What A Waste: trial lawyers cashing in on dysfunctional SSI program, costing taxpayers billions

CBS 60 Minutes profiles the major increase in Americans receiving Social Security Insurance disability benefits which now totals $135 billion per year. KVI’s John Carlson has been reporting for several months now about the 20% increase in the SSI program over the last 6 years. The problem is coming into sharper focus now with an investigation spearheaded by Republican Senator in Oklahoma, Tom Coburn.