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FBI raid shutters Medicare insurer (WellCare - formerly owned by George Soros)
St. Petersburg Times ^ | 10/25/07 | Kris Hundley

Posted on 10/25/2007 7:52:37 AM PDT by wagglebee

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To: Beowulf

Jeb Bush might get caught up in this since this fraud occurred during his governorship.


51 posted on 10/26/2007 9:55:44 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: floriduh voter

Oct. 19, 2007

WellCare director Neal Moszkowski sells 10,000 shares for $112.44 apiece to $113.27 apiece

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Neal Moszkowski (age 41) has been a member of our board of directors since May 2002, serving as chairman from May 2002 through October 2006. Since April 2005, Mr. Moszkowski has been Co-Chief Executive Officer of TowerBrook Capital Partners LP, a private equity investment company. Prior to joining TowerBrook, Mr. Moszkowski was Managing Director and Co-Head of Soros Private Equity Partners LLC, the private equity investment business of Soros Fund Management LLC, where he served since August 1998. From August 1993 to August 1998, Mr. Moszkowski worked for Goldman, Sachs & Co. and affiliates, where he served as Vice President and Executive Director in the Principal Investment Area. Mr. Moszkowski serves as a director of Bluefly, Inc., Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation, JetBlue Airways Corporation and Spheris, Inc. as well as several privately-held companies. Mr. Moszkowski received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his masters of business administration from the Graduate School of Business of Stanford University.


52 posted on 10/26/2007 9:57:09 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: 8mmMauser

Too bad the FBI didn’t raid Hostage Hospice Woodside and rescue Terri but at that time, all orders were for le to stand down and let her die. Glad they’re acting independently now.


53 posted on 10/26/2007 9:59:08 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: floriduh voter

Sickly Turn for WellCare

By Melissa Davis
Senior Writer
10/25/2007 1:13 PM EDT

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Some WellCare insiders managed to escape that crash. Director Neal Moszkowski executed the most recent transaction, selling more than $1 million worth of stock four days before the raid. Meanwhile, WellCare CEO Todd Farha has been unloading company stock for months. He executed his last big transaction, which generated more than $1 million as well, just two weeks ago.

http://tinyurl.com/2j3th3


54 posted on 10/26/2007 10:02:53 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl
Gee, if Wellcare investors got a heads up from the SEC, this is huge since the CEO of Wellcare was/is on the SEC. Talk about insider trading, Medicare/Medicaid Fraud. What can an SEC member be charged with? If this is true, I imagine he's going to federal prison.

www.sptimes.com today's paper gives the CEO's name. He has a last name like Khan.

Who else could be in hot water? The president, Jeb Bush and current Fla Governor Charlie Crist (one termer, I hope).

55 posted on 10/26/2007 10:09:05 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: wagglebee
TAMPA TRIBUNE'S COVERAGE:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1916124/posts

56 posted on 10/26/2007 10:11:34 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: kcvl
Looks like insider trading to me by a health care provider for Medicare/Medicaid.

It's still no excuse to go for national health care. Just indict, have a trial, send the guilty to jail, make restitution and pay stiff fines. No health care CEO should be on the SEC.

57 posted on 10/26/2007 10:15:22 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: floriduh voter

I too am glad the FBI is involved.


58 posted on 10/26/2007 10:24:22 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: grellis
"Love your screenname, btw--best damn car ever, period."

I had a Galaxie 500 too. Loved that car! My buds called it the living room because it was almost as big as one inside.

We had many rolling wrestling matches in that car. I'd never tell my kids this today, but the cloth seats were the color of beer. That helped alot because one or 2 were spilled during those wrestling matches.

Would never do that kind of stuff these days. But I was a stupid kid back then and believed the commonly held notion that I would live forever, no matter how many stupid things I did.

59 posted on 10/26/2007 10:32:18 AM PDT by libs_kma (www.imwithfred.com)
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To: Dante3

If the FBI means business, maybe the bad guys won’t get away this time.


60 posted on 10/26/2007 10:35:57 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: floriduh voter

I hope so.


61 posted on 10/26/2007 10:45:00 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: TheSarce

CEO was also on SEC. Know anybody here with Stock Exchange credentials? They have tough rules and laws.


62 posted on 10/26/2007 11:19:05 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: 8mmMauser

Thanks for the ping!


