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House Proceeding 02-02-10 on Feb 3rd, 2010 :: 0:23:40 to 0:27:20
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Dan Burton

0:23:36 to 0:23:57( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: suggestions by empowering the women of afghanistan. it will help keep them safe and keep us safer. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. mr. moran from kansas. for what purpose does the gentleman from indiana rise? mr. burton: mr. speaker, i would like to claim that time and

Dan Burton

0:23:40 to 0:27:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Dan Burton

0:23:58 to 0:24:21( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: speak out of order for five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. burton: mr. speaker, the president of the united states, president obama, is sending budget up here that we just found out about in the last couple of days, $3.8 trillion in the fiscal year beginning october 1. and that's about a 30% increase

Dan Burton

0:24:22 to 0:24:42( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: in outlays since 2008. $3.8 trillion. the president eel budget includes more than $2 trillion in tax hikes at a time when this economy is really suffering with a nearly 20% jump in taxes in the first year alone and it's going to hit tax increases on small businesses, investors and families and going to violate

Dan Burton

0:24:43 to 0:25:04( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: the president's campaign pledge. the president's budget bors too much from our -- borrows too much from our kids and grand kids. it will run a record budget deficit of $1.6 trillion in fiscal year 2011 and throughout the next decade the defendant

Dan Burton

0:25:05 to 0:25:25( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: will never go below $00 billion and 2020, it will be over $1 trillion a year and the national debt is going to double in the next five years. we can sustain this kind of spending. the president's proposed spending freeze that he talked about is a step in the right direction but only $15 billion.

Dan Burton

0:25:26 to 0:25:47( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: $15 billion out of a budget of $3.8 trillion is less than a drop in the bucket. when he talksbout freezing spending, that's not going to solve the problem. we need spending caps if we're going to get control of spending. the president pushed through the stimulus package which ended up

Dan Burton

0:25:48 to 0:26:08( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: costing over $1 trillion and hasn't helped unemployment. he said it wasn't going to be more than 8% and still over 10% right now. the president said he wants to have another stimulus package. he calls it a jobs bill. it's going to cost billions of dolls more and it's not going

Dan Burton

0:26:09 to 0:26:29( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: to create jobs, just going to increase the deficit more. and c.b.o. says that if we pass the energy tax he's talking about because of quote, unquote, climate change, it's going to increase taxes on energy by $870 billion. and then to cap everything off, the president continues to want to bring these terrorists to the

Dan Burton

0:26:30 to 0:26:50( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: united states for trial. these people are enemy combatants. as my colleague, dan lungren talked about a while ago, they should be tried in a military court in guantanamo where people won't be intimidated. imagine what it would be like to be on a jury with one of those people.

Dan Burton

0:26:51 to 0:27:11( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: everyone would be scared to death that their life is at risk if they rerpped a decision to put those people to death or cause them a great deal of harm. we really need to deal with them as an enemy combatant and need to deal with them in guantanamo and give them the military justice they deserve. i hope that the president might

Dan Burton

0:27:12 to 0:27:20( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: be paying attention. i can't address him, because we can't address people outside the chamber. if he were listening tonight, i

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