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Feb 21 2024

Systemic Euthanasia During Covid Alleged in UK

If “Dr.” Jill and the rest of Biden’s handlers would euthanize unborn babies for having Edwards syndrome, who is to say government-run healthcare wouldn’t euthanize you because Covid?

Explosive leaked documents have emerged that show medical staff were ordered to euthanize patients who had been admitted to hospital and tested positive for COVID-19.

The official documents were leaked from the UK’s state-funded National Health Service (NHS).

That would be the NHS that wants newborns to be “chestfed” with milk from chemically transmogrified men.

The docs further confirm the previous reporting from Slay News that revealed patients were euthanized in order to boost the numbers for “Covid deaths.”

It is alleged that elderly people were offed with fatal doses of midazolam, then added to the Covid stats. This helped whip up hysteria in support of lockdowns and vaccines. Killing older people also makes socialized medicine more affordable.

Something to keep in mind when they hit us with Disease X.

On a tip from R F.

Feb 20 2024

Applied Socialized Medicine: Male Milk for Babies

Once healthcare has been socialized, it becomes a tool by which Big Government advances the leftist agenda. Here’s how Britain’s National Health Service inflicts transsexualism on innocent babies:

An NHS trust has said that breast milk produced by trans-women who were born as men is as good for babies as that produced by a mother who has given birth.

According to biology, “trans-women” are mentally ill men who dress in women’s clothes and sometimes subject themselves to induced teratosis through grotesque hormone treatments. However, biology has been overruled by woke bumper sticker slogans, according which “Trans-Women Are Women!”

In a letter to campaigners, the University of Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust (USHT), said that the milk produced by trans women after taking a combination of drugs, is “comparable to that produced following the birth of a baby”.

Comparable in that it is liquid and may even be white. Whether any sane person would feed artificially generated male milk to a developing baby is another question.

The hospital trust, which runs Royal Sussex County Hospital, Worthing Hospital and Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital among others, was also the first in Britain to use the term “chestfeeding” in place of breastfeeding because it is considered by some to be more inclusive.

The well-being of children is less important than remaining at the vanguard of advancing LGBTism.

The proclamation that the freakish secretions of transsexuals are healthy for babies is not based on long-term data, because there is no long-term data. Never until the past few years has a society been sick enough to want men “chestfeeding” babies. Also, it would be unethical in the extreme to conduct studies that force children to ingest such a substance.

On tips from Steve T, Mr. Freemarket, Franco, and Chris Neilson.

Feb 14 2024

FDA, CDC, NIH to Embrace Indigenous Knowledge

Anything that succumbs to moonbattery is reduced to dysfunctional farce. Because the ideologically deranged federal government has arrogated a major role in research, this includes even the medical technology Western Civilization has developed to radically improve the human condition:

The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could soon employ “Indigenous Knowledge” in their research, a document obtained by the Washington Free Beacon shows.

The document is a proposed revision of scientific integrity guidelines for the Department of Health and Human Services, which encompasses the FDA, CDC, and the National Institutes of Health. Going forward, agency staff should employ “multiple forms of evidence, such as Indigenous Knowledge,” when analyzing data, the document states.

A pharmaceutical compound might be proven safe and efficacious through rigorous clinical trials. Or it might be revealed as safe and efficacious through the hallucinatory visions of a shaman high on mushrooms. In accordance with the liberal doctrine of relativism, both are equally valid.

Affirming the relevance of “indigenous knowledge” (a.k.a. savage superstitions) allows bureauweenies to proclaim their devotion to diversity/equity/inclusion:

“A strong culture of scientific integrity begins with ensuring a professional environment that is safe, equitable, and inclusive,” the report says. “Issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are an integral component of the entire scientific process.”

Scientific integrity is ensured by elevating the magical thinking of failed societies to the level of modern science, according to the depraved lunatics comprising the liberal ruling class.

Fortuitously, bureaucrats may be able to make the numbers add up even after they have finished incrementally socializing medicine by substituting witchdoctors wagging bones for medical care.

