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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-06-09 11:44 PM
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17. that's not true, there was C. Everett Koop



How can anyone forget Koop.


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  -Gotta Love that SANJAY GUPTA for GS pick! Gotta Love OBAMA! FrenchieCat  Jan-06-09 11:10 PM   #0 
  - The same Gupta that looked like an ass attacking Michael Moore over Sicko?  MessiahRp   Jan-06-09 11:14 PM   #1 
  - You're supposed to forget about that.  olkaz   Jan-07-09 08:45 AM   #82 
  - That was the one time he really lost me  HughMoran   Jan-07-09 09:25 AM   #89 
  - I lost all respect for the guy after that...what a dick  Roxy66   Jan-07-09 09:35 AM   #94 
  - Michael Moore isn't God  LittleClarkie   Jan-07-09 11:02 AM   #101 
  - Michael Moore is God  HughMoran   Jan-07-09 12:19 PM   #109 
  - Sorry. He's been demoted to Moses.  LittleClarkie   Jan-07-09 12:23 PM   #110 
  - No but neither is big Pharma and HMOs... however Gupta chooses to worship them  MessiahRp   Jan-07-09 12:37 PM   #111 
  - The issue isn't that Gupta called out Michael Moore  uberllama42   Jan-07-09 01:38 PM   #123 
  - Yeah, the same fucker but unless  zidzi   Jan-07-09 12:55 PM   #116 
  - Moore told people to vote Nader over Gore.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jan-07-09 01:29 PM   #119 
  - The Gupta nom if it comes would be one of the smartest that he'd have made imo  TheDonkey   Jan-06-09 11:14 PM   #2 
  - he's really cute too!  Cash_thatswhatiwant   Jan-06-09 11:15 PM   #3 
  - He's no Fareed Zakaria! :-) NT  Clio the Leo   Jan-06-09 11:16 PM   #5 
     - True dat!  FrenchieCat   Jan-06-09 11:39 PM   #11 
     - Fareed has my heart.  Jennicut   Jan-06-09 11:41 PM   #14 
        - Aye.... Quite the impressive chap!  FrenchieCat   Jan-06-09 11:52 PM   #21 
        - And that intervnew he did with Barack.....  Clio the Leo   Jan-07-09 08:52 AM   #85 
        - Great book..  WCGreen   Jan-06-09 11:55 PM   #23 
           - Yup. He is very intelligent. I felt bad after the Mumbai attacks happened  Jennicut   Jan-06-09 11:57 PM   #25 
              - I remember that...  WCGreen   Jan-06-09 11:58 PM   #28 
  - THANK YOU Barack.....  Clio the Leo   Jan-06-09 11:16 PM   #4 
  - He'll be visible, Nobody can name any SG since Jocelyn Elders.  NYC_SKP   Jan-06-09 11:17 PM   #6 
  - that's not true, there was C. Everett Koop  merh   Jan-06-09 11:44 PM   #17 
     - all the folks who weren't paying attention till after 1989?  FrenchieCat   Jan-06-09 11:55 PM   #24 
     - I couldn't tell you who is the SG now.  merh   Jan-07-09 12:05 AM   #31 
        - Yes. I think the Surgeon General really has a Rank......  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 12:10 AM   #34 
        - I just looked it up, it appears to be the uniform  merh   Jan-07-09 12:33 AM   #40 
        - Afaik, Koop was the first SG in years to actually wear the military uniform that goes w the office  Hekate   Jan-07-09 01:33 PM   #121 
     - Koop came before Elders.  NYC_SKP   Jan-06-09 11:58 PM   #27 
     - I recall  merh   Jan-07-09 12:02 AM   #29 
        - I'm lame....  NYC_SKP   Jan-07-09 12:04 AM   #30 
           - No sweat  merh   Jan-07-09 12:08 AM   #33 
     - C. Everett Koop is a jack ass  spiritual_gunfighter   Jan-07-09 09:33 AM   #92 
     - Koop had the good grace to go with the evidence on legal abortion not harming women...  Hekate   Jan-07-09 01:27 PM   #118 
     - I can't quite see cute little Sanjay  Terran   Jan-07-09 04:39 PM   #137 
