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Americans Joining Disability Now Outpacing Americans Finding Jobs

Posted By admin On July 18, 2012 @ 1:22 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

DANIEL HALPER
Weekly Standard [1]
July 18, 2012

A new chart set to be released by the Republican side of the Senate Budget Committee details an alarming fact: In the last three months, more Americans have joined disability than have found a job:

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As the chart shows, between April-June 2012, an estimated 246,000 Americans were added to Social Security’s disability insurance program. In that same time period, only 225,000 American jobs were created.

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[1] Weekly Standard: http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/americans-joining-disability-outpaces-americans-finding-jobs_648660.html

[2] 8,733,461: Workers on Federal ‘Disability’ Exceed Population of New York City: http://www.prisonplanet.com/8733461-workers-on-federal-disability-exceed-population-of-new-york-city.html

[3] 8,803,335: Another New Record for Disability—Up 975 Per Day Under Obama: http://www.prisonplanet.com/8803335-another-new-record-for-disability%e2%80%94up-975-per-day-under-obama.html

[4] More Americans Joining Military as Jobs Dwindle: http://www.prisonplanet.com/more-americans-joining-military-as-jobs-dwindle.html

[5] More Americans Joining Military as Jobs Dwindle: http://www.prisonplanet.com/more-americans-joining-military-as-jobs-dwindle-2.html

[6] Just 58% of work-age Americans have jobs, lowest since July 1983: http://www.prisonplanet.com/just-58-of-work-age-americans-have-jobs-lowest-since-july-1983.html

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