On a tip from Angel.

Feb 03 2024

Ethics Journal Defines Pregnancy as a Disease

Moonbats demand we regard abortion as healthcare. If abortion is a cure, then pregnancy is not a gift from God but rather a disease. On behalf of the liberal establishment, the Journal Medical Ethics confirms it:

We argue that there are some compelling grounds for regarding pregnancy as a disease. Like a disease, pregnancy affects the health of the pregnant person, causing a range of symptoms from discomfort to death. Like a disease, pregnancy can be treated medically. Like a disease, pregnancy is caused by a pathogen, an external organism invading the host’s body.

These fiends literally regard a human child as a “pathogen.” This is consistent with liberal ideology, according to which all human activity is harmful because it offends the climate by producing CO2.

The Journal of Medical Ethics is the official journal of the Institute of Medical Ethics. “Ethics” is Liberalese for the pseudointellectual justification of evil.

Hat tip: Allah’s Willing Executioners.

Jan 22 2024

Euthanasia Encroaches on British Isles

What’s next after denying medical care based on political incorrectness? Maybe deliberately killing the patients:

The Irish Medical Council has stripped a prohibition against the “deliberate killing” of patients from the most recent update to its national medical guidelines.

Meanwhile, across the Irish Sea,

Euthanasia deaths in Europe and Canada have leapt by almost a quarter in just 12 months, raising fears that legalising assisted dying in the UK will become a slippery slope leading to more and more people choosing to die.

Increasingly, this decision will be made under pressure.

As we have been learning with marijuana intoxication, legalize something and you get progressively more of it as it becomes established as normal:

Deaths doubled over the past five years in Canada, which legalised in 2016, Belgium, and the Netherlands, which both legalised in 2002. …

The findings come amid calls in Britain to legalise assisted dying for terminally ill adults from politicians and celebrities…

In Canada, which legalised euthanasia in 2016, cases jumped by an astonishing 30 per cent last year and have more than quadrupled since 2017. …

In 2021, the law was widened to include serious and chronic physical conditions, even if they were not life threatening, after being initially offered only to the terminally ill.

Already in Canada the government has been pushing people to have themselves put down for long wait times, anorexia, PTSD, poverty, and needing a wheelchair lift (not for regretting sex change surgery though). As Canada has gone, so will go the rest of the West unless trends are reversed.

On tips from R F and Anonymous.

Jan 21 2024

Denial of Medical Care for Thoughtcrime

Warning: The Long March Through the Institutions has claimed the healthcare industry. Thanks to the tolerance and open-mindedness that liberals so ostentatiously pride themselves on, this means that revealing politically incorrect attitudes can result in the denial of medical care at Milford Regional Medical Center in Massachusetts, where chief medical officer Peter Smulowitz warns that patients as well as staff will be held accountable for offending favored identity groups:

“Everyone should expect a safe, caring and inclusive environment in all our spaces,” Smulowitz said. “Our patient and visitor code of conduct helps us meet this goal. Words or actions that are disrespectful, racist, discriminatory, hostile or harassing are not welcome and will not be tolerated.”

This includes microaggressions; otherwise, it would be difficult to find appropriate thoughtcrime to punish.

He specified that some examples of unacceptable conduct would be “offensive comments about others’ race, ethnicity, accent, religion [i.e., Islam], gender, sexual orientation [yadda yadda yadda].”

If you can’t understand what a doctor or nurse is saying because of their exotic accent, just nod along and pretend, lest you be denounced as discriminatory.

In 1984, we read about “facecrime” — i.e., having a politically incorrect look on your face. Milford Regional Medical Center polices bodycrime and tonecrime:

Smulowitz warned that “body language and tone of voice are also important parts of communication.”

Our moonbat rulers may show mercy…

“If we believe you have violated our code with unwelcome words or actions, you will be given a chance to explain your point of view.”

…but only to those who can justify their attitude to the satisfaction of repressive apparatchiks like Smulowitz, who specifies that violations can result in denial of care and of visitation rights.

