Network News

  • What Still Shocks Me About ObamaCare
  • 7/27/2012
  • (By Nat Hentoff) - Amid the huge response - both triumphant and agonized - to the Supreme Court's preservation of Obamacare, I was surprised at how little attention was being paid to that law's core purpose: to strongly control health care costs where government funding is involved, as it increasingly will be.
  • Death Panels on Steroids
  • 7/26/2012
  • (Daily Caller) - If you want to see what direction health care is going, just read the July 12 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Of course, reading a medical journal isn't on most people's "to do" lists. Even medical professionals who do read journal articles rarely do so to gain insight into the latest shifts in the cultural or political winds. That's a mistake.
  • Filmmaker Turns Camera on Corruption
  • 7/25/2012
  • (stargazett.com) - Filmmaker and activist William Windsor is a man on a mission, and that mission brought him to Elmira on Thursday as he seeks to battle what he calls 14 categories of corruption.
  • Nitschke Doubles Down on Death-on-Demand
  • 7/23/2012
  • (First Things) - The assisted suicide movement is so full of pretense. It is "only" about terminal illness when nothing else can be done to end suffering, they coo. Baloney. Well, it is only for the "hopelessly ill." Baloney.
  • Lexington Park Woman Returns Home One Year After Accident
  • 7/21/2012
  • (SoMdNews.com) - When Maria Morgan left for work on Monday, July 11, 2011, there was no way to know it would take her an entire year to get back home.
  • Doctors Kill In 14% of Dutch Deaths
  • 7/20/2012
  • (First Things) - I grow weary of the continual attempts to spin and cover up the depth of the death culture of the Netherlands. For example, recently, articles have celebrated the official 2.8% euthanasia rate. But that doesn't include assisted suicide (0.2) and the fact that 23% of euthanasia deaths are unreported.
  • Family Copes With Life After Tragedy
  • 7/19/2012
  • (Go Erie) - The wife knocks on the door and walks into her husband's room. It is not in their house. It is not where their two young children live. She says hello and kisses him on his forehead. His head droops, because the muscles in his spine and neck are weakening.
  • People with Severe Dementia Should be Starved and Dehydrated to Death
  • 7/18/2012
  • (Peter Saunders) - There is an editorial in the British Medical Journal this week by a retired professor of philosophy titled 'Sanctity of life law has gone too far'. Raanan Gillon reviews the case of M, a woman in minimally conscious state, who was the subject of a court of protection ruling last year.
  • Rethinking Youth Sports to Prevent Kids' Head Injuries
  • 7/17/2012
  • (The Hill) - Youth sports are important. Now girls, as well as boys, have an opportunity to bephysically active and learn new skills. Whether participating in an individual or group activity, sports teach children and young adults that hard work and personal discipline will help them achieve their personal best.
  • My Cup is Half Full
  • 7/16/2012
  • (By Mark Pickup) - Last month, British Columbia Judge Lynn Smith declared Canada's laws banning assisted suicide unconstitutional. Apparently it is not fair for severely disabled people to be denied suicide when healthy and able-bodied people can take their own lives. Really?