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Monday, April 13, 2009

The Pentagon's Bionic Arm

This is a good piece on the efforts to create a new prosthetic arm for injured war veterans, but 60 Minutes makes it sound like $100 million is a fortune; it is chump change when it comes to the federal budget. Imagine if this nation really put forth an effort to truly care for injured war veterans. The emphasis on the $100 million pricetag reminded me of a cartoon I saw in the paper a few weeks ago that illustrates how oblivious the American public is towards the war and its returning veterans. Here is the cartoon:

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