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Kansas Board Denies Colonel Lakin License to Practice
KCTV ^ | February 2, 2012 | Dana Wright, Kelly Just, DeAnn Smith

Posted on 02/06/2012 8:19:50 PM PST by James Thomas

TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) - A Kansas board that denied a licensed doctor of osteopathic medicine a license was primarily concerned about the man's political views.

The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts is a 15-member panel appointed by the governor and decides the fate of doctors in Kansas.

Terrence Lee Lakin rose to the ranks of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. He served on the front lines in Afghanistan and the war zone in Bosnia as well as a medical mission to Honduras. He saved lives around the world and received a Bronze Star for his service.

"I like helping people," said Lakin. "And I've been, since college wanting to be in medical field and help others."

(Excerpt) Read more at kctv5.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: army; birthcertificate; lakin; military; naturalborncitizen; oefveterans; terrylakin
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1 posted on 02/06/2012 8:19:59 PM PST by James Thomas
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To: James Thomas

Isn’t this the state that let Tiller the Baby Killer practice? Oh and it is the state from which Sabilius is from..wonder if Ms HHS has anything to do with this?


2 posted on 02/06/2012 8:26:16 PM PST by celtic gal
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To: James Thomas

Most unfortunate.

Considering that pedophiliac and rapist doctors seem to routinely go to other states and practice without interference, it should seem that is an option for him.


3 posted on 02/06/2012 8:27:25 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: James Thomas

We will welcome you in Alabama, Col. Lakin. You might be surprised at what a nice place North AL really is.


4 posted on 02/06/2012 8:30:47 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: James Thomas
A Kansas board that denied a licensed doctor of osteopathic medicine a license was primarily concerned about the man's political views.

In case anyone was thinking that a medical license was about knowledge and skills related to the particular branch of medicine. Nope, it's just a favor handed out to those who are signed on to the correct groupthink.

5 posted on 02/06/2012 8:31:15 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: celtic gal
I'm sure there were disbelieving Jews in Germany in the late 1930s, thinking “It can't get much worse.” We may be in a similar situation, and will look at what is happening now and what has happened over the past several years as the ‘phase of acceleration’ leading to a socialist/leftist takeover.
6 posted on 02/06/2012 8:31:49 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: James Thomas

How much more will we take?


7 posted on 02/06/2012 8:31:54 PM PST by logitech
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To: Jonty30

Fortunately for him, if he is somehow denied being able to practice medicine anywhere in the US, with his education, he could probably get another career going in a relatively dhort time.


8 posted on 02/06/2012 8:32:04 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: James Thomas
When this was happening I expressed fear for Dr Lakin’s ability continue to practice medicine. Unfortunately it appears I was right. I also predicted both him and his brave but foolish act would soon be forgotten, I fervently hope I am wrong.
9 posted on 02/06/2012 8:32:17 PM PST by Cyman
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To: James Thomas

I wonder how many on that board have connections to Obama’s health czar Kathleen Sebelius?


10 posted on 02/06/2012 8:33:09 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: James Thomas

After the corruption with Kathleen Sibelius (the one who is now forcing abortions on Catholic doctors and nurses) and her overlooking a LOT of problems with abortionist George (the butcher) Tiller, I’d say it was a badge of honor to be refused a license from these jerks.

We’re known not only by our friends but by our enemies as well, and I can’t think of any better enemies for a patriot who loves his country to have.

Let them rot with their mark of the beast solidly on their foreheads. They’ll be able to do business because of it, but Lakin will be in much better shape than they.


11 posted on 02/06/2012 8:33:48 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: James Thomas
Taking career advise from Farah can have serious consequences.
12 posted on 02/06/2012 8:35:17 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: James Thomas

"I solemnly swear that I will protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America..."

