Disre(Charlie)gard

“Great” Britain joined Moloch today as it enforced the order to kill, excuse me, let die, Charlie Gard.

And forever shame on Pope Francis… shame shame shame.

Friday Open Thread

H/t the Occupy Democrats Logic FB page. Yes, this is really the kind of argument they use to justify universal healthcare.

Break it down

 

Tom Del Beccaro, smarter than the average bear, and here to help even the most ignorant and intellectually dishonest trolls. Californians blew it last year not electing this man as their Senatorial representation in DC.

Some answers for the critics of the new healthcare bill . . .

Criticism #1. Many will lose […]

Perilous Pain Pill Public Policies

Who’d a thunk that well meaning policymakers could screw things up for others? I don’t pretend to know what the solution to the opioid addiction epidemic is — and it is a big problem… but people never seem to remember that any move to resolve an issue always creates other problems. Anyway… this is […]

From The Trailer Park - A Cure For Wellness

A man travels to a wellness clinic in the Swiss Alps that holds disturbing secrets. Stars Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth, Jason Isaacs. Directed by Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Ring).

Inconsistent Vegetative State

The priesthood of scientists and medical professionals… they don’t nearly as much squat as they purport to know. From the journal Aeon comes this unsurprising yet still disturbing story about how many folks — thousands of people — are still “here” even though they have been diagnosed as persistent vegetative…:

I had just finished […]

The Walking Thread: Twice As Far (S6, E14)

I mentioned in a previous review that TWD very much subscribes to American Sniper’s philosophy of humanity being divided up into sheep, wolves, and sheepdogs. In keeping with this theme, “Twice As Far” tells the story of two sheep (Denise and Eugene) who decide to venture out of the safety of Alexandria into the […]