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House Proceeding 03-20-10 on Mar 20th, 2010 :: 1:07:45 to 1:09:35
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Douglas Lamborn

1:07:42 to 1:08:03( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: that's what we're going to do tomorrow. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from colorado. >> thank you, madam speaker. there are some important and vital and principled reasons why this side of the aisle will be opposing the health care plan should it come to a vote tomorrow. and just briefly let me recap these.

Douglas Lamborn

1:07:45 to 1:09:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Douglas Lamborn

1:08:04 to 1:08:24( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: it raises tes by $570 billio over 10 years. it will cost the taxpayers $1.2 trillion, not to mention the so-called doc fix of about $371 billion, a massive increase of government spending. it's also a takeover by the government. a dramatic step away from personal-private coverage and

Douglas Lamborn

1:08:25 to 1:08:47( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: choice to a government-run system that will end up rationing care. it's unconstitutional. there's nowhere in the constitution that says the government has the power to require every single person to go out and buy insurance whether they want to or not. it fails to adequately address illegal immigrants through no enforceable means of citizen verification. it funds abortion.

Douglas Lamborn

1:08:48 to 1:09:08( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: there's lack of tort reform. it forces americans out of their current plans. it increases premiums. it will increase personal health expenditures whether people can afford it or not. it bends the curve of government spending in the future in the wrong direction. it constitutes a massive permanent government takeover of the private student loan

Douglas Lamborn

1:09:09 to 1:09:29( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: industry. that's 30,000 jobs right there. it's chalked full of different deals from the bismarck bank job to the louisiana purchase and others. it does not factor in market risk regarding defaults on student loans. so for al those reasons, madam speaker, we should be opposing that bill when it comes -- if

Douglas Lamborn

1:09:30 to 1:09:36( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: it comes to a vote tomorrow. at this point i'd like to yield three minutes to my friend and colleague from the state of

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