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Posted on 10/02/2007 3:51:14 AM PDT by 8mmMauser
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Actually, that's not true. I'm allergic to gluten, but there are lots of grains that don't have gluten that I can eat without a reaction: rice, millet, quinoa, buckwheat, amaranth, teff, just to name some of them.
Dr. K seems to be quite chipper, perhaps has recovered his health if he even was sick, so why not send him back to complete his term?
If he gets 50K for speaking engagements, why doesn’t that have to go as restitution for his victim’s descendants? Why isn’t forfeiting big money part of his probation? OJ is supposed to pay restitution himself but remember he moved to Florida because he’s protected here from paying the Goldman’s.
Whose worse? Judge Greer and the death lawyers, ACLU or Michael Vick?
I have two words regarding social issues: Terry Schiavo. For those of you who don't remember this national drama, let me refresh your memory. One party (which wasn't the Democratic Party) decided that six years of state level court actions were wrong. One party (which wasn't the Democratic Party) decided that a person's personal choice about the end of her life (as adjudicated by a Republican judge) was not her own business. One party (which wasn't the Democratic Party) decided to perform a medical analysis through video tape and announce the conclusions of that analysis on the floor of the Senate. One party (which wasn't the Democratic Party) decided that special legislation was required to address this situation. One party (which wasn't the Democratic Party) decided to make an extremely personal situation a national political issue.
I am allergic to almost any work...
The Lawyers' Christian Fellowship has lamented the coming into force this month of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. While Dignity in Dying, the pro-euthanasia lobby group, described it as a great day for patient choice!, the LCF said it was a sad day for many elderly and vulnerable people whose lives could be put at risk.
She is off life support.
Prayers for Rose.
I read about President Bush trying to save a Mexican on death row for raping and murdering two teenage girls. Yet he failed to make the effort to save Terri.
Requiescant in Pace.
This august body of Christians, more holy than thee and me, thinks they know better about what constitutes the extraordinary. Alas, one would expect them to counter with facts, but instead they call upon falsehoods to prove their point. Are they so blind they do not see Terri's circumstances? I wonder if they would change their minds if the truth were shown to them. I wonder...
If they only knew the truth, we might imagine, they would behave as true Christians and declare "Oops! we made a mistake about Terri." Should I hold my breath awaiting that epiphany? Also, I wonder if they abhor keeping babies alive through bottle feeding.
The Vatican declared last month that it is morally wrong to remove feeding tubes from patients who are in a permanent vegetative state. Responding in part to perplexity over the Terri Schiavo case, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith stated that delivery of food and water, even by artificial means and even to someone who is permanently unresponsive, is "ordinary" care—care that caregivers are morally obliged to provide in virtually all cases in order to preserve the patient's human dignity.
The notion that giving food and water is ordinary care has a significant tradition behind it. After all, giving food to the hungry and water to the thirsty is for Christians a paradigmatic instance of loving one's neighbor. But in applying this tradition in an absolutist way to the realities of modern medicine, the Vatican has narrowed in an unfortunate way its own rich tradition of practical reasoning about what is "ordinary" and "extraordinary" care.
For one thing, delivery of food and water through a tube—a device inserted by doctors—is not just ordinary care. It is not like giving someone a drink of water or a crust of bread. It constitutes a medical intervention, much like installing a ventilator or performing a tracheotomy. At the very least, installing and maintaining a feeding tube lies at the edges of ordinary care.
Furthermore, the question of whether a medical intervention is ordinary or extraordinary has traditionally focused not on the kind of intervention used but on whether the intervention is burdensome to the patient or (to quote the Catholic Catechism) "disproportionate to the expected outcome."
Which gets us to the heart of cases like Terri Schiavo's. Many people say—and say explicitly in their advance health-care directives—that being maintained in a vegetative state would be an unacceptable burden. Many people do not want to be maintained in a vegetative state with no reasonable hope of recovering the capacity to interact with their environment—that is not, in their view, an outcome that warrants medical intervention. The Vatican is saying that such people are simply morally wrong and that their view of what constitutes burdensome and disproportionate care undermines human dignity. .........................
That criticism follows copious news coverage of what were seen as several stumbles by Thompson in the days after he announced his candidacy on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno five weeks ago. While not major gaffes, Thompson appeared less than sure-footed as he answered questions on the importance of capturing Osama bin Laden, oil drilling in the Everglades, Terry Schiavo and ethanol subsidies.
