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Sarah Palin Returns To 'Death Panels'

Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin targeted President Barack Obama's health care reform law on Monday ahead of the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on the measure. "As we ...

Gingrich's 'Death Panel' Hypocrisy

The New Republic | Alec MacGillis | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

As one admirer put it in a July 2009 blog post, "If Gundersen's approach was used to care for the approximately 4.5 million Medicare beneficiaries who...

Mike Huckabee: 'Death Panels' Grow From Stimulus-Planted Seeds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his recently released book, Mike Huckabee invokes "death panels" -- a now-infamous and debunked attack first made by former Alaska governor Sarah P...

Sarah Palin Signals Stance On Birthers, Explains 'Death Panels' Charge

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin says she is still thinking about running for president in 2012, but has not made up her mind. In an hour-long interview in front of a N...

'Death Panels' Attack Revived By Republicans

Mother Jones | Suzy Khimm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Well, that didn't take long. No sooner did the Republicans revive their crusade against Democratic health care reform than the law's biggest boogeyma...

Obama Administration Reverses Decision On End-Of-Life Counseling

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Reversing a potentially controversial decision, the Obama administration will drop references to end-of-life counseling from the gr...

Sarah Palin Warns Of 'Death Panels' -- Again

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin sees "death panels" -- this time in the recommendations of the deficit commission. In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Palin rails ag...

Sarah Palin Doubles Down on 'Death Panels'

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin is standing by her "death panels." In an interview taped last week for, a conservative website, the former Alaska governor ...

Death Panels, Dignity, and You

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

We now need to revisit the issue of enhancing discussions of end-of-life care. Addressing these issues more fully can help us in many ways. But these are not easy issues.

Palin's Latest Health Care Lie

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin -- whose duplicitous allegation of "death panels" helped establish the rancorous tone of the national debate over health-care reform -- has consistently shown her capacity for deceit throughout the debate.

Death Panels Lie On Factcheck.Org's 'Whoppers Of 2009'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Politifact already named Sarah Palin's "death panels" claim its lie of the year -- prompting an indignant response from the former Alaska governor. No...

Palin Asks: 'R Death Panels Back In?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Politifact has named "death panels" the "Lie of the Year," but that hasn't stopped former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Via The Hill, Palin revived th...

Sarah Palin Suggests Coin Conspiracy In Wisconsin Speech

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin didn't allow press at her speech Friday at a Wisconsin Right to Life fundraising banquet, and attendees were barred from bringing cell pho...

Palin WSJ Editorial

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is again blasting the Democrats health care proposal, this time in an editorial for the Wall ...

Palin Was For "Death Panels" Before She Was Against Them

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In recent weeks, right-wing groups have been pushing the myth that health care reform will somehow kill seniors. One of the most high profile voices p...

Murkowski Rebut Palin: Don't "Gin Up Fear" With Death Panel Lies

Anchorage Daily News | LISA DEMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Tuesday told an Anchorage crowd that critics of health care reform, the summer's hottest political topic, aren't helping t...

Sarah Palin Outdoes Herself

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The person who has demanded that her children be off limits, while parading them around, just used her Down Syndrome baby as another circus prop by writing for a national audience how he could be killed by the government.

Ezra Klein: Is The Government Going To Euthanize Your Grandmother?

Ezra Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's belief that the House health-care reform bill would create "death panels" might be particularly extreme, but she's hardly the only perso...

The Media's Treatment of Palin's Outrageous "Death Panel" Claims

Howard Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Howard Dean

There is no truth now, nor has there ever been any truth to the idea that the government encourages euthanasia or infanticide. The media gives this claim credibility simply by repeating it.