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we will see later. ♪ buying, thank you for watching tonight. we'll see you tomorrow. >> how incentivend cold can you get? >> tt is what i hear if a challenge a welfare program. >> we're talking about people that we ought to be rushing to try to hp the needy did benefit credit cards,dt cards. ♪ john: free sff for victi. bill o'reilly. n matter what the evidence, no matter what facts are presented, the liberal line wi be the same if society's fault. john: she blames her parents for bad attitude. the back street boy's neck carter blames his drug binges on paris hilton.
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lamar odom as father blames his sons trouble on the kardashian these people say they cannot find work. th woman works for the welfare office. >> which should be done about that? >> i don't really know. they wil get a job. john: selling victim died. that is our show tonight. ♪ spherejohn: are you a victim? won 19 emmys. sola powered clothes dryer, just 50 bucks. what did they get in the mail? a clothesline.
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>> this machine supposedly used chemical says to make people feel younger. >> or you could use this device. >> will step. of uy facial fat. john: it's my job. i should warnou about scams. nothing wrong with consumer reporting. the media always goes overboard. and in 2020 we did. >> coffee makers may have started dozens of fires. john stossel with thfacts you @%ould know, brewing disaster. john: did you hpen to catch this so-called this story? >> invesgati reporter went undercover to see firsthand how this underground world works. >> eight peoples sharing a meal in a stranger's home. blended best and dinner parties like these have bece more common. siders tell us they are completely unregulated. john: oh, my goodness. unregulated dinner parties. gavin mcinnes is a media critic ann columnist. he hates this kind of hide and
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writes about it. what gets in their heads? >> out of touch with the average american and think that they need to get in there and regulated all. i feel like they have never built the business, a liberal arts degree, a journalism degree, d't run the numbers. john: that is a good point. anybody u.s. tried to build somethin, a building or a busiss, they wake up to regution. reporters, most have never built anything. >> i notice they took thee comments section down from the web page at that news station. you called the reporter up and gave her some heat, i hope. she said she seemed dubious. with m questions she returned more questions. john: you would not answer the question. >> s wanted to know what my ankle was a wireas asking questions. one thing i find a lot of these reporters are scared of is being exposed. they're like politicians. when you stick their face a per call at the name they're less likely to go on these witch hunts
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john: well, undercover cameras. one of the more famous os, julia roberts won an oscar portraying the hero, aaron brockovich. >> very harmful. it killseople. >> oh, yeah. >> a dream about being a will to watch their kids women a pool without worrying it will have to have a hysterectomy at the age of 20. john: this was about a chemical leakefrom a california power plant thatas supposedly causing canr. but it turned out it probably wasn't caung cancer. the california cancer registry studied cancer ratesn that area and found no cancer in cess. it i mn -- >> people fell for this because it is intuitive that thinkhat being near a pow plan is probably bad. being stressed must lead to cancer. when y talk to experts in th field they go, really, smoking is the only thing you can do to changeour genetic makeup. if you're going to have cancer
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you, you're going to have cancer. otherwise, live for everyone and it as dressed as you want. john: lawyers made a hundred million dollars despite no evidence. i give their real erin brockovich some credit aer she and her lawyer boss were criticized calling me a corporate shell. i invited her on the progr and she came. john: californians have to pay more for electricity to pay off all of these lawyers. it looks like this cp. >> is definitely not a scam. i have to tell you, i this instance with the southern gas and electriand being part o it from the proce from the beginning to the end, it was a willful egregious intential coract -- ctact. they knew that that chemical was aoison. john: the chemical is a poison, but for the record a steady at 50,000 people who worked at the power plant and were exposed more and were hlthier than average.
