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263 to 171, easily passes, GWB will of course sign it and probably will be done today.

Stock market goes, "yawn," I suspect that the reality is starting to settle in that we're fighting a forest fire with a garden hose with this bill. National Debt with a stroke of a pen will go to $11 trillion once all of this is said and done.

I can take comfort as the Titanic sinks that my child has been tossed into a lifeboat with the equality of mental health care ERISA exemption finally being killed as part of the package.

Figure in aother six to twelve weeks we'll once again go, "oh crap, now what do we do to keep the wheels falling off the bus," but that will be the next President and Congress' issue.
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