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Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1079725 Feb 13, 2014
This headline just caught my eye.

Belgium: Lawmakers vote for children's 'right to die' euthanasia law

It's for terminally ill children who have no hope of cure and who are suffering. It requires consent by all involved and a psychologist's determination that all involved can discern making this kind of decision.

It's one of those things I try not to have an opinion about. No one wants to see their child suffer through a long lingering death that's inevitable.(Not just impaired - mentally or physically - but literally suffering.) But ending your child's life sooner even if to end their suffering is the unthinkable.

Ending a child's suffering does seem like an act of mercy. It's just what it would take to show that kind of mercy. And living with the emotional and spiritual assurance it was the right decision.

Just so very sad. Sorry to leave on such a depressing note.
NuculurNUTsurpri Zed

Palm Coast, FL

#1079726 Feb 13, 2014
waxywaxturd wrote:
As many of my topix friends are aware I have an endless supply of fake ip addresses and topix id's which I use every day of my life that I spend on topix. It helps to pass the time here living on the psych ward in Boca Raton, FL where I am permanently confined. It keeps me busy and I feel I am doing something worthwhile with all my spare time. My psychiatrists' think it is good therapy and basically harmless.
Much love,''NOT SURPRIZED''!
Not Surprized! LOL
NuculurNUTsurpri Zed

Palm Coast, FL

#1079727 Feb 13, 2014
waxywaxturd aka Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
That survey only helped prove that we OBAMABOTS are more delusional!!!
I'm on a judgit roll my friends!!!!!!!!!! Please join me! It's fun and challenging!!
As I have revealed, if you want to get an edge in the judgit race, doubling up on the industrial strength depends are a must. And constipating foods are a big help!! I recommend cheese and lots of it!! Multiple IP addresses are a must as well!!!!
Please dear friends, join me!!!!!!
Not Surprized! LOL
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1079728 Feb 13, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
This is true. But have you been around a drunk or a pothead?
Or does Galt, the defender of freedom and personal choice, just single out which personal choice he doesn't personally happen to like and then ignores all the rest like the P.C. police?
Do you give a pass to drunks and the morbidly obese? Or do you want to ban their personal choices too?
Can't have it both ways.
choice is unlimited, including a store owner's choice as to what products to sell....as long as the government is not involved......

a very simple concept.....

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1079729 Feb 13, 2014
Lnc wrote:
Not a good Idea ..opposed to this
Belgian lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to extend the country's euthanasia law to children under the age of 18. The 86-44 vote in the House of Representatives, on Thursday, with 12 abstentions, followed approval by the senate in December.
The law lifts Belgium's age restrictions on euthanasia and can sanction it where children have a terminal and incurable illness, are near death, and suffering "constant and unbearable physical" pain, and where parents and professionals agree to the choice.
The law was opposed by some Belgian
paediatricians and
the country's leading Roman Catholic cleric.
The law will come into effect when signed by Belgium's monarch, King Philippe, who is not expected to oppose the measure.
The decision to proceed with each proposal of euthanasia will also have be agreed by a treating physician and an outsider brought in to give a second opinion.
Children will have to be interviewed by a paediatric psychiatrist or psychologist, who must determine that the child possesses "the capacity of discernment", and then certify that in writing.
The child's physician must meet the parents or legal representatives to inform them of the outcome of the consultation and ensure they are in agreement with the child's decision. The request for euthanasia, as well as the agreement by parents or legal representatives, must be delivered in writing, and the child and family must be given psychological care if wanted.
Gerlant van Berlaer, a paediatric critical care specialist at University Hospital Brussels, suggested that any steps towards euthanasia could take weeks or months.
A federal commission, half of whose 16 members are medical doctors, was created by the euthanasia law passed in 2002 to examine all cases of euthanasia in Belgium and to ensure the procedures established were respected.
Ironic we both saw that at the same time. I was typing my post about it at the same time you posted yours. Just now read it.

But I'm glad you're opposed to it. I try not to think about it.

Because, right or wrong, I'd probably want someone to end my suffering if I was going to die anyway, So that's why I try not to think about it.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1079730 Feb 13, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
If that happens, I'm moving to Australia.
Or paint myself in blackface and go on Welfare.
can you really picture Obama giving up power???...

the DemoKKKrat nominee in 2016 will be an Obama surrogate....