63 posted on 10/26/2007 9:36:53 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: 8mmMauser
Fred Thompson said he wasn't gonna address Terri any more. It appears he joined the euthanasia bandwagon on Oct. 25. So, is the Republican Party no longer pro-life in any sense of the word?

He's pro-courts but says he's against judical activism. How can he be on both sides? This lawyer should NEVER be president or vice president. NEVER. He doesn't appear to have strong convictions.

64 posted on 10/26/2007 10:47:09 PM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: 8mmMauser
All these big, self important men are afraid to talk about a woman, one woman, Terri Schiavo. Do we really need more cowards running this country?

Besides, killing Terri set back the women's movement, the civil rights movement and disability rights back about fifty years if not longer.

65 posted on 10/26/2007 10:51:41 PM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: kcvl
Todd Farha's the CEO Bush 43 put on the SEC. Would not that break SEC laws at some point. Don't people have to divest their interests in corporations if they are federally appointed?

Well, Todd Farha didn't. I think he was part of Charlie Crist's campaign for governor. Crist hasn't said one word about this raid. I'll link Farha to Crist by next week. Crist will be a one termer imo.

66 posted on 10/26/2007 10:58:41 PM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: wagglebee
Nat Hentoff re: Terri (medicaid fraud tie in to this article)

http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/03/31/1558242

67 posted on 10/26/2007 11:15:13 PM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: 8mmMauser; BykrBayb; wagglebee; Sun; dante
I knew I smelled a CRIST-CRITTER IN THE AIR. Florida's Governor Man from Glad appointed a Wellcare exec for Florida's HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION. (no wonder CC's hiding out this week). Big fundraisers get in the cabinet and are raided by the FBI subsequently.

So, Crist benefited from a health care company that is under FBI investigation and they got the gop loyalty rebate - STATE EMPLOYMENT. Oops!

http://tampabay.bizjournals.com/tampabay/stories/2007/01/01/story7.html?jst=pn_pn_lk

68 posted on 10/27/2007 12:21:52 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: Alamo-Girl

SEC enters probe. That’s all well and good except for info that Wellcare’s CEO Todd Farha was appointed by Bush 43 to the SEC. Will it be an investigation or something else entirely? If Todd Farha is at SEC and Wellcare, he should quit the SEC if they are going to investigate this fraud case in addition to the FBI’s investigation. I haven’t researched Farha’s work at the SEC but I will God willing.


69 posted on 10/27/2007 12:37:46 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: 8mmMauser
Wellcare CEO White House Appointment. No conflict of interest here? Maybe Harriet Miers will be called to testify.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/nominations/468.html

70 posted on 10/27/2007 12:45:53 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: floriduh voter
Michelle Malkin's blog.

http://michellemalkin.com/2007/10/25/soros-backed-medicare-insurer-raided-by-fbi/

71 posted on 10/27/2007 12:58:38 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: Dante3
Todd Farha testimony before congress 2006.

http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache:Z5WHZ25jSTEJ:banking.senate.gov/_files/farha.pdf+todd+farha&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=3&gl=us

72 posted on 10/27/2007 1:15:40 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: wagglebee; Calpernia
This is my last for the morning. This Todd Farha's appointment by Bush 43 is good through 2009. Director of Securities Investor Protection. While he's under investigation, shouldn't he be on leave or fired??? He didn't protect investors and Wellcare's shares are tumblin' down. Mr. President, let this "pioneer" go. Stop appointing fundraisers for everything!!!!

"The President intends to nominate Todd S. Farha, of Florida, to be a Director of the Board of Directors of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (Public) and upon appointment designate Vice Chairman, for a three-year term expiring December 31, 2006 and an additional three-year term expiring December 31, 2009."

FV SAYS: Securities breaches are very serious. I hope he's not in bed with USF's America-haters. Someone can ck that while I asleep.. Sami Al Arian and his sidekick for starters.

73 posted on 10/27/2007 1:35:05 AM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: Ohioan from Florida; Goodgirlinred; Miss Behave; cyn; AlwaysFree; amdgmary; angelwings49; ...
It comes from Alan Keyes's RenewAmerica site as noted by Matt Abbott...

The dinner's program book contained the following summary of the Thomas More Society's many accomplishments in the last 10 years. The summary, written by TMS president and chief counsel Tom Brejcha, is most impressive!

