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PassingFair Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-14-06 07:51 AM
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22. I'm going down to the hospital to make sure EVERY MEASURE
is taken to prolong his life.



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  -CNN doctor just gave bad news about Senator Johnson proud2Blib  Dec-14-06 07:38 AM   #0 
  - A recovery of any length is better than the alternative.  babylonsister   Dec-14-06 07:39 AM   #1 
  - True but if this is correct,  proud2Blib   Dec-14-06 07:41 AM   #4 
     - Not necessarily  maine_raptor   Dec-14-06 07:43 AM   #7 
     - Even if he is incapacitated?  proud2Blib   Dec-14-06 07:45 AM   #10 
        - yes  SoFlaJet   Dec-14-06 07:46 AM   #12 
        - Alright!  proud2Blib   Dec-14-06 05:20 PM   #61 
        - Karl Earl Mundt  maine_raptor   Dec-14-06 07:49 AM   #16 
        - didn't Biden have brain surgery,how long was he out? nt  wellstone dem   Dec-14-06 07:51 AM   #21 
           - he was out for 8 months  Mel   Dec-14-06 08:34 AM   #59 
        - I think  atreides1   Dec-14-06 07:49 AM   #18 
        - Stennis stayed on long after incapacity  dmesg   Dec-14-06 08:02 AM   #29 
           - Normal Senate protocol is for a "R" to also not vote.  maine_raptor   Dec-14-06 08:08 AM   #36 
           - i dont know the mans voting record, but s dakota, i would  seabeyond   Dec-14-06 08:09 AM   #38 
           - Huh?  Sgent   Dec-14-06 08:15 AM   #47 
     - No.... the issue of "incapacitation" is a wide open one...  hlthe2b   Dec-14-06 07:48 AM   #14 
     - We could get Frist to diagnose via video  JNelson6563   Dec-14-06 07:51 AM   #20 
        - I suspect his diagnosis would be different for Sen. Johnson....  marmar   Dec-14-06 08:12 AM   #39 
        - He'd say Johnson is dead  proud2Blib   Dec-14-06 05:22 PM   #62 
     - Charles Sumner was absent from the Senate for three years recovering  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-14-06 08:29 AM   #57 
  - A CNN company physician or one of Johnson's care-givers?  HereSince1628   Dec-14-06 07:40 AM   #2 
  - That inhouse doctor they use  proud2Blib   Dec-14-06 07:42 AM   #5 
  - Then it's typical arm-chair medical speculation for infotainment  HereSince1628   Dec-14-06 07:45 AM   #11 
     - True but Sanjay is a democrat and practicing neurosuregon...he's good.  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:02 AM   #28 
        - Its still speculation.  madinmaryland   Dec-14-06 08:15 AM   #43 
           - Yeah. Duh.  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:16 AM   #48 
  - Sanjay Gupta speculation.  Xap   Dec-14-06 07:43 AM   #8 
  - That's why I love him. He's HAWT too!  xultar   Dec-14-06 07:49 AM   #15 
     - Way HOT, xultar! n/t  etherealtruth   Dec-14-06 07:02 PM   #68 
  - He's a practicing neurosuregon....he's pretty good and a Democrat.  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:01 AM   #26 
  - more speculation based on "feelings"  bigtree   Dec-14-06 07:40 AM   #3 
  - Oh he had plenty of reasons  proud2Blib   Dec-14-06 07:43 AM   #6 
  - did he have actual confirmation of the condition of the senator? I saw no reports  bigtree   Dec-14-06 07:49 AM   #17 
  - He was speculating. He had NO HARD NEWS.  spanone   Dec-14-06 07:50 AM   #19 
     - This is why most physicians will NOT do the speculation game...  hlthe2b   Dec-14-06 07:56 AM   #23 
     - He's not a physician...he is a practicing neurosurgeon....a pretty good one too.  xultar   Dec-14-06 07:59 AM   #24 
        - !!! Umm, Xultar, Neurosurgeons ARE physicians...LOL  hlthe2b   Dec-14-06 08:01 AM   #27 
           - I thought there was a difference..minute but a difference. I wouldn't go to a suregon for a physical  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:04 AM   #30 
           - You wouldn't go to a surgeon for a ROUTINE physical exam...  hlthe2b   Dec-14-06 08:08 AM   #34 
           - Not really. Sorry to break it to you. They are usually distinguished as different.  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:12 AM   #40 
              - NO, Xultar  hlthe2b   Dec-14-06 08:17 AM   #49 
           - Titles  The Minus World   Dec-14-06 06:04 PM   #63 
           - I BELIEVE YOU ARE WRONG. FROM THE DICTIONARY. Please post apology...  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:07 AM   #32 
              - Surgeons are physicians  hlthe2b   Dec-14-06 08:15 AM   #46 
              - Buhwawawa! You had to go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics....Buhwawawa! a DOT GOV....  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:19 AM   #50 
              - I may have qualified in the UK, but my degree covers both  sloppyliberal   Dec-14-06 06:51 PM   #65 
     - And he's being paid by Conservative News Network  notsodumbhillbilly   Dec-14-06 06:17 PM   #64 
  - He's a neuro-suregon...  xultar   Dec-14-06 07:59 AM   #25 
     - he's doing a remote diagnosis based on thin info  bigtree   Dec-14-06 08:08 AM   #35 
        - True. I'm not doubting that but he was the first to say it wasn't a stroke.  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:13 AM   #42 
  - A statement on cspan just now said that a statement was being  napi21   Dec-14-06 07:44 AM   #9 
  - Well...for brain surgery weeks would be acceptable. He's not caring for  xultar   Dec-14-06 07:47 AM   #13 
  - I'm going down to the hospital to make sure EVERY MEASURE  PassingFair   Dec-14-06 07:51 AM   #22 
  - Fuck the Conservative News Network, they are speculating as usual  DainBramaged   Dec-14-06 08:06 AM   #31 
  - I'd REALLY like to know why no information is being released on what's actually wrong with him.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-14-06 08:08 AM   #33 
  - It's been less than 24 hours since  cali   Dec-14-06 08:12 AM   #41 
  - Diagnosis is - Cerebral arteriovenous malformation  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:15 AM   #44 
     - Translation, Please?  maine_raptor   Dec-14-06 08:22 AM   #52 
     - I threw it into wiki and well it is a problem with the blood vessels that cause bleeding.  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:23 AM   #53 
     - Here's an explanation:  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-14-06 08:26 AM   #55 
     - Thank you. I've watch CNN and C-SPAN for specifics and neither gave any.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-14-06 08:25 AM   #54 
        - Condition that has something to do with weakened blood vessels that end up bleeding...  xultar   Dec-14-06 08:27 AM   #56 
           - Thanks. I Googled it.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-14-06 08:49 AM   #60 
              - He was also lucky that it was caught quickly  LittleClarkie   Dec-14-06 07:13 PM   #69 
  - Specter had brain surgery and was out a long time, months. nt  AlinPA   Dec-14-06 08:09 AM   #37 
  - And Specter chaired one of the most important committees while incapacitated, too.  pabsungenis   Dec-14-06 08:15 AM   #45 
     - And look at how long Strom Thurmond served and ...  Sentinel Chicken   Dec-14-06 08:33 AM   #58 
  - Look up John Stroger in Chicago-- he still got a paycheck while in a coma.  elehhhhna   Dec-14-06 08:20 AM   #51 
  - Strom Thurmond's cadaver had privileges!  La_Fourmi_Rouge   Dec-14-06 06:59 PM   #66 
  - If he has stroke-like aphasia  LittleClarkie   Dec-14-06 07:01 PM   #67 
 

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