13 posted on 02/06/2012 8:40:55 PM PST by Godebert (NO PERSON EXCEPT A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN!)
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To: James Thomas

one word: Sebelius


14 posted on 02/06/2012 8:42:19 PM PST by bigbob
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Smacks of denying one employment due to adherence to “jewish science”. For all you historians out there who have wondered what it must have been like to live in 1930’s germany, wonder no more.


15 posted on 02/06/2012 8:53:52 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: James Thomas

Sebelius country. Need I say more?

PS: Laksin did not take the best course of action re the order to deploy.

Now everyone is out of a doctor. Nobody won.


16 posted on 02/06/2012 8:58:03 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Tex-Con-Man

advise = advice ...sheeeeeeeeeesh...


17 posted on 02/06/2012 8:59:35 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: James Thomas

Come on down to Texas, Colonel.


18 posted on 02/06/2012 9:11:10 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
"PS: Laksin did not take the best course of action re the order to deploy."

By what authority were those orders given?

19 posted on 02/06/2012 9:21:13 PM PST by Godebert (NO PERSON EXCEPT A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN!)
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To: James Thomas

It’s heartbreaking what’s happened to this man. And it seems not about to end any time soon. What sacrifice!


20 posted on 02/06/2012 9:30:21 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Tex-Con-Man

T-con, “Taking career advice from Farah can have serious consequences”.

Tex, you really think the Doc was following Farah?

Naa, maybe just another chance for a cheap shot at WND.

Par just trying to be as funny as the flat Ann Coulter?

You got a problem with Terry Laken’s position on the Obama?

Rab can but wonder.


21 posted on 02/06/2012 9:47:55 PM PST by Rabin
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

I see conservatives on FR who think like that, they refuse to see how far things have gone, how close we are to an actual police state, who still insist things are getting better everywhere they go despite the whole of the US in a depression and getting worse. Yes, I can believe it.


22 posted on 02/06/2012 9:58:51 PM PST by packrat35 (When will we admit we are now almost a police state?)
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To: SpaceBar

I used to get that experience just by going to the airport. Its the main reason I quit flying.


23 posted on 02/06/2012 10:01:25 PM PST by packrat35 (When will we admit we are now almost a police state?)
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To: celtic gal

“Oh and it is the state from which Sabilius is from..wonder if Ms HHS has anything to do with this?”

I’d say she has everything to do with it - she has way too much power. Also I think that because the current KS governor is a pretty good conservative (Sam Brownback).


24 posted on 02/06/2012 10:19:33 PM PST by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: packrat35

A police state perhaps but just think about the life in the police state with it’s ball games, it’s casino’s, it’s rock concerts, etc. and don’t forget about the 50% who can live off the earnings of others.It is a blast of a police state for many who seem to care less about having an exceptional society as to heritage and future.


25 posted on 02/06/2012 10:47:56 PM PST by noinfringers2
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To: James Thomas

Wow


26 posted on 02/06/2012 10:59:28 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: RatRipper

Damn straight, Col. Lakin would get some respect here in N. Alabama. People are patriots here, and we have ties to military, space, and high tech and have first rate hospitals and medical facilities.


27 posted on 02/06/2012 11:07:59 PM PST by lwoodham (Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.)
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To: RatRipper
We will welcome you in Alabama, Col. Lakin.

And TX will also welcome him. Obozo is not popular here either. (Some of my ancestors were burned out of AL during reconstruction for resisting)

28 posted on 02/06/2012 11:27:43 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: James Thomas

Brian Terry
Terry Lakin

Two very real victims of Obama. One was murdered and the other jailed.


29 posted on 02/07/2012 6:38:24 AM PST by Smokeyblue (Obama's got NBC problems and birth certificate problems - a bad case of Cluster F**ked.)
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To: Rabin

“You got a problem with Terry Laken’s position on the Obama?”

He has to take a cheap shot at Lakin. Lakin embodies everything he isn’t. Honorable and courageous.

His little ego can’t handle it and so he has to pipe up.


