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GOP Rep: Big Government Causes Suicide

Alaska Congressman Don Young says the government is responsible for suicides because it gives people stuff and takes away their self-worth. According to the Alaska Dispatch: Young on Wednesday wasn’t backing down from statements he made Tuesday at Wasilla High School that suicide shows a lack of support from friends and family… A Wasilla High [...]

George Samson and Kelly Ecker got into a violent fight at their wedding reception, resulting in Samson killing Ecker and then himself. After the last guest left, a heated argument broke out between the newlyweds, and the bride made a frantic call to 911 saying her husband threatened to kill her, officials said. “The investigation [...]

Francis, 89, and Anne, 86, have not revealed their last names. The couple’s adult children claim they would not be able to care for one parent if the other died. The kids have found a doctor to help end their parents’ lives in a first-ever double euthanasia. The Daily Mail claims the couple in Brussels, [...]

NFL Sued For Wrongful Death

The family of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver is suing both the team and the NFL for his death claiming it was caused by game-related concussions. The suit, filed Monday in Los Angeles, also names helmet manufacturers and the New Orleans Saints — where Oliver attended training camp. It says the 29-year-old [...]

The family’s attorney, Matt Morgan (pictured), says the boy was bullied for years because of his small size. Morgan told ClickOrlando that the boy’s history of being bullied in New York was one reason the family moved to Florida. But the torture continued until this week’s tragedy. ‘The conduct of these bullies is morally reprehensible,’ [...]

People who don’t know God know idols, instead, and are destined for ruin. And that, says Pat Robertson, is what happened to Robin Williams. “You see these very popular people in the media who commit suicide like Robin Williams recently and you say, what is the deal with him? What happened?” Robertson said on “The [...]

David Letterman gave a moving tribute to Robin Williams as he recalled their early days at Los Angeles’s Comedy Store. The “Late Show” host talked fondly about the late comedian, who he said helped give him his big break with an appearance on “Mork & Mindy.” He recalled seeing Williams’ stand up for the first [...]

Linda Stasi reports in the New York Daily News that Robin Williams was paying $30 million in alimony, and that burden contributed to his death. While states are finally, gradually catching up to the modern age in terms of alimony (now they call it “maintenance” — as in “high maintenance”) the practice of men paying [...]

When Robin Williams decided to opt out of living, I was really sad. But when I heard he was suffering from early Parkinson’s disease, I was actually rattled. Depression and Parkinson’s go hand in hand. As a person who has suffered from both, Parkinson’s for 14-1/2 years now, and depression (now well-controlled), I thought I [...]

Love wins every time. The Westboro Baptist Church is trying to spread its vile message of intolerance with a disgraceful protest of Robin Williams’ funeral, but Planting Peace is not letting the hate take root… Planting Peace, a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 with a mission to spread love and equality around the globe, is [...]

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