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1079731 Feb 13, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
I have used my generator 3 times this Winter and I wouldn't be surprised to use it again soon.
A generator has to be a bare necessity where you are just for winters like this.

We only need them here after a hurricane in the middle of summer. Only the fortunate get one before they're gone off the shelves. Been there, done that. Wasn't one of the fortunate ones.

Stay warm.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1079732 Feb 13, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
choice is unlimited, including a store owner's choice as to what products to sell....as long as the government is not involved......
a very simple concept.....
I would agree with you if everyone hadn't already lost their minds and perspective about smoking because of the politically correct propaganda.

That's my main point in this discussion. It's only worrisome if CVS became another victim of this mind control. Because it might spread.

Night Galt.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1079733 Feb 13, 2014
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"John Galt"
In my post I stated that by federal law that pot was illegal and that the feds could if they choose could prosecute. The pot business is not underground. It is open, the state requires you have a license, to grow, process or sell the stuff. All facets of the legal in the state of Washington pot business are easily available to the public.
You are correct, the feds could prosecute now or in the future. Hopefully they can find better ways to spend their time.
Peace
Washington pot dealers can have all the state licensing, pay taxes, etc....and they are still committing a felony....and confessing to same.....

now, who would be foolish enough to bet their life and their freedom on the belief that every President would be as lawless as Obama???......

so, smoking pot may be an acceptable risk, but dealing is definitely not....

not to mention the possibility of a summary death sentence from your business competition....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1079734 Feb 13, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
92 million out of work, where's the jobs BO promised, Bozo?
in Obamaland, work is only for suckers....

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1079735 Feb 13, 2014
Another liberal so worried about the poor, she stole from them: but that is what most liberals aka democrats do:

The director of Colorado’s health exchange has been placed on administrative leave after the state discovered she had been indicted for stealing from a non-profit, the Denver Post reports:

[Christa Ann] McClure, 51, pleaded not guilty Feb. 6 in federal District Court in Montana to eight counts of theft and fraud from a nonprofit housing agency in Billings.

She was indicted Jan. 16 and notified her current Denver employer, the state-sponsored health exchange, on Monday, a few days after the story broke in Montana media, Connect for Health spokesman Ben Davis said in a telephone interview.

Connect for Health performed a criminal background check and checked references before hiring McClure in March, Davis said.

“She was completely clean,” he said. Her position as executive director of Housing Montana of Billings, he said, made her well-qualified for her post as Connect for Health’s director of partner engagement — she was liaison with state and federal partners, such as Medicaid officials. The job pays $130,000 a year.

… McClure, who has not been convicted of any charges, should have informed Connect for Health much earlier of the accusations she was facing, Davis said.

McClure was released pending trial, now scheduled for June. Each of the counts in the indictment against her carry potential penalties of five, 10 or 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

The 12-page indictment alleges that, while serving as executive director of the federally funded Housing Montana, McClure, between 2008 and 2010, paid herself “significant sums” for consulting services, although she was already on the payroll as a full-time employee.

She also made payments to her family and used federal money for personal travel, to pay family bills and to buy consulting services, the indictment alleges.

She also is accused of charging homeowners for a $750 warranty that did not exist, converting a laptop for personal use, inflating the hours she was to be compensated and writing herself a $21,000 check to which she was not entitled.

The indictment did not specify the total amount she allegedly embezzled.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1079736 Feb 13, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
This headline just caught my eye.
Belgium: Lawmakers vote for children's 'right to die' euthanasia law
It's for terminally ill children who have no hope of cure and who are suffering. It requires consent by all involved and a psychologist's determination that all involved can discern making this kind of decision.
It's one of those things I try not to have an opinion about. No one wants to see their child suffer through a long lingering death that's inevitable.(Not just impaired - mentally or physically - but literally suffering.) But ending your child's life sooner even if to end their suffering is the unthinkable.
Ending a child's suffering does seem like an act of mercy. It's just what it would take to show that kind of mercy. And living with the emotional and spiritual assurance it was the right decision.
Just so very sad. Sorry to leave on such a depressing note.
"Some people believe that holding on and hanging in there are signs of strength, but there are times in life when it takes much more strength just to let go."

