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House Proceeding 01-12-10 on Jan 13th, 2010 :: 0:18:25 to 0:19:55
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Dennis J. Kucinich

0:18:19 to 0:18:39( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: against both pieces of tarp legis it's time that am money back and imposed a 75% tax on the bonuses that bankers are planning to pay themselves using windfall profits earned from massive taxpayer support of the financial services industry.

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:18:25 to 0:19:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis J. Kucinich

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:18:40 to 0:19:00( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: the responsible bankers act will not penalize banks for making a profit but rather will tax the bonuses that are set aside. as i pointed out a month ago, bankers are preparing to pay themselves record bonuses rather than lenng american prosperity. they should use their profits and they could use their profits

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:19:01 to 0:19:22( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: to do many things to improve the prospects of the american economy. like strengthen their capital base, reduce fees fees charged to customers or increase lendsing to small and medium sized companies. well, they're not doing that. they're hoarding it. they're using noun other banks. h.r. 4414 drause on the movement that's happening right now in the u.k. and around the world

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:19:23 to 0:19:44( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: where people are waking up that banks are not there to help with the economy of the nation, then they should haveo pay a serious tax on their thank you. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from florida rise? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanous consent to address the house for one minute. objection. >> mr. speaker, james madison

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:19:45 to 0:19:57( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: said in federalist 45, the the proposed constitution to the federal government are few and defined. those which are to remain with the state governments are

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