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Steven Wallace recently shrieked away his last terrible days in Kennewick, ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 272 comments on Sun May 10, 2009 at 05:47 PM PDT with 311 Recommends
One morning she awoke and she simply knew. Right time was drawing near. She smiled, and began the slow, painful movements of getting out of her bed.
by scribe
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Apr 17, 2011 at 08:38 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
Many of my parishioners are quite elderly. And while they span the gamut of health and activity, most of them are quite mentally sharp and not the least bit shy about sharing their opinion with “...
by left rev
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Mar 26, 2012 at 11:03 AM PDT with 81 Recommends
(I've posted this in my own blog that I've been keeping for my mom and about my mom. I don't wish to directly link it here. However, today's post I wanted to share with you all...even though I ...
by Heather in SFBay
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 08:47 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
The Well of Loneliness is one of those books that one has to read in their lifetime if they are ever to understand contemporary gay culture in a meaningful way. Sure, a novel that was written in ...
by BoiseBlue
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 02:34 PM PST with 61 Recommends
Death is one of the human constants. Fear of it is another. It is not the being dead we’re afraid of – it’s the dying, most of all the bad death. We don’t want to suffer. We don’t want to ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat May 12, 2012 at 09:44 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Dailykos is a Democratic blog by definition, if not in reality. It was oh so easy to be a booster for the Democratic Party when the Republicans controlled all three branches of government. Now, ...
by arodb
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2008 at 10:52 AM PST with 34 Recommends
There is a particularly disgusting and detestable propaganda tactic being wielded by those who would destroy any chance at health care reform: The rightwing scaremongering fantasy of a perverted ...
by ETF
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Jul 30, 2009 at 07:32 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Talking about our problems has become our greatest addiction-Break the habit-talk about your joys. A dear friend of mine said that to me when I visited him in the hospital yesterday. He got shot in ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Dec 14, 2013 at 09:26 AM PST with 16 Recommends
And esteemed Medical Ethicist gives them a mild rebuke. Somehow, this professor has not seemed to notice the change in delivery of medical care in our country-- not since the passing of the ...
by arodb
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 05:23 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Just a reminder that this is not just about the POTUS, Senate seats, etc. The non-binding initiative would task state lawmakers and Montana's three-member congressional delegation to begin the ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 10:01 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Here's the article, with this abbreviated description: The woman told the 911 operator that he was inside with a shotgun, saying he wanted to die. When the police arrived, a neighbor told them ...
by arodb
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 01:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
It's astounding to me that only in Oregon is there a Death With Dignity, or medically assisted suicide law, in place. Polls in California show that 70% of respondents believe that terminally ill ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 69 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2008 at 02:45 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Death is one of the human constants. Fear of it is another. It is not the being dead we’re afraid of – it’s the dying. We don’t want to suffer. We don’t want to ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 05:03 PM PDT with 7 Recommends