Giffords is living proof of the potential for cognitive rehabilitation therapy. It’s an expensive procedure. But the Pentagon budget, let’s say, has a few bucks to spare in reserve. Rather than putting that money into buying the 1,592nd armored carrier or 15th prototype stealth fighter that will simply be mothballed, that money ought to go to fix the soldiers who are wounded in battle. And there’s nobody better to take up that fight than Gabrielle Giffords.
|By: David Dayen Thursday April 21, 2011 3:25 pm|
|By: David Dayen Thursday November 11, 2010 8:30 am|
On this day as we pause to remember our soldiers, airmen, midshipmen and Marines, remember that Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson want those men and women to get paid less, spend more for their health care and have their houses and workspaces left to rot.