Hello Kossacks, here is Shuttlepod entry #14 in today's health insurance reform debate in the House of Representatives.
Please do NOT rec this diary, but instead, recommend the Mothership by Adam Blomeke, to insure that the conversation stays on the DKos Rec List.
To watch the debate, go here: CSPAN.
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)
CSPAN Video Library of the Rules Committee Meetings last night:
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
Here is President Obama's speech to the Democratic Caucus too, via the new CSPAN video library: