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Speaking on behalf of Christ, Santorum warns of Obama’s plans to feast on the blood of euthanized seniors

I heard a comedian by the name of John Fugelsang do a pretty brilliant bit the other day on the incredible disconnect between the teachings of Jesus and the actions of those who invoke his name in the pursuit of political power. It’s nothing we haven’t discussed here before, but I enjoyed Fugelsang’s perspective, given […]

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Michigan Tea Party calls security on seniors attempting to enter event with Rep. Justin Amash

The great state of Michigan is making national news again. This time it’s for keeping senior citizens out of a town hall event with their elected representative in Congress. The following report comes from ThinkProgress: As the backlash against the GOP’s plan to end Medicare grows, so does the attempt to block reporters from covering […]

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Euthanasia… now where’d they get a crazy idea like that?

It all really started, as best as I can tell, on August 4, when former Republican Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, suggested that the Obama administration was seeking the power to “euthanize” American citizens, putting “Down Syndrome children at risk”. Then, a few days later, in a statement made on Friday, August 7, Sarah […]

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FOX News edits out the insanity in coverage of healthcare foes

If you watched the television news or picked up a paper today, you likely saw the image of an older man, pushing a wheelchair, yelling into the face of Michigan Congressman John Dingell. The scene took place last night in Romulus, Michigan, during a town hall meeting on healthcare. So far, I’ve seen this particular […]

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CIGNA’s Wendell Potter on the state of American healthcare

If you haven’t yet watched Bill Moyers with CIGNA Healthcare’s former head of corporate communications, Wendell Potter, I’d suggest you take a few minutes and watch it. Here, by way of background, is a quote from Potter as he recently testified before the Senate Commerce Committee: The industry and its backers are using fear tactics, […]

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