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House Proceeding 11-03-09 on Nov 3rd, 2009 :: 2:13:40 to 2:14:45
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Douglas Lamborn

2:13:37 to 2:13:58( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: people into government-run health care. i strongly oppose the democr big spending health care bill. i yield back the balance of my time. the speakeor what purpose does the gentleman from colorado rise? o address the house for one minu the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> mr. speaker, washington is attempting to take over our health care system, roughly 16% of the economy.

Douglas Lamborn

2:13:40 to 2:14:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Douglas Lamborn

Douglas Lamborn

2:13:59 to 2:14:20( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: in the shadow of approximately $12 trillion natnal debt, i am deeply concerned about the financial direction our country is taking. our annual deficit set an all-time record this year of $1.4 tllion, three times the previous record. our future o $50 trillion. and we have no plan to pay any of it back.

Douglas Lamborn

2:14:21 to 2:14:43( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: this is unsustainable. while people in my state of colorado and all over the country are are struggling, the federal government has the audacity to propose raising taxes by another $730 billion for health care. besides higher tax, the health care plan is largely paid for, if you can call it that, by raiding medicare. another entitlement program that

Douglas Lamborn

2:14:44 to 2:14:45( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: is nearly insolvent. if congress were a publicly

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