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The Silence Over Terri (Diana Lynn On Why She Must Not Be Forgotten Now More Than Ever Alert)
Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 12/03/05 | Diana Lynn

Posted on 12/02/2005 10:31:29 PM PST by goldstategop

Terri Schiavo would be 42 today, if she had not been dehydrated to death per court order.

Instead of the happy squeals and vocalizations the brain-damaged woman was known to utter, the deafening silence of loss haunts her loved ones on this anniversary of her birth.

Many Americans prefer the silence. The very mention of the name, "Terri Schiavo," elicits groans from those "burned out" on what they view as simply an overblown news story.

"I do not understand why you keep pumping the glory of her death," wrote one WND reader in response to continuing coverage of the familial tug of war over the incapacitated woman's life that made history when Congress and President Bush took the unprecedented steps of intervening in the seven-year court battle.

"Let it go, and let the woman rest in peace," scolded another reader.

Others express exasperation and anger:

"EVERYONE I have asked if they would like to live as Terri did would choose NOT TO. Would you?"

"Do you really think that it is within Jesus' teachings to keep a brain dead woman alive for 15 years? Is that really life?"

"Why would any sane person want to be kept alive in a persistent vegetative state, or a state of persistent minimal consciousness, or in a state of intractable pain near the end of a terminal condition?"

"Terri died the morning her brain stopped working."

"The Terri Schiavo situation was a political game in which a woman who should have died long ago was used as a political pawn and still is."

The e-mailed sentiment is telling and exposes a largely uninformed and misinformed public, which WND's continuing coverage seeks to correct. Fundamental facts of the case in the minds of readers contacting WND are consistently botched, overlooked or ignored.

Setting the complete record straight can't be done in one column. But in response to the above sampling of quotes, the facts of the case are that Terri Schiavo was not brain dead. Her brain never "stopped working." She was not in "intractable pain." Other than during her monthly menses when her moans prompted caregivers to give her medication to ease her discomfort – something neurologists maintain people in a persistent vegetative state don't feel – Terri Schiavo was resting in peace before her death. She didn't need to be "let go."

Incidentally, can denying an incapacitated woman so much as an ice chip over the course of 13 days while her organs slowly shut down and her skin shrivels away from her bone be characterized as "letting her go"?

Terri Schiavo was not dying. Her medical examiner estimated she would have lived another decade if she had not been forced to die through the removal of her gastric feeding tube and the accompanying court-ordered withholding of oral hydration and nutrition.

Contrary to popular belief and media reports, Terri Schiavo was not being "kept alive" by life-support machines. She could breathe and maintain blood pressure on her own. Many believe that if it were her will to die, she would not have lived in her condition for 15 years, defying odds estimated at 1 in 75,000 by the American Academy of Neurology, if she were truly in a persistent vegetative state.

Terri Schiavo was not "near the end of a terminal condition." George Felos, the right-to-die attorney hired by Michael Schiavo to pursue the removal of his wife's feeding tube, argued she was "terminal" because she could not swallow and relied on the feeding tube for nourishment. Should we consider the other estimated 125,000 adults and 10,000 children in America who similarly rely on assisted feeding to be "terminal"? Should we "let them go"?

Is it our decision to make? Even if "EVERYONE I have asked" would not choose to live in Terri Schiavo's condition, do we have a right to end the lives of others based on our preferences?

What about what Terri wanted? Her death wasn't ordered by the court based on her will, but rather her adjudicated will. As such, there's room for human error on the part of the judge, and on the part of Michael Schiavo and his siblings who argued casual statements Terri made years prior to her brain injury were tantamount to an oral advance directive.

WND has repeatedly reported the Schiavos' testimony was disputed by Terri's own siblings and parents, and three women – including two former girlfriends of Michael Schiavo – filed court affidavits asserting he confided in them he didn't know what his wife wanted. WND has also pointed out that Michael Schiavo, himself, expressed a bit of horror when withdrawal of the feeding tube was first suggested to him in 1993 by responding," I couldn't do that to Terri." It was only after Schiavo teamed up with Felos that removing the feeding tube became the moral imperative.

