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ObamaCare Killed My Brother in Law
http://www.victoriataft.com ^ | september 24, 2013 | victoria taft

Posted on 09/27/2013 10:58:06 PM PDT by lowbridge

Dear Congress,

I hope you de-fund and kill ObamaCare.

ObamaCare killed my brother in law.

An outrageous thing to say? Listen to this shortened version of this story and see if you don’t agree.

My brother in law, Dr. Philip Henderson, III of Longview, Washington, was a fourth generation doctor in this medium sized logging town in Cowlitz County in Southwest Washington. He was responsible for bringing 6,000 babies into this world. He started programs to help poor women receive prenatal care, helped out at a free clinic he helped start, gave thousands of hours –totaling five years–of his own, unpaid time to cover OB-GYN emergencies at the local hospital AND he volunteered for ten years at both local high schools to give teens “the talk.” He lobbied Senators and Congressional reps in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to slow the debilitating effects of ObamaCare on women’s health care in Washington State.

He was a community treasure. Loved. Respected. See the stories about his life HERE,HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE and there are many others. See the pictures attached.

In the past several months, ObamaCare “winner” and “survivor,” Kaiser, ended its contract with Dr. Henderson’s four partner OB-GYN clinic, Lower Columbia Women’s Clinic, and decided to take over the thousands of patients this local practice had built up over decades. This move was designed to consolidate care necessitated by the constraints of ObamaCare. And this meant that many patients would now have to travel 40 minutes south to Vancouver, Washington to receive care. My brother-in-law’s practice would lose their patients. More important, their patients would not be able to keep their doctor–a promise made by the President about ObamaCare.

Stay with me.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: healthcare; obamacare

1 posted on 09/27/2013 10:58:07 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Terribly sorry, My brother is a Dr. and I am scared for him and his three boys. He absolutely thinks this will be a huge disaster. That’s just a sin.


2 posted on 09/27/2013 11:05:18 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: lowbridge

Sad. Any doctors out there in similar shape, please keep in mind that the resistance will need you. Keep the faith.


3 posted on 09/27/2013 11:09:11 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: nutmeg

bookmark


4 posted on 09/27/2013 11:23:21 PM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in Peace, FReeper Extraordinaire Doctor Raoul...)
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To: lowbridge
I'm pissed off that he killed himself. The upcoming revolution could have used an experienced doctor.

Perhaps he realized that all the people he helped voted for Obama and that he WASTED his life trying to help these subhuman vermin. Vermin need to be SHOT, not won over with smiles and community service.
5 posted on 09/27/2013 11:35:45 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: lowbridge

I hope people will share their personal stories by calling talk shows, and/or writing letters to editors.

The lib media gives us a cherry-picked story to support Ocare, and we need to let as many people as possible know what’s REALLY going on.

One of my relative’s cardiologist told him to come back a year later, but changed his mind, and now said his next visit must be with his GP. We wonder if it’s Ocare.


6 posted on 09/27/2013 11:38:14 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: lowbridge

Any doctors out there, who want to move to Missouri? We live an underserved rural community full of social conservatives-even most of the Democrats.

We could use several good Docs here-cause there is a shortage.


7 posted on 09/27/2013 11:39:00 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: lowbridge

You came to FR for sympathy for your brother that blew his head off? The same FR that poo-poo’s assisted suicide? Well, let’s just see how that turns out for you.


8 posted on 09/27/2013 11:55:42 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (In dog beers, I've only had one!)
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To: lowbridge

Very sad. When the American people finally wake up to what’s been done to them by these P’s. O. S. They are going to march on D.C. with torches and pitchforks.


9 posted on 09/28/2013 12:04:11 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Pajamajan

“When the American people finally wake up to what’s been done to them ...”

I wish I could truly believe that, but I fear that we have a long way down to go before the spell that we’re under is broken. I hope and pray I am wrong.


10 posted on 09/28/2013 12:16:09 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Veggie Todd

Oh, stop it. There’s grief in the post. You don’t have to snark. People go over the edge sometimes and in different ways.


11 posted on 09/28/2013 12:40:37 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Veggie Todd

“You came to FR for sympathy for your brother that blew his head off? The same FR that poo-poo’s assisted suicide? Well, let’s just see how that turns out for you.”

What a schmuck you are. And this wasn’t an assisted suicide, it was a plain old suicide brought on by despair. Bottom line, buzz off. Your behavior is disgusting.


12 posted on 09/28/2013 1:51:19 AM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: Wanderer99

How about stopping the wandering and coming back to the real Jesus, not a caricature.

God’s busy extending love to a world which, of yet, is still mostly refusing it.

If you have the slightest idea that any human sin is beyond gospel power to displace with God’s righteousness and grace for any reason beyond human refusal, then chuck that idea out at once. God never told the world “Do you feel lucky, punk” like a celestial Dirty Harry even though He would have every right to do it. As the bible says, God is not like us, His thoughts are higher, and that doesn’t just mean the myriads of details. That means in fundamental character. Holiness is also inexorably loving. God would even rather let someone choose hell, with all the freakish delight that it takes in hating God, than to wipe his soul out of existence.


13 posted on 09/28/2013 2:01:59 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Veggie Todd

Curious how you deduced or concluded that this sad person had anything to do with the freeper lowbridge. Such an attack requires proof or it is gratuitous.

It’s a tragic story, and no this is not to excuse the doctor for his own evil act.


14 posted on 09/28/2013 2:05:57 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Veggie Todd

A family member committed suicide, a grief-ridden FReeper comes here to vent about that tragedy, and THAT’S your response????


15 posted on 09/28/2013 2:26:30 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: lowbridge

“Under ObamaCare, you see, only the large survive.”

This is what so few realize about Democrat policies.

They think “Democrats are for the little guy”. What they never realize, is that the restrictions leftist policies put on everyone makes it impossible for anyone but chains and giants with deep pockets to wade through the costs and restrictions. Little folk can’t get beyond the laws and regulations that only large companies can pay to negotiate.

Wherever Dems go, they kill the little folk. But they make up for it, you see, by giving the beggars handouts. Making it impossible for good folk to succeed and rewarding those of less character for learning to live off begging. Like all those commercials for food stamps they are running everywhere.

It’s frightening that people should be so shortsighted this is not obvious to them.


16 posted on 09/28/2013 3:28:30 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: longfellow

I asked my doctor the other day what he thought of Obamacare. I am pretty sure he is a liberal Jew, but he thought it was a disaster also. He basically told me the regulations are almost insurmountable, hundreds of thousands of new medical codes, less reimbursement, and he said two people with a letter “signed by Obama” came and turned his clinic inside out.

I think people are concerned about cost and losing their plans right now, but I think once people see the lack of privacy and invasiveness of this horrid law, that is going to be the real shocker. Rush always said the law was not about health care at all, it was about CONTROL.


17 posted on 09/28/2013 3:33:27 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: longfellow

Bump


18 posted on 09/28/2013 3:47:38 AM PDT by Roses0508
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To: lowbridge

so sad, but true


19 posted on 09/28/2013 4:09:08 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: lowbridge
Thank you for sharing your story. IT puts a face on this debacle called ObamaCare.
20 posted on 09/28/2013 4:29:06 AM PDT by FR_addict
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

““When the American people finally wake up to what’s been done to them ...”

I wish I could truly believe that, but I fear that we have a long way down to go before the spell that we’re under is broken. I hope and pray I am wrong.

When the low info voter set begins to realize that they and their chillrun aren’t going to get what they’ve been getting, lets just say I wouldn’t want to have my name on the door at the nearest social services office.


21 posted on 09/28/2013 4:33:56 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: lowbridge

There will be others like Dr. Henderson, but they will decide to take some other people with them. May the people that support ObamaCare and that voted for Zero in the first place be cursed for what they have done to this country and their fellow Americans.


