Many 9//11 First Responders have died from illnesses they acquired from events on 9/11 and the aftermath. Now those that are still alive but suffering from serious or terminal illnesses face the possibility of losing the special healthcare granted to them back in 2001.
On their behalf Jon Stewart, with first responders sitting behind him, addressed a Congressional Panel today where he both pleaded and harshly scolded congress for its inaction in permitting the current healthcare crisis to arise.
I’ve never heard anything so powerful, eloquent, and important expressed so well. I refuse to believe that there is anyone that could watch and listen to his words and not be moved.