Susananne  Hiller at Big Government reports that

Harry Reid switched the language in the House-passed H.R. 3590 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009 and inserted the Senate version of the healthcare bill via a manager’s amendment in order to meet the requirement that all legislation raising taxes must originate in the House.

The Senate passed the revised bill with the healthcare language in it, and now the House must revote on the deceptively gutted changed bill because, according to the Constitution, the identical bill must pass both the House and Senate in order to be signed into law.  And, once the Senate Health Care bill pass the House, President Obama will sign it right away.

The threat of reconciliation in the Senate is hollow. There isn’t going to be any reconciliation.

If this is true, then the Democrats are dangerously close to passing the worst bill in the history of America. They will pay a political price for doing this, but I suspect they grossly underestimate the price they will pay. They should look into the history of the Whig party in America and the Liberal Party in England. Major political parties can commit suicide. The Democrats are on the brink.

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