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House Proceeding 03-20-10 on Mar 20th, 2010 :: 2:09:25 to 2:12:15
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Douglas Lamborn

2:09:22 to 2:09:43( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: my colleagues for supporting this resolution. mr. chairman -- mr. speaker, i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields. the gentleman from colorado is recognize. mr. lamborn: mr. speaker, thank you. the service performed by cold war veterans is indeed honorable and herer tos you. we should encourage the people

Douglas Lamborn

2:09:25 to 2:12:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Douglas Lamborn

2:09:44 to 2:10:05( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: of the united states to participate in activities to honor these brave men and women in uniform. we must give them the recognition they deserve. as members of the military, their health care falls under the tricare system which must be protected in any healtcare bill before congress. we must make sure any bill

Douglas Lamborn

2:10:06 to 2:10:28( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: gives them the benefits they deserve. however, what happens to them and the families of them tomorrow? we're going to be voting on a massive health care bill that will affect the healthare of our veterans and their families and indeed of al americans. something i would like to briefly address is that we have many doctors and physicians in the united states who are opsed to this health care plan.

Douglas Lamborn

2:10:29 to 2:10:49( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: yes, there is one large organization of about 245,000 members which supports the plan. the american medical association. but we have a number of medical plans, including the state plans, excuse me, the state associations, of alabama, delaware, district of columbia,

Douglas Lamborn

2:10:50 to 2:11:12( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: florida, georgia, kansa louisiana, missouri, new jersey, ohio, south carolina, and texas, which are opposing the health care plan. we have many medical national societies which are opposing this plan, such as the american academy of dermatology, american academy of facial,

Douglas Lamborn

2:11:13 to 2:11:33( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: plastic, and reconstructive surgery, the american academy of ophthalmology, the american academy of otoe laron joling. the -- of otolaryngology. the congress of obstetricians and gynecologists, the american

Douglas Lamborn

2:11:34 to 2:11:54( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: college of students, the american osteopathic academy of orthopedics, the the american pediatric association, the american society of anesthesiologists and it goes on and on and on. general surgeons, colon and rectal surns, neurological

Douglas Lamborn

2:11:55 to 2:12:16( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: surgeons, on and on and on. twice as many doctors in this country are formally opposed to this health care plan as have are supported it through the american medical association. twice as many are in opposition. i think that speaks importantly for what we should consider the medical community's response, really, to be to this legislation.

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