Health Care Rationing
Baby Joseph battles
Sheila Liaugminas | 02 March 2011
The hospital involved in this sad story is representing itself as allowing the family’s wishes to take their child home to die there instead of in the stark atmosphere of the medical facility. And some news stories have reported that the parents are getting their wish, after all. Not exactly true…
‘Death panel’ debate revived
Sheila Liaugminas | 05 January 2011
Over the Christmas holiday, the Obama administration inserted ‘end of life’ counseling into the health care plans for Medicare patients when few were paying attention. They are now.
Disabilities Act has an anniversary
Sheila Liaugminas | 27 July 2010
And it may be short-lived.
Dysfunctional ‘family guy’
Sheila Liaugminas | 31 March 2010
Anyone familiar with the Fox channel’s satiric show ‘Family Guy’ already knows how irreverent its writers are about real family values and things like respect and common decency. There was none of either in a recent episode of that show when they tastelessly and offensively ridiculed Terri Schiavo and her end-of-life ordeal that gripped the nation before she passed away, five years ago.
The Rationing Commission?
Sheila Liaugminas | 17 November 2009
Democrats are quietly attempting to impose a “global budget” on
Medicare, with radical implications for U.S. medicine.
Sheila Liaugminas | 20 October 2009
Sarah Palin introduced that term into public and political debate
over health care reform and now it’s regularly repeated by news
analysts, usually scorned but occasionally affirmed.
Max and the Bean Counters
Sheila Liaugminas | 29 September 2009
The Baucus bill under debate in Congress this week is being touted
as the compromise to save health care ‘reform’. But that’s a
When saving money is the primary goal
Sheila Liaugminas | 21 September 2009
The consequences will lead to justifying practices that are dehumanizing.
The face of euthanasia
Sheila Liaugminas | 15 September 2009
Seems like everyone would know Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s immense role in
spreading the cause of death on demand.
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