30 posted on 02/07/2012 6:42:18 AM PST by Smokeyblue (Obama's got NBC problems and birth certificate problems - a bad case of Cluster F**ked.)
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To: James Thomas

What is really disheartening is how many people who wrote in slammed Lakin and lauded the decision.


31 posted on 02/07/2012 7:15:31 AM PST by pacific_waters19
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
Sebelius country. Need I say more?

It's not Sebelius country. She's the daughter of a former Ohio governor, and is certainly not a typical Kansan. We were glad when she left.

PS: Laksin did not take the best course of action re the order to deploy.

He was vindicated by the Kenyan Coward who disobeyed a subpoena and who refused to show either of the alleged certified copies of his long-form birth certificate at the Georgia ballot hearing.

Now everyone is out of a doctor. Nobody won.

Technically, the Kenyan coward won. Everyone else lost.

32 posted on 02/07/2012 7:57:16 AM PST by edge919
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
I'm reading about the states ratification of the constitution and the federalist papers.

Among biggest concerns of founders was civil war between states and foreign influence. They designed the constitution to keep a balance of power and respect for states, and keep foreign influence out.

We now have the foreign influence from Obunga. He grew up in Indonesia, learning of Communism and Islam. It is the only thing that makes sense to him, and the constitution is a violation of his beliefs.

The world at large fully expected the American experiment to fail. So many states with varied interests, as large as Europe and bound as one, had failed numerous times in the past on similar scales. The constitution had to be a masterpiece to succeed. I believe that Monroe said the people gave it life. If we look at the ratification of the constitution, we then know that the founders were a million people. It will take millions to put it to death. Mohammad Obunga is just their agent of destruction.

As Mohammad Obunga drives us toward bankruptcy and actively shreds the constitution, we may see states take sides and line up. The people give the constitution the death sentence when they vote for a communist agitator, so they are not innocent. Collapse of dollar may be the eventual event that dissolves the union, but the catalyst is brazen disrespect for the constitution that formed it. We had founders and they live in beloved infamy for what they have created. Their words scribed on papers warn us that this civil creation may end. A thousand years from now, people may lay eyes on their statues and lament the end of freedom born of their wisdom, and curse the fools and bastards alike that put Mohammad Obunga's boot on it's throat.

33 posted on 02/07/2012 8:15:46 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: packrat35

“If tyranny and oppression come to this land it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” James Madison

Here are, two hundred years later, with an Islamic president bombing other Islamic countries without the peoples consent through their congress, yet constitutionally obligated for such consent.

It’s here.


34 posted on 02/07/2012 8:43:02 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: EDINVA
It’s heartbreaking what’s happened to this man.

What happened to Lakin was entirely predictable from the moment he made his intentions known. He should've listened to his friends and family as they tried to get him to rethink his actions instead of the conspiracy pimps standing on the sidelines cheering him on.

35 posted on 02/07/2012 9:33:08 AM PST by Drew68
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To: pacific_waters19
What is really disheartening is how many people who wrote in slammed Lakin and lauded the decision.

Yes, some of us serving our country don't look to fondly at those who go AWOL forcing others to deploy in their place.

36 posted on 02/07/2012 9:34:48 AM PST by Drew68
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To: butterdezillion
We’re known not only by our friends but by our enemies as well...

Speaking of friends, doesn't Lakin have any who can land him a job, particularly those "friends" who stood on the sidelines, cheering him on as he threw away his career?

37 posted on 02/07/2012 9:42:58 AM PST by Drew68
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To: Drew68
Yes, some of us serving our country don't look to fondly at those who go AWOL forcing others to deploy in their place.

And how exactly are you serving our country with ignorant statements such as these? Chow hall with a spoon? Latrines with a scrubby brush? Trash detail on the outskirts of the main gate?

38 posted on 02/07/2012 9:46:34 AM PST by devattel
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
We like to think we are immune from civil war, but history proves we are not.

Imagine living in 1860, and a friend tells you that half a million will die in a civil war in the next five years. How absurd a thought that would have been.

