What is even a bigger question is how does this President pick his people? You would think he'd pick folks at least in line with the thinking of his adminstrational policy. What I'd like to see from gov't is not a specific point of view and only that view brought to the table but let all points and all facts be voiced and fully explored.
By doing this you at least give yourself the best chance of not only taking the better course of action based on fact and not hype but the people also have a much better understanding of the whole issue and with a concerted focus by the public, the chances are better for success and when things don't go just right, the public again can and generally will focus on overcoming the problem instead of being so little informed as we generally are now, we get bogged down when pundits on either side start the political spin in order to achieve gain at our expense and we're still left in the dark.
The Surgeon General of the United States
is the head of the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and thus the leading spokesperson on matters of public health in the U.S. government.
Today, the Corps is under the Department of Health and Human Services
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. The Commissioned Corps is one of the seven Uniformed Services
. The Surgeon General is commissioned as a Vice Admiral
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with the paygrade of O-9. The Surgeon General reports directly to the Assistant Secretary for Health
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Technically Tie guy is right,and wkmac brings up a valid point.HOWEVER,The President is supposed to serve The People,by The People...he didn't have to take the job niether.Unfortunately we the People can't seem to muzzle the President who's not serving in the best interest of the People until Jan. 2009.If The People wake up,maybe we should vote on a ballet to elect an Independent Surgeon General rather than have any Administration and Senate appoint a puppeteer who is censored.
The Pres is not the Pope. As a pro choicer, some of Bush's hang ups are getting on my last nerve. Repeated vetoing of the stem cell issue, limiting information on sex ed, controlling birth control info, give me a break, please.
I'm also a Republican, but from what I gather the Republicans would like to overpopulate the world. And apparently our leader knows what’s best for the reproductive rights of women and can also pick and choose what his people should be told. Nice.
What does this say about the the Hippocratic Oath and the Oath of President?
Mr. Bush and some of his thought processes are inappropriate...
Sammie,sounds like your a leader not a follower.Party affiliation should not sterotypically dictate to you how you should lean on all issues.Suppoting Pro Choice(in a Guliani way)should I stop going to church?Hell No!(although I should go more,not just Holidays and Weddings).Supporting The Death Penalty and the Right to Bear Arms should I not declare my self a Democratic?Hell No!
Nothing Irks me more than on an election day, somebody telling me they didn't know the canidates so they voted all Rep's or all Demo's.Guess I can't blame Bloomberg for going Independent