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House Proceeding 06-11-09 on Jun 11th, 2009 :: 2:24:35 to 2:25:30
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Charles W. Dent

2:24:18 to 2:24:38( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: poorly running theureaucracy that's already taken over, recently the government took over the largest bond dealer, bear stearns. the government has taken over the largest insurance company, the american international group. and the government has taken over the largest consider manufacturer, g.m. i don't think a the government is running it better in their current states. i yield. mr. dent: if the gentleman would

Charles W. Dent

2:24:35 to 2:25:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Charles W. Dent

2:24:39 to 2:25:00( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: yield. to follow up on that point you were making about government ownership and autos and financial services and elsewhere, let's talk more about health care. there is an idea being floated about called a government option which needs to be i think fully understood, invented before the public. but that government option many fear may become the only option

Charles W. Dent

2:25:01 to 2:25:21( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: for insurance because a government optio coverage will perhaps -- would be able to offer a much lower cost than any kind of private sector insurance product. and the fear is that you would have a backdoor government takeover of our health system through this governmt option. very real concern.

Charles W. Dent

2:25:22 to 2:25:31( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: and again -- i just don't think we should lose sight of the fact that if -- this turns into a backdoor single payer system or government takeover of health

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