ICE–Definition, verb (slang): To kill or murder.
ICER–Definition, noun (slang): One who ices, in other words, one who murders.
Posted in Ageism, Government Policies, Health Care, Open Threads
Tagged Cass Sunstein, Complete Lives System, Death Panels, end-of-life conversations, Ezekiel Emanuel, Health Care, ICER, Jonathan Wilcox, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, NICE, Obamacare, open thread, Sarah Palin, Three-Fifths Compromise, value frameworks
Noted veterinarian, psychologist, and newspaper advice columnist Dr. Michael Fox once responded to a question about the “slaughter” of Cecil the Lion by another doctor–Walter J. Palmer, DDS.
Posted in Ageism, Health Care, Ideology, Obamacare, Open Threads, Uncategorized
Tagged annual checkups, Cecil the lion, global tax, Health Care, Obamacare, open thread, The Holocaust
In keeping with the current reality of everything coming down to race in our supposedly post-racial nation (as expected and promised–but not fulfilled–by the election of Obama), controversy is brewing over a lack of Academy Awards nominations for black actors, directors, or movies:
Outrage erupted online Thursday about the lack of diversity in this year’s Academy Awards nominations, and stars are continuing to weigh in.
Posted in Ageism, Holidays, Ideology, Open Threads, Racism, Sexism
Tagged Academy Awards, BGI, demographics, NBA, open thread, Oscars, quotas, racism, Sexism
Obama recently announced his newest initiative, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. This “alliance” follows and compliments his previous similar initiative, My Brother’s Keeper Challenge. [emphasis added to quotes]
Posted in Ageism, Constitutional Rights, Government Policies, Ideology, National Policy, Open Threads, Racism, Sexism
Tagged Ageism, Barack Hussein Obama II, Chicks on the Right, My Brother's Keeper Alliance, My Brother's Keeper Challenge, racism, Roger Clegg, Sexism, Todd Starnes