The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!
Tennessee Williams (1911-1983), playwright
The battle between Terry Schiavo’s husband and her parents is a very sad and cruel story. I wonder if somewhere money is at the issue for Mr. Schiavo. The New York Times said the dispute started over a million-dollar malpractice suite, but it didn’t elaborate. I also wonder if there is a life insurance policy looming somewhere, otherwise why wouldn’t the husband divorce her and let the parents administer care if they want to?
Just as odious on another level are House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) and the sycophants who want the money he raises and Republicans who cater to the overzealous religious fringe.
DeLay should remind people of the crooked evangelist who rants only louder of the evils of Satan as the authorities are about arrest him. DeLay is doing his best to draw attention away from inquiries into fund-raising improprieties in Texas and potential violations of House travel rules in Washington. Senator Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn) is simply a Gumby doll for the White House, and as a physician should know that Schiavo will never recover.
If the Republicans were really trying to save lives, they might consider legislation to curb gun sales. One American young person is killed by gunfire every hour, making firearms the second leading killer of youths, after accidents.
Here is another thought. Why is Florida always having its court battles taken to the federal level? There was the Elian Gonzalez case, the Bush presidency, and now the Schiavo matter. Is this what happens when your brother is president?
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