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Glenn Taylor filmed pushing 2,000-pound rock one month after filing lawsuit saying he was disabled
NY Daily News ^ | 10/20/13 | Nina Golgowski

Posted on 10/20/2013 5:27:15 PM PDT by Libloather

A heavyweight rock crusher's disability claim is being slammed by critics as more mental than physical.

Glenn Taylor — who infamously filmed his ability to knock over an ancient 2,000-pound sandstone with his bare hands — filed a lawsuit claiming "debilitating" physical injury weeks before the stunt's filming, it has been revealed.

Taylor, seen destroying a 200 million-year-old goblin sandstone formation in Utah's Goblin Valley State Park last week, filed a personal injury lawsuit last month claiming to have been disabled after a car crash four years ago.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; boyscoutsofamerica; bsa; disabled; glenntaylor; glentaylor; goblinvalley; lawsuit; rock; taylor; utah
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1 posted on 10/20/2013 5:27:15 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

If there was a god nearby, that rock would’ve toppled over on him.


2 posted on 10/20/2013 5:30:05 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Libloather
Somehow I am not surprised.
3 posted on 10/20/2013 5:30:58 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: Libloather
Too bad the rock didn't go backwards.
4 posted on 10/20/2013 5:31:35 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: Libloather
Fat stupid bastard should be lying under that rock.
5 posted on 10/20/2013 5:32:36 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: Libloather

LOL! With the courts we have in this country, he’ll probably still win his lawsuit.


6 posted on 10/20/2013 5:34:31 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hold on to your sombrero! Here comes amnesty! The GOP is on a roll!)
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To: Libloather

He’s probably going to file with Obamacare to try
and get that new Hernia operation.


7 posted on 10/20/2013 5:34:35 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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A puss-gutted, parasitic, POS, human wannabe, pride of Utah’s polyg experiment.


8 posted on 10/20/2013 5:34:42 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Case back hoe for sale or trade for diesel wood chipper....Enforce the Bill of Rights. It's the Law!)
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To: Libloather

I’m not certain that an epithet like scum-pig existed before today but it just sprang into existence in my mind.


9 posted on 10/20/2013 5:36:01 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Libloather

ok he cooked his own goose


10 posted on 10/20/2013 5:36:56 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: S.O.S121.500

my sister 8 yrs younger than me is trying to get SS disability (49). just makes me sick to my stomach.


11 posted on 10/20/2013 5:38:20 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

LOL! With the courts we have in this country, he’ll probably still win his lawsuit.

Wrong color.


13 posted on 10/20/2013 5:40:52 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Libloather
Wow.
What a loathsome piece of work.
14 posted on 10/20/2013 5:42:41 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: Libloather
Taylor, seen destroying a 200 million-year-old goblin sandstone formation in Utah's Goblin Valley State Park last week, filed a personal injury lawsuit last month claiming to have been disabled after a car crash four years ago.

I hate it when that happens. There needs to be an app that automatically blocks photos of your feats of strength if you've filed for disability.

16 posted on 10/20/2013 5:43:05 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: Vendome

Good one! Thanks for the laugh.


17 posted on 10/20/2013 5:43:36 PM PDT by Ray76 (Get thee behind me, Obama.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

If this is in fact a free country that we live in, then we can all push over as many rocks as we want to our hearts’ content.

The liberal GOP and progressive democrats don’t know anything about freedom.


18 posted on 10/20/2013 5:46:24 PM PDT by o2bfree (Lindsey Graham is left of South Carolina.)
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To: Libloather

Our whole disability system is a joke.

Look at this example they give for someone they would classify as disabled:

Disability Home
Apply for Benefits
Getting Benefits Now?
Health Insurance
Program Information
Frequently Asked Questions

Information We Need About Your Work and Education
(Step 4 and Step 5)

To decide whether you are disabled, we use a five-step process. (This will open another browser window.) Listed below are frequently asked questions about Step 4 and Step 5 of the process.

We need to find out about your past work to decide if you can still do it. To make this decision, we need to know how you did your job. We also need to know if you learned skills on your job.

We need this information to see if you can do any of your past work. Remember that you are not disabled according to our rules unless your illnesses, injuries or conditions prevent you from doing your past work or adjusting to other work.

Information about your education and training are also very important to us. If you cannot do your past work, we look at your age, education, training, and work experience to see if you can do other kinds of work.

