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Mind your own business.
What would that mean, exactly? If those were the only for words she could articulate and only had one shot, how would we know what she meant?

(In the interest of full disclosure, I think it was the the husband's right to speak for his wife. I know that my wife and I have talked about it and she has my willing permission to make that auful decision of I am irrevocably incapacitated. And vice versa. Post-Schiavo we formalized it.)
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I think that woman would want the privacy to have died without being a political football for others to try to score political points with, all the while being splashed across TVs and newspapers and weekly news magazines, and in all likelihood the likes of the National Enquirer, all for their profit in the name of reporting some kind of "news that's fit to print" or that we need to know, while busy body whack jobs like SKLASSE8 condemn her husband based on rumors created from half truths or no-facts and politically motivated agendas. It was a private tragedy, and it was no one else's business. I think she would tell you that, if she had the chance. Jim
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Sometimes South Park has the best commentaries; they can really say a lot without making any real decision on a subject. There was an episode where the routinely dying Kenny was brain dead and he had left behind a message before he died indicating that if "he was in a peristant vegetative state...", but the answer was on a lost page. When they found the answer, it was "please, for the love of God, don't show me like that on national TV!"

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RE: Don't be a victim of "mainstream" media.

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Post-Schiavo we formalized it.
By far the best decision anyone can make. Everyone needs to discuss this with their closest relatives as soon as possible and please put the decision in writing. The downside is that a lot of these decisions can often be overridden by the family (if you check off the organ donor box on your license you still need the family's permission to donate organs – this annoys both me and Mrs. Jdbower, M.D., to no end).

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.... What would she say?
Duuuuhhhhhh

Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.

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Sometimes South Park has the best commentaries; they can really say a lot without making any real decision on a subject. There was an episode where the routinely dying Kenny was brain dead and he had left behind a message before he died indicating that if "he was in a peristant vegetative state...", but the answer was on a lost page. When they found the answer, it was "please, for the love of God, don't show me like that on national TV!"
Hey did you MTV is doing a special on this case? It's called "Terry Schiavo -UNPLUGGED!"


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.... What would she say?
She'd say "man, am I fucking hungry!"

Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.

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And speaking of media exploitation S-Classe, I heard her husband was going to use Terry in a Snickers commercial

... "Not going anywhere for a while, grab a Snickers"...

Then it ends with a candy bar going up a feeding tube!


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Hey S-Classe, What's the difference between Terri Schiavo and a Chia Pet? Right wingers don't get upset if you stop watering the Chia!!



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Hey S-Classe, What's the difference between Terri Schiavo and a Chia Pet? Right wingers don't get upset if you stop watering the Chia!!

So, it's OK to pull your plug when you're braindead vining? GOOD! Where's YOUR cord? Your posts indicate no intelligent life.

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