"Money for Brain Injury Treatment for Troops Slashed"

"Money for Brain Injury Treatment for Troops Slashed"

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Note the irony here:

The head of biggest combat veterans groups lambasted congressional action that cut in half federal funding for the research and treatment of brain injuries caused by explosions, which one neurology expert has called the signature injury of the war in Iraq.

The proposed funding cut "clearly indicates that the Congress is out of touch with the realities and consequences of war," Jim Mueller, the outgoing commander in chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a Vietnam War veteran, said in a written statement. "You either take care of the troops or you do not."

Vice President Cheney, addressing the group's national convention in Reno, Nev., Monday pledged to "enhance the respect shown by our government to veterans … not just in words but in resources."

If you really want to support the troops, maybe call your Congressman, and the White House…?

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