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    JesseCW, nchristine

    other sights, but check this out:

    http://retirementblog.ncpa.org/...

    None of those on Disability are being counted as unemployed.

    The real rate is probably over 20% (U6 isn't that far away without disability) and in some locations much worse.

    Everyone on some form of benefits is invisible -- both to the public at large and to government statistics.

    Pissing and moaning about the "deficit" in this situation is just stomach-turning, let alone criminally negligent  regarding what is being done to people.

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 09:59:43 PM PDT

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