~Snip~


Defending the Defenders of Terri Schiavo — We traveled to Clearwater, Florida, twice to defend out of state defendants who were prosecuted for trying to bring food and water to the dying Terri Schiavo. We also were asked to consult with the Schindlers, Terri's family, in St. Petersburg about issues arising in the wake of Terri's death and publication of books by both the Schindler family and Michael Schiavo.

Chicago law firm fights for civil rights, against death culture

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74 posted on 10/27/2007 2:19:33 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: 8mmMauser

Placeholder as dawn approaches and 8mmMauser recognizes the Fall season...


75 posted on 10/27/2007 2:21:20 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: Calpernia; floriduh voter

ping to me for later


76 posted on 10/27/2007 5:19:27 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: floriduh voter
>>>WellCare, which had earnings of $139.2-million in 2006, gets all of its nearly $4-billion in revenues from state or federal governments. Profits come from the difference between the amount received from the government and the amount spent on overhead and medical care for its members.

WellCare also has it's earnings in VIATICALS.

My post 5 on this thread explains the viatical scam.

77 posted on 10/27/2007 5:27:28 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: floriduh voter

Good points.


78 posted on 10/27/2007 1:57:46 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: Calpernia; wagglebee; 8mmMauser; Sun; BykrBayb; Dante3

Threads are about money are often deemed to be dull but “follow the money” explains so much that is going on at present. Kudos to the FBI for raiding the Tampa office and for Fla AG Bill McCollum for opening an investigation. Maybe it’s a new day in Florida and that’s fine by me.


79 posted on 10/27/2007 4:58:54 PM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: 8mmMauser

Hey, on Fred Thompson’s thread, I ate too many lead paint chips as a child. Further, the Bushes did all they could don’t you know and Alberto Gonzalez didn’t harm Terri. Gee, if the naysayers knew and/or accepted the truth, they wouldn’t be so touchy or need to flame us.


80 posted on 10/27/2007 5:06:14 PM PDT by floriduh voter (Terri Ping List: 8mmmauser & I'm 4 DUNCAN HUNTER & ?????????)
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To: floriduh voter

Since that all happened in parallel to Easter and Holy Week, I get confused as to the characters. Which one was it on that scene who was supposedly sympathetic and at the last moment washed his hands and let the killers have their way. It was either Pontius Pilate or Jeb. I get them confused.


81 posted on 10/28/2007 2:11:15 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: Ohioan from Florida; Goodgirlinred; Miss Behave; cyn; AlwaysFree; amdgmary; angelwings49; ...
Fred and Terri tar baby dailies...

They just don't MoveOn.

This modest excerpt is from the LA Times. No, it isn't just about Romney and the Obama Nation. (Osama Nation wouldn't sound right.)

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You may recall, candidate Fred Thompson was asked a few weeks ago about the highly controversial Terri Schiavo right-to-die case from two years ago in which the husband of a Florida woman in a persistent vegetative state wanted to remove her feeding tube. Her parents went to court and Gov. Jeb Bush, Congress and other politicians got into the struggle.

Thompson said he didn't really recall much about the case, and some people clucked and said, How could he not? Well, Thompson was talking with some reporters last week and, it turns out, he remembers it too well. He just didn't want to talk about it: Like a growing number of Americans, he had gone through a similar end-of-life decision -- regarding his daughter five years ago................................

He knew about Schiavo

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82 posted on 10/28/2007 2:27:28 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: All
Fred and Terri take two.

Are my eyes deceiving me? This extract is from a site named freep.com. Are they all FReepers? I think not, they are from Detroit Free Press. How novel.

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Obviously I knew about the (Terri) Schiavo case. I had to face a situation like that in my own personal life with my own daughter. ... And I will assure you one thing: No matter which decision you make, you will never know whether or not you made exactly the right decision.

Fred Thompson, Republican presidential candidate, in the New York Times

A choice with lifelong doubts

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83 posted on 10/28/2007 2:35:40 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: All; wagglebee
Bringing Death to life, a unique way of viewing it, I suppose, in a thread by wagglebee.

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jack Kevorkian, the advocate of doctor-assisted suicide who spent eight years in prison for second-degree murder, is cooperating with HBO Films for a movie about his controversial practices.

Kevorkian, now 79, assisted in at least 130 suicides and beat the state court system in Michigan numerous times, but he was convicted in 1999 after he willingly sent a videotape of himself euthanizing a terminally ill man to CBS' "60 Minutes."

