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Death panels. Re "And you thought Republicans' health care bill couldn't get worse" (Editorials, June 22): The Republicans were right.
In his fourteenth century epic poem, "Inferno," Dante Alighieri depicted hell as a series of nine concentric circles of torment for those who had abandoned spiritual values.

Residents from four high rises on the Chalcots Estate have been moved to hotels, where some made claims of broken beds and blocked toilets.
GOP 'Health' Bill: Death, disaster and Gilded Age greed. "People will die if this bill becomes law, but that doesn't seem to trouble the Republicans' conscience.
Omaha, Neb. - LSU started Russell Reynolds in Monday night's 4-3 loss to Florida to open the College World Series and he started off as good as anyone could have hoped.
Former AC Milan goalkeeper Zeljko Kalac believes the chaotic situation surrounding Gianluigi Donnarumma's future at the club has nothing to do with the teenage sensation, but his agent Mino Raiola.
greed. A few supermarket owners who are chasing money," Lau told the daily. "The People of the Book have become the People of commerce, who are running after every penny their entire life.
"Don't let anyone put a dark cloud in your blue sky," said Jim Sawyer. That principle was shared at Wayne Dalton's funeral service recently.
Let's imagine that we are in a lifeboat, you and I. It's a rather large lifeboat, with a few hundred other people. The seas are choppy, but we are in no immediate danger of capsizing.
How can you be sure the charity you are donating to will use the money for its programs? The first step is obvious: just ask. But most donors do not.
As a big fan of the CNBC show American greed, I have noted over the years that an uncomfortable portion of their true crime episodes feature philanthropy in either a central or supporting role to some of this nation's most egregious scam artists.
01:29. Share. We've all heard it a thousand times: business is all about money and greed. Just think of any business person you see in the movies.
The basis here would be thematic, how each of these three films looks at the corrupting power of greed. In Goodfellas, Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) is a mobster on the rise until his involvement with excess - women, murder, drugs - knocks him off course; in ...
Energy Transfer Partners units nosedived approximately 20% in just the last month. Furthermore, the downward spiral is showing no signs of relenting.
"Fargo," Noah Hawley's crime anthology series on FX, introduced memorable villains in its first two seasons. But in the third, which aired its final episode Wednesday, a different beast emerged.

Wtf genes are selfish genes - parasitic genes whose sole purpose is to survive and spread. Specifically, the wtf4 gene is a meiotic drive selfish gene. It interferes with the process of meiosis - the form of cell division that creates sex cells, called ...
Many people saw Republican candidate Trump as a breath of fresh air. Others saw him as a carnival barker and a thug. Now we see both sides were wrong as we watch his presidency fall apart as we learn more about his family's potential conflicts of ...
Drivers took to twitter to express their concerns as "selfish" motorists and the hot weather made travel disruption on the M25 at the weekend feel even less fun ...
PRAISE was heaped on the late Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo as a selfless hero and fierce opponent of tribalism, corruption and greed by many of those who ...
Sim's answer, such as it is, is that Western societies have to do a better job of restraining our greedy impulses, and citizens have to apply more political pressure to their respective governments.
Now that's what I'm talking about. "Clutch of greed" has all the elaborate cloak and dagger techniques, moments of levity, and the final dagger to the heart that we've come to expect and love from Orphan Black.
Bank of Ireland's move to cut some of its mortgage rates and the Competition and consumer Protection Commission's call for greater competition in the mortgage market are likely to make it more difficult for the banks to keep widening their net interest ...
The Pension Funds Adjudicator is supportive of retirement fund members or their beneficiaries who have been treated unfairly, but you will get short shrift from the adjudicator if, for no good reason, you want more than you received from a retirement ...
Orphan Black wastes no time getting to the point, and after the dramatic 5 season premiere, we're back in the thick of the action.
"This is a country blessed by nature, but cursed by greed. It shows you how people hate their country, but the worry is the actions of the greedy guys are affecting us all and the coming generations. To address the governance question, one has to ...
Dalia Dippolito listens to the cross-examination of Boynton Beach police Detective Alex Moreno during her third attempted murder trial Monday.
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey recently called activist investors "greedy bastards." Today, Jana Partners' stake in the grocer has swelled to more than $1.1 ...
John Mackey, Whole Foods (Nasdaq:WFM) CEO, said just the day before Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) bought his company for $14 billion, that activist investors like JANA Partners are 'greedy bastards' only interested in a sale of the grocer. He was right.
According to a news release, the truckers are protesting "exploitation by greedy Corporations using predatory subcontracting schemes, including misclassifying employees as independent workers in order to lower wages, deny them benefits such as health ...
There's an iconic line in the 1987 movie Wall Street when Michael Douglas' character, Gordon Gekko, declares to a crowd of hundreds: "greed, for lack of a better word, is good. greed is right. greed works." The crowd eats it up, cheering and giving him ...
Earlier this year, Whole Foods C.E.O. John Mackey got off a flight at J.F.K. Airport in Queens, his phone buzzing with voicemails and texts.
The entire telecom sector is under duress due to the onslaught of the wireless wars. AT&T's stock is down nearly 8% in the last quarter.
John Mackey's harsh criticism of Jana comes at a time when Whole Foods' same-store sales have fallen for seven consecutive quarters.
ANNECY, France - "Mom Hurries Home," "selfish" and "The Tales of the Hedgehog" feature among eight projects at an Annecy MIFA TV Pitches session which looks to have grown in importance and quality over recent years.
"Google is a digital truth serum," Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, author of Everybody Lies, told me in a recent interview. "People tell Google things that they don't tell to possibly anybody else, things they might not tell to family members, friends ...
For a country whose most famous son M.K. Gandhi once said, "The world has enough for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed," India's contemporary banking sector crisis provides the perfect muse to deep dive into Eric Toussaint's riveting ...
The 'future richest man in the world' - the alleged mastermind behind several get-rich-quick schemes in the region - is set to face legal action in China.
greed was the motive for a cleaner employed at a Lanark manse stealing the minister's wife's Argos card and going on a spending spree with it.
LAST month, the Guernsey government signed a contract to build a waste transfer station and recycling centre at Longue Hougue. The site will process domestic and commercial waste, and refuse-derived fuel (RDF) will be baled and exported to the UK using ...
My fiancee is disabled and frequently has to use a wheelchair. We went to the local Walmart (which by the way has a lot of handicap parking) and parked in a handicap spot and proceeded to shop.
Karim Benzema has dismissed suggestions that Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo is selfish, suggesting the forward simply knows his own ability to score goals.
Lies, greed and heartbreak: How orphans are 'made' for the adoption industry. Adopted by Swedish parents, one woman returns to India 23 years on for clues about her birth mother - and uncovers a web of lies, including how she really is no orphan at all.
Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man is headed for a long prison term after conspiring in a murder that he later helped a gunman get away with committing, ...
You sneak out of work a few minutes early to get to your Yoga class on time - a small act of kindness to yourself for the day, and yet, you leave feeling guilty.
Signs that your partner is selfish in bed (and you're likely going to leave the experience feeling unsatisfied) are important to watch out for.
greed, stupidity, ignorance, selfishness and corruption. It was one thing to insist that the relatively small industries of refrigeration and air-conditioning give up fluorocarbons.
Be more selfish. Get greedy. Don't be shy about having the kind of talent that can break down any defense. Sharing is fine but winning is better, and sometimes being a good teammate means keeping the ball and attacking defenders rather than deferring ...


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