With the Zadroga bill ending at the end of the month, we can expect the same politicians who get publicly weepy at 9/11 memorial services to go ahead and stiff those who personally responded to the emergency. As a nation, giving benefits to all those who were injured at Ground Zero should be a no-brainer, but this Congress can't even get that right.
As the headlines buzz and our hearts ache with the news of Robin Williams losing his battle to mental illness, several quiet heroes have also lost their own battles in these last few years. Their fight wasn't against depression or drugs or celebrity scrutiny, but it was just as sinister, and just as heartbreaking.
575 tumors found (498.8 expected) The incidence of thyroid cancer was 239 percent higher than what one would expect to find
In the envelope and the bag was a clumpy, powdery gray dust -- dust that used to be the south tower of the World Trade Center
The three main sponsors of the Zadroga Law in the House echoed Feal, saying they were "disappointed," but certain Howard's
Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.), meanwhile, said that such a determination was not his to make and called for ethanol
Even with both citizens and non-citizens included in its language, the 9/11 Responders Health Care Bill deserves unequivocal support from both sides of the aisle. It is a no-brainer.
Pressed by host Joe Scarborough on his accusation that Rep. Peter King, a fellow New Yorker, "doesn't care about 9/11 workers
Angry September 11th responders say President Obama has offered sympathy but no support for their appeal to champion their