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LWW
03-21-2011, 11:53 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">WASHINGTON Barack Obama isn't used to hearing boos.

For all the young president's popularity, the response he got Monday from doctors at an American Medical Association meeting was a sign his road is only going to get rockier as he tries to sell his plan to overhaul the nation's health care system. </div></div>

DOCTORS DOCTORS GIVE HIM THE NEWS, HE'S GOT A BAD CASE OF LIARS BLUES! (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/06/15/obama-booed-by-some-docto_n_215902.html)

cushioncrawler
03-22-2011, 05:27 AM
Doctors, in the usofa.
Let me see. What % of usofa docs beleev in creation.
10%. Wrong.
20%. Wrong.
30%. Getting warm.
40%. Wrong again.
The real answer iz $$%.
mac.

LWW
03-22-2011, 05:28 AM
And?

cushioncrawler
03-22-2011, 05:39 AM
Docs are superstitious prix.
And the AMA iz their union.
mac.

Soflasnapper
03-22-2011, 04:34 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: LWW</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">WASHINGTON Barack Obama isn't used to hearing boos.

For all the young president's popularity, the response he got Monday from doctors at an American Medical Association meeting was a sign his road is only going to get rockier as he tries to sell his plan to overhaul the nation's health care system. </div></div>

DOCTORS DOCTORS GIVE HIM THE NEWS, HE'S GOT A BAD CASE OF LIARS BLUES! (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/06/15/obama-booed-by-some-docto_n_215902.html) </div></div>

You know, when a band releases a compilation of its greatest hits, it usually means they are spent as a creative force. Unable to put together something new or fresh, they simply reprise what they used to do when they were full of ideas and new songs.

So here you are Sherman (or is it Mr. Peabody?) going BACK in the WAYBACK machine, not to even last year, but 2009?!?!

And not just in this thread, but in all the recent threads?

Can actual retirement be far away, or are you now freely admitting you're going to now only appear in oldies concerts, covering your own old hits in tired fashion?

cushioncrawler
03-22-2011, 08:04 PM
AMA to Rename Itself "The Greedy Bastards Club"
UPDATE! Less than a day after announcing that it opposed health care reform, the AMA is backing away from that position. They deserve credit for doing the right thing, even if has more to do with fear of being left out of negotiations than any real change of heart.

True to form, the American Medical Association has come out against Obama's health care reform plan. The AMA has a very long, if not exactly proud, history of opposing any effort to extend health care to the poor, the elderly, or the uninsured. Here's what the president of the AMA said in his 1963 Congressional testimony about the proposal to create Medicare:

[Hospital insurance for the aged is not] "only unnecessary, but also dangerous to the basic principles underlying our American system of medical care."1
The AMA was so concerned about the dangers of helping sick old people that they even cut a secret deal with the tobacco industry to downplay the risks of smoking in return for tobacco state congressmen agreeing to vote against Medicare!2 As the head of the British Tobacco Association observed at the time, "The AMA appears more concerned with safeguarding the financial interests of doctors through political lobbying than with the doctor's patients." It's been almost fifty years, but apparently not much has changed.

Look, I understand that the AMA's basic job is to protect doctor's earnings. I don't expect them to lead the charge for reform; they have a mighty sweet deal under our current system. But I thought they'd show some decency and at least stay out of the way this time around. Nobody knows better than the AMA's members that we that spend twice as much money per capita on health care than any other country. They see it in their paychecks every month. Yet even with all that money, twenty to thirty percent of Americans lack access to basic care because they're uninsured or underinsured and simply can't afford it.

It's time for the AMA to realize that American doctors won't do well unless America does well. We can't continue spending more and more on what is arguably the world's least efficient health care system. It's bankrupting us, and making it increasingly difficult for American business to compete against countries with much less costly "socialized" medicine. The AMA is killing the goose that laid their golden egg, and we'll all pay the price for their greed.

wolfdancer
03-22-2011, 08:05 PM
Obama also booed by AA, AAA, AARP, APA, AAI (atheist alliance international) AAI ...American Arab American Institute, and the
American Alpine Institute....(go tell it on a mountain)
I guess since der Bush never heard boos, this was major news?
Are we supposed to be concerned when a particular group objects to a Presidential decision? A President has to have the cojones to take an unpopular stance.. or he shouldn't be in office.
Even Julius Caeser had his detractors....and he tried hard, very hard to please everybody:
"He was every woman's man, and every man's woman"
And what kind of thanks did he get for just trying to please some of the people, some of the time?

cushioncrawler
03-22-2011, 08:07 PM
The toilet cleaners union shits all over the AMA.
The TCU cares about pipple.
The TCU duznt kill az many pipple az the AMA.
But the AMA are az cunning az shithouse rats.
Doctor Dollar.
mac.