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You're drafting the single biggest piece of legislation history this country the single biggest.
16% of its economy everybody's life is going to be affected by what this does it's being drafted behind closed doors with out any public.
Access to what happens it's going to be dropped on our yes the data -- six machinists and that we're gonna have to vote up or down some rushed manner.
To tell tell -- -- my fears are well grounded.
Senator even even though what senator Snowe voted for yesterday.
Earlier this week does not strictly speaking have the so called public option.
Medicare for everybody below 651.
I -- -- or.
And your colleague Chris Dodd -- your colleague Harry Reid all of whom fiercely are in favor of this.
So called public option rejoice.
It caused me to conclude.
That what the Senate Finance Committee voted for yesterday started the ball rolling and they will under cover of darkness of behind closed doors.
He had these things to it and it will come back to you as a yes or no and if they can.
Do it by 51 votes with no Republican support.
I think you're absolutely right I think I think the -- that's gonna happen procedurally.
You've got to remember the center of the Democratic Party.
In the in in the senate and in the house especially in the house want to single Payer plan they want government run health insurer and -- They want to force you lock your private insurance and under the government plan.
And it -- do that to this.
Public and government plan which is structured away so the level playing field to field tilts towards it and so employers basically -- rather play -- pay a penalty and have to put up with the excessive increases in.
In premiums that are going to be driven by the new benefits packages and people pushed into what's known as -- each change where they will basically choose this subsidized government plan.
That that is the game plan saying that that is the purpose of the majority of the house members and -- very strong significant working group within the senate you know senator Schumer.
Senator Sanders senator Brownback the senator brown senator.
Senator -- And senator Reid supposedly.
And so -- and accomplish that when they know they can't get out of -- willing to make it yeah the committee's language so they didn't put -- in there.
And they probably -- -- again across the -- sixty votes so you'll see a bill come out of the senate that does not have that language ended in name.
Overt way they'll be an opening sport but no overt way.
But when it goes to conference.
And the house and the senate democratic leadership basically right conference report it will reappear.
And then it comes back in the senate and basically we as Republicans have virtually no way to stop at that point -- a conference report comes back.
You get one procedural vote it will be viewed as a procedural.
Require sixty votes or else passes -- 51 votes.
You're absolutely right this big game playing here it is to put in.
A public plan which will lead to a single Payer nationalized system within five or ten years anyway.
And to do it.
By using the conference mechanism get a -- across the board.
Get sixty votes that sort conferences do it and.
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