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The number of people on Social Security disabilities.
Watch out it hit a new record high for the month of January almost nine million people.
Nine million almost receiving disability payments from the feds and -- here's -- -- -- you to conjure with 192.
Straight months that the number of people on disability has gone up that's almost sixty years straight years straight up.
Let's bring in stop Tonka she's the president of Cuba stock -- what used to be called a welfare queen and you reform the now his his -- -- my question for you this morning -- some people playing at the system claiming disability is that a hard to catch like depression I don't wanna be harsh.
I'm not blaming victims but I wanna -- to the truth -- tell me.
Well the truth is that the problem with our disability insurance program is that it's administered by the Social Security Administration.
So you have the manipulators in Washington that move around a few decimal numbers and then next thing you know they're flush with cash because of the payroll -- -- It's a federal program -- the states cannot regulate so what begins to happen is within the state you have all of these up.
Well for mentality we can column entitlement mentality folks.
Who look at -- Welfare program that they look at disability program may cap the cost that is much easier to go to doctor get a note for the headaches that they get and they end up on the disability program.
They don't have the same means -- that the welfare programs -- so there's no accountability.
The problem you get Social Security disability payments for a long long I mean -- life isn't it I mean there's very little cheque on hey you know Zora and not any longer get back in the workforce Islamic.
Doesn't -- because that's not it usually the regulation is on the local level the states.
We -- in the welfare programs get an opportunity.
To make sure that people are not -- the system that they really need help.
but under the disability program it's a federal program so the stakes now get all of this cash there's no way that they can say.
We have to we want you to qualify let's make sure that you are eligible for this.
This is not the only problem that's run -- we know that this is happening also and they.
Unemployment benefit program so yes the challenges that people now for all an extended period time all their life if they want to because they say they have a bad back or bad foot.
Can qualify for this program.
-- in the days when I forgive -- for using pejorative welfare queen on you did that for a number of years was it easy easy to play and gain the system.
It's very easy to game the system in the welfare system I had to do -- get pregnant.
In nine if you were not married and you didn't work and you can you know -- happening money in the bank you qualify but there -- Mean it means test every first of the month you would get a questionnaire to say it did do you still qualify.
What the -- -- problem is a little bit different because this particular program is not locally regulated there's not a case -- like when I was on welfare that would have the ability to come to your house of these you have to regularly go in and check with the make sure that you were still dirt floor.
-- all of these programs need to be overhauled and that's what the Republicans are science when they keep saying let's cut spending.
We need to get inside of this poverty programs if you well we're spending about 600 billion dollars a year on these programs.
And find out.
Who should first of all be administering them so that they we can determine who really has need and should be benefiting all -- -- -- obviously you're right -- If you do what you're suggesting you would the demo called to debt.
-- that that you -- they said that you all you off -- you -- a nasty lady you are trying to blame the victim.
You are making people -- you all need Euro rotten person that's exactly what's gonna be said about you if you real really want reform of these system.
Period you know.
But -- that this is what leadership is about this is -- backbone -- about how.
About that have teenagers -- all of that teenagers think that your heart when you're telling them know as well.
So you know this arguments that the left keeps thrown out there about how harsh we are.
We can look into what they've done with our poverty programs and not -- help at all I mean batters are getting worse in every inner -- and now on our rural communities.
It is out of control so someone in Washington has to does have the leadership abilities to say I don't care what you call me.
You're you're right now we are going to go and hero and reform -- because frankly.
Where cruel to the -- this is not helping someone.
To not find their abilities to be able to produce something to allow them to sit on the couch all afternoon because they get in a headache and collective.
Ability to honor related note -- got one real fast one point -- want your comment.
One lawmaker in Tennessee introduced legislation that would -- -- -- benefits to parents whose kids are not doing well in the classroom.
They're -- well fat to grade performance that parents could say that welfare checks cut by 30%.
What do you say to that in.
I think how -- yeah.
I think that since the money is given to those households on behalf of the children and at least we can do is make sure that the children -- not repeat that behaviors of their parents and get a good education stop talking everyone thanks very much as usual for joining us against it -- --
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