We see political swing in elections, and constitutional maneuvers. Its all normal to us.

But presidents raised in foreign lands refusing to bare documents, war waged without consent, strip searches at airports. Billions of dollars borrowed by the minute and then squandered even faster on foreign countries. We are witnessing the willful destruction of a nation. We can no longer pretend otherwise. The first casualty and symptom of destruction is the national currency and credit.

39 posted on 02/07/2012 9:50:08 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: devattel
Chow hall with a spoon? Latrines with a scrubby brush? Trash detail on the outskirts of the main gate?

Had you ever served, you'd know that performing any of these three tasks is far more honorable than deserting the men who are counting on you.

40 posted on 02/07/2012 9:57:14 AM PST by Drew68
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To: Drew68

I certainly would not exonerate those who cheered him on, or even himself, for coming to that decision. But the consequences far outweigh his actions. His political stand, in violation of his military orders, has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with his established skill as a surgeon, or ability to treat and care for patients. Maybe you and I have just never taken a costly principled position, however faulty our thinking.


41 posted on 02/07/2012 10:35:09 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: Drew68

You sound like you are enlisted, if you are serving your country at all.

Clearly you do not understand the Officer’s Oath, and you do not understand this case, nor have been following it enough to understand the details.


42 posted on 02/07/2012 11:06:40 AM PST by devattel
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43 posted on 02/07/2012 11:09:12 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: devattel
you do not understand this case, nor have been following it enough to understand the details.

Since you weren't even posting on this forum during the Lakin trial, feel free to click on my in forum link at my profile page. You'll see I posted extensively on Lakin and predicted with 100% accuracy exactly how this case would end from the moment Lakin made his intentions known. Had you ever served (which clearly you haven't) you'd have been able to accurately predict this outcome as well.

The only thing I failed to predict was Lakin pleading guilty and begging the court for leniency.

44 posted on 02/07/2012 11:29:02 AM PST by Drew68
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To: devattel; Drew68
“You sound like you are enlisted, if you are serving your country at all.

Clearly you do not understand the Officer’s Oath, and you do not understand this case, nor have been following it enough to understand the details.”

Excuse me.

“You sound like you are enlisted...”

And how, pray tell, are we ignorant peasants who do the vast majority of the bleeding for our country supposed to sound? Do we use “ain't” and “aw, shucks” and scratch our privates as we chew on a blade of grass while pulling up our ill-fitting, unstylish trousers?

As an enlisted person in my youth, who fought for his country, has permanent injuries to show for it, and took over directing an action from dead officers, all I can say is cram it where the sun don't shine.

Why don't you tend to worshiping your little Vattel idol and drop any pretense that someone who would utter the ignorant sentence cited above has any insight into anything to do with either honor or the military?

45 posted on 02/07/2012 11:50:26 AM PST by tired_old_conservative (.)
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To: tired_old_conservative
As an enlisted person in my youth, who fought for his country, has permanent injuries to show for it, and took over directing an action from dead officers, all I can say is cram it where the sun don't shine.

I understand where you are coming from. You and your friend are more than welcome enough to beat your chests around until they bleed, or ride the “honor and pride” bandwagon until the wheels fall off. You apparently have a chip on your shoulder with regards to your superiors, both past and present, this much is certain.

Parking your ego aside, you may feel obliged to re-read what I stated so that you understand my legal argument. Officers and enlisted abide by different oaths. Officers have the ability to question orders, especially by those who have not proven themselves legally authorized to command. This is not the case for enlisted personnel, and some do not know they are unique.

Surely one in the service such as yourself should understand these facts, would you say?

46 posted on 02/07/2012 2:35:32 PM PST by devattel
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To: devattel; tired_old_conservative
You and your friend are more than welcome enough to beat your chests around until they bleed, or ride the “honor and pride” bandwagon until the wheels fall off.

