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626 Words Per Minute: Little Time to Read 1,073-Page Stimulus Before Debate
Breitbart.tv ^ | February 13, 2009 | Republican Study Committee

Posted on 02/13/2009 7:23:43 AM PST by Saint X

Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.): Democrats made the bill available at 11 p.m. on Thursday night. At 9 a.m. Friday morning, the House begins debate on the bill. If members of Congress actually took the time to read the bill, they would have to read through the night at a rate of 626 words per minute before heading to the House floor. What are the odds of that happening?

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: communism; congress; coup; coupdetat; crooks; deathtoamerica; insanity; moneylist; pork; porkulus; socialism; stimulus; terminate; thieves; tomprice; tyrants
That's a nasty looking piece of legislation!
1 posted on 02/13/2009 7:23:43 AM PST by Saint X
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To: Saint X
DEBATE?...it's a socialist power grab, a socialist campaign fund
2 posted on 02/13/2009 7:25:31 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Saint X

At some point, Specter will look up, ala Alec Guinness, and say, “...what have I done?”


3 posted on 02/13/2009 7:27:53 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
At some point, Specter will look up, ala Alec Guinness, and say, “...what have I done?”

No, he won't. Like Dan Rather and the forged documents, these type people have such deep psychological damage, they never see when they do wrong.

4 posted on 02/13/2009 7:30:20 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Join the Constitution Party)
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To: Doogle
The people who wrote it are not to be trusted — the pro-American Congressmen and women surely know this.

Vote it down for that reason alone!

5 posted on 02/13/2009 7:30:55 AM PST by BenLurkin (Mornie` utulie`. Mornie` alantie`.)
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To: Saint X

They should put the whole Bill on the internet for two weeks so the people can read it and make up their own minds. The rush to pass this Bill is simply so the people can’t see what is in it. It’s a scam on the people.


6 posted on 02/13/2009 7:31:03 AM PST by RC2
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To: Saint X

There are probably only five or six people who really know what is in the bill. The devil truly is in the details.


7 posted on 02/13/2009 7:31:09 AM PST by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Saint X
Each Republican in the House and Senate needs to be assigned one specific section to read. Then, they can each speak about the particular piece of BS they find.

That, perhaps, could be done in 48 hours, assuming these reps actually care about it.

8 posted on 02/13/2009 7:31:37 AM PST by KittenClaws
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To: FreeAtlanta

Arlen will feel the thump of the mortars momentarily knock him off his feet, get up, dust off his hat, then fall on the plunger. I can dream, can’t I ?


9 posted on 02/13/2009 7:32:51 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Saint X

I love my Rep :D. I think I’ll email him and thank him.


10 posted on 02/13/2009 7:38:46 AM PST by Toki ("Palin Pingers" Freepmail Liberity Rocks or me to get on the list today!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Good Lord, Lautenberg is saying this!!!!

I think it is going to be their cover when the details of this plan come out.

11 posted on 02/13/2009 7:39:21 AM PST by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: Saint X

It’s all about intentions not specifics. Been like this for decades and decades.

Of course specifics get “modified” over time by building the same crap on top of the original intention, which means more spending.

Modern day European socialism hello, we have arrived with trumpets blasting by the press corps, cheers from the perverted trust fund aristocracy, and open hands raised on high by the dependent class.


12 posted on 02/13/2009 7:39:49 AM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Saint X

"Our hidden provision for "retroactive Primum Noctis"
to favor all Democratic leaders still has not been found by the fools."

13 posted on 02/13/2009 7:39:57 AM PST by Diogenesis (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: FreeAtlanta; Eric in the Ozarks

they never see when they do AS BEING wrong. .............


14 posted on 02/13/2009 7:40:42 AM PST by Red Badger (Zimbabwe has removed 12 zeroes from its currency. We need to remove ONE from the White House......)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

I hope your Alec Guinness analogy holds true because someone else blew up the bridge.


