Skip to comments.Did nursing home company buy Schumer's help? (Schumer corrupt??)
Posted on 09/24/2007 3:29:37 PM PDT by xcamel
First of two parts
Faced with a crisis over complaints about its treatment of Filipino nurses, Long Island nursing home group SentosaCare turned for help last year to a friendly politician it had supported in the past - Sen. Charles Schumer.
The Democratic senator then wrote four letters over the course of two months to Philippine government officials, including President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. They asked the officials to meet with SentosaCare's executives or to "consider reviewing" the Woodmere company's case after the country suspended the company's affiliated recruitment operation. Macapagal-Arroyo's former chief of staff said the Schumer letters were unprecedented.
(Excerpt) Read more at newsday.com ...
Schumer is the most corrupt member of Congress.
Is Schumer corrupt? Is the Pope Catholic?
Duke Cunningham got 8 years for much less...
Schumer’s one of the media’s darling boys, so this will soon disappear down the memory hole.
“Schumer said his letters were a natural product of his ongoing efforts to assist health care companies as they address the nationwide shortage of nurses.”
Schumer is nuts and has no idea about the reason for the shortage of nurses.
These companies hire foreign nurses because they know the foreign nurses will work under conditions American nurses won’t. The shortage of nurses is caused by licensed nurses in the U.S. who aren’t working as nurses. The schools are turning out plenty of nurses. And the hospitals are chewing them up, spitting them out, and replacing them with the next group of nurse graduates.
As one who has more than 8 years of exposure to Filipino “Nurses” as the result of my mother-in-law residing is a very expensive facility offering “high end” assisted living apartments...... I am of the opinion that the term “Registered Nurse” applied to most of the Filipino “nurses” is a gross overstatement of qualifications and ability...
Perhaps they may be qualified as nurse’s assistants, or candy strippers — but certainly not we in America have come to expect from a Registered Nurse...