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The Nazi's

most dreaded, punishing form of execution is legal and practiced in the USA today.

Excerpted from The Body,

"Ten of you will die for him in the starvation bunker." {The rows of exhausted prisoners began to sway as they heard the sentence.  The guards let them, terror was part of their punishment.}  Anything was better -- death on the gallows, a bullet in the head at the Wall of Death, or even the gas in the chambers.  All those were quick, even humane, compared to Nazi starvation, for they denied you water as well as food.  They said the condemned did not even look like human beings after a day or two.  They frightened even the guards.  Their throats turned to paper, their brains turned to fire, their intestines dried up and shriveled like desiccated worms.  "You will dry up like tulips," sneered one jailer.  Past prisoners had spent their dying days howling, attacking one another, clawing the walls in a frenzy of despair.

A pretty picture?  Hardly.  Still, it occurred in another place at another time, we do not need to fear, it could not happen here!  

{"It will never happen again!"  Right?}

December 26, 1990, (the day after Christmas): Nancy Beth Cruzan died of forced dehydration and starvation, after twelve days of 'CHRISTMAS'/after twelve days without food, twelve days without water, but 12 days with plenty of drugs to ensure that Nancy would not present too unattractive a picture of being murdered "mercifully."  She was 33 years old (like JESUS was when he was slain with the worst death the Romans could execute him with - Crucifixion!).

So ended the three and one-half year frenzy to murder Nancy Beth Cruzan (as the Crucifixion of JESUS ended the three and one-half year frenzy by the Jewish hierarchy to murder him); but the horror of what that frenzy to murder Nancy has succeeded in setting in motion is only beginning, as was true of the evil accomplished in the years preceding the official rise of Nazism in Germany!  The premeditated, cold-blooded killing of Nancy Cruzan was as surely a murderous execution of a human being, and violence to humanity, as any of the mass-murders perpetrated by the Nazi Regime.

Facts concerning Nancy Beth Cruzan's condition preceding the slaying of her, via withholding of nutrition and hydration (or food and water) are as follows:

Nancy Cruzan was not "comatose" nor "brain dead"!

She was a severely disabled young woman, who was totally dependent on others for her care.

According to Court records:

Nancy Cruzan was not on "life-support equipment!"

She was not put on any life-support system, such as a ventilator.

According to Court records:

Nancy Cruzan had been able to eat by mouth following the auto accident she was in!

According to Court records:

All of this took place prior to the insertion of a feeding tube; the gastrostomy tube was implanted in Nancy, purportedly to make it easier to care for her over the long term, despite the facts that:

  1. Nancy was able to chew and swallow,
  2. Being prevented from receiving nutrition and hydration in as natural and normal a manner as is possible dehumanizes the patient.
  3. Only being allowed to receive nutrition and hydration via a feeding tube instead of being fed and nourished normally communicates to the patient that they are less human, and less deserving of normal care and value in any respect (thus it can diminish the person's will to live); additionally, and disastrously, it communicates to others that the patient is in worse condition than they are. 
  4. The feeding tube relegated Nancy to receiving unappetizing, and less nutritious nutrition and hydration (food and fluids),
  5. Being fed via a feeding tube diminished Nancy's enjoyment of meals and life,
  6. Being put on a feeding tube over a long period of time diminishes, impairs, and can destroy a person's ability to eat and drink normally, &
  7. Being put on the feeding tube brought Nancy perilously closer to being executed (it is a step always invoked, in order to make a patient appear to require extraordinary measures to be kept alive, to appear vegetative or comatose!).

Nancy may or may not have retained her ability to chew and swallow following having been put on the gastrostomy tube (contrary to her will, it was forced on her), and kept on it, rather than being fed normally.

A definitive determination of any such ability could not have been made unless a swallowing program taking into account the degree of her disability and the length of time since she had been fed by mouth had been initiated.  No such program was ever permitted to be attempted.

In fact: Nancy was not even given the simplest test for any remaining capacity to swallow, since to do so was adjudged to risk DISTRESSING HER PARENTS!!!!

It is probable that food and water would have been denied Nancy by the Courts, even if it had been determined that she had retained the ability to swallow; as an 'expert witness' testifying in the case of putting Nancy to death, stated that spoon feeding is denied in cases like Ms. Cruzan's, because spoon feeding "would be MORALLY REPUGNANT, and would be TOTALLY INCONSISTENT WITH WHAT WAS WANTED!"

What was wanted was DEATH for NANCY BETH CRUZAN!

