Rash of Kentucky lawyer suicides concerns colleagues
One was a former University of Kentucky basketball player who practiced in Leitchfield, Ky. Another had been commonwealthâ€™s attorney in Kenton County.
A third was a Louisville lawyer who helped battle the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville over cases of priest abuse â€” and whose Facebook photos still show him snowboarding, scuba diving and sightseeing with his family.
Jim Dinwiddie, Harry Rankin and Ross Turner all died in a similar way: They killed themselves.
UPS, yes Barnes mentioned that and more, I just didn't have the space to put in the whole commentary.
jpw, as was pointed out in the article, the reasons for the suicides were many. Fanatical Roman Catholics, the ones who make up that segment of the Romish Church, who are as fanatical as any Communist or Muslim (so thus I certainly don't include all members of the RCC in this group) who will do just about anything to what they think will please their church, and especially pushed by a particularly vicious bishop.
Hypothetically of course, if members if this particular segment, e.g., Popular Folk Catholics of the RCC are in the food business such illegals are oftentimes. Also they owe an extra debt of gratitude to the RCC for helping to sneak them into the U.S., then --if-- this lawyer ate out regularly and followed a set pattern, I would say it would have been prudent of friends and family to check and make sure there were no hallucinogens in his body at the time of his death. So, one has to know what the Catholic community was like in his region and of course did he always at home? Probably then, the idea of a chemically encouraged suicide, shouldn't be considered a factor.
Jim Lincoln wrote: Hmm, as you well know have often attacked conspiracy theorists, but the lawyer who fought with the Romish Church, I would hope the authorities would dig into that one very completely to make sure it was self-murder, and not murder encouraged by Romish supporters?
The Philippian jailer would have been executed if the prisoners had escaped
Barnes Commentary wrote: Acts 16:27 .... ...It should be added, that it was common, and approved among the Greeks and Romans, for a man to commit suicide when he was encompassed with dangers from which he could not escape. Thus Cato was guilty of self-murder in Utica; and thus, at this very place at Philippi--Brutus and Cassius, and many of their friends, fell on their own swords, and ended their lives by suicide. The custom was thus sanctioned by the authority and example of the great; and we are not to wonder that the jailer, in a moment of alarm, should also attempt to destroy his own life. It is not one of the least benefits of Christianity, that it has proclaimed the evil of self-murder, and that it has done so much to drive it from the world.
Hmm, as you well know have often attacked conspiracy theorists, but the lawyer who fought with the Romish Church, I would hope the authorities would dig into that one very completely to make sure it was self-murder, and not murder encouraged by Romish supporters?