Tag Archives: Death
Former Governor Sarah Palin, whether it was intentional or not, certainly began the discussion on end of life issues when she referred to “death panels” in a 2009 debate about federal health care legislation to cover the uninsured in the US.
Governor Palin was referring to death panels in the context of government officials making life and death decisions if/when the government took over our health care system.
Despite the obvious fact that Iran has given no quarter, no indication that they were willing to suspend uranium enrichment, Obama rewarded them anyway, which has led to more threats and more demands. Obama's response? He is weighing unfreezing Iran's assets.
Now this. A celebration of Obama's capitulation.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards committed to 'Death to America' YNET News, November 2, 2013
Andreou has been performing stunts since he was 17 and in 2006 set up the Wall of Death, a narrow wooden barrel 5.5 metres high and 9 meters wide. Andreou, one of the few remaining performers of such motorcycle stunts in Greece and one of only two [...]
Taliban extremists have kidnapped more than 100 children from Afghanistan and Pakistan in the last year to use for suicide missions against government officials and U.S. troops still fighting in the region, U.S. and Pakistani sources told TheBlaze.
It’s a resurgence of old tactics to indoctrinate child suicide bombers, and means suicide training in extremist schools are once again a threat to Western civilians and troops, a U.S. counterterrorism official said.
Nonprofit Steps Up to Help Families of Fallen Soldiers After Government Shutdown Blocks Death Benefits
After families of fallen U.S. military personnel were denied benefits due to the government shutdown, the Fisher House Foundation has stepped forward to help cover travel and funeral costs to help families receive the remains of their loved ones who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
Among all of the outrageous effects of the government shutdown, perhaps the most offensive is the withholding of a death benefit to the families of fallen troops. That benefit is used for funeral and travel expenses, among others. Military.com News reports:
Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski
BAGHDAD (AP) — A dozen children killed when a suicide bomber detonated the explosives-laden car he was driving near their elementary school in the north of the country Sunday, officials said.
The soulless and morally bankrupt Left is sickly at it again. As Twitchy reported, the communications chair for the Sacramento Dems wished death upon Amanda Carpenter’s children. Her crime? Working for Sen. Ted Cruz. The cretinous Brauer was subsequently forced to resign.
Now Stephanie Handler, who works for University of California, San Francisco, ups the the repugnant by wishing death on all Obamacare “nonbelievers.” Not only reprehensible, but oh-how-creepy — “nonbelievers.”
Dr. Tom Mortier, PhD, lecturer of chemistry at University College Leuven in Belgium, critiqued the Belgian euthanasia law at a press conference in Montreal.
On April 20, 2012, he learned from the hospital without prior notice that his mother at the age of 64 was euthanized the previous day by a lethal injection at the Hospital of the Free University of Brussels. His mother did not suffer an incurable disease like cancer or a neurodegenerative disease such as Lou Gehrig’s disease. She suffered from chronic depression.
ATLANTA (TheBlaze/AP) — A man who was hospitalized Monday night after falling roughly 65 feet from an upper deck at Turner Field during a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies has died, WXIA-TV in Atlanta reports.
Details on exactly how the man fell – and what part of the stadium the incident occurred in – weren’t immediately available. However, investigators are reportedly investigating the man’s death.
The Badwater Ultramarathon describes itself as “the world’s toughest foot race”. It is a 135-mile (217 km) course starting at 282 feet (86 m) below sea level in the Badwater Basin, in California’s Death Valley, and ending at an elevation of 8360 [...]
Email Sent by Michael Hastings Hours Before His Death Mentions a ‘Big Story’ and a Need to ‘Go Off the Radar’
In an email sent hours before his death in a fiery single-car crash in Los Angeles Tuesday, award-winning journalist Michael Hastings reportedly wrote that he was working on a “big story” and was going to “go off the radar for a bit.”
The subject of the email was “FBI investigation re: NSA,” KTLA reports.
A copy of the email, sent on Monday, was reportedly provided to KTLA by Staff Sgt. Joseph Biggs, who was a recipient of the email.
Obama administration “death panels” advisor Ezekiel Emanuel has an opinion column in the New York Times that should worry Americans.
In an attempt to take on drug companies that produce large bottles of pain relievers, Emanual suggests that such drugs are a “good way” to kill yourself, even if the bottles are too large and contain too many capsules for his preference.
From Emanuel’s column suggesting suicide: