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Palin Death Panels

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...

Death Panels: Fact and Fiction

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Yes, death panels do exist. They exist inside the big health insurance corporations that every day make decisions on whether or not people enrolled in their health benefit plans will get the care their doctors believe might save their lives.

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...

CNN Reignites the Death Panel Myth & Sparks My Network Moment

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Rather than quell her toxic distortions and present the plan factually by name and content, corporate media appropriated Palin's death panel fabrication and amplified it. CNN, MSNBC, Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS -- we the people deserve better.

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...

Sam Stein

Palin: I'm "Not Gonna Back Off" Death Panel Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin is standing by her claim that Democratic-authored health care legislation includes the infamous "death panels" -- even after the assertion...

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 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...

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...

Fox News Fact-Checks Sarah Palin's Coin Conspiracy Theory (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This must sting a bit. Sarah Palin's newest conspiracy theory on the "disturbing" redesign of U.S. coins was too much, even for Fox News -- on Tuesda...

Palin: I'm Not The Biggest Liar Of The Year

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There's an old story that occasionally makes the rounds in Washington. In the 1970s, a magazine (now long defunct) named New Times reported that Sen. ...

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 No Longer Writing Her Own Script

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

This new version of Sarah Palin is like those lip-sync groups from the '90s that didn't sing their own songs or write their own lyrics. She's the Milli Vanilli of American politics.

Palin Invited To Testify Before NY Senate On Elderly Care, Death Panels

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, whose claim to fame in the current health care debate is helping to spread the infamous "death panel" myth, has be...

The Truth About End of Life Care

Jeanette Aileen Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Aileen Fuller

So much has been said by those who claim to understand what "end of life care" means, and all of it has little if any root in truth. So, I will give you my personal experience with "end of life counseling."

Sarah Palin's Obama Obsession

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

I've just returned from Alaska, where I conducted interviews and archival research for a book on Palin, and many of those I spoke to in the Last Frontier, from across the political spectrum, noted that Palin was fixated on Obama.

Stark Contrast at Health Care Town Hall in California

Ruby Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ruby Bernstein

Members of the Minutemen, supporters of the LaRouche movement, and other conservatives loudly brought their agendas to the public meetings.

New Poll Finds Majority Of Republicans Either Believes Or Isn't Sure About "Death Panel" Claim

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wow. A forthcoming poll by the nonpartisan Research 2000 for DailyKos finds that a majority of Republicans either believes, or isn't sure about, the c...

We are Mortal - Grow Up and Plan Accordingly

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Coombs Lee

National leaders deliberately sparked fear and anger over a consultation about death and sensational media threw fuel on the fire.

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...

Sarah Palin Wins

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

We all know, given the chance, a doctor will always talk you into suicide. That's where the money is. Why not forbid doctors from talking to patients at all, just to be safe? Call it the Palin-Grassley Freedom from Information Act.

Sarah Palin Claims Victory On Death Panels: "Gratified"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin crowed Friday over news that the Senate Finance Committee will leave end-of-life care out of its health care legislation. "I join million...