Number of “Disabled” Workers Hits New High

Investors.com has an article on the explosion in federal disability benefit filings during the Obama administration.  It appears that SSDI has become an extended version of unemployment insurance.  The chart in the article shows the dramatic rise in the number of participants since the loosening of the standard for “disability” in 1984.  Strange coincidence that Congress has also amended the Americans with Disabilities Act to allow almost anyone to claim they are disabled?

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