Eagle Forum Legislative Alerts

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

A bill of bribery, extortion, secrecy, fraud, and corruption

List of "Sweetheart Deals"
Made by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) 
to Secure 60 Votes for his Health Care Bill

Prepared by Republican Study Committee, a caucus of 
conservatives in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Just when you thought secret deals with the industry, closed-door meetings and Chicago-style backroom politics couldn't get any worse . . . they did. According to Reid, "A number of states are treated differently than other states. That's what legislation's all about: compromise". Really? Rather than thoughtful policy, H.R. 3590 is the result of Democrat desperation and includes countless political handouts. In an effort to meet an artificial holiday deadline, the bill itself has come to look like a Christmas tree with goodies for all Democrat holdouts.

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