Author Archives: Headmistress

A Will, a Woman, and Her Feeding Tube.

Okay, there’s no will. There’s now no feeding tube, and so there will soon be no woman. There’s no will. NO will. A relative of ours wanted to give us some property. He made his wishes known verbally to everybody. He hired a surveyor to survey the land to make sure of the boundaries of […]

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Good Essay to Read

Thomas Sowell is one of our favorite authors around the Common Room. Check out Cruel and Unusual: “If the tragic case of Terri Schiavo shows nothing else, it shows how easily “the right to die” can become the right to kill. It is hard to believe that anyone, regardless of their position on euthanasia, would […]

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Motion Denied

Judge Whittemore, who has previously fined and sentenced to probation men who merely cut down a tree with a Bald Eagle nest in it, didn’t see Terri as valuable as those birds. He has ruled against her parents (and Terri). Terri’s parents are appealing, again. From the Corner, via Blogs for Terri: RE: THIS MORNING’S […]

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Where are the women’s rights groups?

It used to be possible for husbands to have their wives committed to mental instutions for infractions such as arguing with them about theology or not doing the housework (two genuine cases I just read about). Fortunately, this is no longer a common practice. Instead of mental institutions, one husband seems to be using the […]

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The Mini Schiavo Round-Up

According to our tracker, we have a number of new visitors who have come to the Common Room to read more about Terri Schiavo. For their benefit I’ve compiled a list of all the Schiavo related posts here, in a sort of miniature, Common Room specific round up.If you’re nice people, you’re welcome to stay […]

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