DamnYankees: Hender: I'm represented by Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Sen. Ron Wyden. I didn't both to even look up they plan to vote because I know already they're all a yes vote. My Congressional representation is nothing if not predictable.Same for me. Every single one of my Congresspeople is voting no. I can't change their minds, my district is so ridiculously red.
Weaver95: he said that first they'd try to block it, then it would fail and they'd shift to being the ones who write the rules on reform. In the end, he didn't expect them to make any major concessions. He said they would never permit any sort of 'public option' and that they'd make minor concessions over 'independent claims review' but largely the industry would continue on as before.
MorrisBird: Damn YankeesYour nephew is the child of a Congressperson?No, he's her chief of staff.
Weaver95: thesilence: DamnYankees: Haha. I'm loving this lady. Who is she?Ah, Sheila Jackson Lee.Wasnt she that chick that answered her cell phone and ignored a constitutes questions during a town hall meeting?I think so, but i'm not sure.
Racht: Is it just me, or does the American flag hanging behind the podium have dots instead of stars?
Hender: Hey, he's speaking right now and rocking his bow tie. Awesome.
Lost Thought 00: Now THAT is a bowtie
willicus: Hender: Hey, he's speaking right now and rocking his bow tie. Awesome.Is that a bicycle pin he's wearing? Nice.
DamnYankees: I would highly doubt it. No Congressperson has been killed since the Jim Jones cult incident.
DarnoKonrad: Lost Thought 00: Now THAT is a bowtieWhat are you watching?
lerry: DamnYankees: I would highly doubt it. No Congressperson has been killed since the Jim Jones cult incident.It's not the craziness of the statement that causes doubt, its the fact that no one has been killed since 1978.
UNC_Samurai: "and that's just the way it is"douchewank
CheetahOlivetti: I'm in Shadegg's district. Sigh.
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