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House Proceeding on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 0:17:50 to 0:19:05
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James Jordan

0:17:47 to 0:18:08( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: health care. they want what the founding fathers and the const wanted and guaranteed -- freedom. what a novel idea. freedom. i yield back. the what purpose does the gentleman from ohio rise? >> revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: the minute. >> mr. speaker, there's a lot of talk about freedom and liberty

James Jordan

0:18:09 to 0:18:29( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: over the last couple of days. in washington, d.c. but the question really is, the person who is sick and can't get health care, are they really free? if you keep getting sick because yocan't access a can't get better, so you can't go to work, so you can't make money, is that person really free?

James Jordan

0:18:30 to 0:18:53( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: in 2009 we need to redefine freedom. and freedom in america in 2009 means being healthy. and having access to a health care system that isn't just for the elite but it's for everybody. now our people are going to get a 15%, 20%, 30% increase, businesses are going to get a 30% increase right now.

James Jordan

0:18:54 to 0:19:06( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: this is what we're trying to prevent. an $1,800 increase for the average family of four if we do absolutely nothing. we're going to wake up in a few weeks in america, no more denials because of pre-existing

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