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so the media cells that, lawyers get rich, everye pays more for electricity. >> chlorine is a poison and we swam in it all the time. it's great i love boys and. john: you wrote recently about the myth america pageant. what is that about? >> what is happening in media these days is they have bece storytlers. they find a villain and said that this princess inhe castle story and then work backwards and t the evidence from there. e evidence is really there, so they started relying on twitter to proveheheories. with the ms. america pagea it found a bunchf teams to set things like she looks like terrorist. twitter s the samame place where people say this house is not zombie-proofbut we are listening to opinions. john: there was actual backlash. they haveome fact. >> someids, 14-year-old srit take there followers. there was no backlash. it fits their narrative. a crowbar it and. john: a sample, the media freak
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out. >> the new winner is facin a fierce backlash. some people calling her a foreigner, an arab, even a terrorist. >> coming face-to-face with racism. >> racist comments bacchante -- began flooding the internet. $1egan tweeting, ms. america is a terrorist. john: fierce backlash. >> i look at woman at that she has zero followers, little kid. if you look up i hateebabies you will find dozens of kids saying ththat. johntwitter is full of etoric. whatat is the media do this? >> there are a million theories, but culpability i not sexy on tv. john: irresponsible. >> even though it is what made our culture great, it iso we are is a nascent -- nation. it makes people feel better to say it is not their fault, victim of circumstance. john: one last example about media people wringing there hands about victims is that media concern about kids being vote - bullies. >> this kind of bullying is on
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the rice, by one ount as many as one in three kid being victimized. >> cyber bullying, a growing epemic. john: onhe rise, a growing epidemic. i assume there was more uling when i was a kid because noby thought about it. i was bullied. i assumed itas just part of hools. now at least there is awareness. i bet there is less. a former teacher jet a dire- jedediah bila says this is an example of the media doing something right.3 >> i like thii. i cases of bullying. johnelementary school. >> elementary, school, clege. it is a real roblem. you have kids to not only have their grades suffer but contemplate the idea of hurting themselves. stories and i his work is ultimately commit suicide. when it comes to legitimate cases a bullyin the med and dia personalities that have a form can highlight cases and say, for example, there was a girl in queens. in may and read a story about a
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girl who did commi suicide as a result of bullying. it turned out that the administration was not doing proper follow-up and the parents to try to reach the administration to loointo the problem. that is the kind of journalistic coverage that can help the issue in may because parents who ordinaly are not to sound into this issue to say, hold on. let me ask mike to some key questions. let me get t the school and make sure everying is okay. john: what about the mia always saying it is on the increase. they don't know. >> in some cases the media can create victi and label things as bullying and really serious that are n necessarily. but there are cases where its serious, particularly now with the internet age where we have facebook and twitter and cyber bullying, schools have a responsibility. john: and overweight tv anchor was praised by the media, got on the today show because after she got a letter from a viewer who said, you are a b example for ds and should tak care of herself, she complained about
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his bullyg. >> there are children who don't know better, who did e-mails. as critical as the one i received more in many cases even worse, each and every d. the internet has become a weapon . john: come on. she is a hero. the guy just said you should take care of yourself. >> thi is an example of in my opinion hypersensitivity which is where t fine line comes in. >> this keeps happennng with all of these cases. now, y, it is a tragic thing that someone killed themselves, let's can pare that to a bees sting. how serious is this problem? millio of kids. let's quantify. john: hundreds of americans are killed >> let's quantify t people who were not. when you bubble a child like that and put a protective layer and coddledhem they're not prepared for the real world. john: now we have the iernet, and anemone which lets people believe more.
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inevitably when you are arguing with someone like this guy who called arat and she is fa by the way. john: did not even cal arafa the wake. >> he should feel bad. you're overweight. sorry. >> there has to be a balance i terms of how we looked at this. jo: we are way beyond balance. thank-you. if you would like to keep this conversation going, go to facebook and twitter and use that has tagged. victimhood. let people know what you think. coming up. >> cupcakes for sale. hn: i held the bake sale, a racist bake sale. >> that is not rig. >> ou got to be on your -- john: also today, what does it mean to be poor in ameri? >> at tv. >> television. john: air-conditioning? yes,. john: cable-tv? >> yes,. john: how many chaels?
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john: how many chaels? >> 101. you really love, what would you do?" ♪ [ woman ] i'd be a wter. [ man i'd be aaker. [ woman ] i wanna be a p maker. [ man ] i wanna be a pot. [ woman ] i'd ben architect. what if i told you someone could pay yo and what if that person were you? ♪ wh you think about it, isn't that what retirement should be, paying ourselves do at we love ♪
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john: $7.205 per hour. thats the federal minimum wage.
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could you liven that? have you? what amount of pay is reasonable at what point is is so low that if you work for tt you are a victim? >> people got bills you know, chi payment, ca insurance, utilities. you know, that doesn't -- the minimum wage is notats -- john: theave been lots of protests around the country mostly restaurant workers complaining about low pay. the protests have had an effect. california just passed a bill to raise the state's minimum wage $ p hour. most people around me -- i do live in manhattan -- c $10 is not enough, and the government must get in to guarantee those victims of greedy employers more money, a living wage. this, but he is president of the ayn rand institute, and we notice of this person ayn rand
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was. hugest advocate selfishness? i'm advocating that everyone should be sf interested. there are many people out there who are interested in working for these rates. what happens when wee set the minimum wage so high, $10 per hour or whener it happens to be, $7.25, what happens to those people who dot produce at $10 an hour or $7.205? what wereate is a class of people who will never find a job. you why those people? young, ineerienced, teenage, inner-city youth who are now excluded completely from the work force and will never learn skills and get the experience necessary for making a hundred dollars an hour. john: how are they excluded? >> because if they can only produce $5 an hour, no one will employ thee at $1 per hr. no onn will lose on the employees that they hire. john: and the restaurant lobbyists ran this ad.
