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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    How low? He hasn't actually turned anyone away. Why do you people have a problem with protected free political speech?
    Well when I first read the sign I first thought that if I were to vote for President Obama I can't see him. So it is sort of in how you read the sign if he is/isn't turning people away. And I have no problem with protected free political speech and that is why I am not against him doing this. But I know a lot of doctors and while they disagree with the bill none of them say don't come see us if you voted for President Obama. Doctors are there to serve patients and I see it has he is saying I don't want you as a patient if you voted for President Obama.

    So, like I said as a business owner he has a right to do this, but when it comes to being a professional doctor he crossed a line.

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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    Quote Originally Posted by soccerboy22 View Post
    Well when I first read the sign I first thought that if I were to vote for President Obama I can't see him. So it is sort of in how you read the sign if he is/isn't turning people away. And I have no problem with protected free political speech and that is why I am not against him doing this. But I know a lot of doctors and while they disagree with the bill none of them say don't come see us if you voted for President Obama. Doctors are there to serve patients and I see it has he is saying I don't want you as a patient if you voted for President Obama.

    So, like I said as a business owner he has a right to do this, but when it comes to being a professional doctor he crossed a line.
    I just think that's way too serious a look at that sign. It's obviously tongue in cheek because any rational person who looks at that sign immediately knows that he can't possibly know who you voted for since our ballots are secret.

    If he had a question on the medical form asking you who you voted for, then he would have crossed a line. But this is just a political point being driven home, albeit in a very cras way.

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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    such a teeny little perspective

    who cares about dr cassell

    the MEANING of this story is NOT about insignificant little doctor

    the MEANING of this story is the PLAY of obamacare on private providers across the land

    look around, big picture

    dr cassell's NOT professional---LOL!

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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    That's the beauty of it. If you voted for Obama and went to his office only to see the sign, you would be among the collective intelligence to believe that he could do that. If you somehow got past that, you would be among the collective mentality of someone who would blow it out of proportion, take it personally, get bent out of shape and leave.

    We've already seen the proof in this thread when a certain liberal female (who will, of course, remain nameless) threw a whiny dart and left.

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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    How low? He hasn't actually turned anyone away. Why do you people have a problem with protected free political speech?
    Well now. I guess that depends.



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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    I just think that's way too serious a look at that sign. It's obviously tongue in cheek because any rational person who looks at that sign immediately knows that he can't possibly know who you voted for since our ballots are secret.

    If he had a question on the medical form asking you who you voted for, then he would have crossed a line. But this is just a political point being driven home, albeit in a very cras way.
    I agree when I first read it I jumped to the "worst" meaning of the sign. But then after reading it again I realized that. My problem is not everyone will reread the sign and think about it. If he wanted to make a point there are much better and professional ways to handle it. And that is my problem and why I think he fell in his profession is that it was done unprofessionally. If the sign had said something like "We don't support this current health care bill" I would have absolutely no problem with him doing it.

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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    That's the beauty of it. If you voted for Obama and went to his office only to see the sign, you would be among the collective intelligence to believe that he could do that. If you somehow got past that, you would be among the collective mentality of someone who would blow it out of proportion, take it personally, get bent out of shape and leave.

    We've already seen the proof in this thread when a certain liberal female (who will, of course, remain nameless) threw a whiny dart and left.
    You are so right about this: that sign helped make a much bigger point concerning the type of people who voted for Obama and their mindset than it did about the doctor who made it. The hysterics over it are priceless.

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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    Jallman, would you go to a doctor that said "gays should seek care elsewhere"? Would you trust your dick to that kind of guy?

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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    Quote Originally Posted by rathi View Post
    Jallman, would you go to a doctor that said "gays should seek care elsewhere"? Would you trust your dick to that kind of guy?
    Being gay isn't a choice but falling for whimsical fairy tales of "health care for all" is different matter.
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    Re: Doctor tells Obama supporters: Go elsewhere for health care

    Quote Originally Posted by rathi View Post
    Jallman, would you go to a doctor that said "gays should seek care elsewhere"? Would you trust your dick to that kind of guy?
    Completely different issue and I am not the topic of this debate.

    But if a doctor said he didn't want to treat gays, I would totally respect that unless it was a life or death issue. Then I would expect immediate, life saving care until care could be transferred to a more agreeable doctor.

    But as I said, totally different issue there than this.

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