Non-binding health care resolution that urges MO’s congressional delegation to vote NO on HCR passes 111-46. #UTD    15 minutes ago   from web  

Ah, a profile in non-binding courage. Correct me if I’m wrong, but aren’t there more than 46 Democrats in the Missouri House of Representatives?

This may explain why Massachusetts voters don’t appear to be too concerned about 41 votes in The U.S. Senate (Well, yes, there is Joe Lieberman, too.).

HCR 18 Urges the Missouri Congressional delegation to vote against H.R. 3200, the federal health care reform legislation

Sponsor: Diehl, John (87) Proposed Effective Date: 00/00/0000

CoSponsor: LR Number: 4336L.05C

Last Action: 01/19/2010 – HCS Adopted (H)

WITH HA 1 TO HA 1, HA 2 TO HA 1 AND HA 1 AS

AMENDED ADOPTED

HCS HCR 18

Representative John Burnett (D) via Facebook:

Best line of the health care debate so far. Rep Beth Low upon being recognized by Speaker after standing at microphone about two hours waiting. “Thank you Mr. Speaker for helping me break in my new shoes.”