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  1. Tales that are tough to swallowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    Robert Ripley created his famous newspaper feature "Believe It or Not" almost 100 years ago. Today, I wonder whether he would have accepted some of these items as true: Believe it or not, years after poor Terri Schiavo was treated like a political piata by then Gov. Jeb Bush and his right-wing posse of nonmedical specialists in Florida, all of whom insisted, despite overwhelming medical evidence to the contrary, that Schiavo was sentient, and not, as was later conclusively confirmed, brain-dead, that he'd do the same thing again in the future to some other poor soul if given the opportunity.

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  2. Michael Goldman: Tales that are tough to swallowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Lowell Sun

    Robert Ripley created his famous newspaper feature "Believe It or Not" almost 100 years ago. Today, I wonder whether he would have accepted some of these items as true: Believe it or not, years after poor Terri Schiavo was treated like a political piata by then Gov. Jeb Bush and his right-wing posse of nonmedical specialists in Florida, all of whom insisted, despite overwhelming medical evidence to the contrary, that Schiavo was sentient, and not, as was later conclusively confirmed, brain-dead, that he'd do the same thing again in the future to some other poor soul if given the opportunity.

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  3. Bush Said He Wouldn't Make Same Mistakes as RomneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    ... so much I even tried to keep them alive when they were brain dead!" Note: Michael Schiavo, husband of the late Terri Schiavo, has vowed to do everything in his power to keep Jeb from the White House, calling him a 'dangerous and evil man'. Hey ...

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  4. Family disagrees on whether comatose DeLand man should remain on life supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... alive in his current condition. She said she remembers they were talking during Labor Day about the case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who suffered severe brain damage in 1990 and was the focus of a legal battle over her right to die. Then-Gov. ...

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  5. Jeb Bush Loves "Death Panels?"Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | FITSNews

    ... Clinton . According to The New York Times , he addressed the issue recently in the context of the debate over Terri Schiavo - a brain-damaged woman he fought to keep alive while serving as governor of Florida. "The one thing that I would have loved ...

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  6. Jeb Bush's radical 'death panel' planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Daily Kos

    ... be reignited by a Republican , Jeb Bush. In answering a question about what he might have learned from the Terri Schiavo case-where as governor he fought to keep a brain-damaged woman hooked up to machinery to keep her "alive" against the wishes of ...

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  7. Uh Oh: Jeb Bush Proposes Federally Mandated 'Death Panels'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Daily Kos

    At a campaign stop in Manchester, New Hampshire, prospective GOP presidential candidate and successor to the Bush dynasty, Brother Jeb came forward to praise his own actions as Florida governor during a controversy that involved a woman in a persistent vegetative state. Terri Schiavo had suffered irreversible brain-damage and was being kept alive by machines against the wishes of her husband and, according to him, herself.

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  8. Even FL Gop Had Enough: Jeb Bush's Group Still Screwing Over Our SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Daily Kos

    ... Ground law, which has put every minority in this state in a gun nut's crosshairs. He illegally interfered with Terri Schiavo's wish that she not be a living potato. He ran the most dysfunctional Department of Children and Families in the nation and ...

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  9. This calls for a big helping of Alaska word saladRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Wilson's Almanac

    "Jeb Bush, defending his efforts to keep alive Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman, when he was governor of Florida, suggested on Friday that patients on Medicare should be required to sign advance directives dictating their care if they become incapacitated. A similar proposal by President Obama -- that doctors should be paid to advise patients on end-of-life decisions -- became a political firestorm in 2009, when Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate, claimed that the legislation would give bureaucrats the power to decide if some frail or disabled people were deserving of medical care.

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  10. Technocrat JEB: Mandate Advance Directives for MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | National Review Online

    Ever the technocrat, JEB Bush proposes that all Medicare recipients be required to fill out an advance directive. From the NYT story: Jeb Bush, defending his efforts to keep alive Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman, when he was governor of Florida, suggested on Friday that patients on Medicare should be required to sign advance directives dictating their care if they become incapacitated.

