In the Netherlands, people wear different bracelets if they are elderly. And the bracelet is: ‘Do not euthanize me.’ Because they have voluntary euthanasia in the Netherlands but half of the people who are euthanized — ten percent of all deaths in the Netherlands — half of those people are enthanized involuntarily at hospitals because they are older and sick. And so elderly people in the Netherlands don’t go to the hospital. They go to another country, because they are afraid, because of budget purposes, they will not come out of that hospital if they go in there with sickness.”
As the link shows, literally not a single part of this is true. And he’s a frontrunner for the GOP.(via fearandwar)
If only “Thou Shalt Not Be a Dickhead” was a commandment, perhaps we would have a better separation of church and state… and of Santorum and the White House.
The Bible’s the greatest game of ‘Telephone’ in history. Jesus said ‘Love your enemies,’ Rick Santorum heard ‘Nuke Iran.’”