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Re: Iraq

$200 struck me as odd too Ceres.  I wouldn't know where to check, but I
would think it must be more than that.  It's not even a week's pay.
Interesting comparison with 9/11.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 2:46 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Iraq

> In a message dated 2/3/04 11:56:50 AM, TeichFlora@aol.com writes:
> << Just as a bit of info for those that aren't aware......a family of a
> fallen
> soldier in Iraq now gets a measly $200 since it is no longer considered a
> "war". >>
> Regardless of rank, military division, overseas or stateside duty?
> about funeral expenses, assistance in the planning etc?  Are the bodies
> escourted home by military?  I was sure my son had life insurance in the
> 90s.
> Doesn't compare to the 9/11 victims which I could not believe the
> compensation the families rcd there.  If the victims died on the way to
work by a bolt of
> lighting or drove their car into a wall, what would the payout be?  How
> the government be responsible for such a catastrophe?   Yet they take
> responsibility for their employees (military)?
>     Ceres
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