Skip to comments.Terri's husband isn't the enemy, guardian says
Posted on 03/19/2005 9:18:52 AM PST by EveningStar
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I "WANT" to see her.
That is what happens when you have an agenda tho Peach.
Twist and mistate facts then denigrate others when they don't step in line.
Already been done, with both Nancy Cruzan and Christine Busalacchi.
And they're both dead from deliberate dehydration, I forgot to mention.
We have all seen Terri respond to her parents. That trumps this paid for fool by the very courts trying to kill her.
The Orlando Sentinel article on which we're all commenting has a link at the end of the article.
It was working when this article was previously posted (twice, as I recall, in both February and March).
I tried to get on it again this morning and it's not working.
However, there are other articles that re-state the court testimony. Also, a google search will give you the court testimony.
No, this is a thread about the facts, something some people on this forum don't want to know anything about.
After I posted that, I thought it was sort of a "Duh" statement but it was too late to retract; I'd already hit post :-)
I'm so opinionated that this may well be the first time that I'm conflicted and don't have a strong opinion. My husband is absolutely gobsmacked that I don't have an opinion either way and am convinced one way and then another when I hear some people make their arguments on various sides.
Do you know how come this article was archived in Bloggers & Personal instead of News & Activism? Pretty weird. How do I contact the moderator to have them change it? I wasn't aware that the Orlando Sentinal was a Blog, did you?
And what do you consider facts?
You've done well my dear ;-)~~~
I was pretty surprised when it was moved out of News. I was in the middle of going to the link when it happened. I think the Mods respond more often if we hit abuse and ask the question why it was moved but I'm not positive about that. Does anyone else know?
No, others did as well, and when making the decision in the case, the trial judge took into account all of that testimony and additional evidence. As the Second District explained:
We note that the guardianship court's original order expressly relied upon and found credible the testimony of witnesses other than Mr. Schiavo or the Schindlers. We recognize that Mrs. Schiavo's earlier oral statements were important evidence when deciding whether she would choose in February 2000 to withdraw life-prolonging procedures. See § 765.401(3), Fla. Stat. (2000); In re Guardianship of Browning, 568 So. 2d 4, 16. Nevertheless, the trial judge, acting as her proxy, also properly considered evidence of Mrs. Schiavo's values, personality, and her own decision-making process.
Yes, he was a "loving, adoring husband" until he got his hands on Terri's malpractice award. Then, he remembered she wanted him to make sure she died. Yesterday I heard Rep. Weldon on some talk radio show talking about this. He is also an MD. He said one of the things that struck him as odd about Michael Schiavo (and it ought to strike everyone as peculiar) was that in his practice of medicine, when the MD initially gives the husband, family, relative the probable diagnosis that things do not look good, and what will be needed to keep the person alive, that is when the husband says my wife would not want that feeding tube, respirator, etc.; he doesn't remember that later after he sues and gets the $.
Actually, the last time the tube was removed, Terri's priest was not allowed entrance as it was said she'd choke on the Host if given Last Rites. I'll try to find a link for that.
Actually, court testimony from nurses say that Terri "speaks" and moves her eyes and head whether there is someone in the room with her or not.
How do you think they will cash in when Michael is the one who is in charge of her estate? When they make that movie and write that book, HE is the one who will profit from the sale of the rights to her story. If there is an insurance policy, who do you suppose will get that money when she's gone?
Hildy -- it's been moved back.
I know that last rites were administered yesterday; I don't think last rites always involve a host as so often patients are not in any condition to receive the host.
No, others did as well,
Yes. His brother and sister in law.
We are a nation gone mad when we equate food with "life support".
The first several years, there is no disputing that Michael did everything he could to help Terri. Maybe, just maybe, he realized, because unlike any of you, he sees her everyday, she's not going to recover. It's then, after exhausting all the avenues, that he decides to let her go. Well, that just makes too much sense for some of you.
Some of the accusations being flung about have been totally out of line.
This has not been FR's finest hour.
It's not a lie that Terri's mother, father and family are being forced to watch their daughter being killed.
And a friend of hers.
Please direct me to someplace where I can read about all these claims you have made. Thank you.
I tried to respond for a while and the thread wasn't letting me post for a few minutes. I think it's while it was being moved out of Chat.
Now I've forgotten what I was going to mention. Aaargh
Michael hasn't make any money from this and there's no money to speak of left. I don't know how many times that has to be stated before some of you stop posting lies.
Also Terri's best friend, Joan, also gave testimony that Terri had said she didn't want to be kept alive with tubes.
Make sure you have a living will; that may be the only "good" thing to come out of all this. It will make people realize how important that is.
It looks like all the Terri threads are in this forum now.
I think Michael changed his mind after he heard Terri's parents testify the lengths to which they would go to keep Terri alive. Gruesome isn't the word for it.
That's not to condemn them, but it was pretty excessive.
Their daugher died 15 years ago.
Michael stipulated that he must be allowed to kill TERRI FIRST, before divesting himself of the guardianship estate. NOT A VERY GOOD DEAL.
No one said it is.
I know. I wish some here would examine the Schindlers as closely as they do Mr. Schiavo. It's not a pretty thing to say, but this whole situation isn't pretty.
I question it because her friend, Diane Meyer, said something quite different. I've never seen a "Joan" mentioned. Jackie Rhodes but not a "Joan".
The article on which we are all commenting has a link at the end of the page that includes all the court testimony.
The link was working when this article was previously posted on FR a couple of months ago. I tried to get on it again this morning and it's not working. At least not for me. BUt you can try it.
Also a google search has a couple of links to court testimony.
Thank you Peach
I agree 100%"
Me too. Thanks.
And the doctor who was being SUED, was later cleared of ALL CHARGES. That means the CHARGES WERE BASELESS. That means the bulimia was MADE UP OUT OF THIN AIR.
So you believe that he would state all that, then she'd die and he'd say, HA HA FOOLED YA? It's the only leverage he has. You guys think you're the only ones who feel stronly about what you believe, don't you? Maybe Michael feels strongly. If he didn't, why would he go through all of this craziness. AND PLEASE DON'T SAY MONEY. I will make a wager with anyone right here right now that the first one who will profit from the Terri situation will be named Schindler.
I read the link that led to court documents a month or so ago so maybe I've gotten the name wrong. It was her best friend and the name started with "J". She stated under oath that Terri told her she'd never want to live with tubes, etc.
I wish there would be just one consolidated TS thread with any and all pertinent articles posted.
I say that for a few reasons ;-)
I don't think that's right. That lawsuit resulted in a $700,000 award. I wish my memory was better, but I've never read what you just said.
So do I.
You're welcome, Indy.
OMG....ask me a question, I'll tell you the fact.