Can anyone tell me?

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    The healthcare bill that they're trying to push through reconcilliation is the senate bill. In order to use recon, they first have to pass the Senate bill in the House. The Senate bill contains billions of dollars in new spending. By law, all spending must ORIGINATE in the house. How are they proceeding on this bill that originated in the Senate?
     
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    How? - by Shredding The Constitution via procedural sleight of hand.

    They hope that the Stupid Masses will forget all about it when they start waving shining things in front of us after it passes. Once the bureaucracy is established, it will be nearly impossible for future Congresses to undo it.
     
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    Last I heard an hour or so ago, Pelosi is going to try a "deem and pass" strategy. She'll deem that everyone has voted for passage (even though nobody did) and they she'll hustle the thing over to Obama for signature.

    It would be an unconstitutional thing to do .... but who the hell cares about the Constitution these days?
     
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    Been hearing some on this... more evidence, IMHO, that government has gone wayyyy too far and a reduction of government is ABSOLUTELY needed
     
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    FOXNews.com - Republicans Battle Pelosi Over Plan to Pass Health Bill Without Traditional Vote


    This way the House Dems think they will 'save face' :rolleyes: come November. They will pull out all the stops and use everything they can to shove this pile of shit through . . . . regardless that the majority of Americans do not want this behemoth they've tricked out as 'reform'.
     
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    Vel,

    Search the Slaughter Solution

    It's basically a Congressional hijacking
     
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    Looks like the Dems finally learned something of use from the Reps....
     
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    So then vayank... you were against any use of this tactic then and are for it now? Or were you against it then and will stand against it now even with the DEMs deploying the tactic?
     
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    So the 'Mommy, he did it too' is okay with you? How very partisan.
     
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    It's all just a big sham unfortunately. The People don't want this massive indecipherable Democrat Boondoggle. Now the Dems are resorting to dirty tricks to force it on the People. I think the People are smarter than they think though. Make 2010 count.
     

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