But e-mails from readers indicate they don't want to be bothered by the facts. Their minds are made up on the issue. Most often, opinions were formed on the issue based on personal experiences with ailing relatives or friends and projected onto the Terri Schiavo dilemma.

Which brings me back to the silence. Those who favored Terri's death seek silence. They consider the debate over whether it's appropriate to end the life of a disabled person without his or her explicit permission to be over.

James Youngblood, a 28-year-old self-described "proud supporter" of Terri Schiavo, continues to troll for information on the case to post on an AOL message board. He reports his postings meet with considerable hostility.

"I along with two others ... try to keep her memory alive and spread the truth about what actually happened," Youngblood shared with WND. "The board is very active and there are almost a dozen supporters of Michael Schiavo. ... They continue to attack us daily saying that all of our posts are lies. Their comments are very evil. They degrade our character and constantly degrade the many supporters of Terri Schiavo."

To be sure, Youngblood has plenty of like-minded pen-pals.

"I would say Terri's death was legalized murder," wrote one to WND.

"The euthanasia genie is out of the bottle now. It remains to be seen in this deviant society how people deal with this fact," observed another.

Youngblood vows to "not let America forget about [Terri Schiavo] or the evilness of the court's doing." But he needs help and urges others to speak up and break the silence.

In the words of another WND reader: "This travesty should be kept alive and in the public eye at least as long as the criminals who perpetrated it are living out their condemned, self-serving existences on this earth."


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What happened in Florida this past spring was state-sanctioned murder. A court forced her to starve to death. For the first time, we've come face to face with the Death Cult's ethic of convenience. Terri Schiavo would have been 42 today had she been allowed to live. My guess on the silence, like Diana Lynn argues, that many Americans have put up with, is that we're shamed. We know a great wrong has been done that cannot ever be redressed. In her memory, those of us who champion a life ethic must see to it: never again. That should be Terri's eternal legacy to the rest of us.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie.Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

1 posted on 12/02/2005 10:31:31 PM PST by goldstategop
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To: goldstategop

:(

they should have morphined her to heaven.


2 posted on 12/02/2005 10:37:06 PM PST by kajingawd (" happy with stone underhead, let Heaven and Earth go about their changes")
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To: goldstategop

With nothing in writing from Terri, it was a criminal act. Then arresting people who tried to bring her water, also criminal to me. I hope those who allowed her to starve to death, get some harsh instant karma.


3 posted on 12/02/2005 10:37:25 PM PST by Last Exit (Hate is a strong word, I prefer "loathe" when it comes to liberals)
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To: goldstategop

People sure are getting a lot of mileage out of poor Terri.


4 posted on 12/02/2005 10:37:33 PM PST by jess35
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To: goldstategop
What happened in Florida this past spring was state-sanctioned murder

I'd go a step further - State sponsored - not just sanctioned.

5 posted on 12/02/2005 10:37:37 PM PST by justche (Many at FR would respond to Christ "Damn straight, I'll cast the first stone!" - MeanWestTexan)
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To: goldstategop

Help - I know this is off topic, but I see you just posted and I need to ask a question. Sometimes when I pop into the Freeper comments, I want to click on "Pings", and they are not there. At the top AND the bottom of the page, it is blank where "pings"/"mail" should be. What happens to them, and how can I get them back? Thanks for your help.


6 posted on 12/02/2005 10:40:15 PM PST by jackibutterfly
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To: jess35
Its the Left that wants this to all go away. A late term abortion, so to speak. Nothing to see here and besides, its time to move on.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie.Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

7 posted on 12/02/2005 10:40:34 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

Now, they are there. Weird. Do they show up when I post a comment?


8 posted on 12/02/2005 10:41:12 PM PST by jackibutterfly
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To: jess35
"People sure are getting a lot of mileage out of poor Terri."

Yeah, and we ALWAYS will! We will NEVER forget, and NEVER let it go!!!! It was outright murder by her husband, and the courts!

