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rpannier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-13-12 08:50 PM
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In his heart, Rick Santorum knows that Dutch people are forcibly euthanized
Edited on Tue Mar-13-12 08:52 PM by rpannier
A few weeks ago, a video circulated online of Rick Santorum claiming that 1 in 20 deaths in the Netherlands are caused by involuntary euthanasia. According to Santorum, elderly Dutch wear bracelets that say "do not euthanize me" and "don't go to the hospital, they go to another country, because they're afraid because of budget purposes that they will not come out of that hospital if they go into it with sickness."

The remark was met with some bafflement in the Netherlands, and a Dutch television reporter recently cornered a Santorum spokesperson to ask about it:

"It's a matter of what's in his heart. He's a strong pro-life person," press secretary Alice Stewart replies.

After all, like the origin of the universe or the existence of a supreme being, Dutch medical statistics are ultimately unknowable -- just another of the unresolvable mysteries that have confronted us since the dawn of mankind. Who are we? Why are we here? What are the laws in the Netherlands concerning doctor-assisted suicide? We all have our own beliefs.

Santorum knows in his heart that elderly Dutch people are routinely euthanized against their will by doctors. He believes this to be true, no matter what the elite media tries to tell him.

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http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/03/12/in_his_h...
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-14-12 04:27 PM
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1. Being pro life has nothing to do with getting your facts wrong because
you find truth inconvenient. That's being pro lie, not pro life.
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lbrtbell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-15-12 03:45 PM
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2. Maybe all these RW'ers are "pro lie" instead of "pro life"
And perhaps they're just spelling it wrong. We all know spelling isn't these MORANS' forte! :rofl:
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ellisonz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-16-12 03:42 AM
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3. Colbert covered this tonight. n/t
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