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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 10:10:00 to 10:13:10
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Louie Gohmert

10:09:57 to 10:10:17( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: depose it better, i would like to know. but a real question of substance has been unanswered and i yield to the the gentleman from texas wherever he would like to take that. mr. gohmert: weust happen to have a chart here. and this is a chart of -- as it

Louie Gohmert

10:10:00 to 10:13:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Louie Gohmert

Louie Gohmert

10:10:18 to 10:10:38( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: says government-run care means lower survival rates for cancer. now, we have been told by our friends across the aisle, well, if you look at england or look at other countries, you find that they have a longer life expectancy than we do in america. well, not if you are looking at

Louie Gohmert

10:10:39 to 10:11:00( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: cancer survival rates. you compare apples to apples and you find out as my from iowa said there is no beter health care in the world than if you want the best survival rate whether it is cancer or heart disease. the place where the statistics

Louie Gohmert

10:11:01 to 10:11:21( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: get skewed is our life expectancy in the united states has added in and this is terribly unfortunate a higher murder rate than some of those countries have. and one of the things that really skews the figures in the united states when a baby is

Louie Gohmert

10:11:22 to 10:11:42( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: born, it doesn't mater if that baby is 20 weeks premature, 10 weeks like my wife's and my first child, if that child is born alive and subsequently dies, even if it's an hour

Louie Gohmert

10:11:43 to 10:12:03( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: later, that counts in our statistics because in america, the majority still feel that every life counts. well, in many of the countries that they try to compare us with with our life expectancy, they don't count that.

Louie Gohmert

10:12:04 to 10:12:26( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: we count it here. when you have a child that dies within an hour or two hours, it brings down the life expectancy. but we count about lives here in america. if you look at this chart. if you can chose a country to go to if you got cancer, well,

Louie Gohmert

10:12:27 to 10:12:48( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: you could go, this green here is england, but that's not the greatest survival rate. my goodness, look at prostate cancer, 50.9% survival rate. that's not so good. in the united states, we have a

Louie Gohmert

10:12:49 to 10:13:10( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: 91.9% -- you know that is fe nominal. that means in the united states if you get prostate cancer, every two people who get prostate cancer in the united states, most of the time, both of them are going to live. however in england, you get two people who get prostate cancer, one of them will die.

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