Thankfully his brain works.
The Declaration declares that all men are created equal and endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights. People these days, when they remember the Declaration at all, tend to focus on the rights and forget the Creator. President Bush's embarrassing remark may be the result of this myopia. If we remember and reflect on the Declaration's reference to the Creator, we realize that it invokes the authority of the Creator God as the basis for our claim to unalienable rights. It invokes that authority as governing all human beings, not just those who believe in or pray to Him.................
Sadly so did Terri’s...
Planned Parenthood antics pursued in a Jill Stanek thread by diago.
If the Aurora Planned Parenthood site in the Illinois prairie lands is ground zero, then the Denver Planned Parenthood site in the Mile High City is sky zero.
Last month, with a reporter in hot pursuit, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, or PPRM, was forced to come clean about its secret purchase of a city block of property and plans to break ground on a 50,000 square foot mega-mill this November.
MANOTICK, Ontario, October 5, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On Sunday, Sept. 23, a week before Canada's Life Chain Sunday, Fr. Geoff Kerslake gave what was seen as a powerful sermon encouraging his parishioners to take part in the local Life Chain the following Sunday. Fr. Geoff is the young pastor of St. Leonard's parish in Manotick, Ontario, located on the fringe of Canada's capital city of Ottawa.
Fr. Geoff's sermon so encouraged one couple who heard it that they had the text re-printed in the bulletin of their own nearby parish the following Sunday. In turn, an enthusiastic reader forwarded it on to LifeSiteNews. We called Fr. Geoff and he gave permission to have his pro-life/Life Chain homily published on LifeSiteNews. We do so especially with the hope that it will provide inspiration to US pastors who will also be delivering pro-life homilies this Life Chain Sunday in the United States.
Thread by wagglebee.
Do we go for the field goal and the tie, in hopes of sending the game into overtime?
Or, do we run a play and go for the touchdown and the win?
Welcome to the debate within the pro-life movement between those who support the National Right to Life and their desire to kick the field goal of keeping abortion safe, legal, and rare until a more opportune time to challenge Roe, and those who support the Thomas More Law Center who want to go for the touchdownand the winof ending abortion on demand through all three trimesters now.
Sad. Prayers for the family. I was hoping for a miracle.
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Journalists are SO dumb. And now we don't know the real reason why he has the tube.
Trends Parasitol. 2006 Dec;22(12):547-50.
Intestinal allergy expels hookworms: seeing is believing.
Croese J, Speare R.
Department of Gastroenterology,
Townsville, QLD 4814,
It is unclear how immunity limits hookworm infection. Australian researchers, using capsule and conventional gastrointestinal endoscopy in volunteers inoculated with Necator americanus, have reported that virtually all larvae reach the intestine within six weeks. Unlike the neutral response surrounding resident hookworms, newly arrived adults provoke an eosinophilic enteropathy. This allergic reaction curtails the attachment of hookworms and accompanies the passage of additional worms as they are expelled from the proximal small intestine.
Italian courts took a different tack than did Judge George Greer in Florida, with a complicit judiciary system. This article by Steven Ertelt is in a thread by wagglebee.
Milan, Italy (LifeNews.com) -- An Italian court has denied a request by a disabled woman's father to remove her feeding tube and authorize her death by starvation and dehydration. Eluana Englaro has been a coma for 15 years after an automobile accident seriously injured her and, this year, her father asked a Milan court for permission to remove her feeding tube.
This isn't the first time Englaro's case had been in court.
In April 2005, the Italian Supreme Court confirmed a lower court ruling to keep her feeding tube in place.
That case had also been brought by Englaro's father, who believes that she would have preferred to die. The court rejected the argument because there was no specific evidence on Englaro's views of life and death.
In addition, the court's opinion stated that to remove the tube required, "valuations of life and death that are rooted in concepts of an ethical or religious nature, which are extrajudicial."
The Italian case has drawn comparisons to that of Terri Schiavo, the disabled American woman whose ex-husband won permission from the court to take her life.
It also hearkens to Piergiorgio Welby, a euthanasia activist afflicted with muscular-dystrophy who had a doctor kill him in a euthanasia bid that is still under investigation.
Look what is happening in Clearwater!
This marine's mom is fighting for guardianship so he can get care but the father wants independent care. Looky who is giving advice! Yes, it is none other than George Felos. And, they are going before a Pinellas Judge.
