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  -*** House Debate on Health Care Bill *** Thread 7 annabanana  Nov-07-09 08:45 PM   #0 
  - ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ  itsrobert   Nov-07-09 08:46 PM   #1 
  - I hope Nancy doesn't let him blather on all night!  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:46 PM   #2 
  - quit stalling already!  Razoor   Nov-07-09 08:47 PM   #3 
  - When the heck are Boner's pants gonna catch fire?  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 08:47 PM   #4 
  - Thanks for sticking with it annabanana.  jefferson_dem   Nov-07-09 08:47 PM   #5 
  - I may have to fold if THIS one goes to 100. . n/t  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:49 PM   #10 
  - so basically Boehner wants to reform health care, but doesn't want to do any of the work  charlie and algernon   Nov-07-09 08:48 PM   #6 
  - Like many DUers he is against any mandate to buy insurance  stray cat   Nov-07-09 09:12 PM   #57 
  - Boehner done, Now Dingell. 5 minutes.  AlinPA   Nov-07-09 08:48 PM   #7 
  - FINALLY. .  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:49 PM   #8 
  - Rep Dingell. Standing Ovation, cheers.  Graybeard   Nov-07-09 08:49 PM   #9 
  - Dingell quoting NY Times... doesn't he know that it's a "Liberal rag?" n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 08:50 PM   #11 
  - Keeping it Kicking  goclark   Nov-07-09 08:52 PM   #13 
  - "I will not spend much time on the Republican Plan.. It is not  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:51 PM   #12 
  - When did his Dad serve in Congress.. from when to when?  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:53 PM   #14 
  - Dingell has been around the block  bluestateguy   Nov-07-09 08:53 PM   #15 
  - And if HE says "most Americans will get a decent choice!" ....  Clio the Leo   Nov-07-09 08:58 PM   # 
  - The death of recision!. .YAY  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:53 PM   #16 
  - Dingell- A car in Canada costs $4/hr less to make because they have UNIVERSAL health care! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 08:54 PM   #17 
  - And the bill they're talking about tonight won't change that n/t  dflprincess   Nov-07-09 08:55 PM   #18 
  - HIM I could have listened to for a little longer  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:55 PM   #19 
  - Yeah, and less to the Orange Boner! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 08:57 PM   #23 
  - Here's the vote on the RepubliCON fecal amendment! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 08:56 PM   #20 
  - On edit - I see -- it's the evil stupak amendment  Politicub   Nov-07-09 08:57 PM   #21 
  - Stupak amendment  charlie and algernon   Nov-07-09 08:57 PM   #24 
  - first the Stupak amendment, then the Repub substitution  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:58 PM   #25 
  - And then the real big vote we've all been waiting for. Fingers crossed!!!  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:00 PM   #30 
  - Who are the so far 13 Democrats voting in favor of this?  Cleita   Nov-07-09 09:03 PM   #37 
  - They are going to vote on the amendments now - 15 minutes  annabanana   Nov-07-09 08:57 PM   #22 
  - FIFTEEN minutes! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 08:58 PM   #26 
  - Good, I need to catch up...  Clio the Leo   Nov-07-09 08:58 PM   #27 
  - So much news flying - is the Stupak amendment expected to pass?  Politicub   Nov-07-09 08:59 PM   #29 
     - I thought it failed by voice vote. Although the rumor was that whether this failed or passed  Kdillard   Nov-07-09 09:00 PM   #32 
     - As a matter of standard practice someone  POAS   Nov-07-09 09:03 PM   #33 
     - The compromise with Pelosi was that if she allowed a vote on it, they'd vote for the final bill  jenmito   Nov-07-09 09:06 PM   #40 
     - Seem like it might be close  davidpdx   Nov-07-09 09:05 PM   #38 
  - Announcer on C-SPAN - This is representitive Cancer, er Cantor... n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 08:58 PM   #28 
  - freudian slip. cantor IS a cancer on the congress. nt  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:00 PM   #31 
  - Just watching the numbers flip around. . Caller thinks that AARP  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:03 PM   #34 
  - Reporter on C-Span just said a handful of Repubs. will vote "present" on Stupak bill!  jenmito   Nov-07-09 09:03 PM   #35 
  - At least one will vote "present" and the anti-choicers are not happy about it...  jefferson_dem   Nov-07-09 09:06 PM   #39 
     - Yeah-that's the guy the reporter named. I hope the Repubs. don't pressure him to change his mind.  jenmito   Nov-07-09 09:07 PM   #43 
  - Wow, Stupak amendment getting its ass kicked so far - 101 Nay-89 Yea.nt  quiet.american   Nov-07-09 09:03 PM   #36 
  - Not so fast, Speedy Gonzalez! 117 yea, 130 ney now n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:07 PM   #42 
     - That's why I included the "so far." :) nt :)  quiet.american   Nov-07-09 09:07 PM   #44 
