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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 10:13:40 to 10:17:30
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Louie Gohmert

10:13:36 to 10:13:58( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: patients, one of them wil die. one out of 10 will die in amica, one out of two will die in england. that is the comparison in this health care and i yield back. mr. gohmert: why would you want to go to any other country. who can blame the new foundland

Louie Gohmert

10:13:40 to 10:17:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Louie Gohmert

10:13:59 to 10:14:21( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: prime minister, love you, canada, and totally devoted, but i'm flying to the united states for heart surgery and he did. he is a smart man. you get breast canc been shown statistics that are not on here. for example, in breast cancer,

Louie Gohmert

10:14:22 to 10:14:43( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: if a tumor is found localized in a breast, then we have a 98% survival rate. 98% survival rate if a cancerous tumor is found localized in the breast.

Louie Gohmert

10:14:44 to 10:15:06( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: in england, 20% les than that. in other words, even though both countries have wonderful technology, when you have a government-run program, you have to put people on lists. and the president's right. he is not being disingenuous when he says we aren't going to deny coverage. for the most part, he's right.

Louie Gohmert

10:15:07 to 10:15:27( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: you put them on list so they die before they get what they ned. and i was talking to a really sweet secretary in tyler, texas, my hometown, andshe has emgrated from england and told my her mother got cancer in england and died of that cancer

Louie Gohmert

10:15:28 to 10:15:52( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: because she was in england. each step of the way, finding the tumor, having surgery, having therapy, all the things, chemo, all those things, you get on a list. she said my mother was found to have cancer and she died because

Louie Gohmert

10:15:53 to 10:16:13( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: he lived in england after i emigrated to the united states, she said i'm alive because i'm in the united states instead of england because i didn't go on the list. and this isn't some wealthy person. this is middle-clas secretary with a lot of clas and she

Louie Gohmert

10:16:14 to 10:16:35( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: knows just how god we have it here. and so you got all men's cancer, 6.3% survival rate. here in england, 4.8%. here in england, 44.8%. 53% in canada. i mean, that's a lot of people -- you know, we heard our friend

Louie Gohmert

10:16:36 to 10:16:56( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: from florida come down and rant and rave about people in here killing folks in our district. all i can see when i lok at these cancer survival rates and death rates is, when you want us

Louie Gohmert

10:16:57 to 10:17:17( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: to go to a government-run health care, i know it's not intentional. i know it's not intentional, but the fact is, you will cause people to die unecessarily. there is no reason to have this kind of drop in prostate cancer success, but that's what we have.

Louie Gohmert

10:17:18 to 10:17:30( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: and it's so unnecessary. you got all women's cancer, 62.9, 5% - mr. pallone:.8% in england.

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