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-- Democrats control the US house and they intend to exercise that control apparently.
Even when it comes to how Republicans to communicate.
With the voters back called.
Some Republican lawmakers now accusing the Democrats of censoring their messages.
To the voters back home denying one Republican his right to use a chart that details the Democrats complex health care plan.
And telling another congressman exactly how he couldn't.
And could not describe the Health Care Reform bill to his constituents saying quote.
In the first paragraph he needed change house Democrats.
Unveiled a government run health care plan to.
The house majority.
Unveiled a public option in the health care plan don't -- government run the state public option and don't -- Democrats say house majority.
Well congressman John Carter is a member of the House Appropriations Committee he's the one who got his message.
Changed by the folks who run what is supposed to be a bipartisan committee but it basically Democrats to make this decision -- -- control he's my guess now congressman.
You're happy about this you you think they have any business telling you how you speak -- your folks back home.
And now you write negative.
It's a free speech issue is that this is.
This is political correctness run a -- from their standpoint we have to use their talking points are we can't talk to our folks back home.
And when I saw that I was offended by.
It's not the right thing the American the American people expect to hear from there member of congress back home.
Him speak the way he wants to speak about the issues that are going on in Washington.
I love how they say what they said -- you was because you want to call it.
The government run health care plan -- in and phone mail message FO phone message that you're going to be setting -- to -- correct constituents you gonna call it a government run health plan they come back and say no.
You can either call it a public option health care plan or you can just say.
Health care plan.
But you can't have -- government run let me guess you -- -- to -- when you're for or against the plan being unveiled by the house right now for the Democrats.
Is there any question that there will be a government run option provided.
Absolutely that the -- new option that they're offering is clearly a government run health care plan you take all anything else if actively -- Kevin -- -- You can see all of the agencies that are in there there be helping the government run this health care.
It's not like they're gonna sub contract this out to deprive insurers -- made it it will literally be government right now.
I instead -- that the language that they are proposing.
Comes directly from Nancy Pelosi from President Obama -- he's the terms that.
You are assuming they have polled on that test better then government run.
I think that's true -- they did that this is you get Colin Obama's preacher in college -- speak.
This is Big Brother big sister tell you what you can't I can't say and you know what the -- -- here -- faced them allow that.
The deal with this commission I don't think most of our voters ever heard of this franking commission this bipartisan.
Gets to approve or disapprove the language you used when you mail things home to your constituents.
Well they give it you know the one thing you want to avoid and rightfully so and -- -- have no -- you know this.
As not to make it political you can't say we elect John Carter.
Reelect Republicans that this is something you do not allowed to say it's not a political document into communication -- -- policy.
And how we describe the policy.
Is free speech and they're trying to curtail free speech.
And can they should it out together -- -- this just.
Because I read that this is an advisory saying.
But as a practical matter is an advisory -- once this commission tells you you can't use that language it's a done deal you cannot use that language.
If they tell you can't use the language you cannot use your franking privileges of House of Representatives.
Use the language so the it the only other solution would be -- park yourself far.
A huge campaign funds and then of course it was campaign by that would be a campaign event you say -- politically you wanted to.
This but is it.
And we'll speak this isn't an answer because I mean in the past.
I know that Nancy Pelosi has to has -- it in franking commission approved.
Correspondence to she's her she's called -- the Republican majority -- Identifying the opposition by name has been verboten in the past is this new.
I'm talking to people living around here a long time they tell me this is brand new it's never been done this Pelosi called.
-- us Republican can.
Culture of corruption.
Commission -- that.
The previous -- by the way back during Hillary care.
Which is identical to mr.
Brady's chart except when -- collar.
Was approved by both Democrats and Republicans back in the ninety's so this is a drastic change from what's gone on the back.
And then I know I know that your colleague Ken Calvert from California he wanted to include it in a mailing.
A direct quote from the president of the United States -- -- -- Where President Obama was talking about end of life health care and saying.
Look you know we should at least let you know that maybe you're better off not having surgery but taking painkillers instead which was controversial among seniors.
And apparently that the franking commission said you can't use that I don't.
That's right they told.
-- cavity can use that language either that was a direct quote.
And quite frankly I mean are they trying to from what their president said that's that's the issue.
It's it's all about.
Their language being used in what's whenever a mistake was made language I would argue for seniors that's a mistake and they don't want it went out to the public.
And so now if you go to if you bother to appeal this ranking commission's ruling.
That that it it's really self defeating because that takes a long time -- even if you win you lose get your message doesn't get out there.
So basically so you have one option and that's to pay for yourself or not do it all I guess.
-- -- and in this world that they've created.
We're all these bills -- rush rush rush and you don't -- delayed till the eleventh hour before the vote.
To get your message out Conley is is critical because things are moving way too fast we're not heading down to study and just to make suggestions.
So the American people need to be able to -- quickly find if they delay your message is is bad is killing humans.
And it's not like when you -- these messages out you don't identify -- -- -- -- Republican they know you've got your view is it's not like it's coming from some.
Independent bipartisan source right -- the people who receive the message would understand that you are partisan man.
That's exactly right.
I mean they know who we are.
-- clearly identify who -- -- what party I'm associated with.
And so -- all the other members of that European than doing this but if you interfere with a message we can't get there -- -- -- you have to use Pelosi speak.
That's not right that's a violation of the First Amendment represented John Carter thanks for coming and tell us what's happened and we appreciate it.
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