  - This could be one of his better appointments  nevergiveup   Jan-06-09 11:26 PM   #7 
  - I'm glad that you've figured all of this out.  redstate_democrat   Jan-06-09 11:27 PM   #8 
  - I like him. He'll do fine in that position. He's well respected. n/t  firedupdem   Jan-06-09 11:29 PM   #9 
  - He's pissing off all the right people.  Hanse   Jan-06-09 11:36 PM   #10 
  - FrenchieCat once again apologizing for Obama  cboy4   Jan-06-09 11:39 PM   #12 
  - That's me. Better a lover than a hater....expecially when not required.  FrenchieCat   Jan-06-09 11:41 PM   #15 
  - And there's no need for an apology when Barack isn't sorry! n/t  firedupdem   Jan-06-09 11:44 PM   #16 
  - Thanks! That was taken a few months back on my 50th Birthday!  FrenchieCat   Jan-06-09 11:47 PM   #18 
     - There is NO way that you're 50 in that pic!  Greyskye   Jan-07-09 11:59 AM   #108 
        - Love your compliment,  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 12:45 PM   #113 
  - Much better to love than to hate  Uzybone   Jan-07-09 12:07 AM   #32 
  - My best friends are the ones who criticize me not those who compliment me no matter what  thewiseguy   Jan-07-09 12:29 AM   #38 
     - Good for you.  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 01:05 AM   #43 
        - We are not shitting on Obama. I still love him.  thewiseguy   Jan-07-09 01:18 AM   #45 
           - Cool!  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 01:19 AM   #46 
           - You have a lot of credibility in my opinion. When you criticize him  JenniferZ   Jan-07-09 09:22 AM   #87 
  - Zowie.  TahitiNut   Jan-07-09 12:31 AM   #39 
  - beautiful!  Fran Kubelik   Jan-07-09 08:47 AM   #83 
  - um...  NatBurner   Jan-07-09 09:47 AM   #95 
  - Preach it, girl! You are cracking me up!!  Number23   Jan-07-09 09:15 PM   #143 
  - EVERYTHING is FABULOUS!  Bluebear   Jan-07-09 01:43 AM   #49 
  - It could be a whole lot worse......  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 02:25 AM   #53 
  - I used to think primaries had consequences  Sebastian Doyle   Jan-07-09 02:34 AM   #55 
     - Was Obama supposed to get all of his people from outside of Government?  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 03:03 AM   #57 
        - What I expected was CHANGE from the polices of the last 28 years  Sebastian Doyle   Jan-07-09 03:11 AM   #58 
           - You expected change 14 days before inauguration......?  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 03:22 AM   #59 
           - I expect nominees that are SANE and capable of a different direction  Sebastian Doyle   Jan-07-09 03:33 AM   #60 
           - Yeah, OK. Continue to demand that Obama fulfill your wishes that he didn't run on.  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 03:50 AM   #62 
              - I don't think it's too much to ask  Sebastian Doyle   Jan-07-09 04:10 AM   #66 
                 - Yeah......demanding and damning 14 days before his inauguration  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 04:17 AM   #67 
           - "....to heal the divides that have held back our progress."  pnorman   Jan-07-09 04:42 AM   #68 
           - Which is strange  dmallind   Jan-07-09 08:33 AM   #78 
  - Feelin' a but snarky are we?  HughMoran   Jan-07-09 09:30 AM   #91 
     - Sorry to dissapoit. :)  Bluebear   Jan-07-09 10:53 AM   # 
        - I'm actually somewhere in the middle  HughMoran   Jan-07-09 11:11 AM   #103 
           - I can pick on your typos  Bluebear   Jan-07-09 11:13 AM   #104 
