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Obama’s Choice for Surgeon General is Anti-Gun Activist
Guns Save Lives.net ^ | Feb 11, 2014 | Dan Cannon

Posted on 02/12/2014 7:05:06 AM PST by KeyLargo

Obama’s Choice for Surgeon General is Anti-Gun Activist February 11 2014 by Dan Cannon Share This Post

Emily Miller over at the Washington Times has done a nice write up on why President Obama’s choice for surgeon general is a nightmare for gun rights in America.

Dr. Vivek Murthy has proven himself to be anti-gun at several turns, though he has so far side stepped answering questions about his stance on gun rights to concerned senators.

According to Miller’s article (hit the link to read the whole thing, it’s good stuff),

Dr. Murthy is the 36-year-old president and co-founder of Doctors for America, a group that advocates for Obamacare and gun control laws.

The group calls gun violence “a public health crisis.” It pushes for Congress to ban “assault weapons” and “high-capacity” magazines and calls for spending tax dollars for more gun-control research.

The organization also lobbies for doctors to be allowed to ask patients, including minors, whether they have legal guns in the home. If the patient admits to having guns, Dr. Murthy wants doctors to “counsel them appropriately about safety measures.”

Murthy is, of course, also a big supporter of the Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare), but we won’t get off topic into discussing that here.

If confirmed, Murthy may be one of the most partisan appointments to the position of surgeon general in history.

Why don’t we take a look at some of the disturbing tweets from Murthy’s Twitter page?

(Excerpt) Read more at gunssavelives.net ...


TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: banglist; govtabuse; guncontrol; guns; obama; obamacare; secondamendment; tyranny
MILLER: Obama’s surgeon general nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy is a radical gun grabber

By Emily Miller

The Washington Times

Monday, February 10, 2014

Vivek Hallegere Murthy

1 posted on 02/12/2014 7:05:07 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Fits the 0bama stereotype.


2 posted on 02/12/2014 7:06:54 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: KeyLargo

I’m shocked!!!


3 posted on 02/12/2014 7:07:04 AM PST by ontap
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To: KeyLargo

“a group that advocates for Obamacare and gun control laws.”

Perfect...


4 posted on 02/12/2014 7:07:32 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: KeyLargo

Look at the girl with the bubble gum bubble in the background. She’s probably a better choice.


5 posted on 02/12/2014 7:08:20 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: KeyLargo

These two short sentences tell you a lot about our government and our culture:

1. We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Funny how that works.

And here’s another one worth considering.

2. Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never hear about welfare running out of money? What’s interesting is the first group “worked for” their money, but the second didn’t.


6 posted on 02/12/2014 7:09:08 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: KeyLargo

7 posted on 02/12/2014 7:09:19 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: KeyLargo

Even the Leftist ‘USA Today’ writes that Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy is nothing more than a political hack with no actual medical experience to speak of.

Obama’s disappointing surgeon general nominee:
Column

Bruce L. Davidson December 3, 2013

‘America’s doctor’ must be an independent leader.

“In his short career, he has focused on supporting the Affordable Care Act and partisan politics, helping start Doctors for Obama, which led to a White House health panel appointment, his apparent sole experience relevant to public health.”

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/12/03/obama-health-care-surgeon-general-murthy-column/3863603/


8 posted on 02/12/2014 7:10:20 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Nothing against the “doctor” but I haven’t seen a doctor wearing a white lab coat in at least 30 years.


9 posted on 02/12/2014 7:13:01 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: KeyLargo
Advisory Council

Shefali Razdan Duggal (website) Political Activist
Michael Newman, MD Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Georgetown and George Washington University Schools of Medicine
Harold Pollack, PhD Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago

10 posted on 02/12/2014 7:14:20 AM PST by Paul46360
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To: Paul46360
Shefali Razdan Duggal


11 posted on 02/12/2014 7:16:08 AM PST by Paul46360
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To: KeyLargo

Probably doesn’t even know how to give a flu shot.


12 posted on 02/12/2014 7:16:18 AM PST by AU72
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To: KeyLargo

What a useful idiot.


13 posted on 02/12/2014 7:17:33 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: b4its2late
I like when Obama handed out white coats to anybody that showed up at his Doctors for Obamacare rally. Obama's toadies were trolling for anyone walking by to fill up the folding chairs.

"Thanks Mr. Obama, this new white coat is great, it fits me perfectly. I'm not a real doctor, but I played one on TV."

14 posted on 02/12/2014 7:21:05 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

This selection will make the curry crowd happy.

Its all about demographics/culture, always has been. Some people simply pretend as if it isn’t.


15 posted on 02/12/2014 7:23:18 AM PST by Red6
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To: KeyLargo

If I owned any guns, I’d probably have them beaten into plow shares.

That guy look scary-—sure wouldn’t want to cross him…….


16 posted on 02/12/2014 7:24:42 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Red6

More & more in America, we must curry favor with those who favor curry. Been to a hospital lately?

;^)


17 posted on 02/12/2014 7:26:19 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: KeyLargo
Does it bother anyone else that this child is only 36? Hardly enough experience to be Surgeon General of The United States.
18 posted on 02/12/2014 7:27:26 AM PST by SunTzuWu
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To: AU72
"Probably doesn’t even know how to give a flu shot."

