Cancer

Nick on April 14th, 2013

I lost a friend to cancer this week. I’ve reached that age where it’s happening more and more. In the last three years I’ve lost seven or eight close friends and at least twice that many acquaintances. Dying is a part of living. When my father was dying of cancer, the doctors wanted to try […]

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Nick Russell on February 7th, 2010

In America, two states, Washington and Oregon, legally allow assisted suicides for terminally ill patients who choose to end their lives. 34 states have laws making assisting suicide a crime, and the remaining states have laws somewhere in between, or do not have an official stand on the matter. The Supreme Court has ruled that […]

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Nick Russell on November 4th, 2009

One of the comments I hear over and over when people talk about President Obama’s proposed health care plan is “Just look at the mess they have in Canada with government run health care!” Okay, let’s set all of the rhetoric aside and take a look. I have quite a few Canadians who subscribe to […]

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