The American Catastrophe: Drug, Alcohol, and Suicide Deaths Hit Record Levels

Since the United States government began tracking the cause of death in 1999, suicides, alcohol, and drug-related deaths have skyrocketed to record levels. The new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that Americans are dying younger … Continue reading The American Catastrophe: Drug, Alcohol, and Suicide Deaths Hit Record Levels

Middle Class Erosion: 33 Million Americans Will Not Travel During The Holidays Because They Can’t Afford To Do So

We have repeatedly been told that the U.S. economy is “booming”, but meanwhile the middle class in the United States continues to be hollowed out. The financial bubbles that the Federal Reserve has created have been a great blessing for … Continue reading Middle Class Erosion: 33 Million Americans Will Not Travel During The Holidays Because They Can’t Afford To Do So

Over The Past 12 Months, The U.S. National Debt Has Increased By 1.271 Trillion Dollars

If we do not change course, our once great nation will be destroyed by a debt that has grown wildly out of control. We are facing an unprecedented debt crisis that literally threatens to bring our country to an end, … Continue reading Over The Past 12 Months, The U.S. National Debt Has Increased By 1.271 Trillion Dollars

Over The Past 12 Months, The U.S. National Debt Has Increased By 1.271 Trillion Dollars

If we do not change course, our once great nation will be destroyed by a debt that has grown wildly out of control. We are facing an unprecedented debt crisis that literally threatens to bring our country to an end, … Continue reading Over The Past 12 Months, The U.S. National Debt Has Increased By 1.271 Trillion Dollars

Over The Past 12 Months, The U.S. National Debt Has Increased By 1.271 Trillion Dollars

If we do not change course, our once great nation will be destroyed by a debt that has grown wildly out of control. We are facing an unprecedented debt crisis that literally threatens to bring our country to an end, … Continue reading Over The Past 12 Months, The U.S. National Debt Has Increased By 1.271 Trillion Dollars

Suicide Epidemic: Why Does The Number Of People Killing Themselves Just Keep Going Up?

Did you know that more Americans now die from suicide than are killed in car crashes each year?  According to the CDC, there has been a substantial spike in suicide deaths in the United States in recent years.  Today, approximately 9.3 million Americans admit to having suicidal thoughts, and approximately 2.7 million Americans each year actually make a plan for how they would commit suicide.  We are a deeply, deeply unhappy nation, but of course this phenomenon is not just limited to America.  According to the World Health Organization, suicide is now the third highest cause of death in the entire world.  Globally, suicide rates … Continue reading Suicide Epidemic: Why Does The Number Of People Killing Themselves Just Keep Going Up?

Suicide, Crime, Unemployment And Poverty All Soar As The Economic Crisis In Alberta Accelerates

The nightmare that is currently unfolding up in Canada will soon be coming to the United States. When the price of oil first started crashing, most Americans and most Canadians applauded. Most people thought that lower gas prices would be really good for the economy. Well, it turns out that the exact opposite is true. Just like in the United States, the energy industry has been the primary engine for the growth of good paying jobs in Canada since the last recession. Up in Alberta, there was such a need for oil patch workers that even someone that had just recently … Continue reading Suicide, Crime, Unemployment And Poverty All Soar As The Economic Crisis In Alberta Accelerates

21 Signs That Americans Are The Unhappiest People In The Entire World

How can we possibly be so miserably unhappy?  For a nation that supposedly “has it all”, we sure are depressed.  In America today, suicide rates are soaring, antidepressant use is skyrocketing and virtually every new survey that comes out shows that we are deeply dissatisfied about something.  But we live at a time when there are more things to enjoy than ever before.  When I was growing up there was only a handful of television channels to choose from, but now there are hundreds.  We have more movies than we could ever possibly watch, more books than we could ever … Continue reading 21 Signs That Americans Are The Unhappiest People In The Entire World

