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House Proceeding 12-07-09 on Dec 7th, 2009 :: 0:02:20 to 0:03:40
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Lamar S. Smith

0:02:18 to 0:02:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: medical school, has to say about the admini health care bill. quote, the people who favor the legislation are engaged in collective denial. speeches and news reports say it will tackle the problems of cost, access and quality but that's not true. there are no provisions to substantially control the cost

Lamar S. Smith

0:02:20 to 0:03:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Lamar S. Smith

0:02:42 to 0:03:02( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: or raise the quality of care so the overall effort will fail to qualify as reform. whatever its shape, the final legislation that will emerge from congress will marketly accelerate national health care spending rather than restrain it. the legislation would do little or nothing to improve quality or change health care's

Lamar S. Smith

0:03:03 to 0:03:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: dysfunctional delivery system. worse, currently proposed federal regulation would undermine any potential for real innovation and insurance and the provision of care, end quote. dean flier has good advice. congress should start over and do it right. the speaker pro tempore: the

Lamar S. Smith

0:03:26 to 0:03:44( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: gentleman's time has expired. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, the chair will postpone further proceedings today on motions to suspend the rules on which a recorded vote or the yeas and nays are ordered, or on which the vote incurs objection under clause 6 of re

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