              - Yes, my name is undoubtably not "Hugh"  HughMoran   Jan-07-09 11:16 AM   #105 
                 - sorry for the delay, we had freezing rain/ice all day  Bluebear   Jan-07-09 06:37 PM   #138 
                    - It started raining/freezing rain just an hour ago and my outside thermometer says 24F  HughMoran   Jan-07-09 07:51 PM   #141 
  - Haven't you become quite the stick in the mud lately.  HughMoran   Jan-07-09 09:28 AM   #90 
  - the last one I liked was Jocelyn Elders  ruggerson   Jan-06-09 11:41 PM   #13 
  - It'll probably shut Blitzer up...  Puzzler   Jan-06-09 11:47 PM   #19 
  - Blitzer was stammering today.....  FrenchieCat   Jan-06-09 11:51 PM   #20 
     - "Cnn honored"  redstate_democrat   Jan-06-09 11:53 PM   #22 
        - You know that CNN has a biggo giant ego......  FrenchieCat   Jan-06-09 11:57 PM   #26 
  - Once again, Obama has taken an influential potential critic  pnwmom   Jan-07-09 12:15 AM   #35 
  - he just might be kinda smart!  firedupdem   Jan-07-09 12:18 AM   #36 
  - He's a corporate shill!  Enthusiast   Jan-07-09 05:52 AM   #72 
  - I don't know about turning him into an ally  blendermax   Jan-07-09 02:39 AM   #56 
     - But who better than Gupta to answer those media pundits?  pnwmom   Jan-07-09 04:03 AM   #65 
  - Well, there is certainly a silver lining there.  berni_mccoy   Jan-07-09 12:27 AM   #37 
  - Pitiful. . . .  defendandprotect   Jan-07-09 12:44 AM   #41 
  - Please do not pity my op.....  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 01:06 AM   #44 
     - I pity the appointment . . .  defendandprotect   Jan-07-09 02:15 PM   #126 
  - Marcus Welby is too old, I guess.  leftofthedial   Jan-07-09 12:49 AM   #42 
  - That seems to be the story of his cabinet: co-opt your rivals, both in politics and in the media.  Occam Bandage   Jan-07-09 01:28 AM   #47 
  - Think Lieberman will be thinking about that when he has a choice  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 02:27 AM   #54 
  - The only real benefit I see is that when Obama rolls out his healthcare plan....  BlooInBloo   Jan-07-09 01:33 AM   #48 
  - Well that is the silver lining in what is otherwise a rather large cloud.  Raineyb   Jan-07-09 02:03 PM   #124 
  - K&R, my dear FrenchieCat!  CaliforniaPeggy   Jan-07-09 01:50 AM   #50 
  - Except that Michael Moore was 100% right about everything in SiCKO  eridani   Jan-07-09 02:04 AM   #51 
  - Well, single payer was not proposed during the election......  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 02:21 AM   #52 
     - It's also the only solution to health care that requires no extra money  eridani   Jan-07-09 03:37 AM   #61 
        - Obama did not run on Single Payer health......  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 03:58 AM   #63 
           - If enough people harass him about it, he may see the light  eridani   Jan-07-09 05:14 AM   #71 
  - Great choice, Obama. I couldn't be more pleased.  lamp_shade   Jan-07-09 04:01 AM   #64 
  - This is the longest Facetious reply chain ever.  StClone   Jan-07-09 04:45 AM   #69 
  - I'm afraid he'll try to talk Obama out of Universal Healthcare  Hell_If_I_Know   Jan-07-09 04:57 AM   #70 
  - What other TV talking heads could he award cabinet positions too?  PuraVidaDreamin   Jan-07-09 06:08 AM   #73 
  - Surgeon General is NOT a cabinet position - it's more of a PR job  LynneSin   Jan-07-09 08:34 AM   #79 
     - Anyone who knows about the role of Dr Koop  Bluenorthwest   Jan-07-09 09:18 AM   #86 
        - Yup, AIDS and tobacco  LostinVA   Jan-07-09 10:28 AM   #97 
        - Thanks For Writing That  Crisco   Jan-07-09 11:25 AM   #107 
