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The Sadistic Brutality of England’s Government-Run Healthcare

Ann Anon Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 6:00 PM
Reagan passed a law forbidding this in nurseries here in the US. Trust me, I am a retired nurse and it was fairly common to allow "nature to take it's course" in certain cases. Reagan passed a law saying all babies were entitled to maximum care even if their anticipated value to society was marginal. However, we did not dehydrate them to death. That cruelty is unbelievable. Ever been a little thirsty? That is why I am against pulling feeding tubes. To die of dehydration is horrible. And cruel. We kept them comfortable, we gave them sugar water if they sucked and medicated them if they acted uncomfortable. We rocked them along with the others and generally treated them well. They were treated with dignity.

I’m not easily grossed out or nauseated. Heck, I’m on email lists for a half-dozen softball teams and you can only imagine the strange/filthy/nasty things that guys send to each other.

But I read a story about the death panels in the United Kingdom that left me discombobulated. I can’t even begin to describe how I feel.

Here’s the intro of a disturbing report in the Daily Mail.

Sick children are being discharged from NHS hospitals to die at home or in hospices on controversial ‘death pathways’. Until now, end of life regime the Liverpool Care Pathway was thought to...

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