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Special deals, carve-outs keep health care afloat

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posted on Dec, 22 2009 @ 01:40 PM
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Special deals, carve-outs keep health care afloat


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CNN) -- Democrats call it compromise. Republicans call it bribery. But both sides agree that special deals are why the Senate is on track to pass a health care bill by Christmas.

It wasn't clear whether Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had the support needed to move ahead with his chamber's health care bill until Sen. Ben Nelson, the last Democratic holdout, had a change of heart this weekend.

He agreed to support the bill in return for compromise language on federal funding for abortion and more money for his home state of Nebraska.

As a part of the deal, the federal government wi
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posted on Dec, 22 2009 @ 01:40 PM
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Well ofcourse this is what is going on. When the bills and decisions are written and made behind closed doors bribes are often the case.

And who is suprised really? I mean come on, they needed the 60 votes cause Republicans just wanna mop the floor with Obama and I actually like the Red's plan a bit better.

So we now have a healthcare bill that will not help americans, it will raise taxes and raise spending by almost a Trillion dollars.

Who else got a little bit of what they wanted in this eh?

Thoughts?

~Keeper

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posted on Dec, 22 2009 @ 03:47 PM
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In the case of most of those "special" deals, they violate article 8 of the First Amendment, which states that taxes, and assessments must be UNIFORM throughout ALL of the states:


he Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;


www.usconstitution.net...

Congress CONTINUES to VIOLATE the Constitution, and no one seems to care.



posted on Dec, 22 2009 @ 03:52 PM
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Everybody is too damn occupied watching the finaly of survivor tonight to actually read and UNDERSTAND the news.

Then again history revionism has played it's part as well as the dumbed down education system.

A perfect storm some would say.

~Keeper



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