15 posted on 02/13/2009 7:44:14 AM PST by dirtman
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To: Saint X
Our congresscritters are being stampeded to pass a bill no one will ever read.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

16 posted on 02/13/2009 7:49:02 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: dirtman
Its been a while since I've seen “Kwai.”
17 posted on 02/13/2009 7:52:12 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: KittenClaws
Each Republican in the House and Senate needs to be assigned one specific section to read. Then, they can each speak about the particular piece of BS they find.

That is exactly what I've been thinking. I have also wondered if the Repubs have a group meeting of just them and discuss what are in the bills, etc.

Also, what if none of the Repubs showed up for the debate and vote, would that shut things down? If they boycotted it until they all had a chance to read it before a vote was allowed.

18 posted on 02/13/2009 7:54:55 AM PST by YellowRoseofTx (Evil is not the opposite of God; it's the absence of God)
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To: YellowRoseofTx; KittenClaws

They need to post the rotten thing on the internet so Freepers and other Country loving Americans can tear into and see what is under the decaying leaves of this stinking mess.


19 posted on 02/13/2009 8:15:04 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Join the Constitution Party)
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To: YellowRoseofTx
If they haven't thought of this, then what good are they?

Of course, if they did read it, they'd be flapping their yaps to their constituents about how “they know more than we do” , never bothering to enlighten us.

20 posted on 02/13/2009 8:20:09 AM PST by KittenClaws
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To: FreeAtlanta
They need to post the rotten thing on the internet so Freepers and other Country loving Americans can tear into and see what is under the decaying leaves of this stinking mess

What they need to do is build a bonfire and burn the whole mess!

21 posted on 02/13/2009 8:21:40 AM PST by KittenClaws
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To: KittenClaws

On the Senate floor.


22 posted on 02/13/2009 8:23:23 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Join the Constitution Party)
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To: RC2

The rush to pass this Bill / I wonder why obama wants the bill to passed so fast what else is in the works that we don’t know about???


23 posted on 02/13/2009 8:25:52 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: rollo tomasi
Modern day European socialism hello, we have arrived with trumpets blasting by the press corps, cheers from the perverted trust fund aristocracy, and open hands raised on high by the dependent class.

We could only hope for European socialism. This will be like Zimbabwe mixed with the Soviet Union with a dash of Nazi Germany.

24 posted on 02/13/2009 8:27:10 AM PST by conservative cat (America, you have been PWNED!)
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To: FreeAtlanta

On the Senate floor.

LOL! Or be made to eat every page..their choice of condiments, of course.


25 posted on 02/13/2009 8:35:06 AM PST by KittenClaws
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To: Saint X
If members of Congress actually took the time to read the bill, they would have to read through the night at a rate of 626 words per minute before heading to the House floor. What are the odds of that happening?

Isn't that a service their staffs could perform? Give each one a section, and tell them to give it the Reader's Digest treatment.

26 posted on 02/13/2009 8:56:17 AM PST by SuziQ
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To: Saint X

“Democratic Senator Predicts None of His Colleagues ‘Will Have the Chance’ to Read Final Stimulus Bill Before Vote”...

Just called Senator Lautenberg’s office 202-224-3224.Joe answered on the third ring.

I aksed him if the Senator was still planning on voting even though he hasn’t read the entire Bill. Joe said, “yes because he is privvy to the Committee Reports. He knows what is in the Bill.”

I asked Joe if the Senator is comfortable with the vote proceeding even though a majority of the Senators have not read the additonal 1,000 pages that were quickly added two nights ago and Joe said, “yes, the Senator is comfortable with voting.

The feeling I walked away with is Joe definitely didn’t care and the Senator didn’t care one way or the other. I am so disgusted.

I told them I felt it was unacceptable to proceed and irresponsible given the reckless way the Bill was thrown together.

It is so frustrating to care more than the Senators do and their Staff. Sickening.

Please call his office if you can. Thanks.


27 posted on 02/13/2009 10:37:47 AM PST by joygrace
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