Fox Obscures Important Facts To Attack Disability Benefits | Research | Media Matters for America

PAYNE: It’s a scandal. When it’s truly ever uncovered what’s going on here, a lot of men, 25, 26 years old sitting on a porch all day long because every two weeks they get a crazy check and they’re on disability.

via Fox Obscures Important Facts To Attack Disability Benefits | Research | Media Matters for America.

 

Not that his assertions on how easy it is to get disability show how little he knows of the Social Security programs, but he even screwed up the most basic of facts that a simple search on SSA.GOV would show.  People getting any type of Social Security benefits, whether disability, retirement, survivor, or SSI, get paid once a month.

 

You receive SSI benefits on the 1st of the month and your DIB benefits once a month based on the day you were born.

 

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