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Friday, March 16, 2007
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Karen's Social Security application: denied. "Not disabled enough." Right. She was told, BY HER DOCTORS, that she was "permanently disabled and will never be able to work again." Sounds disabled to me...........
Let's see: arthritis; anemia; high blood pressure; vision and hearing loss; learning disabilities. Colostomy. And she's not disabled?? Something wrong here..........PRAY FOR US.
We're living on my VA "disability", a pittance...THAT'S IT. The system fails at every turn.
[Image of Karen Vidra (c) 2005, Karla Dorman]
... when is disability
not a disability?
when it's social "security".
when is security
when you're denied it.
when is denial
when you fight to get what you deserve.
(c) 2007, Karla Dorman (3/16)
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|Reviewed by CJ Heck
|Oh my God, Karla! Keep fighting for it! This is such a sad scenario ...
Love and a hug,
|Reviewed by Aberjhani
|ANSWER ME THIS was a hard read because the truth is so disturbing and far too many people can attest to its validity. This is one of the greatest reasons more U.S. government attention is needed on domestic fronts at home than on military fronts abroad. The last line makes this poem a masterpiece that should be included in one anthology after another.
|Reviewed by Lynn Barry
|Prayers and thoughts...HUGS|
|Reviewed by A PAX
|This is so unfair, can things like this be appealed????
Are there advocates
like from other agencies????
write your congressman???
prays for you both
pax Anita :(
|Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*®
|What a modern-day travesty this is when one has to fight for something that she is deserving of. What a sad commentary about the current state of America. Shame, shame, shame on the bueracracy.
They only seek to discourage you ... hang in there. Many people will quit at this point and that is exactly what they are counting on. If you continue to fight, you will win.
Lots of hugs and prayers for you and Karen.
Love & Light always and in all ways,
|Reviewed by David Young
|I will pray for you both! They say government has compassion, then we see the Katrina truth, where they deny "At Will" the human element of need.|
|Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader)
|My good God, my heart goes out to you. I have a friend who went through something similar. She has two children and cannot drive a vehicle because she takes epileptic seizures, but was denied a disability. Go figure! Keep fighting, and I'll keep praying, love holly|
|Reviewed by Carole Mathys
|Don't ever give up the fight, follow the advise of the others...just keep bugging them. My prayers are added to the other heading your way. Take care you two and never quit...
love and peace, Carole
|Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
|A grimm picture of what the world has become today my friend...I guess you need more that one doctor's reports...say three...and if not granted yet..take legal stops or toi-toi the streets like they do here to get theit attention!!
You are in my prayers my friend!!
Thanks for sharing...and trusting in our support in prayer to our Lord!!
|Reviewed by Joyce Bowling
|A touching and heart wrenching look at the grim reality of social security...we will pray on, for God is able to take control and resolve this situation, He did for my mom who was also disabled and denied...she to has three types of arthritus, and two steel rods for a spine, border line diabetic, and suffered two heart attacks...Praise the Lord she is still alive and well, and the social security board passed her for her disability...prayer changes things...expect it and believe!
|Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
|A deeply-touching write and you asked the best questions in the best way possible> My heart is out for karen. I love her|
|Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
|Sounds like a hick up, often happens to peeps here, get you Dr on the case, and wait for the big payback. Just don't get stressed...|
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
|The system fails at every turn.
And it sadly has, for a very long time - for both the disabled and our valiant veterans. But don't give up - keep bugging them - many bureaucrats have very thick skulls - and while our government spends billions on pork barrel projects, they are told to safeguard every dime.
|Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
I WILL ASK: HONORABLE CONGRESSPERSONS, WHY YOU KEEP VIOLATORS OF THE CONSTITUTION (USA) IN OFFICE? WHY YOU AUTHORIZE THEM TO BURN PEOPLES' MONEY? ~ "Answer Me This".
It is about time that the people say "NO" to the VIOLATORS OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, before we become the GREATEST SLAVEYARD OF THE NEW WORLD.
Thank You for sharing this, "Answer Me This".
Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
|Reviewed by Georg Mateos
|Once I wrote a poem called "Man is a cold winter" and it applies here 100%. I didn't fought WWII, Korea and Vietnam to see my fellow citezen to be treated in such a manner.
I didn't fought for the country so we can send ten billion dollars to the reconstruction of Kabul but not of New Orleans.
I didn't fought so we can stashed away the disable so we can save a few bucks.
A disgrace, shame on us!
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|aMy heart reaches out to you across the miles for I am fighting similar battles here in Canada. I was forced out of a government job of 30 years with a medical discharge because their doctors decided I was permanently disabled, try telling that to taxation. So I am with you in the fight.
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|Karla, you have the right to a hearing and counsel that you don't have to pay for. Please phone your medicaid office and see if you can't get it from social security, you can get it from medicaid. All she needs is a doctors letter. I hope you follow through, it takes time and patience, but she will be all set once she gets it.|
|Reviewed by William Bonilla
|Just keep fighting, keep appealing,
saturate them with medical reports
that what they like paper work and red tape.
Peace be with you
Love & Peace
|Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia
WHAT AN ATROCITY!!!
DO NOT GIVE UP, GIRLS - OUR GOD IS BIGGER THAN THIS STINKING GOLIATH!!! I'M SENDING THIS OUT FOR IMMEDIATE POWERFUL PRAYER AND INTERCESSION.
LOVE TO YOU BOTH, Rhonda
|Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
|I feel so bad for you both. Karen does not deserve this treatment, but that is the way they are. I will keep you in my prayers. I will also pray for you to have the strength to fight this travesty! Your application should never have been turned down, but that's the government for you.
|Reviewed by Susan Sonnen
|You guys keep fighting! I'm praying for you both.|
|Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
|They played that crap with Melissa as well, told her that her disability wasn't permenanent, she had to fight and fight hard, and they did not treat her well, I am sorry I am venting here, I saw some of what Melissa went through, and I had to fight for mine as well, I was told I wasn't disabled enough, and yet I could not work, and my muscles were starting to deterioriate, Karen will get it though, I have faith in the Lord above.
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|Thats it Karla, you and the other special K fight for your rights, as you deserve them fer sure...Ed|
|Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader)
|Sweet precious, I wrote her an e-mail.I had gone though SSDI too and they will back pay her..Keep the FAITH..LOVE YA, DOVE|
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
It doesn't make sense, does it? I know you feel as bad as I do, probably even more so. Thank you for your prayers and concern! We will make it with the Lord's Help! Stark dose of what reality is; not just for us, but for many who have to fight the system! BRAVA! Very well done!
((((HUGS)))) and much love, your twin sister, Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <
|Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath
|Oh Hon My heart truly goes out to you.
Hugs and always love to you...keep fighting get a lawyer many do nowadays you know.
Ask and it shall be given remember that, miracles always happen,
~Gwendolyn... beautiful pic~SMILE LOVE YA'