Tag Archives: James Holsinger

How To Thwart Dubya

Here’s how the Dems are preventing Bush II from appointing Dr. James Holsinger as Surgeon General during the congressional holiday recess: Three senators have been tapped to remain in Washington: Sens. Jim Webb (D-Va.), Byron Dorgan (D-ND), and Jack Reed (D-RI). Twice a week they will go into the chamber. The gavel will be banged down, and the Senate declared ...

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Recess Appointment For Holsinger

It appears that Dubya will appoint Dr. James Holsinger as Surgeon General while Congress is in its holiday recess. Holsinger’s nomination has been stalled since he was grilled by Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) about the whackjob doctor’s infamous 1991 paper on homosexuality in which he used a plumbing metaphor to describe gay sex. Like male and female pipe fittings, certain ...

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Holsinger Renounces Anti-Gay Views

At his Senate confirmation hearing today, Surgeon General nominee Dr. James Holsinger renounced his previous anti-gay views, saying of his infamous “Pathophysiology of Homosexuals” paper, “The paper does not represent where I am today. It does not represent who I am today,” and that he would never advocate a position contrary to his conscience and that he would resign rather ...

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NY Times: Reject Holsinger

In an editorial called “A Nominee’s Abnormal Views“, today the NY Times Op-Ed page calls for Congress to reject Dr. James Holsinger as Surgeon General, saying, “The Senate should not confirm a surgeon general who considers practicing homosexuals abnormal and diseased.” An excerpt: His [Holsinger’s] strongest statement on homosexuality can be found in a murky, loosely reasoned paper that he ...

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Holsinger Hearing Set For Next Week

Dr. James Ballcock Holsinger’s nomination hearing for U.S. Surgeon General has been set for next week, where he will likely face strong questioning from Senate Health, Education, Welfare and Pensions Committee members Kennedy, Clinton, Obama and others. Most psychiatric and gay rights organizations have come out against Holsinger’s nomination, as well as former Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders. You never know ...

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Stop Holsinger

The Human Rights Campaign has set up one of their easy-peasy letter grids for you to voice your opposition to Dr. James Holsinger’s nomination as Surgeon General. Click on the link and tell your Senators to vote “NO” on Holsinger. Here’s a few things Holsinger has done that proves his unsuitability to be the nation’s top doctor: In 1991 used ...

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Top Ten Gay Plumbing Terms

Since Surgeon General nominee Dr. James “Asshat” Holsinger likes to use plumbing analogies to illustrate his opposition to gay sex as dangerous and dirty, I’d like to provide him with my top ten favorite gay plumbing terms. 10. Back vent9. Suction head8. Blow bag7. Hole saw6. Discharge tube5. Nipple clamp4. Manhole3. Rim hole2. Reamer And our #1 gay plumbing term: ...

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Anti-Holsinger Campaign Builds

More information is coming to light about the past of Surgeon General nominee James Holsinger as steam builds in the campaign to oppose his nomination. Kids, Dubya has really out-twatted himself with this homophobic, unscientific, Christer nutjob. Kentucky.com: “In 1991, Dr. James W. Holsinger — a University of Kentucky professor who is President Bush’s nominee for U.S. surgeon general — ...

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HRC Blasts Holsinger Nom

The Human Rights Campaign has come out swinging against the nomination of Dr. James “Conversion Therapy” Holsinger for U.S. Surgeon General. HRC head Joe Solmonese: “Dr. Holsinger has a record that is unworthy of America’s doctor. His writings suggest a scientific view rooted in anti-gay beliefs that are incompatible with the job of serving the medical health of all Americans. ...

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Anti-Gay Wingnut To Be Surgeon General

President Bush has nominated an anti-gay religious whack-job to be U.S. Surgeon General. Dr. James Holsinger, the man to be put in charge of the health of all Americans, runs a little side project with his wife called Hope Springs Community Church in Lexington, Kentucky, where in addition to helping those with alcohol and drug problems, he ministers to people ...

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