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minimum wage. why robots could soon replace fast food workers demanding a @%gher minimum wage. >> we are actually seeing is. if you drive up the cost, what restaurants will do, they still ed to make theirr profit, keep the price of their products ea they will replace people with technology. jo: mcdonald's response i thought was interesting. they came out with as simple budget, and a free comprehensive money management tool to providing an outline of what an individual budget may look like. they show thaa person can work for minimum wage sti save $100 per month. however, itnclude working two jobs. it took a lot of heat for that. >> it is a little big brotherly for mcdonald's to tell its employees he's what you can do. look, people are livingll over this country making this kind of money people came to this3 country with -- 100 years ago ople liv on much less than this. they senthere kids and got an
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education and rose up. john: people do around the world >> most people around the world live on muc much less. the government has no role in, yo know, dictating -- john: our government has decided it does. >> it sure has, and as a consequence you have seen youthh unemployme in this country close to 20%. %-ted raise minimum wages, what you see is msive unemployment among those who can least afford it. john: i ink progress, every facet of this budget basally is unachievable. >> many people achieve it. we all staed somewhere. i make a lot ofoney today, but i started making less than minimum wage, foreign student, you know, working at graduate school making probably less than this. we managed. it is wrong to try to force people to pay a particular wage, to pay a particular form income. this should be left for the marketplace. let -- left to negotiations.
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john: affair was the protesters, there is a spring in their ste [chanting] john: they don't act like ctims. >> i don't see any one o those people look like they were starving. we are doing is not jus you know, violating their rights and reducing profits in everything that has to do with economically , but also denying jobs to people who cannot afford toe denied jobs and create unemployment. john: listen to this more serious protester who presents the victim message, d this persuades peopl. >> someeople work 80 hours a week and cannot make es meet or have no time for anhing else. all they do is work all week. jo: all they do is work all week. nobody -- >> nobody knows anything. john: don't we or i -- of the
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poor ssmething? >> no, we don't. john: i feel i owe as an individual. >> then you as an individual can help them out, but they are not asking for your help. they're not trying to negotiate a better salary. what they aresking is for the state to bring coercive power and force u to help them, force employers to help them. john: thank you. yan brook. coming up, our black people victims in america? do i victimize them further if i run this race is to bake sale? >> we have different prices here. if you are asian, and dollar 50. if you're whiteand dollar. if you are lato or black, $0.50.
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john: if any people have t right to label themsels victims, it is american blacks. first we had slavery, then state-required segregation, then
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continuing racial discrimination but the author of "backlash" offers that this focus on the past is terrible for blacks. ca says they should stand up against destructive progressive tyrants to promo victimhood. distractive progressive tyrants. >> progressive policies are harming the black community, failing public schools, unemployment is over 13%, or 40 percent among young black individuals. john: they are victims. >> stands up to these present policies that are not working. and do not see them as victims. they are not vtims. that is a narrative that the left uses all the time to promote their big government agenda. they don't want to promote liberty, personal responsibility . vapovote --, a bigger government john: you went to the naacp annual summit and heard a lot about victimhood. >> throughouthe entire meeti john: every speech?
