By Paul Russell The Medical Journal of Australia has just published a commissioned paper on euthanasia and assisted suicide by one of America’s leading bioethicists, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel. Emanuel is not a conservative. A brother of Obama’s former chief-of-staff, Rahm Emanuel, a fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a professor at the University …Continue reading "Ezekiel Emanuel says that pain is not the reason people ask doctors to end their lives"
Editor’s note. This essay appeared at truedignityvt.org. Ezekiel Emanuel has spent his life building an impressive resume and now, at age 56, he wants the world to know that by 75 he plans to stop working so hard. In fact, he says that if he is still alive at 75, his master plan is …Continue reading "Ezekiel Emanuel’s Latest Rant"
By Dave Andrusko When you come across anything about “death and dying,” you really have to read with exceptional care. The conclusions researchers/reporters draw often are much more their own personal preferences than they are what the data are saying. Here’s an example: “Most people want to live past 75, but they haven’t given …Continue reading "Americans do not agree with Ezekiel Emanuel who wants to die at 75"
By Dave Andrusko The Federalist webpage (thefederalist.com) is a terrific source of commentary on an array of issues. More than a few deal directly with our issues—for example, there is Mollie Hemingway who wrote brilliantly about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week. Two more, one today and one last week, address the …Continue reading "More on Ezekiel Emanuel and his insistence he would want to live only until age 75"
By Wesley J. Smith Ezekiel Emanuel is one of the nation’s premier Obamacarians. He has the president’s ear. He is for health care rationing. And now, he wants us to die at 75. He doesn’t put it quite like that, writing in the first person. But make no mistake: That is his essential message. …Continue reading "Ezekiel Emanuel: We Should Die at 75"
By Dave Andrusko NBC News’s Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd is hardly one of us nor is he a reporter looking for opportunities to hammer President Obama. In fact, most of the time, Todd excels at making up excuses for Mr. Obama, no matter how far-fetched. But the fiasco which is the rollout of …Continue reading "A deeper look at President Obama’s “apology” to Americans who are losing their health insurance"
By Wesley J. Smith The bureaucrats are coming! The bureaucrats are coming! Where? Right into your doctor’s office and examination rooms, as may soon be required under the Affordable Care Act via required use of government certified ”shared decision making” educational materials. From, “Shared Decision Making to Improve Care and Reduce Costs,” co-authored by Obamacarian …Continue reading "The Bureaucrat Looking Over Your Doctor’s Shoulder"