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judge permits 9/11 cleanup workers to sue

by WOODS-HICK / October 18, 2006 10:32 PM PDT
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Rather than making millionaires out of ...
by Evie / October 19, 2006 12:11 AM PDT

... the heirs of a few thousand families, bailing out airlines that were fiscally unsound before 9/11, and providing new air conditioners and the like to scammers who don't even live near the WTC, more should be done for those ACTUALLY effected by this attack.

This is a problem that seems to be universally endemic to American response to tragedies Sad

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So are you saying....
by Josh K / October 19, 2006 1:01 AM PDT

...that cleanup workers who contracted lung cancer while removing the debris of the towers weren't ''actually affected'' by the attack?

IMO every one of us was "actually affected." I don't think a day goes by that I don't think about it.

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No ...
by Evie / October 19, 2006 12:09 PM PDT
In reply to: So are you saying....

... exactly the opposite. Those that ACTUALLY have lung problems, etc. need and deserve compensation.

I've never thought the victim's fund was a good idea.

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