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Another Phony Doctor? Woman At Frank Meeting Not In Database
Bucks Right ^ | August 19, 2009 | Steven

Posted on 08/19/2009 7:38:28 AM PDT by franklog

I’m having trouble finding evidence that an ObamaCare supporter who spoke at Barney Frank’s town hall meeting last night, identified by the Associated Press and other media outlets as a Newton, MA doctor, actually is a doctor.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: barneyfrank; obamacare

1 posted on 08/19/2009 7:38:28 AM PDT by franklog
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To: franklog

She’s not a doctor...but she plays one at town hall meetings.


2 posted on 08/19/2009 7:39:40 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Barney Frank’s not a proctologist but, well...you know.


3 posted on 08/19/2009 7:41:09 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: SJSAMPLE

If Barney Frank say”Get thee behind me,Satan.” what is he REALLY saying?


4 posted on 08/19/2009 7:42:52 AM PDT by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Granted, there’s some flaky doctors in this world, but she doesn’t even look like one.


5 posted on 08/19/2009 7:44:19 AM PDT by livius
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To: franklog

“she hoped for changes that would support primary care physicians who aren’t paid as much as specialists”

Hey lady, did it occur to you that the consequence of that will be that your primary care office visits and routine primary care will become more expensive?


6 posted on 08/19/2009 7:44:19 AM PDT by almcbean
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To: franklog
Let me walk you through how a Obama townhall is planned.



WARNING! WARNING! DANGER! DANGER! POD PEOPLE (Planted Obama Democrats)SIGHTINGS HAVE BEEN REPORTED A VARIOUS TOWNHALLS ACROSS AMERICA! THE PUBLIC IS ADVISE TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THESE DANGEROUS CREATURES! CAUTION IS ADVISED

7 posted on 08/19/2009 7:44:41 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: franklog

In the article on her stupid car she is referred to as a “ trained “ doc so maybe she did graduate med school but doesn’t practice now??

OR more likely no one ever checked out her claim since her views aligned with media


8 posted on 08/19/2009 7:48:10 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: franklog
She used to do bit acting in the Back Bay Theatre District (near China Town).

Had a hang up about one of those tasks in acting school... if you were a tree, what would you be?

There isn't much call for weeping willows except in Health Care "town halls", so....

9 posted on 08/19/2009 7:48:17 AM PDT by This_far
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To: franklog

The Kinks “Do it Again”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEw0ZYlpYXE


10 posted on 08/19/2009 7:48:31 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: franklog

I just ran across this. Hmmmmmmmmm.

http://fishwars.blogspot.com/2005/07/uncle-sam-rest-in-peace.html


11 posted on 08/19/2009 7:49:04 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear ('Always love your country — but never trust your government!' ~ Robert Novak (RIP))
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To: franklog

She is listed in the AMA’s directory. She has also been politically active. Google “Sheila Leavitt, M. D.”. You’ll find hits on DU and elsewhere.

Fwiw.


12 posted on 08/19/2009 7:51:31 AM PDT by Tawiskaro
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To: almcbean

Dr.Ben Dover,I presume?


13 posted on 08/19/2009 7:51:40 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: RWGinger

OR more likely no one ever checked out her claim since her views aligned with media
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Fact checking is so last century.


14 posted on 08/19/2009 7:53:03 AM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country & the Tea Party! Take America Back! (Objective media? Try TRAITORS.))
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To: franklog
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2007/08/09/grease_is_the_word/
scroll down to near bottom of article
15 posted on 08/19/2009 7:56:04 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: hoosierham
If Barney Frank say”Get thee behind me,Satan.” what is he REALLY saying?

That he watched the South Park episode with Satan and Saddam and wants to play?

16 posted on 08/19/2009 7:56:48 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: franklog

Newton, my hometown(upper middle class to wealthy elitist liberals) is full of doctors. This one is probably a legit left wing freakazoid doctor who has had her lic. to practice medicine revoked ;-)


17 posted on 08/19/2009 8:02:09 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Kartographer

Gee! are you trying to kill the POD brand!