  - No I don't gotta love it.  Sentinel Chicken   Jan-07-09 06:41 AM   #74 
  - At least Medical Cannabis  LostinVA   Jan-07-09 10:28 AM   #98 
  - I'm starting to come around on Gupta  Politicub   Jan-07-09 08:18 AM   #75 
  - Yes it was a very Machiavellian move by Obama......I approve. nt  Phoonzang   Jan-07-09 08:20 AM   #76 
  - Surgeon General is a PR position but here's another smart move I think....  LynneSin   Jan-07-09 08:33 AM   #77 
  - Perhaps then Rush Limbaugh ought to be his press secretary.  endarkenment   Jan-07-09 08:37 AM   #80 
  - Frenchie, even you don't love this pick as much as you're letting on.  Kristi1696   Jan-07-09 08:40 AM   #81 
  - Obama recognizes the role of star power  JaneQPublic   Jan-07-09 08:49 AM   #84 
  - You've got a couple of good points, Frenchie. Gupta makes me nauseaous and has for quite some  K Gardner   Jan-07-09 09:22 AM   #88 
  - To think, they slammed Obama as a celebrity  Alcibiades   Jan-07-09 09:34 AM   #93 
  - Check and mate. I think Gupta's a great choice.  Phx_Dem   Jan-07-09 10:20 AM   #96 
  - 'Apparently, only open gay people can create diversity.' - What a shitty thing to say.  Bluebear   Jan-07-09 11:03 AM   #102 
     - It's called sarcasm, look it up.  Phx_Dem   Jan-07-09 03:05 PM   #128 
  - It is a great choice from a public relations standpoint. Agreed.  IsItJustMe   Jan-07-09 10:53 AM   #99 
  - I think Gupta will be a good mouthpiece and he'll probably be okay  Vinca   Jan-07-09 11:01 AM   #100 
  - That is such an asinine analysis  Echos Myron   Jan-07-09 11:23 AM   #106 
  - You have the right to your opinion, and I won't even call it  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 12:40 PM   #112 
  - Making Nancy Grace Attorney General would be a devastating 1-2 knockout!  flvegan   Jan-07-09 12:46 PM   #114 
  - Meh...I was actually thinking more along the lines of "Judge Judy" -  bullwinkle428   Jan-07-09 01:19 PM   #117 
  - Yeah, but she's syndicated. Frenchie wants the cable news folks behind Obama,  mycritters2   Jan-07-09 02:08 PM   #125 
  - Catherine Crier -- also a judge and liberal  LostinVA   Jan-07-09 03:06 PM   #129 
     - Appoint a liberal?  flvegan   Jan-07-09 03:20 PM   #131 
        - I know -- but, she is kinda cute!  LostinVA   Jan-07-09 03:39 PM   #133 
           - Yeah, we all know what YOUR cabinet would look like.  flvegan   Jan-07-09 03:41 PM   #134 
              - Angelina Jolie could be Head of Immigration  LostinVA   Jan-07-09 03:45 PM   #135 
                 - By the time you were done, Bill Clinton would be a saint in comparison.  flvegan   Jan-07-09 03:50 PM   #136 
                    - Maybe as White House Photographer?  LostinVA   Jan-07-09 08:39 PM   #142 
  - I so thought  zidzi   Jan-07-09 12:52 PM   #115 
  - I agree with all the criticism of Gupta - I also suspect that he will do well as SG  grantcart   Jan-07-09 01:31 PM   #120 
  - I think that the selection of Dr. Gupta will have it's advantages.  Veganistan   Jan-07-09 01:35 PM   #122 
  - I love how it's pissing off the woos.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-07-09 02:18 PM   #127 
  - That is a bonus.  Veganistan   Jan-07-09 07:24 PM   #139 
  - Fuck this strategy bullshit - pick someone qualified- forget the chess game  lame54   Jan-07-09 03:08 PM   #130 
  - He is qualified. That ain't the problem.......  FrenchieCat   Jan-07-09 03:37 PM   #132 
  - Uh, did Obama pick him for his initials? SG for SG?  JFKfanforever   Jan-07-09 07:33 PM   #140 
 

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