    To the utopian, everything they believe is grounded in reality.
    Considering it exists that is a pretty weird thing to say.

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    Re: What does disability mean to you and who qualifies?

    Quote Originally Posted by JC Callender View Post
    I'm not against the government setting certain rules, I don't like the massive payments through transfer of wealth.
    Even modestly? Are we arguing over net benefits to a population or are we arguing political philosophy?
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