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  1. #1 You guys won't believe this one-it's criminal!! 
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    John Conyers, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, questioned the point of lawmakers reading the Health Care bill when it's 1000 pages, and you don't have two days or two lawyers to find out what it means..

    This guy actually effectively said, "Why read it? They can't digest that much in such a short time.." So they just vote on it based on what Obama says, evidently.. And these people are determining the future of this country and of your children..

    http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/checker.aspx?v=GduzuzqGqG
    Obama-if you're being run out of town, get out in front and pretend that it's a parade!!!
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    He's right about needing lawyers to interpret it - but that's what most of them are.
    "Today, [the American voter] chooses his rulers as he buys bootleg whiskey, never knowing precisely what he is getting, only certain that it is not what it pretends to be." - H.L. Mencken
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    Quote Originally Posted by linda22003 View Post
    He's right about needing lawyers to interpret it - but that's what most of them are.
    That, AND.. Just who wrote the damned thing? Aren't they the ones supposed to be writing this legislation? Did Obama single-handedly write it when they don't even have time to READ it? No! Is it just some conglomeration of wish list items that Dems have cobbled together for months or years just waiting until they had a veto-proof majority? Just who wrote it, and shouldn't the vote be delayed until all of them have either read it or until they've been forced to on the Cabinet floor and have it read to them audio-book style?? To vote on something of this magnitude, which will change America forever, without reading it seems criminal to me.
    Obama-if you're being run out of town, get out in front and pretend that it's a parade!!!
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    Considering his wife is about to go up the river for a couple of years, and he's going to be the sole parent of the kids, he's got a lot of time to shoot his mouth off.

    A lot of people I know who still live in Conyers' district are hoping he chooses this time to retire and spend time with the kids (since Mommy's going to federal prison), and let someone new run for his seat. Of course, the likely man running has a familiar name, too-Coleman Young, Jr, born Joel Loving, the son of 5 term former mayor Coleman Young. He was born illegitimately to one of the old man's staffers, and then paternity was later proven when the old man denied it. The kid looks just like him, especially now that he's grown up.

    Still, the kid would be an improvement over John at this point. Coleman Junior has not had any scandals of his own, and has impressed (liberal) interviewers with his intelligence and his commitment to environmentalism. He's currently holding office in the state house.

    I lived in Conyers' district before he married Monica. I always respected him for taking on unpopular causes on principle. There were some really horrible stories coming out of the Michigan women's prison facilities of rape by male guards, lack of regular breast and cervical cancer screenings for female inmates, and other issues. Nobody really cares about inmates' rights, but most taxpayers don't want female inmates raped by guards who are paid with their tax money. He made sure there was an investigation by the Justice department. Same with the Wayne County Youth Home, where juveniles were being badly mistreated in the early 90s. His investigation of the latter caused the county to get rid of bad employees and drastically improve the overall conditions (by building the new building they had planned to build ten years earlier).

    But then he married the dumb-ass Monica.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stsinner View Post
    That, AND.. Just who wrote the damned thing? Aren't they the ones supposed to be writing this legislation? Did Obama single-handedly write it when they don't even have time to READ it? No! Is it just some conglomeration of wish list items that Dems have cobbled together for months or years just waiting until they had a veto-proof majority? Just who wrote it, and shouldn't the vote be delayed until all of them have either read it or until they've been forced to on the Cabinet floor and have it read to them audio-book style?? To vote on something of this magnitude, which will change America forever, without reading it seems criminal to me.
    Kennedy staffers wrote most of it .It's one last screw job for America from Kennedy before he goes to his just reward !
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    Quote Originally Posted by megimoo View Post
    Kennedy staffers wrote most of it .It's one last screw job for America from Kennedy before he goes to his just reward !
    I think that the damage that drunk has done to Massachusetts should be enough-he should leave his mitts off of the America..
    Obama-if you're being run out of town, get out in front and pretend that it's a parade!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by stsinner View Post
    John Conyers, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, questioned the point of lawmakers reading the Health Care bill when it's 1000 pages, and you don't have two days or two lawyers to find out what it means..

    This guy actually effectively said, "Why read it? They can't digest that much in such a short time.." So they just vote on it based on what Obama says, evidently.. And these people are determining the future of this country and of your children..

    http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/checker.aspx?v=GduzuzqGqG
    Bush jammed through the patriot act in the middle of the night ...

    Nobody read it.

    More fake outrage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by satanica View Post
    Bush jammed through the patriot act in the middle of the night ...

    Nobody read it.

    More fake outrage.
    How many $$ did it cost us?

    rm -rf obama*
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    Quote Originally Posted by satanica View Post
    Bush jammed through the patriot act in the middle of the night ...

    Nobody read it.

    More fake outrage.
    I didn't agree with that either. Too much potential for abuse if the wrong person became president.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    I didn't agree with that either. Too much potential for abuse if the wrong person became president.
    You mean like NOW?

    rm -rf obama*
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