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  • Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop dies at age 96

    02/25/2013 3:11:01 PM PST · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    CNN ^ | February 25, 2013
    Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop died peacefully at his home on Monday, Dartmouth College said. He was 96. Koop served as surgeon general from 1982 to 1989, under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. He was outspoken on public health issues and did much to elevate the office of the surgeon general. [Snip] He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and attended Dartmouth College, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Koop was the author of more than 200 articles and books. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of...
  • Shakeup in First Lady's fashion shop (taxpayer funded)

    02/23/2011 8:29:33 PM PST · by opentalk · 38 replies
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | February 22, 2011 | Rick Moran
    I'm sure you'll be glad to hear that your tax dollars are being spent wisely by Michele Obama. She has deep sixed her regular fashion expert and hired someone who is now drawing a government salary in the White House......Koop is employed by the White House. It may be "unfashionable" to ask, but why does the First Lady need a taxpayer funded fashion consultant?
  • Former Surgeon General Warns Seniors

    01/27/2010 6:25:31 AM PST · by Stoutcat · 9 replies · 655+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | 01-17-10 | Stoutcat
    When trying to shove a disastrously bad healthcare bill down our throats, if you’ve lost E. Everett Koop, you’ve lost senior America...
  • C. Everett Koop's Letter Shuts Down Reid's Office

    11/18/2009 6:35:07 PM PST · by hiho hiho · 15 replies · 1,031+ views
    Christianity Today ^ | November 5, 2009 | Sarah Pulliam Bailey
    An unstamped letter from former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop caused a security scare when Capitol Police shut down Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s for 45 minutes office yesterday. Koop's letter, addressed to Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, protested federal funding of abortion in health care legislation. "More specifically, I am troubled about the possibility of federal dollars being used to pay for elective abortions and Americans being forced to subsidize them," Koop wrote. "I firmly believe that strong protections must be included in this legislation so that health care providers are not forced to participate in abortions against...
  • THE SLIDE TO AUSCHWITZ

    03/31/2005 12:17:54 PM PST · by SJackson · 36 replies · 2,080+ views
    Pro Life Forum ^ | 3-31-05 | C. Everett Koop, M.D.
    THE SLIDE TO AUSCHWITZ By: C. Everett Koop, M.D. In July the City Council of Cambridge, Massachusetts, voted to petition Harvard University to temporarily halt the construction of a half million dollar laboratory for specialized genetics research. This intervention of the town in the affairs of the University was not just the hysterical reaction of ignorant people to the misunderstood pursuits of a scientific faculty. Rather, it had been initiated and pushed by distinguished scholars on the Harvard faculty. These individuals were deeply concerned with the newly acquired power in biology to alter the genes of living organisms and create...
  • "Let it never be said there was no outcry from the Christians"

    03/31/2005 10:16:28 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 18 replies · 500+ views
    Whatever Happened to the Human Race? published by Fleming H. Revell Company | 1979 | Francis A Schaeffer and C. Everett Koop
    [Selections excerpted from Whatever Happened to the Human Race. These words were written in 1979.] ...from pages 111-112... Let it never be said by historians in the latter days of this century that - after the Supreme Court decided on abortion in 1973 and the practice of infanticide began - there was no outcry from the medical profession and no outcry from many outside this profession. Let it never be said that the extermination program for various categories of our citizens could never have come about if the physicians of this country had stood for the moral integrity that recognizes...