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Friday, October 3, 2008

Every Child Deserves a Mother and a Father

posted by on October 3 at 13:33 PM

A second couple who belong to an Oregon church that practices faith healing have been indicted on criminal charges after the death of a child.

A Clackamas County grand jury has charged Jeffrey Dean and Marci Rae Beagley with criminally negligent homicide in the death of their 16-year-old son, Neil, who died from a treatable condition.

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Fuckin' thanks for the uplifting news tidbit. 16 years old!? almost free and then snuffed out by stupidity and the superstition of religion. Just not right.

Posted by cracked | October 3, 2008 1:44 PM

i'd like to see an "every child..." on those liberal tards who don't get their kids vaccinated because they think vaccines cause autism (totally debunked and not true). parents are making the decision not to get their kids vaccinated on what amounts to an internet rumor. and these people vote democrat! it's not just religious fucks that are endangering their kids.

Posted by asperger's | October 3, 2008 1:48 PM

@2 I'm with you on the 100% vaccination thing but many of the folks who avoid vaccination for their children are home-schoolers, Liberatarians and Republicans who believe that vaccination programs are part of a conspiracy to promote Socialism via universal health-care. Let's face it, there are alarmists everywhere.

Posted by inkweary | October 3, 2008 2:13 PM

Dan Savage,
this is a ugly and tradgic example of symtomatic problem solving with the melting pot of America and intolerance,

Thanks for bringing the topic to the table....

and I just e-mailed Senator Eric Oemig another e-mail about yet again.....

another " mysteriously found credit card from WA MU."

What did Robert Plant sing when they were the BLUESMEN ex-trrrooaaar-di-naire' from the non-floatable dirigible era?

"How many more times....."

AAwwww Fuck it.

( Pagey guitar timeing sequence loophole sample cut problem for dumbass pranksters right there above ... watch out... Good Times Bad Times)

I'll just have to hit it and quit it when I find out how much legal pot weight I can carry with the new law signed recently for travel to HOMESMOKERS ANONYMUS.'s been raining like a "piss quake" outside and that term will probobly bring you yet again, more hate mongering and anti-gay sex disgust innuendo from political homophobes and CSI technocrats.

Let's hope someone doesn't make a shitty sound wave file substitute and impersonate a shitty prank for anti Stranger, anti Led Zepplin shenanigans and computer hacking...

I really don't want to see Brittney Spears blamed for

"OOps.. I've done it again."

Posted by d.bkieneker | October 3, 2008 2:14 PM

@2 not true. i work in a setting that is heavily liberal parents (some of them obama delegates) who really believe that vaccination farce.

Posted by asperger's | October 3, 2008 4:23 PM

Once again, using some tragedy to make a sexual politics point ... how is that Stranger-sponsored fundraiser for abused and neglected children coming along? That special news series about child abuse and neglect?

Oh. There aren't any? Well, thank God these abused, neglected and dead kids can still be used to whine at Southern Baptists! Keep posting them Dan you're changing the world.

Posted by Bob | October 3, 2008 8:24 PM

Yes there is Bob. They have given readers a choice of donating to Treehouse for foster children. But what about you Bob? You sound like a mean and unhappy person. I don't suppose prayer will help that.It's because you don't know what joy there is in freeing your mind of oppressive myths and superstitions. And because you are jealous of those who have. Give it up Bob. Join reality.

Posted by Vince | October 4, 2008 7:38 AM

When I was being raised Lutheran, my pastor told me this story:

There once was a man trapped atop a burning apartment building. He prayed for God to save him. A fellow tenant showed up and told him how they could safely get down, but the man refused. A firefighter showed up later, but the man refused to leave with him. A rescue helicopter showed up later, but the man told the pilot, as he'd told the other two, that he was waiting for God to save him.

Needless to say, the building collapsed and the man died. He showed up in heaven a few minutes later and angrily asked God, "Why didn't you save me?"

God looked at him and said, "What do you think I sent the neighbor, the firefighter, and the helicopter for, you idiot?"

Point being, #2 is right: both smart and stupid people are found in every school of thought.

Posted by Lauren | October 5, 2008 7:01 AM

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