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Health/Medicine (Bloggers & Personal)

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  • What sort of misanthrope campaigns for the 'right to die'?

    03/28/2012 4:24:31 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 3/27/12 | Brendan O'Neill
    It says a lot about the opinion-forming classes that pretty much the only right they get excited about these days is the "right to die". They treat the right to free speech as a negotiable commodity which may be snatched away from un-PC people. They have given the nod to the watering down of other essential rights, such as the right to trial by jury and the right to silence. But the "right to die"? They cleave to that like crazy. It is the one right which, if you will forgive the pun, they would die for. Today, MPs are...
  • Left panic stricken as Scalia says Obamacare individual mandate Constitutionally "not proper"

    03/28/2012 10:03:53 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 44 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/28/2012 | Doug Book
    In Tuesday’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court, Solicitor General and chief ObamaCare advocate Donald Verrilli was presented with a substantial portion of his own posterior by Justice Antonin Scalia. The summary execution began when Verrilli made the extraordinary mistake of schooling the Court on the proper meaning of its own decisions. “No it didn’t,” said Scalia to the stunned Solicitor General in reference to his errant references to the significance of previous cases. And what followed was a merciless barrage of facts exposing the overreach of the individual mandate, ObamaCare’s method of creating “fairness in healthcare” by making those...
  • “Becoming whatever”: the latest “benefit” from Obamacare desperate Democrats are spewing

    03/28/2012 8:10:59 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 3 replies ^ | MARCH 28TH, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Remember when the leering maniacal Nancy Pelosi told us we had to pass Obamacare to find out what is in it? She and the rest of her Democrat wrecking crew said things like this knowing the “Charlie McCarthy” dummies in the media would repeat anything they said. Because almost no one read the bill except conservative activists and some elected Republicans, Obamacare was shoved down our throats two years ago. Since then Democrats have been telling groups of voters whatever they wanted to hear to make them support it, but nothing has really worked. If anything, Obamacare has less support...
  • American Hero John Glenn: THERE'S a Guy Who Knows What Love Is...

    03/28/2012 5:26:32 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 55 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 28, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    An interesting story surrounds last month's  50th anniversary celebration of the  Mercury-Atlas 6 manned space flight... John and Annie Glenn with VP Johnson, 1962 John Glenn's own true heroFor half a century now the world has applauded John Glenn as a heart-stirring American hero. He lifted the nation's spirits when, as one of the original Mercury astronauts, he was blasted alone into orbit around the Earth; the enduring affection for him is so powerful that even now people find themselves misting up at the sight of his face or the sound of his voice. But for all these years, Glenn has...
  • VA Health Care (Vanity Post)

    03/28/2012 12:00:12 AM PDT · by NMCicero · 34 replies
    03/28/2012 | NMCicero
    The current debate in the Supreme Court regarding the Affordable Care Act has me thinking about something. I'm a veteran (US Navy) and I utilize the VA Health Care system. Sometimes I feel a little hypocritical for doing so, but I use it anyway because it's available. My experience has been that the overall level of care provided by the VA isn't terrible. It's certainly not the equal of what is available for those with private insurance, but it gets the job done. If I want to see a doctor I have to wait a couple of months, but I'm...
  • Gun Owners Call for Supreme Court to Repudiate Obamacare

    03/27/2012 7:07:26 PM PDT · by geraldmcg · 18 replies ^ | 03/27/2012 |
    Larry Pratt, executive director of the Gun Owners of America (GOA) has called for the Supreme Court to resist the threats and intimidation of the liberal media, and to recognize ObamaCare for the unconstitutional power-grab that it is...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Michigan Senate Stops Home Health Care 'Dues Skim'

    03/27/2012 6:30:47 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 10 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 3/27/2012 | Jack Spencer
    Legislation drafted to put a stop to the “home health care dues skim” passed Thursday by the Senate on a 25-13 vote. All the Republicans voted yes except Sen. Roger Kahn, R-Saginaw. Senate Bill 1018 was the version of the legislation that was passed. It was approved by the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee in the morning on a 5-2 party-line vote and sent to the Senate floor where the vote was taken. The measure now heads to the House where passage seems virtually guaranteed given that a House bill on this topic already passed. Gov. Rick Snyder should...
  • Good news on the Obamacare front?

