Sarah Palin on Death Panel and the stimulus bill. A Limerick.

Obama’s health care speech Jun 20 10:

First, I will not sign a plan that adds one dime to our deficits — either now or in the future. (Applause.) I will not sign it if it adds one dime to the deficit, now or in the future, period. And to prove that I’m serious, there will be a provision in this plan that requires us to come forward with more spending cuts if the savings we promised don’t materialize.

 H.R. 1 (more commonly known as the Recovery and Reinvestment Act, even more commonly known as the Stimulus Bill) allocated $1.1 billion (a pretty good slush fund, we must be a rich country) to fund the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research.

As Sarah was commenting on Fox News channel

On health care bill mentioned the two words:  “Death Panel”.

But boy, was she wrong,

I’ll confirm with a song:

The stimulus bill authorized the death panel.

And because of that the term Death Panel was named lie of the year, not because it was untrue, but it was not part of the health care bill, but did already exist as part of the stimulus bill.

o.k. I know the first time death panel appeared was on Sarah’s Facebook. But this rhymes.

Microchip Implanted to Deliver Drug Shows Promise? A Limerick.

Scientists have conducted the first human trial of an implantable microchip-based drug delivery device, an assembly that releases precise doses of a drug through a wireless communication link and receives return messages confirming proper operation.

In cooperation with two commercial companies, scientists at Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Case Western Reserve University created a chip that holds measured doses of teriparatide (brand name Forteo), an injectable drug used to treat osteoporosis.

Dr. Ethel Siris, a professor of clinical medicine and director of the Osteoporosis Center at Columbia University Medical Center, said that Forteo was a very effective drug but difficult to administer, and that this kind of technology could prove useful.

“I can see many problems with the practical application,” she said. “But whether Forteo is the drug that’s going to get administered with this or some other kind of injectable, it’s pretty neat stuff.”  Excerpts from a news release by NICHOLAS BAKALAR, February 17, 2012 , NYT. .

Hmm. “Some other kind of injectable.”  I don’t like where this is taking us.

Population control made en mass

Now a chip comes from MIT, Mass.

With injection of drugs

It’s beyond Atlas Shrugs.

With a mind-control drug they’ll all power amass.