18 posted on 08/19/2009 8:05:21 AM PDT by ncfool ( Obama's AmeriKa is about helping himself to your money!)
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To: almcbean
“she hoped for changes that would support primary care physicians who aren’t paid as much as specialists”

She is for the bill if it will pay her more, while, at the same time, one of the espoused purposes of the bill is to cut cost. Well, lady, welcome to the world of deflated income for your expensive health service. Want to make money, become a plumber. Of course with Joe on the enemies list that may not be an option long.

19 posted on 08/19/2009 8:05:35 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (Idiotcracy has arrived 400 years early.)
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To: Tawiskaro
She is listed in the AMA’s directory.

Yeah? Where?

AMA Search

We found 2 AMA member physicians matching your criteria. All AMA members must adhere to the AMA's Principles of Medical Ethics.

Aaron Morris Leavitt, MD PSYCHIATRY Longmeadow, MA 01106
Jeffrey Irwin Leavitt, MD CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Cambridge, MA 02138

We found 2 nonmember physicians matching your criteria.

Murray Alan Leavitt, MD CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Salem, MA 01970
Robert Philip Leavitt, MD PEDIATRICS Longmeadow, MA 01106

20 posted on 08/19/2009 8:07:16 AM PDT by franklog
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To: franklog
Is this her???

Photobucket

Shiela Leavitt shows off one of her chickens inside the coop at her home in Newtonville, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008. Leavitt, a vegetarian, keeps the chickens solely for the eggs and ends up giving away a lot of the eggs to friends and neighbors.

21 posted on 08/19/2009 8:07:53 AM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: franklog

Isn’t portraying a doctor illegal?


22 posted on 08/19/2009 8:09:49 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: franklog

HHHHMMMMMMMM.....She seems to be missing
http://www.drscore.com/physicianlist.cfm?w=MA&letter=L";


23 posted on 08/19/2009 8:12:02 AM PDT by OL Hickory (I AM JIM THOMPSON!!)
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To: franklog
She is not listed in the Massachusetts registry, either.

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine On-Line Physician Profile Site

24 posted on 08/19/2009 8:14:35 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: mware

I would say this chicken lady the same Sheila Leavitt who posed as a doctor at Frank’s town hall.


25 posted on 08/19/2009 8:19:06 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: Dr. Ursus

Ah! The Dover family Ben, Dick and their lovely sister Eileen.


26 posted on 08/19/2009 8:22:14 AM PDT by mortal19440
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To: The Great RJ

http://www.wickedlocal.com/newton/news/x946486351/Chickens-rule-the-roost-in-Newton


27 posted on 08/19/2009 8:24:23 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: franklog
I think she might be aka Sheila Lichtman and her husband Andrew H. Lichtman a Boston MD.

Possibly not her husband but they are somehow related. Found a listing for him with the same home address as her and Peoplefinders shows her with the Lichtman aka.

28 posted on 08/19/2009 8:25:01 AM PDT by RubyR
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To: franklog

Here is a blurb from the Puddle Jump Players website:

Director Sheila Leavitt’s “Italian connection” goes back to her college days, when she toured the countryside by moped. Though a doctor by training, parenthood revealed other plans soon after graduation. Choosing to homeschool her four children (now ranging in age from 11 to 21), Leavitt became a full-time mother, assuming, among other challenging roles, that of PJP director in 1993.

More recently, after learning Italian, she ventured back to the countryside of her youth, only to return Stateside a homeowner. Interested in parlaying her new-found insights on Italian real estate into gainful employment, Sheila became a licensed realtor and established Italy House Scout, traveling to Italy where she investigates properties on behalf of clients.

“Palazzi Ragazzi” now affords her the opportunity to simultaneously indulge two passions: Italy and her Puddlejump family.


29 posted on 08/19/2009 8:25:11 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: freekitty

Impersonating a doctor....I thought it was illegal but I haven’t heard any followup.


30 posted on 08/19/2009 8:26:12 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: franklog

More blogging about her credentials here:
http://www.smalldeadanimals.com/archives/012019.html

She shows up all over the web from a simple google search, and everywhere she represents herself as an MD.


