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Is this transparency?

Senate Finance Committee refuses Obamacare online disclosure and evaluation by the CBO. Otherwise known as the Bunning Amendment. What are they hiding?

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Asked by Carpy at 8:54 PM on Sep. 23, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Everything they've been LYING about!  The things that would guarantee his UHC plan wouldn't get passed!


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:05 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • The amendment, sponsored by GOP Sen. Jim Bunning of Kentucky, would have required that the legislative language and the final cost analysis from the Congressional Budget Office be posted on the committee's Web site for 72 hours before the committee votes on the final bill.

    WOW, that shows TOTAL lack of transparency, IMO


    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 9:25 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • It gets better.  The reason why???  Because to be DETAILED would take 2 more weeks.. OMFG what is the hurry.  Do it RIGHT, Do it Smart.  This rush rush rush Congressional leadership is out of control!!!

    While the amendment, on its face, may seem reasonable by providing transparency for Congress and the public to read the bill, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus said it would take at least two weeks for the staff to write the bill that way.


    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 9:27 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • Republicans say this bill is too big, too important, and impacts too many people to handle it as business as usual.



    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 9:28 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

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