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Contingency plan to draft health care workers?

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posted on Oct, 19 2004 @ 08:54 PM
Oct. 19, 2004
New York Times

WASHINGTON, The Selective Service has been updating its contingency plans for a draft of doctors, nurses and other health care workers in case of a national emergency that overwhelms the military's medical corps.

In a confidential report this summer, a contractor hired by the agency described how such a draft might work, how to secure compliance and how to mold public opinion and communicate with health care professionals, whose lives could be disrupted.

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On the one hand, the report said, the Selective Service System should establish contacts in advance with medical societies, hospitals, schools of medicine and nursing, managed care organizations, rural health care providers and the editors of medical journals and trade publications.

On the other hand, it said, such contacts must be limited, low key and discreet because "overtures from Selective Service to the medical community will be seen as precursors to a draft," and that could alarm the public.

Oh yes I think that this could alarm the public! Not to mention all the Doctors, Nurses and health care workers this would effect. Can you imagine trying to pass this one through with on one taking notice?

posted on Oct, 19 2004 @ 08:58 PM
I hate when the government goes behind our backs to do things, why they can just ask us the people what we want.

They play with our lives like we are just poppets.

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