-- Ann Landers

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1079737 Feb 13, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
A generator has to be a bare necessity where you are just for winters like this.
We only need them here after a hurricane in the middle of summer. Only the fortunate get one before they're gone off the shelves. Been there, done that. Wasn't one of the fortunate ones.
Stay warm.
You can always hook up a car generator to an exercise bike if you are stuck.

And then peddle like all hell to wash your clothes, run the freezer and microwave dinner.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1079738 Feb 13, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
Another liberal so worried about the poor, she stole from them: but that is what most liberals aka democrats do:
The director of Colorado’s health exchange has been placed on administrative leave after the state discovered she had been indicted for stealing from a non-profit, the Denver Post reports:
[Christa Ann] McClure, 51, pleaded not guilty Feb. 6 in federal District Court in Montana to eight counts of theft and fraud from a nonprofit housing agency in Billings.
She was indicted Jan. 16 and notified her current Denver employer, the state-sponsored health exchange, on Monday, a few days after the story broke in Montana media, Connect for Health spokesman Ben Davis said in a telephone interview.
Connect for Health performed a criminal background check and checked references before hiring McClure in March, Davis said.
“She was completely clean,” he said. Her position as executive director of Housing Montana of Billings, he said, made her well-qualified for her post as Connect for Health’s director of partner engagement — she was liaison with state and federal partners, such as Medicaid officials. The job pays $130,000 a year.
… McClure, who has not been convicted of any charges, should have informed Connect for Health much earlier of the accusations she was facing, Davis said.
McClure was released pending trial, now scheduled for June. Each of the counts in the indictment against her carry potential penalties of five, 10 or 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
The 12-page indictment alleges that, while serving as executive director of the federally funded Housing Montana, McClure, between 2008 and 2010, paid herself “significant sums” for consulting services, although she was already on the payroll as a full-time employee.
She also made payments to her family and used federal money for personal travel, to pay family bills and to buy consulting services, the indictment alleges.
She also is accused of charging homeowners for a $750 warranty that did not exist, converting a laptop for personal use, inflating the hours she was to be compensated and writing herself a $21,000 check to which she was not entitled.
The indictment did not specify the total amount she allegedly embezzled.
Helping poor people is just so damned profitable, I can't understand why more people other than Liberals don't do it.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1079739 Feb 13, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
Another liberal so worried about the poor, she stole from them: but that is what most liberals aka democrats do:
The director of Colorado’s health exchange has been placed on administrative leave after the state discovered she had been indicted for stealing from a non-profit, the Denver Post reports:
[Christa Ann] McClure, 51, pleaded not guilty Feb. 6 in federal District Court in Montana to eight counts of theft and fraud from a nonprofit housing agency in Billings.
She was indicted Jan. 16 and notified her current Denver employer, the state-sponsored health exchange, on Monday, a few days after the story broke in Montana media, Connect for Health spokesman Ben Davis said in a telephone interview.
Connect for Health performed a criminal background check and checked references before hiring McClure in March, Davis said.
“She was completely clean,” he said. Her position as executive director of Housing Montana of Billings, he said, made her well-qualified for her post as Connect for Health’s director of partner engagement — she was liaison with state and federal partners, such as Medicaid officials. The job pays $130,000 a year.
… McClure, who has not been convicted of any charges, should have informed Connect for Health much earlier of the accusations she was facing, Davis said.
McClure was released pending trial, now scheduled for June. Each of the counts in the indictment against her carry potential penalties of five, 10 or 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
The 12-page indictment alleges that, while serving as executive director of the federally funded Housing Montana, McClure, between 2008 and 2010, paid herself “significant sums” for consulting services, although she was already on the payroll as a full-time employee.
She also made payments to her family and used federal money for personal travel, to pay family bills and to buy consulting services, the indictment alleges.
She also is accused of charging homeowners for a $750 warranty that did not exist, converting a laptop for personal use, inflating the hours she was to be compensated and writing herself a $21,000 check to which she was not entitled.
The indictment did not specify the total amount she allegedly embezzled.
what's the problem???...

sounds like she has the ideal qualifications for a scam like ObamaKKKare.....