    03/27/2012 9:45:03 AM PDT · by landsbaum · 15 replies
    Don’t read to much into this, but there may be a hint of what’s to come in this exchange today, the second day of questioning by Supreme Court justices in the Obamacare hearings: “Justice Anthony Kennedy told lawyers defending the law that the government as a ‘heavy burden of justification’ to prove that the government can require citizens to purchase a service,” reports the Wall Street Journal. “Several justices’ questions compared the individual mandate to a hypothetical mandate to buy burial services.” . . .
  • Constitution doesn’t guarantee free contraceptives

    03/27/2012 4:21:16 AM PDT · by cap10mike · 7 replies ^ | March 27, 2012 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Last month, the grossly exaggerated testimony of a 30-year-old Georgetown law student delivered before an ad hoc congressional committee quite blatantly attempted to expand the legal definition of the term, “denial of services.” When the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held that all employers, even religious institutions, must provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive services, including those aiding abortions, to its employees, it set off a firestorm within the Roman Catholic community. The department’s mandate directly conflicts with the church’s 2,000-year history celebrating the sanctity of life. When health officials issued their decision, U.S. Rep. Darrell E. Issa,...
  • Justice Kagan breaks federal law in order to force ObamaCare on American people

    03/26/2012 10:25:07 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/26/2012 | Doug Book
    Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will be in clear violation of federal law by virtue of her decision to hear the Affordable Care Act case coming before the Supreme Court today. Upon joining the other justices to hear oral arguments she will fracture the federal statute which DEMANDS that judges recuse themselves from participation in a case “where he has served in governmental employment and in such capacity participated as council, adviser or material witness concerning the proceeding or expressed an opinion concerning the merits of the particular case in controversy.” (1) And according to emails obtained by the Media...
  • New Bill Whittle Video: I'm Talking to You

    03/26/2012 9:36:42 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 13 replies · 14+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | 03-26-12 | Stoutcat
    Great Bill Whittle video here

    03/26/2012 9:16:04 AM PDT · by geraldmcg · 2 replies · 3+ views ^ | 03/26/2012 |
    ObamaCare has a date with the United States Supreme Court this week, on its 2nd Anniversary of its signing. Republican US Senate candidate for the state of Pennsylvania, Sam Rohrer, is conducting a National Talk Show information campaign to draw attention to the foibles of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. “Obama Care”) that President Obama signed the Obama Care law on March 23, 2010...
  • Typing in redirects you Obama Biden Campaign website!

    03/26/2012 5:01:45 AM PDT · by GregNH · 12 replies · 2+ views
    Self ^ | 3/26/2012 | Greg Goss
    A Whois reveals this. Moniker Privacy Services C Moniker Privacy Services 20 SW 27th Ave. Suite 201 Pompano Beach FL 33069 US Phone: +1.9549848445 Fax: +1.9549699155 Domain servers in listed order: NS1.MONIKERDNS.NET NS2.MONIKERDNS.NET NS3.MONIKERDNS.NET NS4.MONIKERDNS.NET Record created on: 1998-07-28 00:00:00.0 Database last updated on: 2012-03-22 08:05:13.417 Domain Expires on: 2013-07-27 00:00:00.0Using the wayback machine reveals nothing in the way of content before this redirect.
  • Free Sterilizations, Children and the Attack on Parental Authority

    03/25/2012 8:27:57 PM PDT · by cycjec · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The Thinking Housewife ^ | March 22, 2012 | Janet Baird/Laura Wood
    JANET BAIRD writes: President Obama and the Department of Health and Inhuman Services, as you know, recently decreed that free sterilizations be available to all college-age women under Obamacare. But the truth is even more sinister. Note the wording of the HHS regulation. As reported at CNS news, ‘[a]ll Food and Drug Administration [(FDA)] approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling for all women with reproductive capacity,’ as prescribed by a provider,” said the HHS description of the regulation. [emphasis added] This clause caught my eye, “for all women with reproductive capacity.” Have you thought about the...
  • Racing to Beat Gynecological Cancer - Kiss Me Dirty Race