        - 136-138 now.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:08 PM   #46 
           - I see Repubs have peeled off 46 Dems so far for the dark side. nt  quiet.american   Nov-07-09 09:10 PM   #51 
              - 52 now. There's now way we can win on this one. The numbers are no longer there.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:13 PM   #59 
                 - The one win is that Stupak no longer has any excuse to not vote for the House bill.  quiet.american   Nov-07-09 09:14 PM   #68 
  - I swear I can't listen to these CSPAN callers.....  Clio the Leo   Nov-07-09 09:07 PM   #41 
  - Clio, no kidding sometimes it's painful to listen to  davidpdx   Nov-07-09 09:08 PM   #47 
  - I'm taking this time to watch all the broo ha ha from this morning...  Clio the Leo   Nov-07-09 09:13 PM   #61 
  - that young repub caller got owned  charlie and algernon   Nov-07-09 09:09 PM   #50 
  - Like fingernails on a chalkboard.  Jennicut   Nov-07-09 09:14 PM   #67 
  - There's 36 dems voting yea already?. . yikes  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:08 PM   #45 
  - 43 now.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:09 PM   #49 
  - I bet it passes  MaineDem   Nov-07-09 09:11 PM   #53 
  - Have any of you watching this thread called in to Cspan? Fess up...  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:09 PM   #48 
  - Bill will pass. Dems don't have enough votes left to defeat it.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:10 PM   #52 
  - Hopefully the "substitute fecal amendment" will not pass.. n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:12 PM   #56 
  - And I bet my Blue Dog voted for it.  MaineDem   Nov-07-09 09:13 PM   #62 
  - Unbelieable I am so pissed. This better get tossed in reconciliation.  Kdillard   Nov-07-09 09:13 PM   #64 
     - That's Boehner's big fear. I hope it gets tossed, too.  jenmito   Nov-07-09 09:16 PM   #73 
  - I hope this guy calling in to CSPAN now doesn't pay his taxes when the bill passes  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:11 PM   #54 
  - I love watching old men decide what's best for us women.  liberalmuse   Nov-07-09 09:12 PM   #55 
  - that rnc caller was full of crap.  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:12 PM   #58 
  - I bet he got one watching the Orange Erection. n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:13 PM   #63 
  - Stupak passed...  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:13 PM   #60 
  - wtf!  Hutzpa   Nov-07-09 09:14 PM   #65 
  - Doesn't look good....200-173  davidpdx   Nov-07-09 09:14 PM   #66 
  - Aren't they redeciding  rusty charly   Nov-07-09 09:15 PM   #69 
  - No - just what your tax payer dollars will pay for....  stray cat   Nov-07-09 09:16 PM   #71 
     - Unlike the Iraq War  rusty charly   Nov-07-09 09:18 PM   #78 
     - wouldn't it have been better if we could have opted out of taxes for Iraq as well?  stray cat   Nov-07-09 09:19 PM   #80 
     - Not quite  never cry wolf   Nov-07-09 09:22 PM   #87 
  - Not even close. 236-190 right now with 63 f-ing dems voting yes.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:17 PM   #75 
  - Glad we funneled all that money to the Democrats last year  high density   Nov-07-09 09:16 PM   #70 
  - If any of the ones I funded voted for this one, they will hear it for me.  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:17 PM   #77 
  - Crap, minority and poor women just got raped  never cry wolf   Nov-07-09 09:16 PM   #72 
  - While I understand your anger and frustration....  Clio the Leo   Nov-07-09 09:17 PM   #76 
  - I hope it gets changed in conference!  mvd   Nov-07-09 09:18 PM   #79 
  - Shocked to see 63 dems (so far) vote yea on Stupak  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:16 PM   #74 
  - Find out who they are, and ream them a new one! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:19 PM   #81 
  - Now on to the "Republican Bill". .  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:20 PM   #82 
  - Five mind vote for the Boner ammendment then onto the big vote.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:21 PM   #83 
  - FIVE minute vote on the "substitute" n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:21 PM   #84 
  - This should be quick  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:21 PM   #85 
  - WTF. A Dem voted Yea for the Boehner bill!?!?!?! nt  LLStarks   Nov-07-09 09:21 PM   #86 
  - They fixed the tally. I saw that flash too, but it's back to zero.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:23 PM   #89 
  - Wonder who the 1 dem was who votes yea for Boner bill and then nay?  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:22 PM   #88 
  - wouldn't you be sleepy at this point? n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:24 PM   #91 
     - OMG -- I would need to be all hopped up on Sudafed if I were there  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:25 PM   #93 
  - Boner amendment just got deflated!  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:23 PM   #90 
