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No, not this one: But wouldn't it be grand if the President called for a National Address, walked out into the East Room, stood at the podium, and said: "My fellow Americans, The recent ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 357 comments on Sat Oct 04, 2014 at 07:18 AM PDT with 621 Recommends
Sigh. Another day, another NRA fail. The other day, MSNBC.com had an article up by Krystal Ball and Anne Thompson entitled "How The NRA Is Making The Ebola Crisis Worse" . The thrust of ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 143 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2014 at 08:39 AM PDT with 410 Recommends
There are some real problems with the possible selection of Dr. Sanjay Gupta as Obama's nominee for Surgeon General. And it goes way beyond his being factually wrong in his dust-up with Michael ...
by DrSteveB
Comment Count 771 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2009 at 09:15 AM PST with 388 Recommends
Is Sanjay Gupta the right choice for Surgeon General? A growing chorus are have questions about his candidacy.
by Congressman John Conyers
Comment Count 821 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2009 at 04:55 AM PST with 340 Recommends
Despite ridiculous Republican delays and outrageous troll attacks on her weight, Regina Benjamin was confirmed as Surgeon General tonight by a Senate voice vote. What a pleasant ...
by alpolitics
Comment Count 178 comments on Thu Oct 29, 2009 at 09:00 PM PDT with 275 Recommends
News is filtering out of DC this morning that the President has scheduled an 11:40AM news ...
by PerfectStormer
Comment Count 225 comments on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 07:25 AM PDT with 254 Recommends
We FINALLY have a Surgeon General confirmed. We have a REAL nationwide public health and education crisis going on here--both an immediate one (measles outbreak spreading fast) as well as a long-...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 133 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 12:57 PM PST with 250 Recommends
That’s the title of the lead editorial (publicly available) in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), arguably the most prestigious general-circulation medical journal in ...
by Laurel in CA
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 07:40 AM PDT with 216 Recommends
Reports are coming now from AP that former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop has died a the age of 96, cause unspecified. It's worth taking a moment to remember him. Before Koop, the Surgeon General'...
by Jaxpagan
Comment Count 59 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 02:28 PM PST with 173 Recommends
Yesterday I threw a bit of a temper tantrum by pointing out (a bit rudely, I admit) that the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, appeared to be a bit invisible in the midst of the Measles/...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 52 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 09:30 AM PST with 153 Recommends
Dr. Vivek Murthy, wearing a doctor's ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 134 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 09:01 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
Dear Mr. President: I applaud steps taken by your administration to examine the impact of the “war on drugs” on our society. It has filled our prisons, giving us the dubious distinction of ...
by DWG
Comment Count 80 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 03:14 PM PST with 106 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 113 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 07:10 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
From ...
by jamgirl86
Comment Count 572 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 11:59 AM PST with 80 Recommends
What the hell does the NRA know about medicine? About health? About well-being? Not one damned thing! But the big old buttinskies have their damned rifle-shaped snouts right smack in the middle ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Mar 15, 2014 at 11:55 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
By a 51-43 vote, the Senate has confirmed Obama nominee Vivek Murthy for the post of America's surgeon general. Democratic Senators Donnelly, Heitkamp and Manchin crossed party lines to vote ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 03:23 PM PST with 70 Recommends
(Click to enlarge) You know your country has gone off the deep end when a Surgeon General nominee encounters fierce political opposition because ...
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 109 comments on Tue Mar 25, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
Last night, Jon Stewart tore into the NRA and exposed the hypocrisy of the pro-gun senators who are helping the NRA block Obama's surgeon general nominee, the extremely well-qualified Dr. Vivek ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 125 comments on Tue Mar 25, 2014 at 05:30 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
Not content with ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
Well this story could be coming from someone at NASA, or at NOAA, so it shouldn't really comes as a surprise to anyone that someone else within the Republican Bush Administration says that they were ...
by Rock Strongo
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2007 at 11:46 AM PDT with 51 Recommends