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>> what i heard when i was there was an aserses them mentality. added not hear any solutions. i heard a lot ofictimization, race cds. voter i.d. is racist, as verses them. if you are blackou don't stand a chance. john: at that me naacp conference where you are not allowed to speak should point out, al sharpton marked --ocks people who say the eleion of president obama means that americ is past racism. >> those that were saying that never was profiled in a dertment store. those that were saying at work never pulled over on the highway. john: here is a point, of the black man is more likely to be pulled over on the highway, profiled. >> racism is not prelent across our country. ere are 80 it's out there may be racist, but clearly look at individuals and politics, business, sports, entertainment. myself, and i implore all
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freedom o americans to stand up@ and push back on this narrative. don't be afraid to be called a racist o a sellout, of the different names. if you believe i liber and want to advance our country forward, i implore all americans to speak out john: the stock to let the killing of trade on martin. the prident said this could have been my son. it could have bee his son. >> he injected himsf into this and made about a racial issue when, in fact, it had nothing to do with race. john: we don't know that it had nothing to do about race >> the fbi investigation concluded that. zimmerman was not convicted. so clearly it was not about race. unfortunately early one had people who promoted it as our pop re. thats what domineered the headlines. john: and a producer at nbc -- surpri, surprise -- clearly had black victimhood in lin -- in mind when he edited the nine month one call. here's the actual call. >> this y los like he is up
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no good or something. it is raining. he is just walking around looking about. >> oka is guy, is the white, black, or hispanic? >> he looks black. john: the editor took up the dispatcher askin is the white, black, hispanic, was leftust this. >> this guy looks like he is up to no good. he looks black. john: look, andevision, we ways -- maybe he was just -- >> no, that was just very inappropriate and the wrong thing to do. ything about race is emotional and it drives the headline. eerly on with this case, this investigation, it was always about race when, in fact, it wasn't. john: seenth blacks been victims in america? >> years ago, joh black individuals did not have access to edution, hsing, jobs. timemes ha changed, and we don't live in that era anymore. john: let's talk about
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firmative action, given amera's history of discrimination, it seems reasonable to me that whites should try to make amends, tried to give a break to minorities grace that i had. what is wrong with that before you answer, let's bring in a white pson who opposes affirmative action. jennifer gratz was denied admission to the university of michigan, you say because you are white. aviano was because of your race? >> well, they're proud of the fact that they use race and admission to hel some people into heard others. the university of machinelike i applied -- johnn not prrudly hurt others. they say thehelp some. >> wn i applied to t university of michigan and a point system in place. you needed 100 points to be accepted. a perfect act score and an applict to los points, and a stanng as sake was one point. you're black, as bennett, are
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native american, you're automatically awarded 20 points, more than a perfect act your sats court. very obvious how much a factor replace. john: you sued over this intricate knowledge of the suureme court and won. >> i did. john: affirmate action still lives. >> the supreme court said that race preferences cannot be used in a mechanical way.3 the could note a point system, but race could be used as a factor for about another 25 years. john: if i get a job applicant and they are equal, i pbably would take the black person figuring this person had may be to overcome something in the past. what is wrong with that? >> i think that our decision making should be colorblin i tnk that first of all, the chances -- john: what about the history of dirimination and special privileges for whites? >> i don't know of any special privileges that i have.
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there are three unintenended viitims of these policies. the ople who get a preference to get into coege and don't need or to get a job and don't need it and the credentials of unquestioned. john: us talk about that. he sent us this video of a conversation with a 16-year-old girl. she has top grades, perfect s.a.t. score and she is against affirmative action. >> this college, racial tension and racial division because t white people going to say, oh, but we don'tet preferences. we don't get advantages. they're going to resent the minorities. i'm ing to get extra points because of pilot light, and i resent that. i don't wt people looking at me and saying, maybe she got in because of what she looks like and not because she is qualified john: i have heard that before. how can you ever trust that this doctor deserves to be a doctor. >> these policies did not exist among we would love the people in positions that allow lives
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and theihands are there because of their merit. john: other victims, you say, are pple who get the preferences and do well in school. >> correct. people who are qualified to get into a second-tier schoolsre bound to because of prferentia treatment and getnto a top tier school and then don't do wellnd end up with a considerable amount of debt and student loans and oftentimes dropout. so now they have a debt, no degree, and they feel horrible. l successful. we would be better off having kidso where they're prepared , whether qualifications say they're ready too and graduate and get a degree in feel like a success. john: the third cegory ishis meage of victioo >> yes. the race hustlers of the world, and jesse jackson, al sharpton. john: if you're told you're a victim, you start to act like it >>xactly. you act like a victim. you become a victim.
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and it becomes an us versus them type of mentality which i know you talked about earlier. john: to rse people's consciousness about affirmative action, i once ran a racist ake sale. john: cupcakes for sale. my priceless said agents had to pay $1.50, white's $1.00, latinos a blacks just $.50. >> that is not right. >> you have to be out of your mind. >> that is stereotyping. john: it is. >> that is not right. john: it is the same princle. >> you got their aention. let me give you a quick - john: we had conversation people were saying, i had not thought of it that way. >> frederick douglass was born a slave, escape slary, self educated, invold in politics, an adviser to presidents, he disdained affirmative action and special treatment. so if he was someone that could do it and be successful, anyone
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can with our work. >> the bake sales highlight the hypocrisy. you cannot be for rate -- race preferences and college admissions, college jobs come up contacting, and in, what you did outrages. hn: thank you. more on so-called victimhood coming up. ♪ ññññññ?z?z?çowówóv7
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john: welfare is supposed to help peoplein need, ge destitute people ahance to get back on their feet. that is not what usually happens , formerelfare recipientseam -- star parker. what you mean? >> what has happened is the poor have been conditions todopt a slave mentality.