22 posted on 09/28/2013 4:57:25 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

” but I fear that we have a long way down to go before the spell that we’re under is broken. “

Even the great prognosticator Limbaugh has admitted that he doesn’t know when or if America will finally wake up. Obama is fully protected by both the media and the stunning, degraded ignorance of the American people.

An America that could elect an Obama in the first place has degraded to a point that is hopeless.
In my view the American people won’t wake up this time until we as a nation are in a terminal position.


23 posted on 09/28/2013 4:59:58 AM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Veggie Todd; lowbridge

My oh my, aren’t you the compassionate one?

Note to self: extend the same empathy to Veggie Toad when he has a tragedy in his life.

Lowbridge, ignore the peanut gallery. Some folks don’t understand how the loss of a loved one can affect one’s sprits.

You’re both in my prayers.


24 posted on 09/28/2013 5:07:52 AM PDT by Don W (Know what you WANT. Know what you NEED. Know the DIFFERENCE!)
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To: Veggie Todd
You came to FR for sympathy for your brother that blew his head off?

He isnt my brother. I have no relation to the guy. I posted it here on FR because I thought it would be an interesting and important story for people to know about

25 posted on 09/28/2013 7:55:19 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: ScottinVA

Need to clarify here: The person who committed suicide is not my relation. I just thought it was a interesting and important story to post here on FR.


26 posted on 09/28/2013 7:56:56 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: I still care

You should call Rush or email him about your doctor.


27 posted on 09/28/2013 8:46:10 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: lowbridge

Sad story.
It’s unfortunate he didn’t have enough faith to believe that God would utilize his superb talents somewhere else.


28 posted on 09/28/2013 8:50:16 AM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: TalBlack
Obama is fully protected by both the media and the stunning, degraded ignorance of the American people.

That stunning, degraded ignorance is a product of the media protection.

29 posted on 09/28/2013 9:36:39 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: I still care

My brother just said “the government is going to run healthcare, ya right.”


30 posted on 09/28/2013 9:44:38 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Pajamajan

Nope, by then the American people will be on the wrong side of an electrified fence with guard towers and machine guns. Just like the German, “Hitler will never do that” German Jews found themselves.


31 posted on 09/28/2013 9:52:43 AM PDT by sport
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To: Veggie Todd

You sure that you are on the right forum?


32 posted on 09/28/2013 9:56:05 AM PDT by sport
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To: lowbridge

Lots of these stories now.


33 posted on 09/28/2013 10:04:03 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: longfellow
My brother is a Dr. and I am scared for him and his three boys. He absolutely thinks this will be a huge disaster.

My sister is a nurse practitioner. Same thing. I told her to call her representatives. I would ask your brother to do the same.

34 posted on 09/28/2013 10:15:13 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Producing Talk Show Prep since 1998.)
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To: All

Not sure what I was thinking when I posted that comment. Apologies.


35 posted on 09/28/2013 10:15:35 AM PDT by Veggie Todd
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To: TalBlack

“In my view the American people won’t wake up this time until we as a nation are in a terminal position.”

I agree, with a caveat. I very strongly believe that we are in a phase of demoralization in America, and that this was a definitive goal of the propagandists that wanted to ‘transform’ us. They started this process at least 4 decades ago. Propaganda can only be overcome with very aggressive responses, over a significant period of time.


36 posted on 09/28/2013 10:56:20 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: TalBlack

“In my view the American people won’t wake up this time until we as a nation are in a terminal position.”

I agree, with a caveat. I very strongly believe that we are in a phase of demoralization in America, and that this was a definitive goal of the propagandists that wanted to ‘transform’ us. They started this process at least 4 decades ago. Propaganda can only be overcome with very aggressive responses, over a significant period of time.


37 posted on 09/28/2013 10:56:21 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: lowbridge

Thank you ... Sorry about that.


38 posted on 09/28/2013 2:01:42 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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