Is Alcoholism is a REAL Disability?

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    Fired Drunk Police Chief Claims Alcoholism Disability | Judicial Watch

    While I applaud the court of appeals decision, I don't think we've seen the last of the these cases yet. Bogus disability lawsuits may be the next "Twinkie defense" for the ambulance chasers.
     
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    Alcoholism is a fucking real disability, by which I mean you are so fucking disabled from being what you are supposed to be, what you could be, that some days being does not matter at all; but no alcoholic should get a fucking live for free off the public tit sticker.

    I mean really now.

    I am a real and serious drinker, a real drunk, (alcoholic is too clinical) I drink more than you people will ever know.

    But no one shoved this shit down my throat and I still pay my own way in the world.

    I still try to have one hell of a good time in the mean time.

    And if it all goes to shit I will sit under a Boab Tree in Kings Park drinking until the last susnet.

    If you want to give me change you can, but I will never beg for it.
     
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    Eventually, yes.

    Initially?

    Not really.
     
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    Initially life is birth, eventually life is death.

    Sorry, I can't find a punch line in that.
     
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    The only thing worse than giving alcoholics a disability check is giving drug addicts a disability check.
     
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    "Is Alcoholism is a REAL Disability?"

    Is illiteracy a disability?
     
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    Alcoholism is substance abuse/addiction.

    Same as any drug addiction.

    And yes addicts are disabled.
     
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    Chronic alcoholism can be a disability. I've seen people who were given disability because they will literally die if they don't drink throughout the day (alcohol is the only drug that can result in death from withdrawal).

    It is the worst of all the drugs.
     
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    Alcoholism got classified as a disease because many of those in power are alkies.
     
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    The brains of alcoholics are changed by their addiction. They really do have a problem - but it is self-induced. Just as the severely obese, smokers, etc. often self-induce their disabilities. None of them should be on the dole, imo.
     

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