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House Proceeding 02-02-10 on Feb 3rd, 2010 :: 1:33:50 to 1:36:30
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Phil Gingrey

1:33:48 to 1:34:08( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: for that reason, i have raised this issue. i'll yield some moreime to my friend from georgia if he wishes to speak. mr. gingrey: mr. speaker, i thank the gentleman again for yielding and i just wanted to quote some of my friends on the arme services committee, the

Phil Gingrey

1:33:50 to 1:36:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil Gingrey

Phil Gingrey

1:34:09 to 1:34:30( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: ranking member,ctual, also on -- actually on the education and labor committee, colonel john kline. he's a subcommittee chairman, i believe, on armed services as well, been there since we were elected in the 108th back in 2003. so he has eight years, this is

Phil Gingrey

1:34:31 to 1:34:52( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: his eighth year on the armed services committee, very appropriate that john kline is there because of his service in the united states marines. but here's what judge carter, here's what colonel kline said, mr. speaker. i want to quote this. the american people recognize

Phil Gingrey

1:34:53 to 1:35:14( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: that the 9/11 commission was correct when it said that we have an enemy and it's islamic extrism. their words. and the concern is that we may not be paying attention to the fact that the alleged perpetrator was in fact an islamic extremist. end of quote.

Phil Gingrey

1:35:15 to 1:35:35( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: judge carter is telling us, mr. speaker, and certainly i agree with him, this is not about diversity, the importance of diversity in the military, beall thauns. we all understand -- we all understand that. we all understand that. we are great men and women of all kinds of religious

Phil Gingrey

1:35:36 to 1:35:56( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: backgrounds, ethnic backgrounds. they swear as we do, as members of congress, to uphold the constitution and defend thi country. and that will continue to be held in common. but is business of being politically correct for fear of offending, by not being able to

Phil Gingrey

1:35:57 to 1:36:17( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: say he did it and here is the evidence, and everybody knows it, and for fear that you're going to get reprimanded and that's what judge carter's other bill is all about, mr. speaker, so i thank him for giving me the opportunity to join a good friend on the floor to encourage our colleagues on

Phil Gingrey

1:36:18 to 1:36:30( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: both sides of the aisle. there are 95 co-sponsors, i hope tomorrow there'll be 150 and the next day there'll be 300 and when we -- this comes to a vote and hopefully it will, we'll get -- maybe we can

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