EXPERT: OBAMACARE WILL PUSH DOCTORS TOWARD SUICIDE

Already, overworked physicians kill themselves at twice national rate Vincent was a jubilant elementary-school boy, the kind who played pranks and made people laugh. When he reached high school, he maintained his outgoing nature but also matured into a kindhearted and sensitive young man. As a student, athlete and artist, he always strove for perfection. He was an all-around good kid, according to his mother. But then Vincent went off to medical school. Forced to work or study more than 80 hours a week, he had trouble sleeping. He lost a lot of weight. He stopped joking and laughing. As … Continue reading EXPERT: OBAMACARE WILL PUSH DOCTORS TOWARD SUICIDE

Ronin Shimizu cheerleader: Proof that bullying kills, ‘boy cheerleader’ suicide

Ronin Shimizu, a cheerleader for a local Folsom team, committed suicide this week because of relentless bullying. In a tragic story that serves as proof that bullying can indeed kill, Ronin was said to take his own life because he was constantly being made fun as a boy cheerleader. KFOR News reports this Friday, December 5, 2014, that the 12-year-old’s friends and family are now mourning his unnecessary death this week. People came together to mourn the passing of an innocent boy this Thursday evening in this Ronin Shimizu cheerleader tragedy. The 12-year-old boy, who was only a sixth grader … Continue reading Ronin Shimizu cheerleader: Proof that bullying kills, ‘boy cheerleader’ suicide

The Most Depressing Time Of The Year In The Most Depressed Nation On The Planet

Did you know that the rate of suicide is highest during this time of the year and that 45 percent of all Americans dread the Christmas season?  We are constantly being told that Christmas is the happiest time of the year, but mental health professionals tell us that the exact opposite is true.  For large numbers of Americans, the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas is filled with stress, anxiety, loneliness and family squabbles.  And for most people, the reality of the holidays never even comes close to matching up with the glittering ideal portrayed in movies and on television.  As … Continue reading The Most Depressing Time Of The Year In The Most Depressed Nation On The Planet

FBI letter urging MLK to commit suicide finally revealed in its entirety

(NaturalNews) A once-heavily redacted letter sent by the FBI to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., before his death reveals that the nation’s premier federal law enforcement agency once urged the civil rights leader to commit suicide. As reported by Beverly Gage, a professor in American history at Yale, in The New York Times: When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. received this letter, nearly 50 years ago, he quietly informed friends that someone wanted him to kill himself – and he thought he knew who that someone was. Despite its half-baked prose, self-conscious amateurism and other attempts at … Continue reading FBI letter urging MLK to commit suicide finally revealed in its entirety

National Economic Suicide: The U.S. Trade Deficit With China Just Hit A New Record High

Did you know that we buy nearly five times as much stuff from the Chinese as they buy from us?  According to government numbers that were just released, we imported 44.9 billion dollars worth of stuff from China in September but we only exported 9.3 billion dollars worth of stuff to them.  And this is not happening because our economy is so much larger than China’s.  In fact, the IMF says that China now has the largest economy on the entire planet on a purchasing power basis.  No, the truth is that this is happening because our economy is broken.  … Continue reading National Economic Suicide: The U.S. Trade Deficit With China Just Hit A New Record High

Brittany Maynard Has Committed Suicide

Brittany Maynard, the cancer patient who received national attention over her plan to kill herself under Oregon’s assisted suicide law on November 1 has taken her own life. That’s despite the fact thatcancer patients and pro-life groups have tried to talk her out of the decision. The Portland Oregonian newspaper first reported that Brittany died Sunday afternoon after taking her own life with legally-prescribed lethal drugs. People magazine confirmed her death an hour later in a news report. “Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face … Continue reading Brittany Maynard Has Committed Suicide

We Are Not Our Own: On God, Brittany Maynard, and Physician-Assisted Suicide

In several heart-wrenching videos (here, here, and here), 29-year-old Brittany Maynard has talked about her intent to take her life, possibly tomorrow, by means of physician-assisted suicide in Oregon, because of a fast-growing, inoperable, fatal brain tumor. Joni Eareckson Tada, who has suffered more and longer than most of us, hasresponded to Brittany’s sorrowful plan with empathy and biblical conviction. All of Joni’s concerns merit serious consideration. The one I want to expand on is this: She said, “I understand Brittany may be in great pain, and her treatment options are limited and have their own devastating side effects, but I believe Brittany … Continue reading We Are Not Our Own: On God, Brittany Maynard, and Physician-Assisted Suicide