...the battle lines have hardened as Democratic leaders predicted passage of the House bill and GOP leaders vowed to derail it.... the hour of destruction, or manly opposition to the machinations of tyranny, stares you in the face. Every friend to his country, to himself and posterity ... is now called upon ... to make a united and successful resistance to this last, worst, and most destructive measure of administration. ~ Broadsheets printed in the run-up to the Boston Tea Party
"We will pass health care reform," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said after Obama's visit to Capitol Hill.
Meanwhile, House Minority Leader John Boehner vowed to do everything he can to "stop this from becoming law."
"The American people do not want this," he said. "We're going to do everything we can to make sure this does not happen."
House Minority Whip Eric Cantor said Democrats are joining their side to vote against the bill.
Saturday, November 7, 2009
House Weighs Health Bill