He received a 10- to 25-year sentence for second-degree murder -- serving his sentence in a maximum-security prison in Michigan -- but was paroled in June.

Kevorkian helps bring HBO movie to life

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84 posted on 10/28/2007 2:49:11 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: All; Diago; wagglebee; BykrBayb; bjs1779
And here I always thought that Margaret Sanger was more than the past tense of Peter Singer, and was actually Hitler's father. Thread on morph by Diago.

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A reader e-mailed us today urging that the Margaret Sanger Adolph Hitler Morph be entered into the Margaret Sanger at the Ku Klux Klan Rally Art Contest.

Not Gonna Do It! Margaret Sanger & Hilter Morph Banned from Art Contest

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85 posted on 10/28/2007 3:05:12 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: All; wagglebee
In wishes and dreams for the Supreme Court, I would wish they be Ruth-less in viewing Roe vs Wade

For example, the left is furious with George Bush for (among other things) reinstating the "Mexico City Policy," first instituted by Ronald Reagan, that makes the receipt of federal funds by non-governmental organizations conditional upon their agreeing that they will "neither perform nor actively promote abortion as a method of family planning in other nations." It is bizarre how the left can howl about how inhumane it is to use the interrogation technique of "waterboarding" (which does no lasting physical harm) to extract information from terrorists, but they are just fine and dandy with death by dismemberment of unborn babies in the womb.

Did Progress Begin with Roe v. Wade?

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86 posted on 10/28/2007 3:25:12 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: All; wagglebee
A follow on to this topic in a thread by wagglebee is this: Mothers who have had abortions previously and faced with handicapped children as a result are the worst mix I can imagine for continuation of the evil consequences commenced with the first killing.

VANCOUVER, Canada, October 26, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An article appearing in this month’s edition of the Journal of Reproductive Medicine concludes that nearly 32 per cent of “very-preterm” U.S. births, that is, before 32 weeks gestation, are due to the mother having had a prior abortion. This information, combined with previous research in the relation between low birth weight children and cerebral palsy (CP), results in an estimated 1,096 children suffering from CP because of their mother’s prior abortion.

Study: Previous Abortions Linked With Pre-Term Birth and Cerebral Palsy

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87 posted on 10/28/2007 4:04:31 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: GalaxieFiveHundred

“But I’m not dead yet...I’m getting better!”(Monty Python’s “Holy Grail”)


88 posted on 10/28/2007 4:16:07 AM PDT by mdmathis6
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To: 8mmMauser
People we have never met should NEVER be killed by judicial activism or a flawed government based upon "our personal life experiences". That's a total cop-out.

Fred's daughter was bi-polar, Terri wasn't. Fred's daughter overdosed. Terri did not.

Fred's daughter wasn't starved and dehydrated to death by Judge George Greer and the other men in black robes who are thick as thieves with the blind sheik Greer, his cronies who include the Pinellas GOP, Pinellas State Attorney Bernie McCabe, the right to die bloodthirsty lawyers, the aclu, the atheists of Florida, by our current Governor Charlie Crist and those famous brothers! The list is longer than that but I'm trying to keep this short.

www.judgegeorgegreer.com and www.michaelschiavo.org

89 posted on 10/28/2007 10:21:14 AM PDT by floriduh voter (You can roll horse manure in powdered sugar but it doesn't make it a doughnut.)
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To: 8mmMauser
It was Jeb Bush. Doesn't he look tough here? He let Jesse do the talking on CNN. Jesse said, "Her death will save millions of lives."

I saw this on tv. I was ill the day before Terri died and watched the news instead of going to Hostage Woodside. I saw this pictured event "live". Jeb's mission accomplished. Terri was almost dead and then, so was Pope John Paul II who begged Jeb to rescue Terri. Lucky for Jeb that Pope John Paul died.

President Bush appointed Jeb Bush to represent all Americans at Pope Benedict's investiture. He certainly wasn't representing me!

Maybe Benedict forgave Jebediah for his sins. Then Jeb breakfasted with the Semblers in Rome and the Semblers who run all RINO campaigns including the RNC, the Bushes, Greer and Crist won one for the right to die movement.

For the love of money!

