Skip to comments.Obama Health Care Speech Surrounded By Doctors in White Coats (Video)
Posted on 03/03/2010 12:16:56 PM PST by Talkradio03
First half of Obama's speech on ramming through health care reform against the will of the American people, shows the Docs walking out to provide Obama with a Clintonesque photo-op for health care reform (last time they were all Obama supporters) (Video)
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Is Obama an arrogant scumbag, or what?
He used the same lame and discredited “Doctors in White Coats” trick again?
This from a man who needs to cut down on drinking, cigarettes, and fatty foods and tells US we can’t go on eating what we want or smoking flavored tobaccos (if they aren’t menthol).
He insults the intelligence of even his supporters-if that’s possible.
I wonder if the did a casting call for a Nurse Ratchced or a Kevorkian character.
So far, we question the use of the “doctors”. Of the 2 behind Opossum, one is a “nurse” (actually a union president) and the other is a PA (and also a union wonk).
Doctors do not run around the town in white coats. They take them off when they leave their offices. Some don’t wear white coats at all.
Americans have become stupid sheeple.
Quit watching soon after he referred to the supposed Drs by their first names. What a putz.
More remininiscent of Clockwork Orange or One flew over the cuckoo’s nest?
So what happens when the government no longer governs with the consent of the majority? What happens professor Barry? What happens?
Most doctors are not enthusiastic about consigning themselves to involuntary servitude for the state.
Doctors or actors in white coats? Oh, the theatrics of this administration! PUKE!
Paging Dr Fine! Dr Howard! Dr Fine!
“Obama Health Care Speech Surrounded By Doctors in White Coats”
Well they were people in white coats. We have no reason to believe they were doctors.
Unless they were his psychs.
Ya, he's real paragon of virtue!
What a putz!
Whose right is health care? Do you think it's yours?
Congressman Anthony Weiner has said that health care is not a commodity. If it isn't a commodity then do doctors and nurses have rights? Assigning health care the status of a right makes health care workers slaves to that right who must serve it. On what ground could a health care worker refuse to provide their products and services since that would violate the patient's "basic human right to health care."
That is a direct loss of individual rights for health care providers. The collective right of the people to receive health care would supersede the provider's individual right to set fees and hours or to change their occupational status or even decide how to apply their skills and knowledge if taken to its logical extreme. A collective right, by practical definition, is a state right because it is a right that is created and given by the government to those it chooses to give it to. It is not a natural right possessed by each person protected by the Constitution from the government. It is also a collective/state right by virtue of the fact that it would supersede individual rights when the two come into conflict. How else would the government view a right that it created and administers vs. one it has no control over?
Of course it isn't stated in any bill that a patient's right to care supersedes a provider's right to set fees and hours etc, but it doesn't need to. Rights, as always, are adjudicated in the courts. The Health Care Reform bills simply establish the foundation for the courts to rule in favor of the collective right.
Weiners view is collectivist, fascist and totalitarian. Collectivist because it has to be described as being a right of the many instead of the one and superior due to that fact. Fascist because ultimately the sole authority for its creation and oversight is from one entity the Federal government. Totalitarian because the Federal government is the enforcer of this collective right as well. State and local jurisdictions will have little say about it.
Congressman Weiner's view is the underlying philosophy of all of the Health Care Reform legislation in the House and Senate. Consider this section in the Senate version of the bill; the setting up of community watch dogs that will monitor citizens for various health parameters. Read pages 382 - 393.
So, even citizens themselves will be subject to Federal regulations on their behavior in order to fulfill the "human right" of universal health care. It isn't the individual's liberty that is being protected by that it is the government's control over its own health care system that is being guarded. How much clearer can it be that these bills abrogate the concept of individual rights? Someone will be checking your lifestyle, according to gov regulations, to be certain you serve the best interests of the "basic human right to health care" ie. "the Public Option."
HCR is not just about rationing care and wealth redistribution. It's about the end of individual rights as the corrosive effects of the new collectivist "basic human right to health care" spreads throughout the legal and political systems like a virus.
I think that the main purpose of Health Care Reform (HCR) is as a direct assault on individual liberties.
Health Care is a Liberty Issue
Conservative Underground - 18 August 2009 - Tim Dunkin
Second Bill of Rights aka FDR's economic bill of rights
(An early attempt to embed collective rights into American politics and society.)
What a phony! He is so arrogant and thinks Americans are stupid (unlike him, since he isn’t American)—
MY doctor has said he’ll quit medical practice if this crap goes through and he knew many other like minded doctors, nurses and NP’s who think the same way!
Obamacare won’t survive coming doctor shortage
June 28, 2009
President Obama’s ambitious plan for radically increasing the government’s role in the nation’s health care system misses one critical detail: There aren’t enough primary care physicians in America now and their numbers are declining. That means government won’t be able to deliver the expanded health care Obama is promising to millions of uninsured people. With access to primary care already deteriorating in many parts of the country, Obamacare will make it even harder to get a doctor’s appointment without a lengthy wait. “The politicians don’t talk about who’s going to do this extra work,” Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and author of the 1993 book “Your Doctor Is Not In,” told The Examiner. “Promised coverage is not the same thing as care. All you’re getting is a place in the waiting lines.”
A survey of 270,000 primary care physicians last November by the Physicians Foundation found that 76 percent described themselves as “overextended or overworked.” As a result, 30 percent plan to see fewer patients or scale back to part-time, 13 percent will look for a job that does not involve patient care, and 11 percent plan to retire. Since a third of all Medicare patients already have trouble finding a doctor to treat them, under Obamacare those waiting lines will be very, very long indeed.
And with the vast majority of medical students opting to enter more lucrative specialties, the U.S. will be short 124,400 front-line physicians by 2025, according to the Association of Medical Colleges. That doesn’t include the additional 15,585 primary care providers that will needed under Obamacare. Sick people will have to wait months or even years for an appointment and emergency rooms will be jammed as government-subsidized demand puts even more pressure on the dwindling number of primary care providers, Dr. Orient says. Foreign-trained doctors and nurse practitioners will have be called in to act as the primary gatekeepers in Obama’s supposedly new and improved health care system.
When Massachusetts mandated health insurance for all its residents, visits to the state’s emergency rooms jumped 7 percent in two years because many people did not have access to a primary care physician and some patients are being forced to endure “group doctor visits” instead of one-on-one care. How can Obamacare work if there’s not enough primary care physicians in the system now? “It won’t work,” Dr. Orient predicts. “It’s going to be a disaster.”
A disaster that’s entirely preventable, we might add, if Congress can conjure up the courage to say “No” to this audacious power grab.
Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/Obamacare-won_t-survive-coming-doctor-shortage-7886872-49202437.html#ixzz0h9HU46bN
If these were the ones used in the original lab photo op wonder if our tax money was used to launder them for today’s op...
Someone on another thread pointed out that he was wearing his SEIU purple tie to rub it in our faces. POS that he is.
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