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House Proceeding 01-13-10 on Jan 13th, 2010 :: 2:02:00 to 2:05:35
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James Jordan

2:01:56 to 2:02:16( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: leading this tonight. and i'm going to time to my god friend from ohio, mr. jordan. mr. jordan: i thank the gentleman for yielding. and i thank for this special hour. i know that the chart in the well of the chamber talking about the real costs of the

James Jordan

2:02:00 to 2:05:35( Edit History Discussion )
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James Jordan

2:02:17 to 2:02:39( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: health care legislation and what it means over time, $2.1 trillion. and i think when you look at that number and couple it with some of the things we have seen happen in the last year, i gave a speech back home in the 4th district of ohio where i talked about this and i started the speech with the question, who would have imag

James Jordan

2:02:40 to 2:03:00( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: have thought, who would have thought we would have run a $1.4 trillion deficit. who would have $12 trillion national debt scheduled to go to $20 trillion. who would have thought within

James Jordan

2:03:01 to 2:03:21( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: tw on that debt would be over $1 billion a day? we are talking some serious financial concerns. an by the leadership in this congress, a health care bill that is going add $1.2 trillion to those unbelievable

James Jordan

2:03:22 to 2:03:42( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: numbers. every man, woman and child to pay off the debt is $39,0 they have to pay. it is unbelievable. when you think about one of the things that makes america great, that makes us the greatest nation in history s this simple concept that parents make sacrifices for their kids so

James Jordan

2:03:43 to 2:04:03( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: when they gr better life. and each generation has done it but what we have in america is this focus on livin spending for te now, living and spending for he moment and sending the bill to our kids. unfortunately, this health care bill represents al tha about washington, not only on

James Jordan

2:04:04 to 2:04:25( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: the spending side, but on whole host of other areas as well. and i would say in just a general sense and make this last point and yie back to the the gentleman from texas, i would just say as this bill represents what americans washington, this healtcare

James Jordan

2:04:26 to 2:04:46( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: bill is big taxes, big spending, big washington, big bureaucracies, federal government telling familiesand small business owners and individual americans how they're now going to get their health care and telling americans they will have bureaucrats between you, your family and doctor, represents everything that americans don't like about it.

James Jordan

2:04:47 to 2:05:07( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: and unfortunately, it seems the leadership in this congress is bound and determined to move forward with that. one thing know about americans, we hate being told what to do. it is part of the american d.n.a. and they see this health care bill of telling them how they're going to get their

James Jordan

2:05:08 to 2:05:28( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: health care and they don't like it. the old line that we have in ohio and probably too, most americans when they are traveling down the highway and they see 5, for most americans that's not the limit but that's the challenge. we hate the idea of being told how we're going to do things. the federal government is now

James Jordan

2:05:29 to 2:05:36( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: going to tell us how we're going to get our health care and going to cost us $2.1 trilion and that offends americans.

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