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Senate Proceeding on Dec 20th, 2009 :: 2:52:00 to 2:55:25
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Richard Burr

2:51:46 to 2:52:07( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: let's tax kids' baseball. or let's tax all the swimming pools because we all have exposure to u.v. light. i mean, it shows you the precariousness and the silliness of a large portion of and i yield back. mr. burr: the gentleman makes a great point, and i'm sure that we have loaded the chairman of the finance committee with additional good ideas that he

Richard Burr

2:52:00 to 2:55:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Richard Burr

2:52:08 to 2:52:31( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: could go back and think. i'm sure before it's over with, we'll find parents that don't put suntan lotion on their children and especially if it doesn't meet the high enough s.b.f. to block everything that the sun might produce. this is out of control. this is not the way to write a bill that affects one-sixth of the u.s. economy.

Richard Burr

2:52:32 to 2:52:52( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: it's done behind closed doors in a back room with only people there that the democrat can walk on the floor and say i haven't seen it either. if the number-two democrat hasn't seen it, how many people were there? how many people's input came into this? was it just leader reid and

Richard Burr

2:52:53 to 2:53:13( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: senator nelson? was it the presiding officer from minnesota? nobody knows nobody knows. but the truth is that what we do know is that the american people don't like the process. and more importantly, the american people don't like the bill. now, the chairman of the finance

Richard Burr

2:53:14 to 2:53:35( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: committee, others once it's out there and they get a taste of this, they're going to like it then. let me remind my colleagues, th chief actuary us hospitals are going to close, nursing homes are going to close, doctors are going to quit

Richard Burr

2:53:36 to 2:53:57( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: practicing medicine, doctors are going to quit seeing medicare and medicaid how do you repair that after you've done the damage? are we willing to risk that for the future of this generations yet to come? boy, we've got a few hours --

Richard Burr

2:53:58 to 2:54:19( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: ten, eight -- before we vote. i hope people get some sense. i hope they pull back from this. let's leave let's think about this. let's go home, let's talk to people, let's listen to in this country. if we do, get a new piece of paper, take some of the things that are in

Richard Burr

2:54:20 to 2:54:40( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: this bill, take some of the things we have talked abo on this side of the aisle, take some of the stuff the american people have find a way for 100% of the surenvironment find a way to have 100% of the american people to have coverage, not to leave

Richard Burr

2:54:41 to 2:55:01( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: 24 million people outside the i think when we had three objectives. it was to people. we flunked. it was to invest in prevention, wellness and chronic disease management. the doctor and i would both say we haven't come anywhere close to do that.

Richard Burr

2:55:02 to 2:55:23( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: important was make sure it's fiscally sustainable. c.b.o., want to go, the only way this is fiscally sustainable is if the independent medicare advisory board continues to cut re coverage to willing to spend on health care to say it

Richard Burr

2:55:24 to 2:55:26( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: i don't believe that's reform.

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