Obama’s Surgeon General..fantastic pick!

She rebuilt her clinic at least three times..after hurricanes and a fire. She has spent her entire career taking care of patients without money or access to health insurance. She is one smart female to boot!

I love this woman:

An African-American, Dr. Benjamin is nationally known for establishing a rural health clinic in Bayou La Batre, Ala. — a small, medically underserved shrimping village along the Gulf Coast. Hurricana Katrina destroyed the clinic in 2005, and then when it was rebuilt, the clinic burned down on the eve of re-opening.

In 2002, she became the president of the Alabama Medical Association, making her the first African-American woman to be president of a state medical society in the United States. In September, she was one of 25 recipients of the $500,000 “genius awards,” awarded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Another voice for comprehensive healthcare..universal healthcare I hope. A good person and a wonderful human being, Dr. Regina Benjamin is. All women should be proud of her nomination and her grit.


About Dusty, hells most vocal bitch

I am a..brown Cali bitch that is quite the opinionated,political, pain-in-the-ass, in your face kinda girl that also loves baseball and music to a fault. Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.--Albert Einstein-*

Posted on July 13, 2009, in Dr Regina Benjamin, Surgeon General. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. the best thing–okay, second best–about these appointments is how they make the wingnuts' heads explode, especially the ones who have to be approved by congress.  the righties have no idea how to ask questions without sounded like the bigoted racists they are.  so entertaining!  😀

  2. Testing..uno, dos, tres..

    Nonnie. you can now comment as a guest m'dear. 😉

  3. no worries, dusty m'dear.  i filled out the js thingy, and it works fine.

  4. Randal Graves

    Gee, a BLACK man picking a BLACK woman for a post. What a shock. All the qualified WHITE men must be dead, huh.

  5. Randal..you SO crack me up m'dear. 😉

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