90 posted on 10/28/2007 10:29:41 AM PDT by floriduh voter (You can roll horse manure in powdered sugar but it doesn't make it a doughnut.)
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To: 8mmMauser

(Alan Keyes was snubbed and he had documentation proving Jeb had the authority to save Terri. He was snubbed but Jesse Jackson was used as Jeb's mouthpiece on that particular Wednesday. Jeb, we hardly knew ye.)

It's at cnn. It's what happened the day before Terri died. How tough, whatta big man abandoning an innocent woman! Then making Jesse do the talking. Jeb = UNELECTABLE. Jeb = coward.

91 posted on 10/28/2007 10:33:14 AM PDT by floriduh voter (You can roll horse manure in powdered sugar but it doesn't make it a doughnut.)
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To: 8mmMauser

Hopefully, Anderson Cooper will bring up Terri. He has lots of insider information and if he’s really a pioneer at CNN, he’ll spill some beans on the St. Petersburg, FL stage.


92 posted on 10/28/2007 10:46:12 AM PDT by floriduh voter (You can roll horse manure in powdered sugar but it doesn't make it a doughnut.)
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To: Ohioan from Florida; Goodgirlinred; Miss Behave; cyn; AlwaysFree; amdgmary; angelwings49; ...
Fred and Terri tar baby dailies....

Again and again, they appear. Poor Fred in his last sentence hopes this will go away, as that phrase is repeated again and again. It is stuck on him just as wetoldjaso. He may not ever understand just how important it was to defend the life of this innocent, but the media will assure it is in his face anyway.

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You may recall, candidate Fred Thompson was asked a few weeks ago about the highly controversial Terri Schiavo right-to-die case from two years ago in which the husband of a Florida woman in a persistent vegetative state wanted to remove her feeding tube. Her parents went to court and Gov. Jeb Bush, Congress and other politicians got into the struggle.

Thompson said he didn't really recall much about the case, and some people clucked and said, How could he not? Well, Thompson was talking with some reporters last week and, it turns out, he remembers it too well. He just didn't want to talk about it: Like a growing number of Americans, he had gone through a similar end-of-life decision -- regarding his daughter five years ago.

~Snip~


Then he added, "I will assure you one thing: No matter which decision you make, you will never know whether or not you made exactly the right decision. So making this into a political football is something that I don't welcome. And this will probably be the last time I ever address it."

Romney names new terrorist leader... template_bas template_bas Also, Chuck endorses Mike, Storm Lake likes Joe, Ellen disses John, Specter surprises and Fred knew too well about Schiavo.

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93 posted on 10/29/2007 3:18:18 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: All; BykrBayb; bjs1779
Who would have thought up this amazingly novel concept. It is so simple no wonder it wasn't considered before.

Don't make murder a crime!

Wow!

Consider this X00 guy. And no, it didn't come from the Margaret Sanger Gazette, or the Auschwitz Express, but from a mainstream publication.

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FORMER Beckley minister George Exoo — who consoled an Irish woman while she quietly took her life with sleep-inducing pills and helium — cannot be extradited to Ireland to face a possible 14 years in prison, a U.S. magistrate ruled Friday. The offbeat Unitarian preacher was freed from jail, where he had been held since June.

Hurrah. This development may be one more small step toward securing the legal right of desperate people to end their lives, when their pain and torment become too severe.

Of course, it’s impossible to stop determined folks from committing suicide by themselves, when they willfully desire it. But conservative lawmakers and fundamentalist groups endlessly try to punish anyone who aids their right to die.

Jack Kevorkian, an eccentric known as “Dr. Death,” spent eight years in a Michigan prison for murder because he helped a Lou Gehrig’s disease victim end his hopeless life. When the physician was released four months ago, the Catholic Diocese of Detroit branded him a “pathological serial killer.”

Oregon passed a 1997 “Death With Dignity” law that lets doctors prescribe lethal doses of sleeping pills for terminal, miserable patients. About 300 dying Oregonians have used it, so far. The Bush administration, backed by white evangelicals, fought the law to the U.S. Supreme Court, which upheld Oregon last year. Only far-right justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and John Roberts voted to criminalize physician help.

The grotesque Terri Schiavo case, in which Republican congressmen rushed into emergency session to continue life-support machines sustaining a brain-dead woman, spotlighted the thorny topic.

The right to die isn’t a simple issue. But it’s one that must be faced, as more Americans live to advanced age and many suffer terminal agonies of cancer, etc. Solving this dilemma won’t be helped by throwing doctors and ministers into prison cells.

