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Hosp duo’s demand of Kennedy
New York Post, by CARL CAMPANILE

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Posted By:FlyRight, 10/3/2012 8:31:58 AM

Two nurses say a healthy dose of money and a public apology on the “Today” show will help cure the “pain and suffering’’ they’ve endured since Douglas Kennedy moved his newborn son out of their hospital, The Post has learned.But that’s not enough for Cari Luciano and Anna Lane. Their proposal also includes a weird demand that Kennedy, a Fox News Channel reporter, spend two weeks collecting garbage.

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Utterly bizarre.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/3/2012 8:54:38 AM     (No. 8906254)

Yep, and if he is forced to do it he should deposit it in their houses...with extreme prejudice!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jorgecito, 10/3/2012 9:12:50 AM     (No. 8906303)

I'm no Kennedy worshipper, but Douglas Kennedy is 100% right in this case.

One of these arrogant nurses actually tried to wrest the tiny baby -- by his head-- out of his father's arms. You never, ever do that!

And it is totally implausible that the nurses thought Kennedy was a criminal in the act of stealing the baby.

Don't get me wrong, I love most nurses. The good ones do great things and help people heal.

But a certain percentage are power-trippers who misuse "hospital rules" to bully patients. These two nurses belong to that group.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Squire60, 10/3/2012 9:29:08 AM     (No. 8906340)

I am with 2. While I am no fan of the Kennedys, this is totally about arrogant nurses who assume all men and fathers are molesters. I had a hard time (and my wife was with me) getting the nurse at my child's hospital to ok her release when she was born. Everything was fine, but this nurse wasn't going to let us go, I just told the supervisor we were leaving and going home and we just left. I would be like Mr. Kennedy if that nurse tried to get my child out of my hands.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: laotzu, 10/3/2012 9:32:20 AM     (No. 8906346)

Hospital employees don't have authority to use physical force without legal justification. Hospital rules are not legal justification. The Hospital has no more authority to make laws governing the public than a restaurant does. The hospitals only recourse is to ask you to leave. They can't charge you criminally, just as you can't be charged criminally for not wearing a collared shirt at a fine restaurant. They can only ask you to leave, and call the police when you don't. I guess Progs haven't spent enough time destroying public good sentiment toward hospitals -- as they have with schools, churches and the boy scout -- to raise people's consciousness on this point.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 10/3/2012 9:38:10 AM     (No. 8906364)

It gets sticky when the women are still alive.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 10/3/2012 10:07:47 AM     (No. 8906430)

how precious. The Kennedys named their new baby after the Obama dog...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 10/3/2012 10:20:05 AM     (No. 8906471)

I haven't really been following this story before so I am not up to speed on why he was leaving the hospital. Was he unhappy with the child's care at the facility? Child endangerment? Are parents that choose to give birth at home with a midwide endangering their child? If the parents have five children they certainly know how to take care of a newborn at home. It's not like they were newbies at it. Until Obamacare takes over, hospitals are providing a service that they are being compensated for by you or your insurance. You have the right to certain standards and expectations when you are paying for something. You also have the right to terminate that exchange whenever you want.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: deepthinker, 10/3/2012 10:55:30 AM     (No. 8906564)

It certainly smells like a shakedown. Besides, if Kennedy is facing "Criminal" charges, and these two are the main "witnesses" isn't what they are doing a crime called "soliciting a bribe"?? What are they going to do? Change their testimony for a payoff? If it is a criminal case it is up to the prosecutor to decide whether to proceed. Their lawyer should be disbarred.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: civilservant, 10/3/2012 11:23:44 AM     (No. 8906625)

Hospiptal had rules for exit with the baby. Kennedy did not follow them.

But heck yeah!!! Urinate on them there nurses!! The Kennedy's are paragons of virtue, and laws and rules DO NOT APPLY TO THEM!!

Let's face it, none of them have ever been found to be on drugs, drunk, killed a woman, raped a woman, made a waitress sammich...........I mean, what possible harm could come from being manhandled by a Kennedy????

I mean come on, even here on L'Dot y'all seem to accept the Kennedy's place above us mere peons.......has to be a verity!!!

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