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1 Randall Gross  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:08:48am
2 Shvaughn  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:18:51am
14. “Issue a presidential memorandum directing the Centers for Disease Control to research the causes and prevention of gun violence.”

Good.

3 Dr. Matt  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:20:05am

The meltdown from the RWNJs is pure comedic gold. They are in pure panic mode “thinking” (I use the term graciously) the President is now “grabbing guns”. Jebus, talk about the inability to grasp reality.

4 RabbitRunner  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:29:13am

This is crap, touchy feelly librull nonsense, Doctors are not supposed to be snooping into non medical issues. And I am no RW gun toting nutjob

5 RabbitRunner  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:30:24am

re: #2 Shvaughn

I thought the CDC was supposed to deal with medical & biological issues, not guns. Once again, they are using inappropriate institutions to deal with an unrelated issue

6 Dr. Matt  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:40:55am

re: #5 RabbitRunner

I thought the CDC was supposed to deal with medical & biological issues, not guns. Once again, they are using inappropriate institutions to deal with an unrelated issue

Not entirely accurate:

The CDC focus national attention on developing and applying disease prevention and control (especially infectious diseases and foodborne pathogens and other microbial infections), environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury prevention and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States

Executive order 14 would fall under: health promotion, injury prevention, and education.

7 RabbitRunner  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:45:53am

re: #6 Dr. Matt

Not entirely accurate:

Executive order 14 would fall under: health promotion, injury prevention, and education.

Ok, but I still think there is a more appropriate venue than the CDC

8 Political Atheist  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:46:01am

re: #4 RabbitRunner

This is crap, touchy feelly librull nonsense, Doctors are not supposed to be snooping into non medical issues. And I am no RW gun toting nutjob

Disagree
Doctors respond to what they see. And ER/Trauma doctors see enough gun crime carnage to have a perfectly legitimate voice in this debate.

9 Shvaughn  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:48:23am

re: #7 RabbitRunner

Ok, but I still think there is a more appropriate venue than the CDC

Which venue?

10 Shvaughn  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:48:53am

re: #5 RabbitRunner

I thought the CDC was supposed to deal with medical & biological issues, not guns. Once again, they are using inappropriate institutions to deal with an unrelated issue

Gun violence is a medical & biological issue.

11 Dr. Matt  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 10:50:48am

re: #7 RabbitRunner

Ok, but I still think there is a more appropriate venue than the CDC

Like?

12 Dr. Matt  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 11:43:24am

*crickets*

13 lawhawk  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 11:51:55am

re: #5 RabbitRunner

You do realize that firearms pose a public health issue. Anyone injured by firearms is a cost borne by society at large - burdening a health care delivery system. Those are costs that are quantifiable and measurable over time.

Reduce the number of firearms injuries - whether self-inflicted or from criminal activities, and you can reduce the resulting health care costs.

14 Skip Intro  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 12:36:20pm

re: #7 RabbitRunner

Ok, but I still think there is a more appropriate venue than the CDC

Let me guess. It’s prayer, right?

15 aagcobb  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 1:22:06pm

re: #13 lawhawk

You do realize that firearms pose a public health issue. Anyone injured by firearms is a cost borne by society at large - burdening a health care delivery system. Those are costs that are quantifiable and measurable over time.

For example.

16 celticdragon  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 4:31:32pm

I admit that I am not comfortable with my doctor asking me about the guns I own, and I would decline to answer. I dislike questions that I feel intrude into personal business that I am not actually seeing the doctor about.

17 subterraneanhomesickalien  Wed, Jan 16, 2013 9:32:33pm

re: #4 RabbitRunner

I’m sensing bullshit here.

You couldn’t really think that Liberal is spelled with a U, huh?


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