Originally Posted by gatorman_07732
Right, nothing here about relaxing standards. You ignored my first link that gave proof and if you choose to ignore the huge increase of people receiving government assistance and say they are not encouraging this then I say you are not being honest.
Do you understand that this
"First, the Social Security Administration now places more weight on self-reported pain and discomfort, has relaxed the screening of mental illness, and accepts medical evidence from the applicant’s own doctor."
is coming from a paper written in 2006? And that the conclusion was that this shift occurred in 1984?
So we're talking about a relaxation in standards that happened in 1984?
I hate to admit that I really need to ask these questions. I thought we made progress when you admitted that the blame doesn't all fall on Obama. But you swiftly posted to this incorrect "watchdog" link again and started beating your chest and howling like Tarzan. So it's a little unclear.