As we may recall George Felons is one of a select crowd still roaming the dark alleys like Tiller the Killer and Jack the Dripper. Death is the work of his life and Clearwater is familiar territory for his passion. Moms hide your sons!
CLEARWATER - The young Marine severely injured in a car accident involving wrestler Hulk Hogan's son will need lifelong care and at best will only be able to open and close his eyes periodically, according to court documents.
John Graziano's mother is petitioning a Pinellas County judge to allow her to assume guardianship of her 22-year-old son, who is in critical condition at Bayfront Medical Center. A hearing is set for Wednesday.
Graziano's father, who is estranged from his wife, is contesting her application. Edward Graziano is seeking an independent guardian for his son, according to his attorney, Steven Hearn.
An incapacitated person doesn't necessarily need a guardian, said George Felos, the Dunedin lawyer who represented Michael Schiavo, the husband of Terri Schiavo.
"The law prefers that people plan for their own affairs so the court doesn't have to be involved to take care of the affairs of an incapacitated person," Felos said.
Will this marine be saved from the grim reapers?
Actually it is all couched somewhat differently. I am not yet sure what they mean here. Do they really want politicians to see the science behind those buzzwords? I am burning with curiosity on their perspectives.
For students, the ST may seem like a silly extra distribution requirement, but down the road it could have a significant impact. As a top university, Princeton fields strong science departments and a strong engineering school. Not all students get a taste of these underused resources, but I think it's important that all Princeton students take a strong science course so they can carry it to whatever they do. This especially applies to future leaders in business and politics. When we look at issues such as global warming, stem cells, disease and right-to-die situations like Terri Schiavo, many politicians tend to misunderstand the science behind them. Without a solid understanding, we become less capable of differentiating between the genuine article and the counterfeit, and our leaders end up botching up potentially good policy.
Nope, not a day goes by that they fail to affix the logo of Terri to Fred.
But is this the same Fred Thompson who has been campaigning for President recently? The Fred Thompson who, while campaigning in Florida, didn't know the details of the Terri Schiavo case or that some people want to drill for oil in the Everglades?
Ping a thread by lizol on the passing of Father Zdzisław Peszkowski, survivor of Katyn. Thanks for the ping, LilAngel.
Until the last days of his life, Fr. Peszkowski fought for the truth about the 1940 Soviet mass murder of twenty thousand Polish POWs - military officers, but also civilians - professors, doctors, lawyers, clergy, higher state officials - the intellectual elite of pre-war Poland. The truth, as he often reminded, which was forbidden during the decades of communist regime in Europe.
'The truth about the Katyn massacre has for years been a tester of conscience of many world powers who knew about it, but kept silent, captive to different entanglements.'
For those new visitors, the following is not Polish, but from martyrs in Germany who dared to speak out, Sophie Scholl and friends.
"We will not be silent. We are your bad conscience. The White Rose will give you no rest."
If this unfortunate young man went to a public school in the United States, a flyer would go home to every kid in his class saying they could only bring chicken, carrots, grapes, potatoes and apples for lunch and that there would be no parties with cakes or treats for birthdays.
Sigh... In my day, we had in school one of the moms who planned each lunch, with good old home cooking, never any fast food, and we kids played outside with mercury watching it turn black in our hands, and making dimes shiny. (silver in those days)
I am still alive after all that.
Yes, his malady is real enough and here these days it would be taken out on all the other kids. The whole school would have to suffer.
Now, if the kids were taught that math is spelled meth, that might be ok.
WAYNE, NJ., Oct. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ms. McCorvey former "Roe" in Roe vs. Wade in 1971 challenged the abortion laws in Texas. On appeal, her case went before the Supreme Court. In 1973 the Supreme Court legalized abortion in his country. Ms. McCorvey, however, has never had an abortion. Moreover, in 1995 she accepted the LORD. Her conversion to Christianity inspired her to start Crossing Over Ministry where she serves as National Director. Her ministry is dedicated to helping over turning Roe v Wade. To that end, Ms. McCorvey considers it a privilege to speak at, Calvary Temple International along side her Creative Director, Hector D. Ferrer.
London, England (LifeNews.com) -- Members of the British parliament wants to add an amendment to an abortion bill the legislative body will debate next month as the nation marks 40 years of legalized abortion. Labour Party MPs Claire Curtis-Thomas and Geraldine Smith say they want the abortion bill amended to tell women of the abortion-breast cancer link.
