The House is debating and voting today on the Senate bill and the Reconciliation bill.
John Boehner looks like he's going to explode.
This is baloney.
I'm in favor of starting a pool on what the Republicans will offer up as a Motion to Recommit.
My bet is trying to do Stupak's dirty work for him.
Links and discussion below the fold:
I've been notified that I should remind everyone to be commenting on the shuttlepod diaries, and not the mothership.
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Shuttlepod #3 by Christian Dem in NC
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I'm going to call these runabouts from now on.
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READ THE BILLS!!!
Text of the Amendment to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute
Text of the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute
Text of the Senate Amendments to H.R. 3590 (Senate health bill)
Text of the bill as reported (reported by the Budget Committee)
There was a boatload of baloney in these meetings. I just watched the last session, which was all of the votes to grant waivers on bogus Republican Amendments You can read them all here. I wish someone could have invoked the language of Robert Byrd:
I make the point that when the Senate is operating under cloture the Chair is required to take the initiative under rule XXII to rule out of order all amendments which are dilatory or which on their face are out of order.
The elephants and the morans are kicking it into overdrive this weekend. Here are just a few examples that I know of that have been diaried about:
Now They're Spitting on a Congressman! UPDATED with Statement by DanK Is Back
The Bachmann Agenda on Health Care: Heartless by Tarryl Clark --That's Future Congresswoman Tarryl Clark!
Urgent! I'm being threatened to oppose HCR! (updated) by hatecloudsyourthoughts
Brick thrown at one of Louise Slaughter's congressional offices by Christian Dem in NC
I will provide other links as they are recommended.
Here is President Obama's speech to the Democratic Caucus too, via the new CSPAN video library: