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taking back medicine.
has developed 3 new videos
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firefighter Joel Lydecker was critically injured in a car crash and lay
in a coma for weeks. Neurosurgeon David McKalip, M.D. did not
know if Lydecker would live or die, but where there was life, he was
determined to do all he could to help the man survive. He
did. Here he visits with McKalip at the doctor's office to say,
"Thank you." Click
here for ABC 28 story.
father, Pastor Edward Lydecker,
journalist John Sipos in October 2009. CLICK TO LISTEN.
OpEd to the St.
By Dr. David McKalip, Special to the Times
In Print: Saturday, September 5, 2009
is right that the status quo has
gotten us to a point where health insurance and medical costs are
for Americans. That status quo is one in which governments and large
companies hold all the money and power — and this would not change
any congressional proposal. In fact, Congress and the president would
every citizen to buy insurance or pay a penalty of 2.5 percent of their
And Congress will reinforce the status quo with state-imposed
By Dr. David McKalip, MD
highest quality medical care in the world and Doctors for Patient
wants to make sure it stays that way. Many challenges face us,
as the cost of health insurance skyrockets and corporations, government
insurance companies try to tell patients what kind of care they can
from their doctors.
Patient Freedom is joining doctors and patients to find solutions to
rising health costs that make sure quality stays high and patients stay
in control by their side.
Health Care — Updates on action you can take. Contact your
Congressman or Senator through this site: http://nogovernmenthealthcare.com
here to CALL.
Click here for a
Cameron S. Schaeffer, MD
Bay and thousands of
communities across America, millions turned out for 912 rallies.
In DC, organizers estimate 1.5 to 2 million were on The Mall with the
overflow filling Pennsylvania Avenue. On Tampa Bay, 912 groups
from Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater had a Fox/Glenn Beck viewing
at Gasoline Alley in Largo. More than 700 packed inside, with an
overflow of more than 300. Meanwhile,
Lakeland, some 1500 braved heavy rains to rally for
America. Americans are standing up for health care freedom
More we remember...
Congresswoman Kathy Castor refuses to see healthcare freedom
September 4, 2009, leaders of Tampa Bay 912 groups held a news
conference in front of Democrat Congresswoman Kathy Castor's Tampa
office asking that she visit with healthcare freedom
constituents. Dr. McKalip joined them and the group filed into
Castor's office foyer to AGAIN request a meeting with her.
Earlier in the day Castor had even refused to discuss health
system reform with local television reporters.
During the August recess Castor had granted private audiences to
Union representatives. In the opening days of
the August Congressional recess, she delivered scripted remarks at a
Town Hall Meeting dominated by labor groups while hundreds of citizens
opposed to government run medicine were ushered out of the room and
forced to wait outside. See
video of that Town Hall meeting here.