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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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Bah.

After having spent the last hour trying in vain to incorporate all of my favorite books into a profile box that only permits 600 characters, I have erased all of them in a fit of temper, and the “Favorite Books” section will be left blank. My next post will be all about my favorite books […]

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The majority of the great sayings of life evolve over a period of many years, modified and improved by individual people over time. In other cases, such as the case that occurred on Sunday, the evolutionary process is accelerated and the phrase “Never criticize a woman till you’ve walked a mile in her knee highs” […]

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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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