Listen pal, you're going to find yourself treading on awfully thin ice around here with these kinds of comments. On Free Republic, we stand up for our men and women serving honorably in uniform regardless of what we think of the current Commander in Chief. Since you clearly need some schooling on the Lakin case, I'd suggest going back a couple of years, long before you arrived, to the earliest threads in April 2010. You'll see that T_O_C, myself and every other former and current active duty FReeper who opined on this case predicted with great accuracy exactly what the outcome would be --a task as difficult as predicting the sun would rise in the east. The only people predicting success in the Lakin case were those who had never served. They were wrong. And if you ask Mr. Lakin today, he'd likely tell you that listening to these fools was the greatest mistake he ever made.

While you are perusing these old threads, learning something useful, please take the time to reflect on some of (former USN enlisted) Jim Robinson's comments after some of your fellow birthers decided to use Lakin's justly-earned dismissal as a forum to bash the military. You might learn something about Free Republic that would be of great benefit to your future posting privileges.

47 posted on 02/07/2012 5:01:17 PM PST by Drew68
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To: devattel
No chip on my shoulder at all. I served all my officers very honorably, even visited the widow of one who died in the aforementioned combat to pass on a final thought from her husband. As for current superiors, I haven't had one in quite some time as I run my own practice.

Your tone was clearly and deliberately patronizing to enlisted personnel, who are not only brave, selfless and dedicated, but who understand quite well the obligations incumbent upon all members of the armed forces. Officers worthy of their position understand that.

As for your statement about questioning those who have not proved themselves legally authorized to command, Lakin’s particular interpretation of that was judged by his fellow military officers. They found it wanting,

48 posted on 02/07/2012 5:11:36 PM PST by tired_old_conservative (.)
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To: Drew68
Listen pal, you're going to find yourself treading on awfully thin ice around here with these kinds of comments.

Your idle threats do not bode well for your pride and honor, nor do you know what rank I retain.

You have perceived my comments to be negative. I asked you a simple question because your response was that of a naive recruit fresh out of high school.

Honor is not earned through service. Service to the country never makes one a hero. Honor is earned through actions of courage, dilligence, humanity, and humility. I know full well the chain of command all the way up to the Joint Chiefs. I understand that chest beating is not a trait of those with true valor.

Lakin was no slouch. Was he naive? Perhaps. He paid for that...gracefully I might add. Yet, he deserved more than tarnish other service personnel bode on him. His actions of meritorious service throughout his career should be considered above all. The court knew full well the intent of his actions, regardless of faulty counsel. Failing to report to duty is usually initiated by someone who made a poor decision joining the service without careful consideration. Or he is a traitor who serves the enemy. Lakin is neither. The MT also knew full well Lakin received poor counsel. MT's are there to punish those of crimes against the nation, not punish those who question the authority of a usurping commander in chief.

Our servicemen are supposed to support each other, not feed each other to the wolves. Belittling those who rightfully question authority should never be punished as "being one without valor". Lakin paid for his error in protocol, never for honoring his oath nor his care for the nation.

It is truly unfortunate we have so many such as yourself who do not understand the significance of Lakin's quest. You are on board with Malihi and countless others, hiding behind the shield of "honor and pride" in your nation when you know full well the commander in chief is a dual citizen. And since you are active duty or have served, you should know that no soldier is allowed that privilege.

49 posted on 02/07/2012 6:44:58 PM PST by devattel
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To: tired_old_conservative
tired_old_conservative said:

Your tone was clearly and deliberately patronizing to enlisted personnel

My tone was that of him acting like one who was dropped off the bus from Des Moine in Fort Hood who has no idea of what the Oath of a Military Officer means.

I respect all service personnel who show dedication to the United States Consitution above all others. I show no respect to active duty personnel who continue to belittle their fellow soldiers for trying to uphold the Constitution, no matter how foolish, naive, or crazy they may think him to be.

50 posted on 02/07/2012 6:53:50 PM PST by devattel
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