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Why the Two Teens Accused of Beating WWII Vet Delbert Belton to Death Now Need to Be Protected

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Colorado Second Amendment activists undaunted by death threats; Recall Hudak effort in full swing

As Twitchy reported in September, Colorado grass-roots Second Amendment activists scored historic victories with the recall of two prominent Democrat gun-grabbers: state Sen. president John Morse in Colorado Springs and Democrat state Sen. Angela Giron in Pueblo. But their work is not finished. Activists have been gathering signatures to recall one of the state’s most odious, anti-gun state senators, Democrat Evie Hudak. Readers will remember her appalling dismissal of rape victim Amanda Collins and her reckless advocacy of disarming women.

Ten Years of Euthanasia in Belgium Has Made Death the Norm, Living the Exception

Recently I received an invitation to fly to Calgary in mid-November to attend the North American première of a film called End Credits at the Marda Loop Justice Film Festival. I was asked to lead a post-screening conversation with the audience and was given access to a copy of the film with English subtitles, which I viewed once. My access has since been blocked and my invitation to attend the festival withdrawn. The scenes from the film, which I describe below, are accurate to the best of my recollection.

“End Credits” is directed by Alexander Decommere and written by Marc Cosyns. It’s a documentary on the practice of euthanasia in Belgium 10 years after it was legalized in 2002. It follows the dying and death of two people, whom the film makers describe as follows: “Adelin, 83, and Eva, 34, two very different people, who are at the dawn of the end of their lives, ask for help with and care for a decent passing away.”

“Death Panels” Are Euthanizing Patients Every Day as Doctors Make Treatment Decisions

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.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards committed to ‘Death to America’

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

The Wall of Death in Athens


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 […]
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The Horrible Tactic the Taliban Is Once Again Using With Children to Fulfill Death Missions

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.

Irish Times Accused of Rush to Judgment in Linking Savita Death to Abortion

The Pro Life Campaign has accused The Irish Times of a rush to judgment for linking the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar to Ireland’s abortion laws before the full facts of the case had emerged.

Following today’s Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) report which criticised the basic deficiencies in the care of Ms Halappanavar, Dr Ruth Cullen of the Pro Life Campaign 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.

Cody J. Patterson

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Army Pfc. Cody J. Patterson. Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore., assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, at Fort Benning, Ga., was one of four people killed Sunday, Oct. 5, 2013 by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. (AP/US Army)

Rep. Duncan Hunter fighting to restore military death benefits cut in shutdown

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:

A Dozen Elementary School Children Slain by Iraq Suicide Blast; Weekend Death Toll Passes 100

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.

A Dozen Elementary School Children Slain by Iraq Suicide Blast; Weekend Death Toll Passes 100

A wounded Iraqi child is given medical care at a hospital in the northern Iraqi city of Dohuk on October 6, 2013. Bombers detonated explosives-rigged vehicles at a police station and a primary school. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Unhinged: UCSF fundraiser wishes death on all Obamacare ‘nonbelievers’; Nick Searcy shreds

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.”

Belgium: Professor Blames Euthanasia Law for Death of His Depressed Mother

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.

Man Falls 65 Feet to His Death in Front of Horrified Fans at Atlanta Braves Game

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.

Badwater Ultramarathon in Death Valley 2013


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)[1] below sea level in the Badwater Basin, in California’s Death Valley, and ending at an elevation of 8360 […]
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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.

Email Sent by Michael Hastings Before His Death Mentions a Big Story

(KTLA)

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.

Tragedy in Philly: Death Toll Rises to 6 in Building Collapse

Death Toll Rises to 6 in Philadelphia Building Collapse

In this photo provided by Jordan McLaughlin, a dust cloud rises as people run from the scene of a building collapse on the edge of downtown Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. A building that was being torn down collapsed with a thunderous boom, raining bricks on a neighboring thrift store, killing 6 and injuring at least 13 other people in an accident that witnesses said was bound to happen. Credit: AP