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House Proceeding on Sep 30th, 2009 :: 0:03:50 to 0:04:40
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Luis V. Gutierrez

0:03:38 to 0:04:00( Edit History Discussion )

Luis V. Gutierrez: gentleman from illinois rise? >> i ask permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> told i told my staff i have good news and bad news. the badews is i had to cancel their health insurance policy. it was just too expensive. here's the good news, i'm taking out a huge life insurance policy on all my employees so if you get sick and die, i told them, don'

Luis V. Gutierrez

0:03:50 to 0:04:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Luis V. Gutierrez

Luis V. Gutierrez

0:04:01 to 0:04:21( Edit History Discussion )

Luis V. Gutierrez: wry, i got you covered. i didn't tell them that i'll use the bene and i am going to line my pockets. soun sound unfair? you're right. it is. all across america companies take out life insurance policies on their employees. they spend $8 billion a year on

Luis V. Gutierrez

0:04:22 to 0:04:41( Edit History Discussion )

Luis V. Gutierrez: these premiums, but the benefits go to the employer. big companies, win dixie, wal-mart, dow chemical, even disney and the employees don't even know about it. in a nation where millions of health insurance, corporate america is finding a way to line their pockets with life insurance.

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