31 posted on 08/19/2009 8:30:51 AM PDT by drellberg
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To: franklog

These people’s credibility have been completely destroyed. They’re lead by a pathological liar and a fraud. Why would anyone trust any “supporter’s” or representative’s claims at this point? Whether it’s a facade at a town hall, the White House or in Congress...the lack of integrity has been completely null and voided.

Transparency? Yeah, I see right thru him...


33 posted on 08/19/2009 8:35:39 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: icwhatudo; All
Quick Google search on "Sheila Leavitt, MD" turned up this.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=203x355167

Sheila Leavitt appears to be a DUmmie, as well.

34 posted on 08/19/2009 8:36:52 AM PDT by wbill
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To: almcbean

Hey chick, under Obamacare, specialists will be grateful to make what a PCP now makes, and PCPs will probably be happy to make what a taxi driver now makes. Happy now? Welcome to Cuba/Russia/take-your-pick-where-it-has-not-worked.


35 posted on 08/19/2009 8:36:58 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: franklog
She's not listed on the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.
36 posted on 08/19/2009 8:40:44 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Nepolean fries the idea powder)
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To: franklog
Continuing Saga of DNC/Obama/Frank Questionable Doctors: "EAT THE BLUE PILL" and "Bow Before Zod" Department

"I’m having trouble finding evidence that an ObamaCare supporter who spoke at Barney Frank’s town hall meeting last night,
identified by the Associated Press and other media outlets as a Newton, MA doctor, actually is a doctor"


Associated Press (DNC Propagandea outlet): "Dr. Sheila Leavitt, a physician from Newton,
said she hoped for changes that would support primary care physicians who aren’t paid as much as specialists.
She said some of the rowdy critics at Tuesday’s meeting appeared to be using the same “talking points”
as those who showed up at similar meetings around the country."


"As far as I can tell, she is not listed as a licensed Physician at the Massachusetts State Medical Board web site.
Several “Leavitt”s are doctors in Massachusetts, but none are named “Sheila.”
Just for kicks I tried the Associated Press’ original misspelling of the name, “Levitt,”
and also found no “Sheila” as a licensed doctor."

"Other references to Leavitt mention her full name and home town,
but do not indicate that she is a medical doctor.
For example, I do find several references to a far-left agitator named Sheila Leavitt of Newton MA
who turned a “grease car” into a rolling Bush protest with signs attacking his daughters, raises chickens, and advanced the weird conspiracy theory
that the 2004 election was rigged in favor of George W. Bush."


"Another Phony Doctor? Woman At Frank Meeting Not In Database I’m having trouble finding evidence that an ObamaCare supporter who spoke at Barney Frank’s town hall meeting last night, identified by the Associated Press and other media outlets as a Newton, MA doctor, actually is a doctor."


Dr. Sheila Leavitt, a physician from Newton, not listed in the Massachusetts registry, either.

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine On-Line Physician Profile Site


Voila, she is a Real Estate Broker:

"I am Sheila Leavitt, a homeowner in Tuscany and Liguria , as well as Maine and the Boston Massachusetts area,
where I make my permanent home with my husband and four children. I am trained as a physician,
but do not currently practice medicine; I hold Massachusetts Real Estate Broker's License # 9055871 (Buyers' Agent)
Owning your own place in Italy is eminently possible. ...
Italian Real Estate. Italy House Scout - locate a home in Italy


Sheila Leavit's "protest car"

Margery Eagan of the Boston Herald wrote:
"You could call Sheila Leavitt a nutty, annoying, unrelenting Newton leftie who home-schools the kids and raises chickens to share eggs with neighbors, not to eat. She is, of course, a vegetarian.
I see her as one of those rare people who puts their convictions on parade, then faces uneasy consequences.
Like the beefy, mad, middle-aged guy who followed her around the Esplanade yesterday, before dawn, tearing down her "Impeach Bush'' posters as fast as she put them up.
Or the trucker she said rear-ended her at a Mass Pike toll booth,
sending her head into the steering wheel of her '88 Toyota Corolla with bumper stickers saying ``War is barbaric'' and
``Support our troops . . . Draft Jenna and Barbara,'' as in Bush."

