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Senate Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 4:16:20 to 4:18:30
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Max Baucus

4:16:20 to 4:16:42( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: years, you'll be able to move in in. the house might be stricken by lightning, it might fall apart, it might blow up, it might have a fire, and that's exactly what could happen in this bill this bill may not make it for four years what's in it. there will be elections.

Max Baucus

4:16:20 to 4:18:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Max Baucus

4:16:43 to 4:17:03( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: and i just cannot imagine that we would establish a policy of taxing people for four years, raising costs, leading down this path that will eventually go to a public plan, that will end doing what was originally

Max Baucus

4:17:04 to 4:17:25( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: introduced in this bill and that is to end up with one public plan. it will take a little way the bill is being reconfigured, but it is going to end up in the same place unless we can stop it by showing people that the mandates and the taxes are not good for our economy and

Max Baucus

4:17:26 to 4:17:47( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: they're not good for care system that we know in this country. because we have choices in this country. we have who our doctor is and what insurance coverage we want, when we want a high deductible or a low deductible. and that's not a choice that

Max Baucus

4:17:48 to 4:18:08( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: should be taxed. we shouldn't hav someone tell us what procedures we can have. we should have the option of deciding our doctors. and that's what we want in health care reform. but that's not what's in the bill before us, mr. president.

Max Baucus

4:18:09 to 4:18:29( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: so i hope we hutchison-thune motion to commit. we're going to work to try to make sure that everyone knows we want fairness in this bill so that people know what's in it. and i hope we will the new version of the bill is very soon so that we will have a chance to

Max Baucus

4:18:30 to 4:18:30( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: are some changes that are being

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