More on Memo Mix-up

Michelle Malkin brings updates.

Powerline has more. Read “ABC Checks Out.” Powerline says to ignore the bad spelling, but we are an educational blog. We suggest our readers eat a peanut M&M; for every spelling error you find in the ABC source’s note.

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Asking Questions

Polipundit is asking some questions today.

The Good Captain covers capriciousness.

Read an affadavit by another doctor, one Doctor William Chesire, with experience with Terri’s case who says that she may not be PVS.

Hugh Hewitt has more about Dr. Chesire and the culture of death behind Terri’s starvation.

Patterico asks another question:

“Do you oppose an attempt to feed her liquid, to see if she can swallow it on her own? If so, why?”

He quotes William Anderson, who points out

“When we awaken from this queasy nightmare, people will ask how it could have been that a court could post a police officer by the bedside to insure that a dying woman succumbed to a ghastly death by thirst.”

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Do as I say, not as I do….

From this Eyewitness News Report:

A state law prohibits smoking within 25 feet of a school. Student Eliazar Velasquez observed somebody violating that law, in fact, actually smoking on school property just outside a door to the school building. He photographed the law-breaker and published the pictures on the web.

He also passed out fliers at the school directing students to the pictures on the internet.

So he was suspended. You see, the school principal was the scoff-law in this case. I think I like this kid.

According to the article:

“Central High administrators say Velasquez’s suspension was because the sophomore had harassed and slandered the principal and was being a disruptive influence.

The American Civil Liberties Union has gotten involved, saying the suspension raises freedom of speech and due-process issues. “

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Dog Blogging (Or, The Equuschick is Getting Irritated.)

I work at a county animal shelter, people. I know about euthanasia. What’s happening to Terri isn’t euthanasia. We don’t kill our dogs this way. Not the way she is going. Find me a single animal shelter that euthanizes their dogs by removing food and water, I dare you.

I have seen a feral cat who tore my hands apart so badly I couldn’t write for almost a week go out of the world with more dignity and less pain than will be the case for a brain damaged woman who has never harmed a soul.

Forget about brain scans, and neurological tests, and wills and last wishes that we may or may not know. Pretend, for a moment, that you’ve never heard those words.

Whatever happened to the Golden Rule? The vital question is no longer “Would you wish to be kept alive in Terri’s state?” The question is: “Would you like to die her death?”

Think about it.

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I’m too tired and too angry to make sure this link works, so just copy and paste into your browser if it doesn’t. You’ll manage.;=/ap/20050324/ap_on_re_us/brain_damaged_woman

What we have here, ladies and gentlmen, is the government sanctioned, nay, ordered, death by starvation of someone whose only voice is her husband, engaged to another woman.
Who knows, maybe she would have wanted to die. But not like this. This is no longer even about the rights or wrongs of euthanasia. Euthanasia means, literally, a dignified death. There is nothing dignified about dying of thirst. No less than thirteen people have been ARRESTED for bringing this woman water.

And for some reason, the words “Nazi Germany” keep running through my head. Go Figure.

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