Wednesday, October 10, 2012

ObamaCare Doctors on Strike

ObamaCare Bear

Here are some headlines from the future of ObamaCare, doctors on strike:

Doctors strike over pensions shakeup – as it happened, June 21, 2012
  • Between a third and a quarter of GPs' surgeries affected
  • Doctors still turning up to work to deal with emergencies
  • Lansley says thousands of patients inconvenienced
  • BMA accuses government of misleading public
Canada: Doctors on Strike, TIME magazine retro, Saskatchewan, July 1962
Some strikes no one wins, and a doctors' strike is plainly one of them. Last week, refusing to practice under a socialized medical insurance plan enacted by the Saskatchewan legislature, two-thirds of the province's 900 doctors locked up their offices and went off on vacation. 
The Ontario Doctors’ Strike, 1986
In Ontario and Alberta, animosity against the federal legislation ran high. Doctors in both provinces rejected what they saw as attempts to “dictate how medicine should be practiced”
Doctors, professors on strike against Italy's spending cuts, 28 SEPTEMBER
Strikers included civil servants, university employees and doctors, ruling out all but emergency medical visits. Labor leaders organized demonstrations across the capital.
Germany: Doctors’ Strike about to be prevented, Jan. 19th, 2012

Slovakia's Doctors No, Nov 30th 2011
Earlier this autumn more than 2,000 Slovak doctors began to resign en masse, complaining that they were grossly underpaid
Estonian doctors continue their strike, October 9th, 2012
The Hospitals Association has proposed a 6.6 percent raise for its employees, but that is contingent on whether the Health Insurance Fund agrees to make changes in its prices for service.
Portugal: Operations cancelled as medical staff strike, 11 July 2012
The health ministry has warned that as many as 4,500 operations and 400,000 appointments may be cancelled.
A little closer to President Obama's dream from his father:

Kenyan Doctors Vow to Continue Strike, September 24, 2012

There are many more examples to be found, but this seems sufficient to make the point.

Were you aware of any of these socialized medicine caused doctor strikes? These stories would hurt the Obama campaign, so they conveniently escape the mainstream media. There have been times in American history when the media was biased, but never like this.

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