Do all remember Dylan Walborn. Well, I do. For little Dylan was not so different than our own son. The big difference is that we could not imagine doing what these parents did and he led a happy life for twenty six years, finally succumbing to a fierce disease we parents caught too.
As a reminder, here is a website detailing what happened.
It is a difficult but necessary read for me, because the resume of his problems is just too familiar and I must surpress the outrage. Totally absent from the killing team justification is the joy, the happiness, and the pure angelic looks these little kids radiate. What evil it must take to suppress such good!
The following is a reader response to the editor in the Denver Post:
After glorifying Dylan Walborn's starvation by parents
who wearied of giving their disabled child appropriate
care, the Denver Post's Kevin Simpson chronicled his
starvation death for over 20 days. The inaptly titled,
"Letting Go, Dylan's last days," was an instruction
manual for euthanizing medically vulnerable children.
Your editorial praising a Denver Human Services
investigation of the death of Chandler Grafner falls
on deaf ears after the Post gave a plethora of reasons
and justifications for starving little Dylan to death.
You set the standard and gave other parents the idea
that when the going gets rough, ending innocent life
Shame on you for pretending otherwise.
V.P. Colorado Right to Life
2050 S. Oneida Suite 116
Denver, Colorado 80224
"We will not be silent. We are your bad conscience. The White Rose will give you no rest."
Didn’t do much on us for tapeworm, but crushed raw pumpkin seed did.
More re: John Graziano - there is a lot of money at stake here. Hulk Hogan's money. That's all well and good but consider it's a Pinellas Guardianship Judge who will be a decider (and we know who one of them is GREER) and the death lawyers are already skulking about like moths to a flame.
John Graziano - I recommend creating google alerts on John Graziano to see how judicious Pinellas County is or if the death lawyers worm their way to the family - mom and dad are split up.
If a "loved one" needs money, the skulkers may not be far behind to brainwash same.
Question becomes: What guardianship judge will get this and will John Graziano live? He responds with his eyes but the doctors are downplaying same.
Look out for the death lawyer skulk dance.
It goes like this: Shimmy to the left, shimmy to the left.
I guess I should fix it. Regarding Dylan upthread today at #140, I talked about a twenty six years, and that was our own son, not Dylan who was snuffed quickly, in a scarce few years.
When I think of Felos doing the shimmy I think of the slink, one where a guy can slither under a door instead of opening it.
The child must not be allergic to starch if he can have potatoes. Maybe it’s not a big serving either.
FEEDING TUBES ARE NOT TORTURE DEVICES.
We should be careful not to demonize feeding tubes. They are not horrid torture devices. Sometimes, premature babies and children need them. There are portable feeding tubes like back packs called G-tubes. They are not scary looking and should not be looked upon as objects of torture. They save lives, sustain life and many times after therapy, can be tossed aside.
For anyone interested, here's Terri's Foundation w/other links that may prove helpful.
Judge George Greer forbade swallowing tests for TERRI SCHINDLER SCHIAVO even though she could swallow her saliva. He said,"The law of the case is that she will die."
Chilling crime, wasn't it? A judge citing laws he's been paid to follow instead of FOLLOWING the Florida Statutes making what they did to Terri a FELONY MURDER.
Web sites for all: www.judgegeorgegreer.com (more than Greer here) and www.michaelschiavo.com or .org (google it).
I can't get started on the Bush dynasty but did you hear that the prez says everyone prays to the same god?
(like during beheadings, saying allah, akbar or crashing planes into buildings.)
Who is advising him? He says unbelievable, meritless stuff. I only back him on the Supremes he picked, schips veto and am against a cut and run. Outside of that, what's a born again saying praying to allah or to buddha is the same as praying to Jesus Christ?
Free Ramos and Campion instead of the killer of two innocent American girls.
The man is unbelievable but then again, so is Hilary. It's another day in Amerika.
NO MORE DYNASTIES, PLEASE.
So, ya think Fred Thompson knows more about Terri now? If he doesn’t, tomorrow may be his swan song. Even little kids knew about Terri. The entire world knew about Terri. Matthews may not ask a Terri question tonight but if he does, the suspense is killing me...let us know. I will not be watching tonight.
The debate will air at 4 PM EST today on CNBC, and will then be rebroadcast at 9 PM EST on MSNBC. Be sure to tell your friends to tune in and watch.
Thank you for your continued support. (fv: it depends on diligence and work ethic imo).