9 posted on 12/02/2005 10:44:30 PM PST by jackibutterfly
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To: goldstategop

Now there you go again, bothering the death lobby and their supporters with facts. Millions of pets in this country get more dignified, painless euthansia than Terri did.

Combine this with the new Dred Scott ruling out of the HI Supreme Court, and the death lobby really is having a good year.


10 posted on 12/02/2005 10:50:25 PM PST by thecabal ("Now die monkeys and stop saying Muslims are terrorists,we are peaceful people!")
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To: EternalVigilance

Remembering Terri. (Not that we ever forgot, nor can forget.)


11 posted on 12/02/2005 10:52:05 PM PST by Gelato
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To: thecabal
No one is really human. Animals get a lot more dignified deaths than Terri did and the Hawaii Supreme Court said if you're not born - you're not a really a person. Liberal abstract thought just boggles the mind.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie.Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

12 posted on 12/02/2005 10:53:17 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

The Terri Schiavo case was purposefully manuevered to a Leftist Court. Their agenda was met. God Help Us All should the Left persevere in their assault on this Nation.


13 posted on 12/02/2005 10:53:28 PM PST by rockinqsranch
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To: Gelato

Remembering Terri Schindler on her birthday; the innocent victim of the death cult....and of a government that has lost sight of it most fundamental sworn duty: to protect the lives of its citizens...especially the lives of the weak and the helpless among us.

Continued prayers for her wonderful family and for our country.


14 posted on 12/02/2005 11:14:11 PM PST by EternalVigilance (Stop the Bleeding First!!)
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To: goldstategop

Those who killed Terri cared more for the shrubbery than they did for her.

This is a blot that will never be removed from the soul of America...short of our repentance and God's mercy, that is...


15 posted on 12/02/2005 11:16:55 PM PST by EternalVigilance (Stop the Bleeding First!!)
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To: goldstategop

Thank you for posting this. I'm still haunted by Terri's death and the fact that this country allowed it. Thanks to those who are brave enough to keep telling her story.
When will Americans wake up? What if it were your child the government said could not have a piece of ice? What if it were you?
I pray that someday we will wake up, prosecute those responsible for her death and vow it will never happen again.


16 posted on 12/02/2005 11:35:40 PM PST by trustandobey (Delay-Johnson 2008)
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To: trustandobey
Won't happen, as far as government is concerned it's water under the bridge.

What a horrible thing this country has become!

17 posted on 12/03/2005 12:46:15 AM PST by blondee123 (Close our borders to illegals! Don't try to appease us!)
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To: goldstategop; All
To me, these are the defining issues of our times:

-Men(ace) in Black? SCOTUS goes Rogue...--

-Useless Eaters vs The Death Cult--

-Thunder on the Border-- (Minuteman Project)--

1- an unaccountable Judiciary.
2- whose life is it, anyway? Yours, or someone else's?
3- whose Country is it?

There are other vital issues, of course- but these three will determine just who we really are as a nation.

18 posted on 12/03/2005 12:50:29 AM PST by backhoe (The Silence of the Tom's ( Tired Old Media... ))
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To: kajingawd
Eternal Circle
19 posted on 12/03/2005 1:05:20 AM PST by KDD (A wink is as good as a nod to a blind horse.)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard; Mr. Silverback

Remembering Terri on her birthday, ping.


20 posted on 12/03/2005 1:59:19 AM PST by cgk (Cheney: Senators Reid, Kerry & Rockefeller were unable to attend due to a prior lack of commitment.)
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To: backhoe

Thanks for all the links of truth! They are truly defining issues of our times. I hope America wakes up to the agenda of people like George Soros, Felos and the rest of the Death Ghouls, before it's too late.

May God have mercy on this country for killing a precious, innocent woman.


21 posted on 12/03/2005 2:53:02 AM PST by Pepper777
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To: blondee123

True, the government wishes it would go away, so it is up to us to keep it moving. I still do what I have chosen as my part every day, many months from her death and Lord willing, will til I die. Still believe in prayer and ask everyone to not only pray for Terri's family but pray for this country. As hard as it is, pray for Michael Schiavo, his attorney and judge, and the state of Florida, all who share responsibility for her death. Lord forgive us.