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  11. Bush follows Bush on campaign trail in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Miami Herald

    ... two dozen questions at different forums on a wide range of issues. One question concerned his involvement with Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman diagnosed as in a persistent vegetative state who died in 2005 after a 15-year fight over her husband's ...

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  12. Jeb Bush: I Wouldn't Change How I Handled Terri Schiavo CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | News Max

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he wouldn't do anything differently in the way he handled the situation surrounding the life and death of Terri Schiavo, but he wishes she had signed an end-of-life directive. "I don't think I would have changed anything," Bush said Friday in response to a question during a "politics and eggs" breakfast in New Hampshire, The Washington Post is reporting .

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  13. Jeb's Dead RingerRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Balloon Juice

    Jeb Bush, defending his efforts to keep alive Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman, when he was governor of Florida, suggested on Friday that patients on Medicare should be required to sign advance directives dictating their care if they become incapacitated . A similar proposal by President Obama - that doctors should be paid to advise patients on end-of-life decisions - became a political firestorm in 2009, when Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate, claimed that the legislation would give bureaucrats the power to decide if some frail or disabled people were deserving of medical care.

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  14. Jeb Bush: no regrets on his handling of the tragic case of Terri SchiavoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Daily Kos

    Jeb Bush, making a requisite visit to New Hampshire, told a small group of voters Friday that he had no regrets about injecting the government into a family dispute over whether to keep Florida resident Terri Schiavo alive through a feeding tube when he was governor. Ed O'Keefe reports : "I don't think I would have changed anything," he said in response to a questioner during a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast here Friday.

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  15. Jeb Bush: No Regrets on Terri SchiavoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Time

    Jeb Bush speaks at the Concord City Republican Committee's "Politics and Pies" series at the Concord Snowshoe Club in Concord, N.H. on April 16, 2015. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Friday he had no regrets about fighting to keep Terri Schiavo alive, addressing the mid-2000s controversy on his second trip to New Hampshire this year.

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  16. Jeb Bush: Wouldn't have changed anything in Schiavo caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Politico

    Looking back 10 years later, Jeb Bush said Friday he would not have handled the Terri Schiavo saga any differently. "I don't think I would have changed anything," the former Florida governor told a woman who asked him about the case at a "Politics and Eggs" event put on by Saint Anselm College's Institute of Politics.

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  17. Jeb Bush on Terri Schiavo: a I dona t think I would have changed anythingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush on Friday once again defended his decision to intervene in the case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman whose death capped an intense national debate about ethics and politics, but also suggested that Medicare recipients should be required to outline end-of-life care plans before accepting the benefits. "I don't think I would have changed anything," he said in response to a questioner during a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast here Friday.

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  18. Jeb Bush Uses Terri Schiavo Case To Burnish His Religious Right CredentialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Crooks and Liars

    Jeb is definitely working for those hard-right wingnut votes, isn't he? So hard, in fact, that he headed on over to Focus on the Family for a nice radio chat with our favorite "family values". In an interview with the powerful Religious Right group Focus on the Family today, Jeb Bush touted his anti-choice credentials and boasted of his role in the controversial Terri Schiavo case when he was governor of Florida.

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  19. Bill Maher: GOP will nominate Scott Walker as worst of 'are you ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Raw Story

    ... the voter rolls, he crushed the unions, he signed the Stand Your Ground law, he put the feeding tube back into Terri Schiavo," he said. "This is what passes for a moderate in this party? Yeah, I guess so." Maher was more reserved when speaking of ...

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  20. Letters: Flashing digital signs a safety threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Philly.com

    ... in particular, make their decision regarding the 2016 presidential campaign of Jeb Bush, they should remember Terri Schiavo and the travesty of Bush's interference in her life and that of her husband, Michael ("All 2016 roads lead through Montco?" ...

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