  - Flacid Member...  BlueIdaho   Nov-07-09 09:25 PM   #96 
  - Wonder if that's the Calif. rep?  fugop   Nov-07-09 09:26 PM   #99 
  - Is debate finished?  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:25 PM   #92 
  - Yessiree! They're voting now.  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:26 PM   #97 
  - Looks like one puke voted against Boner. Might we have that vote? Interesting.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:25 PM   #94 
  - Oooh. A GOP dissenter. Is that Ahn Cao? nt  LLStarks   Nov-07-09 09:25 PM   #95 
  - A lone republican voted nay -- wonder who it is?  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:26 PM   #98 
  - Might be Boner himself.  Graybeard   Nov-07-09 09:29 PM   #101 
     - c-span now saying it was Johnson -IL.  Graybeard   Nov-07-09 09:41 PM   #128 
  - see, the Blue Dogs aren't TOTALLY worthless.....  Clio the Leo   Nov-07-09 09:29 PM   #100 
  - oh no, cancer objects to healthcare bill. nt  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:30 PM   #102 
  - This isn't a surprise  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:30 PM   #106 
  - Cantor is stalling further.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:30 PM   #103 
  - Now we have to listen to Cantor stall. . What will he use to try  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:30 PM   #104 
  - God - what a royal douche. Like a petulant child.  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:31 PM   #109 
  - Now what's happening? Will there be hours more of debate?  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:30 PM   #105 
  - what in the HELL NOW IS THIS????  high density   Nov-07-09 09:30 PM   #107 
  - This guy is making no sense. When he talks it sounds like he is whining.  Politicub   Nov-07-09 09:32 PM   #112 
  - If Cancer has a motion to recommit with instructions,  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:30 PM   #108 
  - He has five mins.  Parker CA   Nov-07-09 09:31 PM   #111 
  - O Brother, here we go: Cue the tape -- songs of the beloved "tort reform." nt  quiet.american   Nov-07-09 09:31 PM   #110 
  - Call out the Whaaaaambulance!  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:33 PM   #115 
  - lol He' s quoting Howard Dean.. who'da thunk. . it's all tort all the time  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:32 PM   #113 
  - hear cancer, stop taking dean out of context. besides tort reform only affects 1-2% of medical costs  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:33 PM   #114 
  - I think this is kind of a thin thread to hang a stall on. .  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:34 PM   #116 
  - medicare advantage? looks like she putting insurance company profits first.  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:34 PM   #117 
  - Ginny Brown-Waite should changer her name to Brown-NOSE! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:35 PM   #118 
  - Johnson of Illinois was the R voting against the Boner amendment. n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:36 PM   #119 
  - did he or she press the wrong button by accident or something?  high density   Nov-07-09 09:38 PM   #122 
  - so repubs only want choice when it's ripping off seniors. nt  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:37 PM   #120 
  - Did this just turn into the House of Commons?  high density   Nov-07-09 09:37 PM   #121 
  - lol, I was about to say.....  Clio the Leo   Nov-07-09 09:39 PM   #125 
  - "trial lawyers". what a bunch of sore-losing BABIES!!! nt  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:38 PM   #123 
  - Whaaaaambulance time!  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:39 PM   #126 
     - no kidding!! nt  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:41 PM   #127 
  - More PUKE stalling!  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:38 PM   #124 
  - Beginning to sound like the British Parliament.  Cleita   Nov-07-09 09:41 PM   #129 
  - heh, so Steny Hoyer can get fired up after all  high density   Nov-07-09 09:42 PM   #130 
  - Seriously. Who's spine did he borrow? n/t  kcass1954   Nov-07-09 09:44 PM   #136 
  - GO HOYER!!!!! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:42 PM   #131 
  - Were those the teabaggers in the gallery, or the teabaggers in the aisles. nt  quiet.american   Nov-07-09 09:42 PM   #132 
  - Both! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:43 PM   #133 
     - :) nt  quiet.american   Nov-07-09 09:43 PM   #134 
  - Last gasp for the Boner amendment... FIFTEEN minutes n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-07-09 09:44 PM   #135 
  - HEY.. There's a NEW THREAD!  annabanana   Nov-07-09 09:45 PM   #137 
  - Another GOP vote against the party position.  POAS   Nov-07-09 09:45 PM   #138 
  - rather sickening how cspan gives equal time to 20% of the electorate.  RepublicanElephant   Nov-07-09 09:47 PM   #139 
 

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