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i don't on myself and and not free. it is sad in a free country that we are even calling ourselves pork. i got caught up in it, and a lot more people are today because they goodies are getting much broade and more expensive to taxpayer. john: people who get government aid often say the solution to their problem is more government aid. here is what i was told outside aood kitchen in harlem. >> poverty stinks'. >> give us more jobs and opportunities. john: goverent should just created job. >> create jobs. >> create moe jobs. john: more food stamps. >> mar foods cts. >> more wfare. >> more welfare. john: oo and on. the impressions that goods come >> right.ment. well, that is theisconnection. i never thought about it when i lived on welfare. we have also taken the shame out. you can live tax dependent commit taxpayer dependence and no one will even know it. housing for the poor has improved when it is come to what lay it -- what theyook like.
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you cannot tell it is a government pay for. john: you see lived pretty well. >> it is a mentality. this is the problem. people are not connecting to their own lives and well-being. it is, give me something. then you make use sililar to slavery where you make do if you are on by someone else. it put up barriers so they cannot live free. you move from one benefit to the next. john: checout the fear of a california surfe dude who john roberts interviewehere uses his food stamp card to buy lobster and sushi. >> hundred dollars a month. >> thank you for shopping with us. >> just like that. >> please remove our bags. >> all paid for by our wderful tax dollars john: he had no interest in getting a job. >> not something that appeals to you..3 >> not whatsoever. john: you work the system when you collected. >> why not just hang outt venice beach all afternoon. i didt for a a long tim it was not until the christian
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conversion changed my life and engage in my own well-being. work is hard which is why we don't want to reward of behavior. john: the government's welfare bureaucrats ussally claim that theyre saving people. one outside welfare offic i was this -- surprised the find that admitted what she does lea people to death not bother to look for work . you end human-resources encourag people to be independent? %-john: what should be done? >> i don't really know. i guess stop giving away the money and it will get a job. john: andou work for the government. >> that's right. john: that is a pretty unusual reaction. [laughter] >> don't work, don'tave, don't get married. that is the rule of welfare. john: don't admit that usually, dohey? people with serious. >> no, they were not serious, but they did not admitted in public. mike case worker is the one that told me if anyone ever asked to
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make sure that night did not li beyond what they we pang me. pretend that added the iue one to go to lunch with her girlfriend. she is part of the problem. john: one aspirg actress and livein a poor neighborhood in los angeles made this video mocking the welfare system. >> go to california. i need some money. >> free food. >> mama says she can't take to school. >> we get free fd >> free day care, freelothes. this is where it then it checks pay and money goes. all you have to do is -- and nine months later youet the@ big box. john: obviously her point, having babies wednesday benefits >> absolutely true. if you get pregnant you get a check. welfare reform, you get pregnant at 14, 15, 16, you get a check and a housing voucher to move out of your parents setting. it i sad.
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john: youhink a 14 year-old girl says i will get pregnant because i'm going to get this monthlyheck? >> i think that what we have ne is incentivized this type of behavior. remember, these folks have been conditioned to believe they are victims. when you're 14 years old and lived in housing pject because your mother was4 when she got pregnant with yound you looked out at your options, broken school, broken environment, yes, you can then say why not just live for today. the next thing you know you are pregnant and in that same cycle john: said if a politician dares suggest change, cutng benefits , the mia and the left , i they the same tng? eight hacked t r rates. >> there are oth things that could on the table before you pick a progrgram that is feeding the nation's poor children. al insensitivend cold can u get? john: and hal insensitive and cold you must to suggest these cuts.
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aughter] >> it is the beet medicine ever. it is a cancer in ourociety, and the people that are omoting to keep the status quo at the very part of the system that is now working. we declare war on povertyand trillions of dollars later we have a collapse of mriage, communities that are in total ruin and you have the likes of those forces we just heard that keep insisting we continue this madness. john: thank you. we do seem to continue the madness. coming up, the truly hopeless deserved assistance, even i agree with that. government assistance? it creates more victims. ♪ çks
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john: are you isabled? so disabled you can't find work? i am a stutterer. today's dability laws existed and i began work, i wonder if i ha overcome my problem or maybe just given up, collected a government check. i am glad today's disability laws did not existhen because without them i struggled and i am here. but the laws do exist now, and coincidentally, more americans say they are disabled.
