Skip to comments.Sarah Palin, Scoop Artist -Her Beat on ‘Death Panels’ Is Confirmed by the Times (Obama issued
Posted on 12/26/2010 12:38:19 PM PST by bobsunshine
One of the questions raised by the news that the Obama administration is going to use regulation rather than legislation to bring in the so-called death panels as part of Obamacare is how it happened that this scoop was brought in not by the newspapers or the members of Congress but by Governor Palin. Confirmation of Mrs. Palins scoop was brought in by the New York Times in a dispatch issued Christmas day, more than a year after Mrs. Palin issued her warning about Obamacare leading to government involvement in end-of-life issues.
At the time, Mrs. Palins prophecy touched off an enormous hue and a cry among the liberal intelligentsia, so much so that the scheme was dropped in Congress. Yet even though it was dropped by Congress the New York Times is reporting that the Obama administration will achieve the same goal by regulation and will start doing so January 1. The Times says that the government will now pay doctors who advise patients on options for end-of-life care, which may include advance directives to forgo aggressive life-sustaining treatment.
It seems to be the administration's conception of democracy that after the Congress so pointedly left this out of the Obamacare legislation the scheme can be advanced by regulation. The point is underscored in Robert Pears dispatch in the Times, which quotes one of the congressmen originally advocating for the so-called death panels, Earl Blumenauer of Oregon, as saying of the regulatory approach, we wont be shouting it from the rooftops because we arent out of the woods yet and warning that the regulation could yet be modified or reversed.
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So hey media, whose the idiot now..turns out Sarah was 100 percent RIGHT on the money with these death panels. Juan Williams can suck it. Obama can’t speak without a teleprompter, has a zillion goons around him telling him what to do, we NEVER saw his college transcripts showing us all what a genius he is, but according to Juan he is of high intellect. Give me a break Juan
These damn cockroaches know they have to hide their true intentions from the electorate. They work best under cover of darkness. And Blumenauer says so.
And get this from the NY Times article:
After learning of the administrations decision, Mr. Blumenauers office celebrated a quiet victory, but urged supporters not to crow about it.
While we are very happy with the result, we wont be shouting it from the rooftops because we arent out of the woods yet, Mr. Blumenauers office said in an e-mail in early November to people working with him on the issue. This regulation could be modified or reversed, especially if Republican leaders try to use this small provision to perpetuate the death panel myth.
Moreover, the e-mail said: We would ask that you not broadcast this accomplishment out to any of your lists, even if they are supporters e-mails can too easily be forwarded.
The e-mail continued: Thus far, it seems that no press or blogs have discovered it, but we will be keeping a close watch and may be calling on you if we need a rapid, targeted response. The longer this goes unnoticed, the better our chances of keeping it.
Here is the link to the NY Times article:
If it’s confirmed by the lib lady, it’s gotta be true
“the regulation could yet be modified or reversed.”
I for one certainly expect it to be abolished, period.
Gov involvement in death = “accomplishment”?
Liberal double speak and lies
Was there ever any doubt?
The elderly, and the very, very sick of all ages, will be victims of the death panels. Obamacare must be repealed.
How many times will our own “president” issue a fatwah against us? And get applauded by the press?
You caught that, too, huh.
The democrats are trying to bring back the “death panels”.
They are just trying to do it under a different name.
That is how democrats operate, especially when they cannot tell the truth about what they are after.
Democrats want to take all choice away from patients and even doctors; they want nameless faceless government bureaucrats to make life and death decisions for all.
Our biggest advocacy needs to be to do away with, have repealed, or whatever it takes...to get removed from all legislation the authorization for agency bureaucrats to create, write, and enforce regulation.
This is all insanity. We’ve finally gotten to the point that Congress is meaningless.
If law can be brought to bear on a people who has rejected it in the legislation, then the regime is treasonous and needs to be overthrown.
Under Obamacare, if you can’t afford a doctor, go to an airport - you’ll get a free x-ray and a pat down, and if you mention Al Queda, you get a colonoscopy.
Yep, according to Juanita Williams, Sarah is SOOOO dumb, she probably couldn’t talk to a room full of 6th graders without a Teleprompter, remember all the words to the Declaration of Indepencence, remember to put her hand over her heart for the Pledge to the Flag, pronounce “corps” as “corpse,” and...
Oh, wait. That was Obozo!
obamacare is simply the attempt to overthrow America and replace it with Socialism.
Nothing more. Nothing less.
We are in a war for the survival of our Nation - nothing can be held back...and no “reaching across the aisle to my friends”.
I hate to throw a wrench, but our medicaid families cry racism/class warfare unless every possible test and treatment is given to the dying, and some in the medical field abuse the government for profit. The self sufficient are more likely to face the truth with dignity when all hope is exhausted. Some sort of guidelines need to be established for public care.
Bravo to Sarah, but sad we live in a country where the obvious has become controversial and difficult to explain. It’s obvious that rationing is required in Obamacare and especially is aimed at denying care to the elderly.
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