Disclaimer: The following is general information only. The Social Security Act and related regulations, rulings and case law should be used or cited as authority for the Social Security disability programs.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Step 4: Can you do the work you did previously?

What work activities can I do if I have a medical condition ?

If you have a medical condition(s) that affects your ability to work on a regular basis, but it is not as severe as any impairment described in the Listing of Impairments, we assess your “residual functional capacity” (RFC). This means we will look at all of the evidence we have and determine what you can still do, despite any limitations caused by your impairment(s) and related symptoms, such as pain and fatigue.

When we assess your remaining ability to do basic work-related activities, we look at how your medical condition(s) has affected your ability to:

Exert yourself physically for various work-related activities (such as sitting, standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling).
Do manipulative and postural activities (such as reaching, handling large objects, using your fingers, feeling, stooping, balancing, climbing stairs or ladders, kneeling, crouching, crawling).
Tolerate certain environmental conditions (such as temperature extremes, wetness, humidity, noise, hazardous working conditions like moving machinery or heights, dust, fumes, odors, gases, poor ventilation, vibrations).
See, hear, and speak.
Maintain concentration and attention at work.
Understand, remember and carry out instructions.
Respond appropriately to supervisors, co-workers, and usual work situations.
Cope with changes in the work setting.

How do you decide whether I can do my past work ?

What information do you need about my past work ?

What happens if you do not get the information you need ?

What happens if you find I am able to do my past work, but I cannot get a job doing that work ?
Step 5: Can you do any other type of work?

What do you consider when you decide if I can adjust to other work ?

How do you consider education ?

How do you consider age ?

How do you consider my work experience ?

How do you evaluate recent education that provides me skills I can use?

“How do you evaluate the effect of my age, education and work experience on my remaining capacity to work ?

In our regulations, we have tables of rules that we use as guides to evaluate how your age, education and work experience affect your remaining capacity for work.

For example, a person with the following vocational profile would be found disabled according to our tables of medical-vocational guidelines:

Capacity for work:

Can lift no more than 20 pounds for up to 1/3 of an 8-hour workday, and
Can lift up to 10 pounds for 2/3 of an 8-hour workday, and
Can stand and/or walk for about 6 or more hours in an 8-hour workday and
Has no other limitations

Age: 57

Education: High school education

Work Experience: No skills that can be transferred to work he is physically able to do.

However, if this individual had skills that could be used for work that is within his capacity and that exists in significant numbers in the national economy, we would find him not disabled.”

I can think of 100 jobs this person could do.

http://www.ssa.gov/disability/step4and5.htm#Q5_1=&a0=0&a1=5


20 posted on 10/20/2013 5:47:58 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Mastador1

If he gives himself a mental disability that is in vogue right now, that won’t matter much when it comes to disability payments. BTW, we now spend more on disability payments than on welfare and food stamps combined.


21 posted on 10/20/2013 5:49:26 PM PDT by freedom462
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To: 1rudeboy

Heh, I was just thinking how hilarious it would have been had the rock shifted the other way at the last moment and squashed this tool.


22 posted on 10/20/2013 5:51:28 PM PDT by DemforBush (Of all the Thompson gunners, Roland was the best.)
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To: DemforBush

He needs to be introduced to the “Joys of Bustin’ Rocks.”


23 posted on 10/20/2013 5:54:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: DemforBush
And that's the funny thing:

1. either he was too stupid/drunk to realize that the rock could fall in his direction, or
2. he was too fat to get out of the way if it did.

24 posted on 10/20/2013 5:54:33 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Donnafrflorida

“””my sister 8 yrs younger than me is trying to get SS disability (49). just makes me sick to my stomach.””””

Does she pretend to have fibromialga? My wife worked as a processor for SS for a short time and everybody seemed to have it. She quit that department because it made her sick that she was forced to give SS disability to these people if they fit the criteria.


25 posted on 10/20/2013 5:55:40 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: tet68

“He’s probably going to file with Obamacare to try
and get that new Hernia operation.”

He’ll get better health care in prison.


26 posted on 10/20/2013 5:56:01 PM PDT by dljordan (WhoVoltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: dfwgator
He needs to be introduced to the “Joys of Bustin’ Rocks.”

