Last Tuesday, members of the American Medical Association (AMA), the body that represents US doctors, voted to recognise obesity as a disease in its own right. The notion that a third of the US population is now to be designated as sick is daft – but daft ideas are not exactly new ground for the elite of the medical profession.
Trying to help people tackle weight problems seems like a good idea. ‘Recognising obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately one in three Americans’, said AMA board member, Dr Patrice Harris, in a press release.
It’s not just ‘daft’. It’s utterly poisonous and evil. They’re saying that anyone who is overweight is sick. That makes lepers of fat people. And it’s the prelude to demonisation and social exclusion. All of which is already happening with smokers, of course, also largely thanks to the medical profession.
I’ve said before that these doctors need to be kicked out of the medical profession. There needs to be a thorough purge. And not just in the USA, but in the UK, and in the WHO, and everywhere else these Nazi doctors have infiltrated.
In a comment under Margo’s comments, Harley remarked that 60% of US doctors had quit the AMA, although he didn’t provide a link to any evidence. But if that is actually what’s happened, then it could well be that the AMA is getting towards the end of its natural life. Because what’s to stop US doctors setting up some some rival institution to represent them, if 60% of them have quit the AMA?
I read once, 10 or 15 years ago, that Britain’s BMA was ‘taken over’ during the 1990s, around about the same time the WHO was ‘taken over’ by the likes of Gro Harlem Brundtland. And I could well believe it.
But how did these nutters manage to take over the BMA? Well, probably most practising doctors simply don’t have the time or inclination to get much involved with the organisation that represents them. They’re probably more interested in treating sick people – ones with real illnesses. But although Gro Harlem Brundtland qualified as a doctor, she never actually practised as one for any length of time, but became a politician instead. Much the same was true of Sir Richard Doll. And it was also true of my bête noire, Dr W. At the time that I knew him he was a District Health Officer, and very active in the BMA (the last time I saw him alive was on TV being interviewed outside the BMA). So real hands-on doctors probably gradually ceased to be represented by the BMA (and the AMA) because they didn’t have the time or energy to get involved, and it was gradually taken over by people who did – people like Brundtland, Doll, and Dr W, and many others (George Godber, for example). And these people were more bureaucrats than doctors. And once they’d taken over the BMA and the AMA and the WHO, they probably made sure that no real doctors got any say at all any more. Instead they brought their own separate statistics-based culture. And this culture was a form of eugenic group-think that had developed over decades.
And these are the people who now control the NHS, and no doubt demand smoking bans outside hospitals while the patients inside them are dying under surgeons’ knives.
It’s a scandal. They should all be kicked out. They are a disgrace to their profession, every single one of them.
But nobody ever seems to breathe a word about it. And that’s probably because much the same has happened everywhere else. The Royal Society, for example, is now a global warming stronghold. And the Labour party no longer represents the working man. And the Conservative party is no longer conservative. And the Liberals aren’t in the least bit liberal either. And so on, and on, and on.
It’s all rotten. Rotten to the core.
Anyway, here’s Steve Stevens (Billy Idol’s lead guitarist), smoking.
And here he is at his day job. I wonder how the drummer managed to catch those sticks?