by Ethel C. Fenig, American Thinker
The liberals laughed when I-can-see-Russia-from-my-house Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin predicted that Obamacare would lead to death panels and forced death for those too old or too sick to ensure cost-effectiveness for their continuing health care. But the laughter stopped when medical/bioethicist – and one of the main designers of ObamaCare – Ezekiel Emanuel publicly stated in Atlantic Monthly:
Why I Hope to Die at 75
An argument that society and families—and you—will be better off if nature takes its course swiftly and promptly
But here, too, living as long as possible has drawbacks we often won’t admit to ourselves. I will leave aside the very real and oppressive financial and caregiving burdens that many, if not most, adults in the so-called sandwich generation are now experiencing, caught between the care of children and parents. Our living too long places real emotional weights on our progeny. Read the entire story.