(And as Pontius Pilate said of Jesus, when execution was demanded for Christ Jesus, "Why, what evil hath he done?" Mark 15:14; "I find no fault in this man." Luke 23:4; "...behold, I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him: No, nor yet Herod: for I sent you to him; and, lo, nothing worthy of death is done unto him." Luke 23:14,15 "Why, what evil hath he done? I have found no cause of death in him." Luke 23:22; "Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him." John 19:4; "Take ye him, and crucify him: for I find no fault in him." John 19:6)

As the Missouri Supreme Court stated, "...This is not a case in which we are asked to let someone die...This is a case in which we are asked TO ALLOW THE MEDICAL PROFESSION TO MAKE NANCY DIE BY STARVATION AND DEHYDRATION."

Yet, though she was accused of committing no crime, much less convicted, Nancy Cruzan was allowed to be put to death, as Jesus had been allowed to be crucified.  Nancy was

And all of this despite the State Supreme Court having decided in her favor, for after their decision was rendered, the Court stepped aside, the State Government, e.g., the Governor and Attorney General stepped aside, or washed their hands of bloodguilt, and allowed the painstaking, murderous proceedings to be executed against the innocent, helpless, young woman, strangely reminiscent of the most world-effecting proceeding of all time heretofore:

"When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person, see ye to it." Matthew 27:24

We've come a long way baby, to get where we've got to today; we have precious further to go!

Nancy Cruzan could have been cared for at home, indeed her husband had done just that following the accident, he is the one who fed her solid meals and drinks, but he was persuaded by others to relinquish his rights to care for her by divorcing her, so she could be better cared for!

Nancy required no type of skilled nursing care whatever; in fact, she required no care other than the most basic convalescent care, of being given food and fluids, personal hygiene, and repositioning to prevent bedsores.

She evidenced ALL aspects of personality, humanity, personhood, and womanhood.

She wanted to live, she was only 33 years of age, she might have recovered to an amazing extent if she had been spared being forcibly put to death.

But some people wanted Nancy to die, some wanted to be free from providing even the most minimal kindness towards her, while others wanted desperately to further their murderous agenda.

It is amazing the ends that the Right to Murder lobbies went to to murder this precious young woman.  They had a virulent passion to see her and others like her put to death.  Meanwhile, most of us could not be stirred to care at all about what would happen to this helpless, innocent, young woman.  What an indictment of AMERICA the Beautiful!

Even Pontius Pilate's wife did better than the overwhelming majority of us, as she attempted to intervene to save Jesus, communicating to her husband/the Governor while he sat on the judgment seat to try Christ Jesus, "Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him." Matthew 27:19

In Romans 12:20 it is written, "If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him drink...." and indeed we do this and much more for the most heinous of murderers in America (whom God's Word requires to be executed, but we cannot bring ourselves to care for our own, preferring to show our 'love for them and our humanity,' by going to great lengths to put them to death, even with the Nazis' most feared method.

Yesterday Nancy Beth Cruzan, today Christine Busilachi, tomorrow Terri Schindler Schiavo (as in Schindler's List)!

Interesting, that dependence on others was (and is) "MORALLY REPUGNANT," and "TOTALLY INCONSISTENT" with what was (and is) wanted;

then too, testing Nancy to determine whether her ability to swallow and eat for herself had been impaired (by being forced to receive nutrition and hydration via a gastrostomy tube), would be DISTRESSING to her PARENTS, but EXECUTING Nancy via Starvation and Dehydration over 12 tortuous days (while her parents play-acted for the cameras and for the viewing audience, at being 'loving parents' "valiantly fighting to give their poor daughter what she really wanted"!!!) was and is not MORALLY REPUGNANT!

In Matthew 25:40 & 45 it is written, "Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to ME...and, inasmuch as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to ME."

Indeed, we have chosen to refuse basic humane care for Nancy and JESUS, and we have chosen to legally forbid others to provide that care in our stead; furthermore, we have chosen to put Nancy and JESUS to death, and in the most monstrously excruciating manner possible.

If Nancy had been a convicted Murderer, she would have faired far better, e.g., Charles Manson, David Berkowitz,...., but unfortunately for Nancy, she was guilty of no crime, no evil, she was no enemy, and so America executed her.

Postscript: Since accomplishing the execution of his daughter, and avidly promoting the hellish practice far and wide, Nancy's dear father has hung himself in his carport/garage, does that remind you of anyone, e.g., Matthew 27:1-10, Judas Iscariot? and yes, he will share Judas Iscariot's eternal "reward."

Note: Christine's father succeeded in being permitted to 'legally' murder his wife a couple of years before being permitted to 'legally' murder his daughter, again in the "Show Me" state, Missouri.

In the few short years since they were 'legally' murdered in Missouri, execution of innocent people by forced starvation and dehydration has been legalized, and further incredibly made virtually mandatory for classes of debilitated people, practically nationwide!  Just remember, "It's the economy, stupid!" and likely always will be, until the end, that is.

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