More Backroom Deals In Exchange For Votes On Health Care Bill!
Obama and Pelosi have made even more backroom deals in exchange for a "yes" vote to government-run, socialized health care! When will the madness stop?!
Rep. Bart Gordon (D-TN): Since Gordon is retiring, he doesn't have much to lose by voting for the health care reform bill, but he does, however, have a lot to gain... He has been promised the job of NASA administrator in exchange for his vote.
Rep. John Tanner (D-TN): Tanner is another retiring congressman from Tennessee, and has been promised an appointment as U.S. Ambassador to NATO in exchange for his vote.
Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND): In an exchange for a "yes vote, Pomeroy will receive a deal that protects the Bank of North Dakota’s existing student loan program and will make it the only bank in the United States that will continue to receive federal assistance for its student loan program.
Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) and Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA): In exchange for their "yes votes," Rep. Cardoza and Rep. Costa have been promised $500 million for a new University of California-Merced Medical School.