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ted dehaven tudies this. >> a couple of years ago at walmart i over here a conversation between two women and hear one say to the other, i could te a pay cut or i could just go for disility. it really struc me as an analyst to dell's into various government programs. she spoke of that as if it was an either or. ient home and looked at it. the numbers have eloded. when you start looking at the program, we are not more disabl. we are not alue-collar economy any more and have -- john: more people are working at home, less manual labor. >> exactly. so how could this band all this more money fisabilit and have these people applying. john: when you say all these peopll applying, you have the catonstitute chart that sws the money spent over the last 50 years. people say, well, when the economy gets better and then it
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goes down. it barely went down in the 80's and the economy improved. basilly it is going steadily up. >>e have had a liberalization ineligibility going back to the 1980's iis showing up now. for parents trying to get there kids on psychotropic medications and the hopes that they will increase their odds of qualifying for a check. it goes to dad and mom. john: your neighbor gets sick and you start to feel like a sucker. >> the message being sent to my and disabled. as they become adultt, the first thing they're being taught is don't work. disadvantaged or they are or are not. john: disabled used to mea paralyzed. a severe injury. now it means what? depression, back pain. >> is likeny other government program. you start off with good intentions and it becomes something it was never supposed to be.
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the original disability insurance program was supposed to benefit those ages 50 to 64 as basically a transition into regular retirement. since the 1980's u. in a 300 percent increase in awards for back pain, mental issues, what they call non exertion of rerictions. i am going to my chiropractor tomorrow with a pinched nerve, compressed disk and quite nestly ting to take on the gove is driving me nuts. is a good chance i could qualify if i pressed are enough. john: it used to be that they were paralyzed. today most of the cims are things like anxiety, stress, back pain, nebulous diagnes. >> and it is very subjective. john: one other reason more people colct, lawyersak big bucks promoting them. >> if you are disabled or can't work you need social security disabili benefits, but don't try getting the money around. >> we help people get dability benefits. >> it is important that you act
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now. >> cal 1-800-win/win one. >> my law firm has collected over30 billion for injured people. john the third of a billion dollars. >> yes. sometimes when i am at the gym i know this programfter program containing commercials for these folk. they don't make a ton of money, especially scialty law firms. john: $88 million according to the "wall streetournal" in just one year. >> about a decade ago the deck -- the govnment made it easier for non lawyers to represent people in appealing a cim. they hire a bunch of cap non lawyers and such and rushed pele through the system, figure out theystem, collect litt bits of money. it adds that if you get enough people. john: and you pay. thank you. coming up, a doctor composing rap music to try to fight victimhood.
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>> now is time to have occurred and take responsibility for reactions in thaar life the way it should be live. hn: live your life the way it should be lived. that music is not from a professional singer, a doctor@ who works at a clinic in ohio. anthony atkins. you got this idea from the kids you saw. >> t idea from working with youth. it started in ohio, working in a fast track e.r.
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teen pregnancies come as tds, guns, drugs, things of that nature. we just developed a bond. i started talking to them. john: you would say to these kids, like y live like this? >> vy straight up with me. and sometimes he did not have a way to go. decided to use t music the way ey do and listen to me to teach and educate. that is what weo. john: in response to teen pregnancy let's play a clip from your song titled what if. it. ♪ john: and do you really think this will make a difference? it is hard to think that music could make a difference. >> this is medicine and music. yes, given the cnce and guarantee it will make a difference. the kids will come back and s, i am so glad you spoke to us
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this way because a lot of people areot doing it. you keep it really does. you keep it straight with us, d we love it. john: thank-you. your signs are directed to the black community, but i shoulde clear that the show is not singling out minorities. most so-called vicms in america are white peoe, and many are aluent. caroline biden, joe biden's niece, was arrestee recently for throwing a punch at cop. the new york post says she is addicted to alcohol and pills does not take responsibility for actions instead blaming them on the pressure she faces because her ule is the vice-president. give me a bre. america succeeded because it was founded by people who were the opposite of victims, people with great, overcoming obstacles is the route to prosperity and happiness. so three cheers for dr. anthony atkins and for all of you fighting to be anythg but
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