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1079740 Feb 13, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
Another liberal so worried about the poor, she stole from them: but that is what most liberals aka democrats do:
The director of Colorado’s health exchange has been placed on administrative leave after the state discovered she had been indicted for stealing from a non-profit, the Denver Post reports:
[Christa Ann] McClure, 51, pleaded not guilty Feb. 6 in federal District Court in Montana to eight counts of theft and fraud from a nonprofit housing agency in Billings.
She was indicted Jan. 16 and notified her current Denver employer, the state-sponsored health exchange, on Monday, a few days after the story broke in Montana media, Connect for Health spokesman Ben Davis said in a telephone interview.
Connect for Health performed a criminal background check and checked references before hiring McClure in March, Davis said.
“She was completely clean,” he said. Her position as executive director of Housing Montana of Billings, he said, made her well-qualified for her post as Connect for Health’s director of partner engagement — she was liaison with state and federal partners, such as Medicaid officials. The job pays $130,000 a year.
… McClure, who has not been convicted of any charges, should have informed Connect for Health much earlier of the accusations she was facing, Davis said.
McClure was released pending trial, now scheduled for June. Each of the counts in the indictment against her carry potential penalties of five, 10 or 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
The 12-page indictment alleges that, while serving as executive director of the federally funded Housing Montana, McClure, between 2008 and 2010, paid herself “significant sums” for consulting services, although she was already on the payroll as a full-time employee.
She also made payments to her family and used federal money for personal travel, to pay family bills and to buy consulting services, the indictment alleges.
She also is accused of charging homeowners for a $750 warranty that did not exist, converting a laptop for personal use, inflating the hours she was to be compensated and writing herself a $21,000 check to which she was not entitled.
The indictment did not specify the total amount she allegedly embezzled.
If Jesus had been as helpful to poor people as the damned Liberals are today, him and his twelve Doods would've been riding brand new Harley's across the Holy Land and lived in Air Conditioned Headquarters back in Nazareth. Jesus wouldn't have multiplied the fishes and loaves. He would've had Kentucky Fried Chicken cater it all.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1079741 Feb 13, 2014
A Chicago judge has issued a controversial decision to reduce a fine handed down by state health department officials to an Illinois abortion clinic for violations of cleanliness and health codes. The judge reduced the massive $36,000 fine to a mere $77.

Cook County Circuit Judge Alexander White arbitrarily reduced the fine after the Illinois Department of Health (IDPH) conducted a health inspection of the state's abortion providers in 2011. The issuance of the fine was immediately disputed and has been coursing through the courts ever since.

The IDPH cited the clinic for such violations as storing food items in the same freezer that contained containers of fetal tissue, filthy floors, medication dispensing cups filled with crumbs of medication, recovery rooms with rusted walls, and other filthy conditions. The IDPH report also noted that one employee was re-using discarded paper towels on patients.

Worse, the IDPH charged the clinic for failing to perform CPR on a patient who soon died in its care.

Judge White based his reduction of the fine on the claim that the owner of the clinic closed the facilities down and had only $77 left in the company bank account.

However, theclaim that the clinic was shuttered is suspect.

The operator of the cited clinic informed the state that the clinic was closed in November of 2011, but it was soon discovered that only weeks later owner Larisa Rozansky opened a "new" clinic in the same facilities – even using the same website to advertise – without addressing the state's health code violations.
new yawk

Buffalo, NY

#1079744 Feb 14, 2014
"Massive fine?" $36,000 dollars??? You gotta be kidding? I pay my gardener more than that for mowing the lawn and pruning the hydrangea. What century are you people living in? WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!

Since: May 11

Landisburg, PA

#1079745 Feb 14, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm still asking you, 92 million out of work, where's the jobs Oblamer promised?
Three Pinocchios.

"The problem is that the worker participation rate has declined in large part because of the retirement of the Baby Boom generation"

"Essentially, it means everyone above the age of 16 who is not working. The BLS breaks it down even further, and it quickly becomes clear that the vast majority of these people are retired or simply are not interested in working, such as stay-at-home parents."

You & Rush Limbaugh, stupid ignorant people that twist statistics to mean something they don't

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-chec... .

Ypu & Rish Limbauh, Doshpnest piees of ash*t.

Since: May 11

Landisburg, PA

#1079746 Feb 14, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
You know nothing drooler. How's your stack of Rubles doing?
Oil cos. don't get one dime from the government, you're severely retarded.
Not one dime. just 40 billion of them.

4 billion a year in subsidies.

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