Rahm is a product of the same crooked Chicago macihne that produced Osama, Daley and the rest of those gangsters, pure my foot.
I'd really like to hear more opinions on Rahm, not his brothers. Rahm is the one who is the power broker ... and yes, he is an offspring of the Chicago political environment.
Rahm is a foul mouthed bully.
He, in my opinion, is the one calling the shots out of the Whitehouse right now.
(this one is good cause he loves puppies!!)
Just a few things about him.
http://www.cc.nih.gov/about/SeniorSt...l_emanuel.html. Also see http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpu...e-outrage.html which points out Zeke's long term opposition to euthanasia.
The basis for all the attacks on Zeke has been his support for advance planning directives, long supported by most Republicans until they decided that it was more fun to call such counseling (currently required by Medicare under provisions adopted with Republican leadership) "death panels". Both of my parents were allowed to die when their times came with no extraordinary efforts to prolong their bodies when their minds and souls had passed on. This was possible only because each left advance directives that expressed their desires. We could have taken advantage of all the "miracles" of modern medicine to keep their bodies technically alive for weeks or months longer.
I have prepared a similar directive and discussed this with my children to be sure they know my wishes. If you make different choices, that is you right and privilege as it should be, and I hope that you have also made those choices clear to guide those who may be forced to decide what happens if you are no longer able to direct your own care. Personally, I do not want the government or hospitals making those decisions without regard to my choices.
To seek to withhold information from people concerning the choices they may make concerning end of life care is fascism, not freedom. Is that what you support, or do you, like Zeke Emanuel, believe each person should be able to make his or her own choice? By the way, euthanasia is not a legal choice anywhere and is opposed by Zeke Emanuel. Personally, I would prefer to have that option available. I doubt that I would ever take advantage of it, but having the option would make the fight easier.