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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 4:21:25 to 4:24:05
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Louie Gohmert

4:21:07 to 4:21:28( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: suffering from malnutrition, but the she said they may have anxiety about where their next meal is coming from. i think i'll pick this up in a moment and yield to my friend from texas. mr. gohmert: thank you very much. i would like to follow up on that with something our friend across the aisle said before us

Louie Gohmert

4:21:25 to 4:24:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Louie Gohmert

Louie Gohmert

4:21:29 to 4:21:49( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: tonight, he said that when this bill passes, we'll have a lot to run on. and i agree. i think they'll need to be running a great deal after this bill were to pass. because the vast majority of americans don't want it to pass. that's very clear.

Louie Gohmert

4:21:50 to 4:22:13( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: so you ask yourself, why would the majority of the house of representatives and the senate and the president try to cram a bill down the throat of the majority of americans that don't want the bill when it could hurt them politically? well there is so much

Louie Gohmert

4:22:14 to 4:22:35( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: government in this bill that they know if this bill passes then the government intrusion, whether you want to call it socialism or progressivism, it's the government taking over such a massive part of our lives, basically taking over our lives, but i would want to point out, page 100 of the

Louie Gohmert

4:22:36 to 4:22:59( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: senate bill, why were the unions so happy to jump on this? unions are beginning to have -- look at their health insurance policies as some of them are, as a massive debt and they'd like to get rid of it. we know that they'd be unable to do this under the bill, but

Louie Gohmert

4:23:00 to 4:23:21( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: people will be glad to know, people who are in unions, who are retired and have union health insurance, they'll be glad to know that they won't lose their union negotiated health care, at least not until

Louie Gohmert

4:23:22 to 4:23:42( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: the date on which the last of the collective bargain agreements relating to e coverage terminates. so people will be able to keep, you're in a union, madam speaker, people are in a union, or they've retired and they have union health care, they can be assured they do not lose

Louie Gohmert

4:23:43 to 4:24:05( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: their health care, at least not until the date on which the last of the collective bargaining agreements relating to coverage terminate, then of course once a new union contract has to be negotiated, all bets are off. .

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