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    Senator Denounces Federal Budget Bill as 'Trojan Horse' to Fund New Health Care Law

    Senator Denounces Federal Budget Bill as 'Trojan Horse' to Fund New Health Care Law - FoxNews.com

    The Senate will decide the fate of the $1.2 trillion budget bill that narrowly passed the House Wednesday night and would keep the government running through September of next year. But Senate Democrats are planning to add more money, including thousands of pet projects sought by lawmakers.

    Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., noted that the Senate version would provide $19 million to the IRS for dictating health insurance under the new law; $6.25 billion to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for new health reform programs, and $210 million to the Health Resources and Services Administration for public health workforce programs...
    You know, I'm pretty sure Obama promised this would be paid for by increasing efficiency, cutting costs elsewhere, etc. NOT by adding costs to upcoming budgets.

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    Re: Senator Denounces Federal Budget Bill as 'Trojan Horse' to Fund New Health Care L

    Quote Originally Posted by Whovian View Post
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    You know, I'm pretty sure Obama promised this would be paid for by increasing efficiency, cutting costs elsewhere, etc. NOT by adding costs to upcoming budgets.
    Obama lied again! No way!

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    Re: Senator Denounces Federal Budget Bill as 'Trojan Horse' to Fund New Health Care L

    Quote Originally Posted by MegaRepublican View Post
    Obama lied again! No way!
    Yeah... go figure... btw, welcome to the board, relatively new guy

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    Re: Senator Denounces Federal Budget Bill as 'Trojan Horse' to Fund New Health Care L

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    You know, I'm pretty sure Obama promised this would be paid for by increasing efficiency, cutting costs elsewhere, etc. NOT by adding costs to upcoming budgets.
    Uhh, items that get funded "through cuts" still have to show up on the budget.

    I mean, it's not like we can use the money saved from canceling the F-22 procurements to fund highway construction and still label it "F-22 procurement."
    Last edited by Deuce; 12-09-10 at 11:04 PM.

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    Re: Senator Denounces Federal Budget Bill as 'Trojan Horse' to Fund New Health Care L

    Dems want this passed because if it waits till January the GOP will control the spending

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