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House Proceeding on Mar 18th, 2010 :: 1:04:20 to 1:07:25
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Louie Gohmert

1:04:16 to 1:04:38( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: i think it's real important that we get that said here. with that i yield three minutes to my colleague from texas, mr. gohmert. the speakepro tempe: the gentleman from texas is recognized for three minutes. mr. gohmert: thank you, madam speaker. and i do appreciate my friend across the aisle earlier saying that all lies and distortion must stop. i'm glad he's finally agreed

Louie Gohmert

1:04:20 to 1:07:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Louie Gohmert

1:04:39 to 1:05:01( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: with us on that proposition. it is important. because for one thing people have been misled about what this bill does and doesn't do. i heard one of my friends across the aisle yesterday saying, gee, great news, i've got 25 names of religious leaders who are pro-life who have now taken the look and

Louie Gohmert

1:05:02 to 1:05:22( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: they have said, this is ok. as a pro-life person i don't believe this changes existing law. they look at page 119 and they see under subparagraph capital b little i abortions for which public fund something prohibited. abortions for which expenditure of federal funds appropriated

Louie Gohmert

1:05:23 to 1:05:44( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: for the department of health and human services is not admitted. and based on the law as in effect as of the date of six months before the beginning of the plan year involved. oh, ok. that doesn't change ex-ising law. that's great. and they don't look over to page 124 that says, under this

Louie Gohmert

1:05:45 to 1:06:06( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: bill you have to provide insurance policies that will actually cover -- it says here, there is at least one plan that provides coverage of services described in clause little i subparagraph b. that's the one that says you

Louie Gohmert

1:06:07 to 1:06:29( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: can't use federal funds to pay forbortion. and a few pages over it says you have to provide these policies that will fund abortions from the paragraph we said we want. that's the kind of gamesmanship that's in here and people will suffer as a result. that's just a small example. now we hear over and over that

Louie Gohmert

1:06:30 to 1:06:50( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: you guys are killing people by not letting -- telling people by not having this plan we got for them. we heard the president say in 2007 the first step will be this bill is actually what we are talking about. that will be the first step and then there will be the transition basically into full socialized medicine. he said canada had to start with this kind of bill and then go to the full socialized

Louie Gohmert

1:06:51 to 1:07:11( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: medicine. let's look at what they do. here you find out if you want to die quicker from cancer than any other country, don't come to the united states because you live longer here. folks, that's just not right. i have a bill that does the things that we are talking about. and newt gingrich told me back

Louie Gohmert

1:07:12 to 1:07:25( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: in june, man, that will revolutionize the discussion of health care. i have been trying since june to get that scored. i can't get it scored. i'm shut out. yeah, they are objective. they'll snap their fingers. they'll get you a c.b.o. score the next day, but not for this

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