On tips from Franco and cZwonderpig.

Jan 11 2024

Child Sex Change Whistleblower Eithan Haim Punished

Horrific crimes are being committed against children because many in the medical profession lack the courage to defend the innocent from the LGBT agenda. Fortunately, there are exceptions. As in other totalitarian societies, the nails that stand up get hammered down.

Eithan Haim was celebrating his graduation from medical residency and looking forward to a career as a general surgeon…

But then there was a loud knock on Haim’s apartment door.

It wasn’t flowers or balloons, but rather two agents from the Department of Health and Human Services alerting him that he was the target of a criminal investigation.

Here’s what attracted the attention of the Biden Regime:

A month earlier, Haim was the anonymous whistleblower for a bombshell story about secretive transgender surgeries for minors at one of the most prominent hospitals in the country.

You might think children would be safe from sex change procedures in Texas. Attorney General Ken Paxton had publicly acknowledged them as child abuse. Texas Children’s Hospital — the largest pediatric hospital in the country, where Haim was a resident — announced that it would no longer perform “gender affirming services.” But just a few days afterward,

Haim learned about a surgery in which doctors at the hospital implanted puberty blockers into a prepubescent 11-year-old girl who believed she was transgender.

He soon discovered that the hospital’s disavowal of sex change procedures was a sham.

As he realized,

“It’s my responsibility as a doctor, as a physician, to expose this to the public. If I don’t, then this abuse can continue. I knew that future generations, like my children, would never be able to forgive me if they knew I had the chance to do something and I decided to stay silent.

“It requires average, everyday doctors to stand up and speak out against things like this.”

Not all have the character. People don’t want to endanger their careers, or worse yet hear federal agents knocking at their door. So they go along.

The information proving that Texas Children’s Hospital continued to perform sex-change procedures ultimately appeared in a May 16, 2023 article by City Journal’s Christopher Rufo, who disclosed lectures as well as redacted images of surgery and clinic schedules showing medical activity.

This resulted in legislative action to put a stop for real to the crimes against humanity being inflicted on children at the hospital.

When the Feds come for Rufo despite his high profile as one of the few true journalists left, America will be officially over. For now, they are content to persecute the previously unnamed whistleblower who had allowed Rufo to expose what was going on. Haim stands accused of somehow violating HIPAA by leaking deidentified medical records.

Despite the Kafkaesque opacity of our federal government, it is clear to Haim that he is being made an example of:

“For me, it’s obvious that this is a political investigation in order to prevent this from happening at other hospitals that might be lying to the public about the existence of their programs.”

Haim and his wife have already blown through the “entirety of our retirement, investments, savings, and almost all of our disposable income” on his legal defense, and the Feds haven’t even filed charges yet. Before soft tyranny turns hard, the process is often the punishment.

If Democrats continue to consolidate power, prisons will fill with the decent and the courageous. Haim and Rufo will have good company.

On a tip from Lyle.

Jan 08 2024

Free Sex Change Surgery for Illegal Aliens

To the long list of inducements Democrats offer welfare colonists to invade the USA and displace its citizens we can add free sex change surgery.

California has massively expanded the free healthcare it provides illegal aliens, despite a $68 billion deficit. Among the beneficiaries of this coercive largesse will be the sexually insane:

The Golden State is expanding its massive health care system this year, which means more taxpayer dollars will fund sex change surgeries for state residents, regardless of their citizenship status. …

California’s Medi-Cal covers costs for hormone therapy and procedures “that bring primary and secondary gender characteristics into conformity with the individual’s identified gender, including ancillary services, such as hair removal, incident to those services.”

If only all of these procedures were as harmless as hair removal.

Nearly 700,000 illegal immigrants between the ages of 26 and 49 qualify, as of Jan. 1, for these federal health care services, which will cost California taxpayers an estimated $3.1 billion. For those living in California illegally within this age range, it translates to approximately $4,058 per year in medical coverage subsidies funded by the state’s general fund.

The numbers will continue to rocket upward so long as Democrats are in position to keep the border open.

