What's Obama been up to between golf games and celebrity concerts?
Did you see this? For Immediate Release June 10, 2010 Executive Order-- Establishing the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council EXECUTIVE ORDER ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL PREVENTION, HEALTH PROMOTION, AND PUBLIC HEALTH COUNCIL By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 4001 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment. There is established within the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council (Council). Sec. 2. Membership. (a) The Surgeon General shall serve as the Chair of the Council, which shall be composed of: (1) the Secretary of Agriculture; (2) the Secretary of Labor; (3) the Secretary of Health and Human Services; (4) the Secretary of Transportation; (5) the Secretary of Education; (6) the Secretary of Homeland Security; (7) the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; (8) the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission; (9) the Director of National Drug Control Policy; (10) the Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council; (11) the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs; ** AND GET THIS (12) the Chairman of the Corporation for National and Community Service; and (13) the head of any other executive department or agency that the Chair may, from time to time, determine is appropriate. (b) The Council shall meet at the call of the Chair. Sec. 3. Purposes and Duties. The Council shall: (a) provide coordination and leadership at the Federal level, and among all executive departments and agencies, with respect to prevention, wellness, and health promotion practices, the public health system, and integrative health care in the United States; (b) develop, after obtaining input from relevant stakeholders, a national prevention, health promotion, public health, and integrative health-care strategy that incorporates the most effective and achievable means of improving the health status of Americans and reducing the incidence of preventable illness and disability in the United States, as further described in section 5 of this order; (c) provide recommendations to the President and the Congress concerning the most pressing health issues confronting the United States and changes in Federal policy to achieve national wellness, health promotion, and public health goals, including the reduction of tobacco use, sedentary behavior, and poor nutrition; (d) consider and propose evidence-based models, policies, and innovative approaches for the promotion of transformative models of prevention, integrative health, and public health on individual and community levels across the United States; (e) establish processes for continual public input, including input from State, regional, and local leadership communities and other relevant stakeholders, including Indian tribes and tribal organizations; (f) submit the reports required by section 6 of this order; and (g) carry out such other activities as are determined appropriate by the President. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/executive-order-establishing-national-prevention-health-promotion-and-public-health ________________________________________________________________ BQ: Is it true that cockroaches and bureaucrats are the only creatures that can survive a nuclear blast? What's "dreaded" by most sane Americans right now is MORE FRIGGING GOVERNMENT!
Asked By: L.T.M. - 6/18/2010
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My question, after reading all of this tax funded drivel, is this...why is our federal government taking over the job of our state social services? It's the job of our state-run social services agencies to promote healthy lifestyles & diseases through the literature that's available in all agency offices. This is... More
Answered By: Sandylynn - 6/18/2010
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So promoting the healthcare of the nation's people is a dreaded thing?
Answered By: avomatic - 6/18/2010
Tao why libs defend Obama is beyond me...
Answered By: Tao of Bong - 6/18/2010
Forcing his liberal socialist agenda down the throats of an unwilling American public for the most part.
Answered By: Zer0bama - 6/18/2010
Securing $20 billion for the people of the Gulf and $100 million for the oil rig workers.
Answered By: Mr. Wolf - 6/18/2010
Wait until they tie this in with Obamacare--the Federal Government will *make* you become healthy by following their guidelines telling you what you will (or will not) eat as well as how much exercise to get each week (and what kind to get... More
Answered By: Mathsorcerer - 6/18/2010
Next years celebrity apprentice?♥
Answered By: Bon Bon - 6/18/2010
More of 0bama's dictatorial control measures being implemented without the consent of congress or the people. What a Constitutional usurping mad man we have in our oval office
Answered By: Paul Grass®™ - 6/18/2010
No only rats ans scorpions are only able to survive a socialist governement He is a celebrity concert and he thanks Holliwood for help to let elect him as a rock singer!
Answered By: bozieu - 6/18/2010
For Gosh sakes never mind if the people want this or not. I am the one and only Barack Hussein Obama! He is slimmer than a snake.
Answered By: Becca the Tea Lady - 6/18/2010
Smells of the Government death panels Obama said he would never create... More
Answered By: Lady Justice wears a smile. - 6/18/2010
This is fantastic! Under Section 3(c), once they identify welfare as the biggest contributor to poor health, sedentary lifestyles, child abuse, drug abuse, obesity, getting shot, etc, (all health-related issues) they will "end welfare as we know it". Kinda nice how this comes just at the time when the taxpayers can... More
Answered By: who is #1? - 6/18/2010
WOW!!!! He has been busy after all.
Answered By: poolplayer - 6/18/2010
Ratify the Amendment... More
Answered By: serenely, soMEone - 6/19/2010
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