We hope last week’s liberation of the Rev. Exoo adds a bit more legal support for the principle that desperate, dying people have a right to take control of their final days, and to enter the unknown without pain.

Right to die... # Don't criminalize it

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94 posted on 10/29/2007 3:32:41 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: All
Audry Ignatoff is a powerful advocate on our side for Terri. She writes in Alan Keyes' RenewAmerica about some ironies rusting in the left.

According to a Rider alumnus, a different student commonly made even stronger racial comments, as well as anti-semetic remarks. Matthew Volker, who graduated in May, 2007, repeatedly made statements about Blacks, calling them the "N" word, among others, such as "porch monkey," "shinebox," "reggins," and, "mau maus." He also made comments against Jews, calling them "Kikes." He stated that "Hitler was a great man," "The Jews were taking everyone's money and ruining the economy," and, "The collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11 was because of the Jews." He also stated, "The Holocaust was a good thing, and that we need a final solution." Volker is a self proclaimed Nazi, and an admirer of Adolph Hitler.

Students who heard these remarks did not report his behavior, and in fact, some were quite upset when one student did make a report to Campus Security. The university president, who is a descendent of the Holocaust, was so upset, that he forwarded the report to the Lawrence Township Police Department. Ethan Lefkowitz, class of 2006, reported the incidents, and also said that Volker's remarks became increasingly hostile and were also aimed at him on the computer and the phone, as well as in person. In addition to making remarks about Blacks and Jews, he proceeded to make derogatory personal comments as well. Ethan is a member of the Jewish Community and a resident of Mercer County, New Jersey. He fears that these types of statements may damage his personal and professional credibility among students and alumni........................

Racism, anti-semitism is alive at Rider University

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95 posted on 10/29/2007 3:39:53 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: 8mmMauser

OOPS! Audrey, not Audry. Sorry, Audrey.


96 posted on 10/29/2007 3:41:27 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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Bella, worth checking out! Thread on the film by wagglebee.

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Bella, an independent film staring Mexican superstar Eduardo Verástegui, is scheduled for limited release in theatres on October 26. The movie, an inspirational drama set in modern-day New York, has what America's been asking for but what Hollywood refuses to give.

Having won the People's Choice Award at last year's Toronto Film Festival, you'd think major Hollywood distribution companies would be crawling over one another for a crack at the film. But such is not the case. Bella's central theme puts a premium on the value of human life - including life in the womb - and that is a value Hollywood just won't tolerate.

Just as the Hollywood left scoffed at The Passion of the Christ, it has largely ignored the award winning Bella. The movie's life-affirming message just doesn't comport with Tinseltown's narrow leftist agenda.

Bella the Movie: Next Passion of the Christ?

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97 posted on 10/29/2007 3:45:58 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: Jim Robinson; Ohioan from Florida; Goodgirlinred; Miss Behave; cyn; AlwaysFree; amdgmary; ...
The view of our founder!

Thanks, wagglebee, for the ping.

The purpose of Free Republic is to fight for our freedom, for the constitution, for conservatism and for our traditional American heritage. We recognize that the domestic enemy of freedom is liberalism and big government socialism.

We recognize that our unalienable rights come from God not man or government and, no, they are NOT open to debate or subject to negotiation or compromise.

Sorry, RINOS, but the right to Life is our first unalienable right. This is not just a conservative political "principle" that stubborn right wing fringe nuts refuse to give up. It's an UNALIENABLE right granted to all men by GOD and no man or government can deprive us of same! Not without one hell of a fight!! Compromisers be damned!!

The Right to Life is an UNALIENABLE right granted to us by God

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98 posted on 10/29/2007 3:53:31 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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I posted on a new tribute to T'wit.

T'wit, FReeper extraordinaire, has died.

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99 posted on 10/29/2007 4:51:17 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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Terri November Dailies.

Terri makes the New York Times. Of course the fail to mention that's she's deceased. They also mistakenly said she was on life support. Feeding tubes are NOT life support.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/28/magazine/28Evangelicals-t.html?pagewanted=3&ei=5065&en=4c6dbb47b517e1c6&ex=1194235200&partner=MYWAY

100 posted on 10/29/2007 7:04:26 PM PDT by floriduh voter (You can roll horse manure in powdered sugar but it doesn't make it a doughnut.)
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