22 posted on 12/03/2005 5:09:25 AM PST by trustandobey (Delay-Johnson 2008)
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To: goldstategop

I thought this was going to be a Desperate Housewives thread about Terri Hatcher.... too bad


23 posted on 12/03/2005 5:13:57 AM PST by bert (K.E. ; N.P . Franks in '08)
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To: trustandobey

----I agree with you. I was glad to read there are those out there who will never forget her either.


24 posted on 12/03/2005 6:27:21 AM PST by WasDougsLamb (I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed man.)
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To: goldstategop; 8mmMauser; floriduh voter; BykrBayb
My guess on the silence, like Diana Lynn argues, that many Americans have put up with, is that we're shamed. We know a great wrong has been done that cannot ever be redressed. In her memory, those of us who champion a life ethic must see to it: never again. That should be Terri's eternal legacy to the rest of us.

Sad but true. Not a very good legacy for the land of the free, and the home of the brave : (

Ping. It was Terri's birthday yesterday.

25 posted on 12/03/2005 7:11:54 AM PST by TheSpottedOwl ("President Bush, start building that wall"!)
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To: jess35
People sure are getting a lot of mileage out of poor Terri.

Mileage???

Article. I.

Section. 9. The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.

No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed.

Article the seventh [Amendment V]

No person shall... be deprived of life... without due process of law;...

Article the ninth [Amendment VII]

In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

Article the tenth [Amendment VIII]

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

Article. XIV.

Section. 1.All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

26 posted on 12/03/2005 8:02:33 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: jackibutterfly

Those options only appear when you're logged in.


27 posted on 12/03/2005 12:31:30 PM PST by BykrBayb (Impeach Judge Greer - In memory of Terri <strike>Schiavo</strike> Schindler - www.terrisfight.org)
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To: TheSpottedOwl; goldstategop
Pinged from Terri November Dailies

8mm

28 posted on 12/03/2005 1:53:10 PM PST by 8mmMauser (Jesu ufam tobie..Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

You're operating under the assumption that Terri had the same Constitutional rights as the rest of us. Those who favor exterminating disabled people believe the only right a disabled person has is their murdering spouse's right to privacy.


29 posted on 12/03/2005 2:02:25 PM PST by BykrBayb (Impeach Judge Greer - In memory of Terri <strike>Schiavo</strike> Schindler - www.terrisfight.org)
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To: TheSpottedOwl

Today is Terri's birthday, Saturday, Dec. 3rd.


30 posted on 12/03/2005 3:41:54 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: goldstategop

Give it up. Everyone involved used her to their advantage and then forgot about her immediately afterwards. It was disgusting then, and it's just sad now.


31 posted on 12/03/2005 3:44:38 PM PST by Zeroisanumber
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To: EternalVigilance
Continued prayers for Terri's family and for those who may fall prey to a son or daughter, a wife or husband who sees Terri's barbaric death as a way for them to do something similar.

I am ashamed for this nation as I miss Terri the innocent woman, not Terri the martyr.

32 posted on 12/03/2005 3:47:44 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: cyn

Remembering Terri birthdate 12-3-05. We sang happy birthday to her two years in a row. Throngs of people sang to her outside that horrid hospice that's riddled with medicaid fraud.


33 posted on 12/03/2005 3:49:52 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: goldstategop
After Terri died, so many people who were at the Vigil were in a state of shock, they became physically ill, suffered from exhaustion and even nightmares. It was almost like a rehearsal for what happened at the NO Convention Center and at the Super Dome. Dehydration and starvation should never have been acceptable, in Florida or in Louisiana.

It is sickening, wherever it occurs.

