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Vanderbilt suspends doctor after complaint about his public protest of white supremacy on Twitter

Vanderbilt suspends doctor after complaint about his public protest of white supremacy on Twitter

There is a twitter pic that won't transfer of Doc in his scrubs proudly taking the Knee. That is what the shitty lady took offense to.

While people are crying and clutching their pearls over Trumpís latest racist comments, institutions like Vanderbilt University are still punishing people who hold opposite views. Medical resident Dr. Eugune Gu, who has over 110,000 Twitter followers and a history of posting about social justice, is being punished for his public stance against white supremacy.

According to the Duke Chronicle, a patientís mother complained to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center where Gu is a third-year medical resident and demanded that he not take care of their child. I guess she wants her child to receive medical care from a nice racist like Donald Trump? Unfortunately, it appears that Vanderbilt didnít just remove Gu from the childís care; they punished him, too.

According to emails obtained by The Chronicle with the name of the patient and their mother redacted to protect patient privacy, VUMC administration officials discussed investigating all the motherís complaints regarding his social media posts on Nov. 8. That day, Seth Karp, chairman of the department of surgery, requested that someone document the mother's complaints about Gu and get them to him by the end of the next day, Nov. 9.

One day later, Gu was placed on administrative leave.

This is just an example of a social media post that the complaining mother finds offensive.

Unsurprisingly, Gu says that the mother wasnít just content with lashing out at Gu and attacking him professionally. Sheís been cyberbullying him, too.

He told the Duke Chronicle:

Who would say that fighting against racism would be unprofessional? Itís literally a part of a doctorís profession to stand up for patients who are most vulnerable. I find myself in this bizzaro world. I feel like Iím upside down. Iím trying to be a force of social good, and Vanderbilt punishes me for it.

Gu was forced on administrative leave in November and heís back but is still on probation until March. Shame on that mother for hating an anti-racist and being so vindictive. And shame on Vanderbilt for being willing to throw one of its doctors under the bus for daring to speak out against bigotry and white supremacy.





Posted by jodymarie aimee | Wed Jan 17, 2018, 08:07 PM (8 replies)

Republicans aim to kill voter registration law that's a little too effective for their tastes

Republicans aim to kill voter registration law that's a little too effective for their tastes

Republicans are aggressively mounting their next attack on voting rights by trying to dismantle the 1993 National Voter Registration Act, otherwise known as the "motor voter" law, which required states to let people register to vote at public agencies like the Department of Motor Vehicles. It was wildly successful, writes Mother Jones's Ari Burman.

In its first year in effect, more than 30 million people registered or updated their registrations through the NVRA. Roughly 16 million people per year have used it to register ever since.

Too successful, in fact, for Republicans, who are now trying to build on their success of weakening the Voting Rights Act at the Supreme Court in 2013.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear the newest challenge to the law, concerning whether Ohio can remove voters from the rolls who donít vote over a six-year period. If a voter in Ohio misses an election, doesnít respond to a subsequent mailing from the state, and then sits out two more elections, he or she is removed from the registration list, even if this person would otherwise be eligible to vote. Critics of this process say it turns voting into a ďuse it or lose itĒ right and will open the door to wider voter purges.

Ohio purged 2 million voters from 2011 to 2016, more than any other state, including over 840,000 for infrequent voting. At least 144,000 voters in Ohioís three largest counties, home to Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, have been purged since the 2012 election, with voters in Democratic-leaning neighborhoods twice as likely to be removed as those in Republican-leaning ones, according to a  Reuters analysis.

A federal appeals court ruled in September 2016 that the stateís purging of infrequent voters violated the NVRA, which states that someone cannot be removed from the rolls ďby reason of the personís failure to vote.Ē As a result of that ruling,  7,500 people who had been purged from the rolls were reinstated and were able to vote in the 2016 election.

Of course, Ohio isn't the only state where the law is being targeted. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach authored legislation mandating that voters show proof-of-citizenship in order to register. A federal appeals court temporarily blocked the law in 2016 until it could be reviewed, a case that is on the docket for March. But ultimately, Republicans would like to see Ohio-type purges of the rolls take place in as many as a dozen states. In fact, last June the Department of Justice sent letters to 44 states requesting information on how they planned to execute a voter roll purge.

A win in the Ohio case would only encourage Republicans to redouble their efforts, says Vanita Gupta, who led the Justice Departmentís Civil Rights Division under Obama.

ďItís a hugely significant case,Ē Gupta says. ďIf the court comes out with a broad ruling that says inactivity in voting is sufficient proof to kick a voter off of the rolls, that could have broad implications across the country for how voters are purged off the rolls per the National Voter Registration Act.Ē

Posted by jodymarie aimee | Wed Jan 17, 2018, 07:31 PM (5 replies)

Booker gets Krist Jen to admit she has never met 1 dreamer....Mia Farrow

Wow.

She has literally never even met with a single DACA recipient.

What an astonishing admission.

The lives of 800,000 young people are hanging in the balance and the Director of Homeland Security has never even met a single dreamer.
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Wed Jan 17, 2018, 05:23 PM (13 replies)

In 68 Presidential Election the racist came in 3rd. In 2016 the racist won.

When a racist (George Wallace) ran for president in 1968, TV news did not hire commentators to defend the racism of the racist. We had to wait for 2016 for that to happen. In Ď68 the racist came in 3rd. In 2016 the racist won. TV news continues to pay defenders of the racist.

LAWRENCE O'DONNELL
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Wed Jan 17, 2018, 05:12 PM (2 replies)

"This whole Presidency is an exercise in defining deviancy down"

This whole Presidency is an exercise in defining deviancy down. A reporter on Ari just now. Ari asked him if the porn star story would be a bigger deal if it were President Obama.
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 07:28 PM (0 replies)

Good Genes ????

Jesus God...he may live to 200....where did they get this quack....perhaps the Barber Shop....ha ha...the other doctor got mocked for his hairdo....
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 05:03 PM (6 replies)

Doctor YOU KNOW

Geez...I can't stand listening to him...You Know...you know....nervous tic.....
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 04:59 PM (1 replies)

He takes Propecia... physical doc saying

he ain't gonna like that reported out.
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 04:43 PM (4 replies)

Martin Luther King Jr. favorable ratings via Gallup

Martin Luther King Jr. favorable ratings via Gallup

1966: 33% favorable, 63% unfavorable

Now: 94% favorable, 4% unfavorable
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 04:27 PM (2 replies)

Trump giving his Pusher Man speech

interspersed with his braggy market crap....
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 03:40 PM (4 replies)
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