Disability schemers

Are “able-bodied Americans choosing to get easy disability checks rather than find work”? Is it true “that this gaming of the system has the Social Security disability program headed towards collapse”?

Truth in headline writing

“Should Poor People Eat? Let’s Hear From Both Sides!” F.A.I.R.’s Peter Hart acknowledges that “maybe this headline is slightly unfair.” But, he says,”it seemed like a good way to capture the essence of a USA Today story (9/18/13) about the…

Cheatin’ with disability

“It was a story that, if true, was certainly alarming,” wrote F.A.I.R’s Neil DeMause. Parents in Appalachia were pulling their disabled kids out of literacy classes, fearing “that if their kids learned to read, it would disqualify them from receiving…