A recent report from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shows a significant rise in the number of undocumented immigrants not held in detention. It went up from 3.7 million in 2021 to almost 4.8 million in 2022 and nearly 6.2 million in 2023. These are illegal migrants with final orders to leave or who are in the process of being removed but aren’t held in ICE custody.

This is only a small percentage of the actual number of illegal aliens. They have been given good reason to flood in from every corner of the Third World:

“In California, we believe everyone deserves access to quality, affordable health care coverage — regardless of income or immigration status,” Gov. Newsom’s office reportedly said in a statement.

When Democrats bark about healthcare, they largely mean abortion and sex change procedures. By “affordable,” they mean someone else pays for it — namely you.

You can see why Gavin Newsom is positioning himself to replace the conspicuously senile Joe Biden. As POTUS, he could just print the money and pay for this waste through inflation, rather than keep jacking up already exorbitant state taxes and waiting for an eventual federal bailout.

On tips from Mr. Freemarket, ABC of the ANC, and MrRightWingDave.

Jan 01 2024

California Expands Medical Insurance for Illegal Aliens

Illegal aliens have suffered oppression, because to obtain extravagantly expensive medical care at our expense, they have had to sit around clogging up the emergency room — until now:

Undocumented adults [i.e., illegal aliens] between the ages of 26 and 49 in California will qualify for health insurance under the state’s Medi-Cal program beginning Monday, provided they meet eligibility requirements for the program, which is designed to insure low income residents.

If you thought the first eligibility requirement for this taxpayer-funded benefit would be being in the country legally, think again.

This move expands the state’s health insurance coverage to include all undocumented immigrants—the state previously only covered undocumented children, those between 19 and 25 and those 50 years and older.

This expansion—which was approved in legislation in May—will make around an additional 700,000 undocumented residents eligible for health insurance, according to California State Sen. María Elena Durazo.

Note that this is a rosy estimate from a Democrat. Actual numbers will be higher and climb rapidly.

The same is true for the cost. Open your wallets, American citizens. Someone has to pay for this:

The California Health and Human Services Agency will provide $835.6 million in funding between 2023 and 2024, and $2.6 billion annually to expand Medi-Cal to residents regardless of immigration status.

Where California will get the money is unclear. Productive citizens are escaping Democrat rule for places like Texas and Florida. The erstwhile Golden State already has a $68 billion deficit.

Before long, a federal bailout will be required. For a longer term solution, we can put Gavin Newsom in charge of the whole country. Then he can provide free healthcare for all non-Americans everywhere, and pay for it through inflation by printing more money.

Participation in the program won’t hurt a person’s immigration status because the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services doesn’t consider receipt of health, food or housing benefits a part of the public charge determination, the release says.

You read that correctly.

Democrats are deliberately importing massive numbers of illegal aliens who will vote for a living while sponging off the welfare state. We have already seen that illegal aliens make heavier use of welfare than people who are in the country legally.

Within the lives of many of us, California produced Governor Ronald Reagan. Now look at it. This horrific transformation was accomplished by encouraging mass immigration, much of it illegal. So naturally Democrats are throwing their successful strategy into overdrive.

On tips from Bluto and Ed McAninch.

Dec 27 2023

Cuba Resorts to Euthanasia

At least the future under leftist rule won’t catch us by surprise. We can see it 90 miles off the coast. As it approaches end-stage statism, Cuba prepares to exterminate what remains of its shrinking population:

Cuba’s Communist Party approved changes to the nation’s health code that, once formally implemented, will allow euthanasia under the country’s barely functional healthcare system.

The law promises “dignified death.” Under communism, dignity is not allowed even in life.

We are told by members of the liberal elite that Cuba’s socialist healthcare system is to be emulated. Those who know what they are talking about have a different viewpoint:

“I have had to cast a patient with a piece of cardboard. The scissors and the stethoscope you have to take care of as if they were gold; if you are careless, they steal them in the consultation room. Since we lack paper, we don’t even have prescriptions,” A Cuban orthopedic specialist told Diario Las Americas in December.