    03/25/2012 8:05:08 PM PDT · by greywar · 4 replies · 1+ views
    zPatriot ^ | 3/25/2012 | Jamie Taylor
    Come on pretty baby...KISS ME DIRTY!!!!!  As some of you are aware, a group of friends and I recently participated in a 5K event called, “Kiss Me Dirty.”   It was my first fun 5K and also really the first time since leaving the Army I had done anything related to group “exercise.”   The idea of signing up for it came from “Just Me” here at the site and I asked a few of my co-workers if they would be interested.  Before long, it became an event where 17 of us were signed up.  Not too long after that, a team named...
  • Commerce and America`s Affordable Health Care Choices Act

    03/25/2012 7:19:17 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 8 replies · 1+ views
    3/25/12 | johnwk
    We are told by certain members of Congress who have voted to pass America`s Affordable Health Care Choice Act that Congress has the authority to enact and enforce the new law under Congress` power to regulate commerce among the States. But is that true? Was the power to regulate commerce among the States intended by our founders to be a grant of power to allow Congress to enter the various States and interfere with the inalienable right of the people to make their own choices and decisions regarding their health care needs? Is this really within the definition of ``commerce``...
  • A "Tribute" To Government-Run Healthcare

    03/25/2012 5:54:41 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 7 replies
    Too Much Time On My Hands, I Guess. | 3/25/12 | Alan Levy
    In honor of the second anniversary of the bloated leviathan known as Obamacare(less) and its grandpa, Mitt Trotsky, I've decided to put together a little tribute to government-run healthcare. Without further ado: *********************************** "CROW AGENCY, Mont. - Ta'Shon Rain Little Light, a happy little girl who loved to dance and dress up in traditional American Indian clothes, had stopped eating and walking. She complained constantly to her mother that her stomach hurt. When Stephanie Little Light took her daughter to the Indian Health Service clinic in this wind-swept and remote corner of Montana, they told her the 5-year-old was depressed....
  • FDA helps Monsanto crush small milk producers

    03/25/2012 10:32:03 AM PDT · by superstitionmountain · 7 replies
    Change Petition Site ^ | March 25, 2012 | JIm
    Small businesses, like milk producers, are the real job engine of this country. They hire here - not overseas. The government needs to stop helping giant corporations squash small business. The FDA forces small milk producers that give consumers a choice of not drinking rBST hormone, to root for their competition, Monsanto, by stating on cartons that rBST is good for you. No other food producer is forced to do this. It's sheer anti-small-business CorpaGovernment corruption. It's just annoying that no one is noticing what an intrusion this is. I'll buy what milk I want without the nanny state telling...
  • Pelosi Predicts Court Will Find Obamacare Constitutional

    03/24/2012 2:25:23 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 March 2012 | John Semmens
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) confidently predicted that the US Supreme Court will rule that the President’s health care law is Constitutional. “The proof is right there in the Constitution itself where it promises that the government will provide for the people’s rights to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness,” Pelosi said. “By making sure everyone buys health insurance the law is protecting their lives. By requiring that employers cover birth control costs the law is liberating people from the risks of unwanted pregnancies. And as for pursuit of happiness—isn’t that what those who need birth control are doing?”...
  • U.K.: Elderly woman dies while waiting for Muslim nurse to finish praying

    03/24/2012 10:57:22 AM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | March 24, 2012
    U.K.: Elderly woman dies after being left on the floor after fall while Muslim nurse took five to ten minutes to finish praying The message that sends is that his prayer time is more valuable than a non-Muslim's life, even when a prompt response to an emergency is an essential function of his job. "Woman died after Muslim nurse refused to help as he was praying," from the Telegraph, March 23 (thanks to all who sent this in): Alzheimer's sufferer Dorothy Griffiths, 87, was found sitting down after staff heard a bang and a carer went to the office for...