Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Reality check

How many more people will have to die as a consequence of 9/11? In the name of 3000, revenge must be exacted.

I wondered out loud to a friend this evening, after the President's speech, on how many people have died since 9/11 because they didn't have adequate health care. I couldn't get that answer quickly, but in 2008 alone, it is estimated that 2,266 U.S. military veterans under the age of 65 died because they lacked health insurance. Here more here.

When will we get our priorities straight?

1 comment:

jmcleod76 said...

Yup. Couldn't have said it better.