Care For 9/11 Illness

American VoicesEconomyhealthlegal ISSUE 42•37 Sep 15, 2006

People who worked or lived near Ground Zero are demanding health-care for illnesses related to the poor air quality after the attacks. What do you think?

  • “I think we should FedEx an itemized invoice for all of those people's medical expenses to Osama bin Laden. Then, when he goes to sign for it—bam! We grab him!”

    Emily Sherman –
    Guidance Counselor

  • “This is a very serious issue. My cousin was a first responder, and he recently succumbed to a particularly bad case of Freedom Lung.”

    Jeremy Grusin –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I guess we know whose side of the war on terror these folks' alveoli are on.”

    Ron Wells –
    Translator