34 posted on 12/03/2005 3:53:00 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: trustandobey
Hi, trustandobey. I'm glad world net daily has remembered the date of Terri's birth. The date of her date should never be forgotten either. It was right before Pope John Paul died. Terri died from dehydration on March 31, 2005 in the morning. It was a crime that won't be solved because of all the politicians who would be found out. They'd have to fire someone from most of Florida's departments. This was really a huge conspiracy, not tin foil but a real conspiracy. They had to succeed so they could do it over and over again.

How could our leaders betray an innocent woman after the judges mandated her execution? Will our leaders ever realize what they failed to do has done to our trust and confidence in them?

Probably not. May God keep us strong to stay in the fight against the death worshippers.

35 posted on 12/03/2005 3:59:20 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: justche

BTTT


36 posted on 12/03/2005 4:01:38 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Pepper777
Hi, Pepper777. It was such a beautiful day today except for the knowledge of what big, tough men did to an innocent woman here.

I have phone numbers for the US Congress toll free, for the Republican National Committee and for the White House Comment Line on my tag line. They need to hear from us now and then that we haven't forgotten how a disabled person was treated. Federalize a ban if you refuse to follow existing state laws. Existing state laws were violated for years before the final assault. America better wake up because strangers make decisions for family members if the relatives can't be located. Medical schools are teaching healing but they are also teaching classes rooted in the death cult, in other words, taking playing god to another level. Who lives, who dies. Strangers will decide if family doesn't get there fast enough or doesn't catch them putting someone into the dying process and it only takes one week in a bad facility to begin killing someone who isn't dying.

37 posted on 12/03/2005 4:05:58 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: jess35
People sure are getting a lot of mileage out of poor Terri.

Yep, sort of a mini-industry. I'd attributed the "silence" to the Terripalooza just having finally sold out of T-shirts.

38 posted on 12/03/2005 4:09:21 PM PST by Hank Rearden (Never allow anyone who could only get a government job attempt to tell you how to run your life.)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood
Thanks for your post. Terri was denied any and all guarantees under the Constitution except the right to privacy which they granted so they could take her life with a guard at the door, a guard in the hall, police presence surrounding the hospice and the Sheriff's Dept. there to help the Pinellas Park PD. Then there was the FBI in plain clothes listening to Vigilers and there were the swat teams positioned with automatic weapons ready to shoot anybody who looked like they were going to jump the brick wall. There were the Wackenhut hired guns to surround the brick wall. I guess they ran out of real cops.

It wasn't my idea of the United States of America to insure that an innocent woman's life would be taken at all costs.

39 posted on 12/03/2005 4:10:38 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: BykrBayb
Hi, BB. It's been a long day. There is a gathering tonight in Tampa, Florida of Terri supporters who will be praying for Terri and her family and they will be setting a course for the future.

Since this began in Florida as a real movement against the euthanazi's, it is going to continue here. I hope other states join us. We need a big coalition against the death worshippers because they have ACLU money and George Soros' money, etc., they also have GOP and democrat big bucks.

I'm not stopping. It's too important. Terri was a baby boomer. They are the next step because seniors are living longer. Does that make sense? Scott Thomas is a young man too. They want to expand their clientele for forced exits.

There is a profit margin as the various parts split the spoils as they go along defrauding the victim until they are deceased.

40 posted on 12/03/2005 4:18:49 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: floriduh voter

The death worshippers are obsessed with killing and money.

41 posted on 12/03/2005 4:32:59 PM PST by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org)
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To: goldstategop
What happened in Florida this past spring was state-sanctioned murder.

Yup

42 posted on 12/03/2005 4:35:18 PM PST by Tribune7
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To: floriduh voter
**Medical schools are teaching healing but they are also teaching classes rooted in the death cult, in other words, taking playing god to another level. Who lives, who dies.**

I remember Terri's birthday last year, when we still held out hope that she would never again be subjected to the torture of starvation and dehydration. I'm sure you'll remember how a group of kids from a school for the disabled, made birthday cards for Terri. (some of the kids were ironically also on *feeding tubes*) I was so touched by reading about those precious kids making Birthday Cards for Terri.

