I didn’t precisely like him. But he was kind of fascinating, in his way. Helped that Rob Ford acted up in somebody else’s country. And, of course, I wouldn’t wish cancer on my worst enemy. My prayers and condolences for his family and loved ones.
Mind you, the Media is helping him here.
This is how a government official behaves when he knows, deep in his bones, that he will never have to answer for any sort of jackassery.
The U.S. Secret Service ordered hundreds of parents and their cancer-stricken children out of Lafayette Square on Saturday night, barricading the park for at least two hours and disrupting the group’s plans for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness of and research funding for childhood cancer, participants said.
[Quick note: they had a permit.]
Police officers and agents on the scene told some parents that the closure was necessary because President Obama had left the White House from an entrance near the square to address the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual gala.
Continue reading Barack Obama ruins the night of kids with cancer.
I’m sure that he and his loved ones are relieved at that. As well they should be, because cancer sucks and nobody should get it. I wouldn’t wish that on my worst enemy, not that Bill Nelson would qualify for that status anyway. I wish him a continuing remission.
…but all of the embeddable video had weird vocals, sorry. Here’s the story:
He got his dying wish: A chance to say goodbye to the animals he adored.
A mentally handicapped Dutch zookeeper in the final stages of cancer shared a heartwarming moment with a giraffe.
The majestic creature at the Rotterdam Zoo bent down to nuzzle the keeper, identified only as Mario, as he lay in a bed set up in its habitat.
…because giraffes are cool like that.
This isn’t an academic question, by the way: there are kids with cancer who would like this administration to stop wrecking their health care.
Little Hunter Alford needs chemotherapy to treat the rare and deadly cancer he was born with but has lost his health insurance under an administrative blunder seemingly caused by Obamacare.
While the president’s signature policy promised that no one with a pre-existing condition would not be covered, the Affordable Care Act has seemingly caused the seven-year-old Gainesville, Texas, boy to face an agonizing wait for treatment as his parents battle to get him back on his insurance plan. Continue reading So, it’s December 1, 2013. They get healthcare.gov to work yet? #obamacare