37 posted on 08/19/2009 8:46:30 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: icwhatudo

My first link was broken: here it is http://www.algore04.com/archives/al-gore-nominated-for-nobel-peace-prize


38 posted on 08/19/2009 8:48:19 AM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: franklog; All

“This theater group couldn’t have happened the way it has without this network in place,” said Leavitt, noting how quickly word spread when she started the group that relies on parents for everything from costumes to stage management.

A pathologist who quit her job to homeschool her four children, Leavitt says that she has met most of her best friends through the homeschooling network.” http://www.homeeducator.com/HSN/outofthehouse.htm

The woman WAS a pathologist -—a friggin specialist didn’t even take care of patients. AND she started a theater group for her home schooled children ( I don’t fault her necessarily for that) but that is all that she does now. She has been at this since 1993. How dare she claim to be a practising doctor. Yeah big deal she graduated with an MD. I grant her that. Not everyone passes their boards. Moreover she hasn’t practise in over 15 years. She is a nutwing activist.


39 posted on 08/19/2009 8:52:09 AM PDT by the long march
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To: Diogenesis; All
Gateway has more

Keep up the great work people, Michelle Malkin is on this as well and may be linking this thread!

40 posted on 08/19/2009 8:53:40 AM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: icwhatudo
Malkin-Another another weird doctor for obamacare
41 posted on 08/19/2009 9:14:03 AM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: franklog

Ahhhh, A spin doctor.


42 posted on 08/19/2009 9:16:37 AM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (Hey, Mr. Obama, please don't kill my gramma! NO on socialist healthcare!)
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To: icwhatudo
Heres is reply #32 again with links fixed (Thanks Mod!)

On the fourth reply on this thread promoting Al Gore, we learn the correct spelling of her name Sheila Leavitt, M.D. and her address XXXX Parkway Road Newton, MA 02460 as well as her phone number 671-840-82xx.

Using these facts we can confirm that this is the same Sheila Leavitt that is a buyers agent for Italian Real Estate as the adress matches the information in the previous link. We also learn her email: sheila@italyhouseXXXXX.com

Using this email, we can confirm she is the same Sheila Leavitt that organizes anti war protests:

"Rally Sept. 24

sheila@italyhouseXXXX.com
Published: Thursday, September 8, 2005
Updated: Wednesday, July 2, 2008

I'm sure your readers are aware of the Sept. 24 D.C. rally to end the war in Iraq and to urge impeachment of Mr. Bush?

Sept. 24 is the Saturday two weeks from this weekend, soon after the start of classes, and therefore a potentially easy time for Berkeley students to get away to D.C. for this important event.

In addition, on September 24th 2005, there will be a mass anti-war protest in San Francisco. The protest will gather at 11 am in Dolores Park (19th and Dolores). More details about the march route and speakers will be made available over the next few months. Flyer For Protest

I hope you will place this information prominently in your paper and that many young members of the Berkeley community will find the time to show up in D.C. A forceful public statement is needed from the millions of people who are dismayed by the current administrations policies. We 55 year old moms and 80 year old grannies can't do it all.

You are the people for whom the future is being pawned: WHERE ARE YOU?

Best,
Sheila Leavitt, Newton, Massachusetts

43 posted on 08/19/2009 9:22:52 AM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: franklog

This needs to be on Beck or O’Reilly.


44 posted on 08/19/2009 9:37:55 AM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: franklog

I searched the Directory of Physicians in the United States 2009 via the SSA network. She’s listed in Newton. I can’t speak for the accuracy of the listing, but I can confirm that it is there.


45 posted on 08/19/2009 9:58:15 AM PDT by Tawiskaro
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To: All
Some more info we are working on:

Her real name is Sheila Lichtman, and she is married to Andrew H. Lichtman, M.D. who apparently is a practicing doctor.

She claims to own 4 homes (in Tuscany and Liguria , as well as Maine and the Boston Massachusetts area) and is the same Sheila Leavitt that works with the "puddlejump" players theater group that included her son Amos Lichtman who is quite a brilliant homeschooled kid as shown in this article.

46 posted on 08/19/2009 11:38:41 AM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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