"Murthy has focused his career not on America's medical ills but on business, getting an MBA and starting a clinical trials firm, boasting the pharmaceutical giant Merck as a client. He is a part-time doctor who has focused on what his website describes as his entrepreneurial passion."

19 posted on 02/12/2014 7:30:25 AM PST by KeyLargo
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20 posted on 02/12/2014 7:31:14 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: b4its2late
shes vivtek's tech expert!


21 posted on 02/12/2014 7:32:50 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: AU72

I have yet to meet one of these doctors that impresses me. Their holistic and fatalistic view, their passive approach to problem solving make them crappy doctors, IMHO. That is if they are even qualified, since most of them with degrees from some Indian or Pakistani university are questionable. I saw this in the IT field where I worked as a project manager. On paper they had all these degrees and they were brought to the US on H1B visas (i think thay was the visa type)
as computer wiz kids. Most couldn’t do the most basic things despite having alleged masters or even a doctorate degree.

Of course in America we are so “racial” paranoid that people over compensate, pretend not to see the glaring obvious, or suffer from white guilt, but I don’t let these buffoons touch me or my family. The PC BS stops when its my families health.


22 posted on 02/12/2014 7:38:31 AM PST by Red6
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To: KeyLargo
36 years old? Good God...he's just a few years out of training.Politics,pure politics.A doctor of that age is *just getting started* and seriously lacks the wisdom and judgment of experienced physicians.
23 posted on 02/12/2014 7:38:48 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Obama: "I can do whatever I want")
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To: Gay State Conservative

What happened to that chubby chick Regina Benjamin?


24 posted on 02/12/2014 7:41:00 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: b4its2late

Because social security is welfare for old people being paid for by young people?


25 posted on 02/12/2014 7:49:03 AM PST by MadIsh32 (In order to be pro-market, sometimes you must be anti-big business)
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To: basil
***If I owned any guns, I’d probably have them beaten into plow shares.***

Same here! This style.


26 posted on 02/12/2014 7:57:30 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Thanks! I’ve wondered most of my life what a plow share looks like-—but didn’t care enough to ever look it up—LOL!

Now I know!


27 posted on 02/12/2014 8:05:30 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: MadIsh32

Don’t forget the SS DBL being paid out now like candy.


28 posted on 02/12/2014 10:02:30 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: elcid1970

America has a long history of this. Who built the railroad across parts of America?

They are cheap and they have a piece of paper that alleges (don’t look to hard) they know something. So the company can say we have an engineer or xyz filling the slot. It’s all about the lowest bidder and today instead of off shoring, they bring the cheap labor here on special visa’s that big business lobbied for. Off shoring targets the blue colar and industy jobs in manufacturing, this targeted visa and recruitment is for the white colar and professional jobs you can’t easily off shore. Half of these engineers, doctors, PHDs, might as well have gotten their degree from a lollypop machine.


29 posted on 02/12/2014 10:17:29 AM PST by Red6
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To: Red6

I thought our railroads were built using imported Chinese `coolies’ who worked hard, never went on strike, and later established themselves in business.

As for East Indian doctors, I noticed a world of difference between foreign immigrants & those born and educated here. The latter spoke English like you & me and showed competence & empathy at every turn. The former displayed Brahman arrogance, talked like Mahatma Gandhi & did little more than stick their head in the door.


30 posted on 02/12/2014 12:35:12 PM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Travis McGee

Gun Control Works

http://www.youtube.com/embed/0sujnvIV4g4


31 posted on 02/12/2014 1:24:19 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Guns are now a health issue.


32 posted on 02/13/2014 3:40:20 AM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: ronnie raygun

Patient privacy non-existent; Doctors now required to provide all medical records to federal government
February 13, 2014 Coach Collins Leave a comment

by Doug Book, editor

Over the past 2 decades, Republican and Democrat Administrations have joined forces to require the use by physicians and hospitals of government-certified, interoperable electronic medical records systems, or EMRs. These online record keeping systems will send personal patient information collected by all participating providers directly to the centralized Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, a newly created government agency whose job is making the medical records of the American people “inter-operable–” that is, instantly accessible to any “qualified” agency or agent.

For example, if the patient of a New Jersey physician should become the victim of a medical emergency in Nevada, stored medical information will be instantly available to a Las Vegas surgeon. Expensive and time consuming testing may be unnecessary as the patient’s entire medical history will be a matter of computer record.

On its face, the advent of EMRs appears to be a boon for patients and doctors alike. But as with all federally mandated contributions to the greater good, any advantages associated with EMRs are guaranteed to benefit and serve the DC bureaucracy and not the American people.

First of all, why should it be necessary to FORCE participation of healthcare providers in the EMR system by means of financial blackmail? “Doctors who do not participate by 2015 will be penalized 1 percent of their Medicare payments, which increases to 3 percent over 3 years.” The state of Massachusetts reports that “…60 percent of doctors could not meet the EMR mandate and face potential loss of their licenses in 2015.” Quite a weighty stick to wield against physicians who have dedicated years of their lives and countless dollars to secure that license to practice medicine.

http://www.coachisright.com/


33 posted on 02/13/2014 9:24:40 AM PST by KeyLargo
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