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‘I can’t live on $709 a month’: Americans on social security push for its

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After paying for Medicare, my SSDI is only $650/month. It’s ridiculous if you compare that with the cost of living. My husband is also disabled and our mortgage is $900/month. Apartments for rent around her are $1000+. It’s crazy.

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At the end of that article, it mentions an SSDI recipient who moved to Mexico to enjoy a lower cost of living. I didn’t think SSA paid benefits if you leave the country?

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They dont

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SSD will pay if you expatriate. SSI won’t.

That’s what I heard anyway.

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Wrong.

It’s SS. That is different than ‘taxes’.

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And where do you think the money for SS comes from?

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People income. But SS is different from taxes. You should know what your taking about before chiming in to this thread.

I used to think like you. But I came around. Hopefully you will too.

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That’s your opinion. And that’s fine. But the majority of people on this board and with psychosis rely on SS income to survive.

Like I said. I used to think like you too.

You opinion reflect you inexperience with the world and lack of compassion for the poor or disadvantage.

Trump won’t fix that for you. Only time and an open mind will

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Too bad if you live in us, you have the lowest SS benefit due to its high debt:GDP ratio among developed countries.

Only if a country is rich enough then even disabled people can live comfortably, compassion can’t put food on your table, it’s called being realistic

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but the wealth is concentrated at a minority of individuals at the top.

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Mean disguised as realism. There is absolutely nothing wrong with people contributing to funds to help disabled people. That’s why we live in a society… to help each other out and support one another. People have become so self centered that they think like this.

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I own three pet fish

If I don’t feed them, they die, plain and simple

I can’t expect them to feed themselves cause they don’t possess the resources to be able to

I should hand them the capablity

Sorry if I’m comparing pet fish to humans. I don’t mea to go that far

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He wrote ‘compassion doesn’t put food on the table.’

Wtf? Lol

So when I donate twice a year to the food bank where does that money go? It goes on someone’s table because I’m compassionate.

Just like social programs put food on the table.

This guy is just confused & probably regurgitateing crap his parents taught him.

I used to be like him, I know the type all too well

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if life was so simple, hi Dr Zen here i have been a slave all my life because the cost of living was so low, that i all most fell for killing my self over it. then i look up and said hell theyer just killing me, so now i walk the streets looking for money to help out. church give less chairitys give less. but bother sometime you get what you need. peace.

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This thread is going to get locked. Lol

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I have a friend of this mentality, and that is exactly what happens. They feed at the political trough and regurgitate it onto others.

It’s perpetuated by people who don’t give a s*** about anything but money and themselves. I get it that the systems sometimes are abused, but that doesn’t negate the necessity in order to help those who need it.

A healthy Society cares for its aging and disabled.

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You’re incorrect. You get out of SS based on how much you put into it from your income. I paid into ss for 24 years. I earned my disability money.

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