Lol

27 posted on 10/20/2013 5:57:12 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: Vendome
I hope an eagle swoops down on him and pecks out his eyes

May the bird of paradise fly up his nose.

28 posted on 10/20/2013 5:57:17 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Donnafrflorida

just makes me sick to my stomach.

Sounds like you could start collecting now too


29 posted on 10/20/2013 5:57:21 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom ;Sarcasm is my bidness)
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To: Graybeard58

May the fleas of a thousand camels infest his armpits.


30 posted on 10/20/2013 5:59:37 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

31 posted on 10/20/2013 6:00:10 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: Libloather

I wonder if claims involving ergophobia are approved?


32 posted on 10/20/2013 6:03:54 PM PDT by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: 1rudeboy

Exactly. And crushed him from the pelvis down, leaving him trapped for the next million years.


33 posted on 10/20/2013 6:04:58 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: al baby

i have worked since i was 14 PT.
Full time since I was 17.
i will work until I can afford to retire or keel over.
at this rate that retirement date is never.
i dont expect SS.
My sister ... never mind.


34 posted on 10/20/2013 6:06:54 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: vbmoneyspender

stooges!


35 posted on 10/20/2013 6:08:08 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dfwgator

May the rebels of his seminal vesicles instigate violence in his urethra.


36 posted on 10/20/2013 6:09:37 PM PDT by Governor William J. LePetomane (The affairs of state must take precedent over the affairs of state.)
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To: Libloather

First of all, the guy is a skumbag for knocking over that stone. For that alone, he should have the book thrown at him. There muse be a law to covers doing damage to traditional stone formations or other quasi monuments in our national parks. At the very least make the guy pay for restoration, and all his little chums pitch in to help.

I’m not some echo freak, but this angered me a great deal. What an idiot!

Now as for the physical activity. I don’t know this guy’s case. I do know that there is a big difference between being able to do one act of strength, and actually working for four or eight hours per day, five days per week, for 52 weeks per year, minus time off.

It would seem the guy is fit enough to work. He may or may not be.

I will say, this was one very stupid compromising act. It’s just amazing how stupid some people can be.


37 posted on 10/20/2013 6:09:56 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (People will retain the power to control the Government, or it will retain the power to control them.)
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To: Libloather

Karma


38 posted on 10/20/2013 6:11:20 PM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Libloather.
Taylor, seen destroying a 200 million-year-old goblin sandstone formation in Utah's Goblin Valley State Park last week, filed a personal injury lawsuit last month claiming to have been disabled after a car crash four years ago.
IOW, he can expect a job offer from the Obama administration, well, except that he's white, and a leader in the Boy Scouts.


39 posted on 10/20/2013 6:12:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Travis McGee
Exactly. And crushed him from the pelvis down, leaving him trapped for the next million years.

Buzzards gotta eat, same as worms.

40 posted on 10/20/2013 6:12:26 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: vbmoneyspender

But Festivus is coming up soon!


41 posted on 10/20/2013 6:13:13 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Libloather

Most people on SSDI could get off their lazy asses and work. The problem is, they cant keep a job.


42 posted on 10/20/2013 6:13:33 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Obama: A dark spot in this country's history.)
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To: dfwgator

I’d hope that his arms would be free to fight off the buzzards for at least a week.


43 posted on 10/20/2013 6:14:34 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Libloather

Fat bastard needs to be in prison where he can show just how tough he really is.


44 posted on 10/20/2013 6:17:38 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: dennisw
I never noticed it before but Curly's nametag looks like it is H20
45 posted on 10/20/2013 6:21:59 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: vbmoneyspender

I saw this. The Stooges can do anything they want!


46 posted on 10/20/2013 6:27:30 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: vbmoneyspender

And Moe’s is +4.


47 posted on 10/20/2013 6:28:41 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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To: dennisw
I saw this. The Stooges can do anything they want!

Damn right.

48 posted on 10/20/2013 6:29:18 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: o2bfree
If this is in fact a free country that we live in, then we can all push over as many rocks as we want to our hearts’ content. The liberal GOP and progressive democrats don’t know anything about freedom.

Without the freedom to mindlessly destroy, we have no freedom!

49 posted on 10/20/2013 6:31:47 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: 1rudeboy

A few pounds of flesh will suffice for my share of the tax money he stole. Could start at the head or the groin.


50 posted on 10/20/2013 6:37:41 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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