[Sca-cooks] OT collecting disability

grizly grizly at mindspring.com
Thu Aug 3 06:45:46 PDT 2006

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I expect it has something to do with allowing as few people to collect
disability benefits as possible  also known as the bottom line (tm).

My ex took three years after an amputation to start collecting benefits, and
he did not get backpay.  My VA disability took four years after Desert Storm
to finally get.  It is distressing to know that the process has not

Their job is to deny and deny and deny, your job is to appeal and appeal and
appeal.  It should not take so long, but it does.  There should be a better
way. > > > > > > > > >

Politics being a treacherous subject, and my not being on the receiving end
of a disability claim and all, I thought I'd ask a question.

Is it possible that the delay might come from people working hard to manage
a fund of hard earned taxpayer dollars and daily inundatation with all
manner of claims and issues from all over the country, some of which might
be actually legitimate, but all requiring researcha dn processing?  I am
sure there are wastes and problems that ca be addressed, but my personal
wonder is if the system, in all of its inefficiency, may actually be
protecting our tax dollars in some backwards way that is not at all pleasant
to those injured or otherwise incpacitated persons waiting for answers and
benefits for very probably legitimate claims.

niccolo difrancesco
(not that I have personal knowledge of 2 scams that have costs us taxpayers
a couple hundred thousand dollars paid to people who have worked a gross
total of 12 months of taxable payroll jobs in their combined lives)

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