Meanwhile,

The impending introduction of euthanasia also comes as Cuba continues to face a severe population collapse fueled by declining birth rates…

Again we see that leftism is opposed to human life.

Despite having achieved communism more quickly, Cuba’s rulers lag behind their fellow lefties to our north regarding euthanasia. In Canada, even Catholic institutions are on board with Medical Assistance in Dying, which authorities have presented as a solution to long wait times, anorexia, PTSD, poverty, and needing a wheelchair lift (not for regretting sex change surgery though).

On a tip from StephaneDumas.

Oct 24 2023

Newspeak Medical Dictionary Updates

Having been absorbed by the Left, the medical profession will be making fewer contributions to our health and longevity. To compensate, it now makes contributions to the Newspeak Dictionary:

Ilana Sherer, a pediatrician in Dublin, California, gave a presentation Sunday at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition and called for more gender neutral terminology for body parts.

Her proposals, given during a workshop entitled ‘Discussing Gender and Sexuality in the Primary Care Office,’ included referring to the vagina as an ‘innie,’ ‘front hole,’ or ‘T-penis’ and the clitoris as ‘d*ck’ or ‘d*cklet.’

Pronouns as in original. “Ilana” Sherer looks like a guy. Less than wholesome characters have been infiltrating primary education as a result of the current emphasis on recruiting children into LGBTism. Let’s hope this alarming phenomenon does not extend to pediatrics.

She also proposed calling breasts ‘chest’ or ‘chesticles.’ For male anatomy, Dr Sherer recommended pediatricians call the penis ‘outie,’ ‘junk,’ ‘strapless,’ or ‘bits.’

Others suggest less informal LGBT-compliant vocabulary:

Some in the medical community have been calling for gender-neutral body terminology for years, recommending ‘upper body’ for breasts, ‘erectile tissue’ for penis and ‘internal gonads’ for ovaries.

Update your copy of Gray’s Anatomy accordingly.

If only the moonbattery stopped at vocabulary:

[Sherer] is board certified by the AAP, an organization to advance child health and well-being, as well as the profession of pediatrics, and serves on the organization’s Executive Committee for LGBTQ Health and Wellness. …

In August, the AAP voted to stand by its 2018 guidance that supports LGBTQ access to counseling, hormone therapy, puberty blockers and, occasionally, surgery for minors under 18 years old.

The concept “First do no harm” has been discarded in favor of the LGBT agenda where children are concerned.

On a tip from Ed McAninch.

Oct 03 2023

Sick Pay for a Year for Having Male Menopause

A benefit of having moonbats in charge of healthcare as under Britain’s socialized National Health Service has finally been discovered; men can get up to a year off work for having menopause:

An NHS trust has told chiefs to take ‘male menopause’ into consideration as it considers giving men up to a year off for their symptoms.

This time the lunacy has nothing to do with transsexual ideology.

The East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) has been told to make allowances for staff experiencing symptoms associated with a drop in testosterone levels – which takes place over time as a man gets older.

Guys suffering from “andropause” can collect sick pay for up to 12 months.

Eventually progressivism will progress to the point were everyone collects sick pay from birth. Then no one will ever have to work, and utopia will be achieved at last.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

Sep 25 2023

Nurses Repurposed

Once a sector of society has been subverted by leftists, all who work in it have a new primary task: to affirm leftism. This includes even the healthcare field:

The American Nurses Association (ANA) said that nurses, as trusted messengers in healthcare, have a responsibility to mitigate and help others adapt to the impacts of climate change in a position statement released on Thursday.

Nurses have enough on their plate dealing with problems that actually exist — yet the ANA quacks flaky duckspeak to justify turning them into Democrat propagandists:

“From the function of cells to the function of Earth’s natural systems, nurses know that humans are deeply interconnected and part of the entire ecosystem. … This holistic orientation positions nurses to grasp the impact of social, structural, and environmental determinants of health.”

