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    House Passes Health Bill

    House Passes Health Care Bill - FOXNews.com

    - In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House narrowly passed landmark health care legislation Saturday night to expand coverage to tens of millions who lack it and place tough new restrictions on the insurance industry. Republican opposition was nearly unanimous.

    The 220-215 vote cleared the way for the Senate to begin debate on the issue that has come to overshadow all others in Congress.

    A triumphant Speaker Nancy Pelosi likened the legislation to the passage of Social Security in 1935 and Medicare 30 years later.
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    Yeah, Social Security and Medicare are bang up government programs.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Yeah, Social Security and Medicare are bang up government programs.
    This administration is going to be the death of me, yet. Dealing with the IRS is bad enough. They're all a bunch of crooks, if you ask me.


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    They still have to get it past the Senate. By the rules, the Senate must have a 2/3 "super majority" to avoid a filibuster, so winning by 5 votes like it did in the House is actually a loss.

    Plus every state is equal in the Senate, and generally a majority of states are basically Republican. This works against the populous liberal states, but Texas is also handicapped.

    We need to bust up Texas I think, which we have the right to do - That way, we could gain about 6 Senators and put a stop to this kinda crap.

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    Doesn't surprise me. Things get worse all the time don't they
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    Doesn't surprise me. Thinks get worse all the time don't they
    For you , I would have to say that is true.
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    Look at the bright side , if there is anything left to the country after these elite lberal assholes get voted out of office , it might teach people to be a little more responsible with their vote.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Look at the bright side , if there is anything left to the country after these elite lberal assholes get voted out of office , it might teach people to be a little more responsible with their vote.
    I think such a lesson would at best, for the majority of the population, would be transient in nature
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    Quote Originally Posted by 213th View Post
    I think such a lesson would at best, for the majority of the population, would be transient in nature
    Your probably right but I can dream , can't I ?
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

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    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

    Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Your probably right but I can dream , can't I ?
    Yes definetly! I truly hope I am wrong too...
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