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House Proceeding 11-03-09 on Nov 3rd, 2009 :: 2:05:25 to 2:06:10
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Jeff Flake

2:05:22 to 2:05:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: small businesses create new jobs. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from arizona rise? >> to address minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. flake: someone time on his hands or more likely somebody with a pretty good search engine found that the 2,000-page pelosi health care bill uses the word shall more than 3,000 times.

Jeff Flake

2:05:25 to 2:06:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake

2:05:44 to 2:06:04( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: that's an average of more than 1.5 times per page. it seems about the only page where the word shall is not used is the page that states that members of congress may enroll in the government-run insurance option. no shall here. just may. in other words, what's good for the country isn't necessarily good for congress. i'd encourage anyone who is

Jeff Flake

2:06:05 to 2:06:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: watching or listening out there to call the speaker and ask her why? why if this

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