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House Proceeding 01-08-09 on Jan 8th, 2009 :: 0:52:50 to 0:55:55
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Tom Price

0:52:46 to 0:53:08( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: congress, and i'm certainly excited about that. that's my friend, dr. price. mr. price: thank you. i want to thank you for your leadership on this issue and hosting this hour and pointing out probably one of the most stark pieces of contrast information this early in a session. with the poster that you have

Tom Price

0:52:50 to 0:55:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Price

Tom Price

0:53:09 to 0:53:29( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: there where president-elect said just today, only government can break the crippling our economy. really is remarkable, when you think about it. i know the american people believe in themselves strongly. i know we believe in them and i know that they know that government isn't necessarily

Tom Price

0:53:30 to 0:53:50( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: the answer to all of our woes. we're talking about solutions. got remarkable cllenges and everybody wants a solution to this. but the root word of solution is to solve and to take government money that's been the government's money, that's the people's money, i'll make just a short point on that, this is tax must be that we

Tom Price

0:53:51 to 0:54:11( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: don't have -- money that we don't have. that we don't have. people think, we're talking about this .2 trillion or something like it's sitting over here in the corner and all we got to do is figure out how to spend it. well, the not. it's on the backs of the children, grandchildren and now great-grandchildren of the adults in this nation.

Tom Price

0:54:12 to 0:54:34( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: that's wrong. that's wrong. there is a solution. there are positive solutions out there. you and our colleagues have talked about some of them today and they're allowing americans to keep more of their hard-earned money, making it so that businesses, small and large, can create jobs, unlock the credit cris, the credit freeze that we've d, make certain that we move in a direction that allows the

Tom Price

0:54:35 to 0:54:55( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: economy to expand and allows jobs to grow without spending money that we don't have. that's one of the huge differences between the folks in charge right now and those of us who believe strongly in the american people. and believe strongly in american principle, in american vision and in american values. that would embrace a solution that would champion the

Tom Price

0:54:56 to 0:55:17( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: individual, champion the american people. i want to commend you for what you're doing and just mention that one of the casualties of all of this discussion is the concept of what a zero means. a zero tacked onto a zero tacked onto a zero with a one put in front is a lot of money when you get a lot of zeros and

Tom Price

0:55:18 to 0:55:38( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: the american people frankly -- frankly members of congress have lost sight of what trillion is. trillion is virtually 1/3 of our curren into the federal government. and we're talking about trillion -- trillion-dollar deficits. that's spending money we don't have, for as the

Tom Price

0:55:39 to 0:55:55( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: president-elect said today, as far as we can see. that's not the kind of policy that will result in positive improvement for the men and women across this nation and growth in our economy that is what we need. the gentleman from georgia knows that, having served at

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