Michael Schiavo must not have appreciated the love both children and adults felt for Terri. The so called loving husband, promptly FORBID any cards to be displayed in Terri's prison room. He would NOT let Terri enjoy the beauty of those specially made cards or any other cards. How cruel can a person get? As we all know his cruelty would only get worse - worse than we could have imagined. Someone suggested we should pray for those responsible for Terri's death. I agree. Only God himself can change the hearts of the Michael Schiavo's and George Felos' of this world. Their delusion runs so deep.

A while back, I was once again shocked by reading that Michael Schiavo was awarded not only an award of *Guardian of the Year*, but also was one of the key speakers at a conference, which if attended actually gave credits to health/medical care workers. How chilling to consider those in the medical profession are hearing only the side of Michael Schiavo.

How chilling to read a person who neglected to file guardianship reports for years, was honored as the Guardian of the Year. The so called *Rule of Law* required those reports be filed. However the law didn't appear to apply to Michael Schiavo. Unreal~!!

Your suggestion of calling US Congress members is a good one. I'll never forget Rep Tom Dalay's words, as he spoke out against killing Terri. I truly believe Delay was sincere and was touched by the Schindler's fight to save their daughter and sister. The MSM was to blame for Terri's death too. They presented the lies of those who said it was peaceful to die from dehydration.

Common sense was disregarded in order to promote the agenda of death to those who aren't perfect. Just yesterday while listening to the radio, I heard Greenspan's warning to the country. Greenspan said our Country would NOT being able to honor it's commitment to pay the Social Security it has promised to it's people. It was only a brief few words on the radio, so I don't when the Fund will be broken. Who robbed the Social Security/Medicare fund and is now creating an atmosphere of death to make the problem go away? Those FUNDS should have never been used to run the country.

Good to see you, FV~~!! God Bless the Swindler's and the work you all are doing to save others.
43 posted on 12/03/2005 5:17:00 PM PST by Pepper777
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To: BykrBayb; floriduh voter
You're operating under the assumption that Terri had the same Constitutional rights as the rest of us. Those who favor exterminating disabled people believe the only right a disabled person has is their murdering spouse's right to privacy.

The only assumption I make (and I do assume it) is a little bit of writing by a forensic pathologist who believes Terry Shiavo may have been in her condition due to a failed attempt on her life by her so-called husband. Her death was the desperate cover-up on his part.

44 posted on 12/03/2005 5:29:39 PM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: Pepper777
Are the Schindlers Jewish?

That would explain the Left being so adamant about her death... sort of like how they could care less where Chanra Levy went to...

45 posted on 12/03/2005 5:38:40 PM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

No, they are Catholic. In a way, that's so much better for the Left.

From following Terri's case, though, I've found that there were plenty on the Left who were just as much in favor of Terri's life as on the Right. Terri's case cut through all demographics more than any other that I've seen.


46 posted on 12/03/2005 5:46:58 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: goldstategop; 8mmMauser

God bless Terri Schindler Schiavo, her family, and supporters! We love you, Terri!!!!


47 posted on 12/03/2005 5:49:05 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: floriduh voter

"It is sickening, wherever it occurs"

Yes, it is..wherever, whenever...this is a sad path that the courts have put us on.


48 posted on 12/03/2005 6:01:01 PM PST by pickyourpoison (" Laus Deo ")
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

"The only assumption I make (and I do assume it) is a little bit of writing by a forensic pathologist who believes Terry Shiavo may have been in her condition due to a failed attempt on her life by her so-called husband. Her death was the desperate cover-up on his part."

I also agree with you and the forensic pathologist, Sir. Your earlier post #26, was excellent.

Concerning your question about the Schindler name - Even though Terri's family is Catholic, the name Schindler is symbolic, imho.


49 posted on 12/03/2005 6:21:32 PM PST by Pepper777
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To: Ohioan from Florida

I had forgotten that Terri and I share a birthday. Her ordeal was very hard for me. I was one of those who became physically ill at what they did to her.


50 posted on 12/03/2005 6:39:02 PM PST by WVNan
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