The holistic orientation reveals that insufficient taxation and regulation constitute a healthcare crisis, because only a government more intrusive and all-powerful than heretofore imagined can prevent the climate from continuing to fluctuate the way it always has.

“As advocates for the health and safety of individuals and communities, nurses have vital roles to play in addressing this global issue and its consequences on human health and all life on Earth,” the organization added.

Here’s how nurses are expected to take charge of the supposedly problematic weather:

At the professional level, nurses can help communities to both mitigate future climate health harms and adapt to current conditions by educating patients, supporting decarbonization efforts, and supporting research and innovation efforts.

In case there is anyone out there who hasn’t caught on that the imaginary climate crisis has more to do with neo-Marxism than the weather,

In the policy statement, the ANA also stressed the importance of nurses advocating for policies that “advance just and equitable climate responses in public health and healthcare, and direct adequate resources to communities that are overburdened by climate-related conditions,” including individuals who are made more vulnerable due to their race, gender, income status, or disability.

Instead of attending to the sick, nurses are to focus on protecting those of preferred race and gender from the climate. As the inmates continue to consolidate control of the asylum, the Clown World they create will not be characterized by health.

On a tip from Mike B.

Sep 18 2023

Canada and Belgium Lead the Way on Euthanasia

To see what liberals have in store for us, look to the countries where leftists have the least resistance. Canada and Belgium suggest that the economic inefficiency of socialized medicine will be addressed with the final solution.

In Canada, even some Catholics go along:

Dr. Danielle Kain … was appointed to the directorship of palliative care at Providence Hospital in Kingston, Ontario, July 1.

The Kingston hospital is one of 22 health care institutions in Ontario under the sponsorship of Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario (CHSO). The CHSO was formed in 1998 to assume responsibility for institutions formerly under the guidance and management of congregations of religious sisters.

Kain is both a staunch proponent and practitioner of euthanasia.

Medical Assistance in Dying — which has already been presented as a cure for long wait times, anorexia, PTSD, poverty, and needing a wheelchair lift (not for regretting sex change surgery though) — sounds great to Kain:

Kain has argued that all publicly funded institutions, including Catholic hospitals, should be compelled to offer MAiD.

Kain says death by doctor can be “both poignant and peaceful.”

Turning to Belgium — where young women are euthanized for feeling depressed — we see that it is plenty poignant but not always peaceful:

Alexina Wattiez, who was just 36 years old, sought euthanasia after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. In 2021, her doctor informed her that she would not survive for another year, and by March of 2022, her health was deteriorating.

Christophe Stulens, Wattiez’s partner, was there when she died, along with his 15-year-old daughter, Tracy. A doctor and two nurses came to the home that the three shared to carry out the euthanasia. “After a short night’s sleep, I was woken up by a nurse who told me that Alexina was doing very badly,” Stulens said. “Then the doctor took some syringes and we were asked if we wanted to say goodbye.”

Stulens and his daughter were told to wait outside, so they went onto the terrace, but what they thought would be a peaceful death quickly turned horrific: they heard screaming.

“I recognized her voice,” he said. “Afterwards we saw her lying on the bed with her eyes and mouth open.”

An autopsy was performed, and found that Wattiez died of asphyxiation. Allegedly, the nurses took turns using a pillow to suffocate her.

An overweight old guy with mobility issues in Utah and a disabled veteran in Tennessee suggest that government agencies outside the traditional healthcare purview could be brought in to conduct these procedures more efficiently, when euthanasia is inevitably extended beyond the sick and the poor to others whose existence is inconvenient to authorities, such as dissidents.

The drugs used in assisted suicide are often the same used for executions, and they are frequently known to fail. Additionally, while the process of dying may look peaceful, in reality, there is a serious possibility of severe pain.

Victims immobilized by drugs may experience any extreme of agony without external indications.

The drawbacks of pharmaceutical homicide are among the arguments for returning to hanging and firing squads for executions. But that approach to euthanasia would require authorities to admit what they are doing.

On tips from Chris Neilson and MrRightWingDave.

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