WASHINGTON -- In a last-ditch scheme in defiance of the Constitution, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic accomplices plan to send the Senate health care bill to President Obama without a clean, up-or-down vote on its merits.
As Democratic leaders struggled to find 216 votes to pass the bill by a majority vote, as required under the enacting procedures set forth in the Constitution, their fallback was a nefarious plan whereby the House would "deem" the legislation as passed so that vulnerable Democrats would not have to cast a recorded vote on the hugely unpopular bill. "Last year, the House was passing bills without reading them. This year, they're passing bills without voting on them," former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said last week.
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if it keeps going at this rate either we will end up with a Dictatorship or a revolution.
The way they are pushing things we are on the cusp of one or the other.
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