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Mortality Study Should Raise Doubts About Assisted Suicide
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  • Fat_Man

    All over the Northeast and the West Coast, in faculty lounges, newsrooms, and hipster hangouts, you can here them say: “Good ridance to bad rubbish, I hope all of those racist, sexist, obese pigs kill themselves.”

    • Jim__L

      It’s the new Eugenics — which Progressives have always supported. Leftists can be as callous as Nazis, only lazier.

      • f1b0nacc1

        Slacker Nazis?

        • Jim__L

          Can you think of a better way to describe the sort of political activist who gets a warm fuzzy feeling by thought-free parroting of the correct (nasty) slogan on Twitter when someone transgresses Political Correctness?

          At some point they risk devolving into a full-on SJW, of course, which pushes them into true totalitarian territory.

          • f1b0nacc1

            When you think about it, totalitarian regimes are great for slackers….frees them of any responsibility to think or take any initiative…

      • CapitalHawk

        Stalin and Mao were not lazy. They were very efficient in their extermination campaigns.

        Alternatively: Thank God that Stalin and Mao were lazy. Can you imagine how many people they would have murdered if they weren’t?

  • lukelea

    If we are going to continue current Third world trade and immigration policies the only — or, rather, the theoretically best — answer is to subsidize wages with a better and vastly expanded version of the earned-income tax credit. But how to finance? Here is one idea: https://goo.gl/Pe5YW6

  • Andrew Allison

    The leap from “sharply elevated rates of suicide and drug overdose among middle-aged white Americans without college degrees” and “increased rates of illness, chronic pain, and disability among middle-aged whites.”to physician assisted suicide is unwarranted, and detracts from serious discussion about the health, or rather lack thereof, of middle-aged white Americans without college degrees. Shouldn’t we be looking at the causes rather than inventing an effect?

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