GOP Votes Against 9-11 Heroes

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The G.O.P. has come full circle, voting against victims of 9/11/2001.

Because they feel entitled.

Believe it or not.

From the Associated Press:

The House has approved a bill to give up to $7.4 billion to workers sickened during the cleanup of World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 attacks.

The 268-160 vote on Wednesday came after passionate floor debate. Democratic supporters said they were standing up for sick 9/11 heroes. Republican critics branded the bill as yet another big-government entitlement program that would boost taxes and kill jobs.

The bill would provide free health care and compensation to rescue andrecovery workers who fell ill after working in the trade center ruins.

It was a second showdown for the bill, which failed to pass in a July vote.

Yes, Republicans called this an "entitlement program."

They who feel entitled to their wealth voted against those who toiled in the wreckage of 9-11-2001.

How many of these Republicans who voted today rolled up their sleeves and worked? How many, exactly?

Or was the limit of their support walking to the steps of the United Staes Capitol building to sing God Bless America?

Good for them.

Good for them.

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