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House Proceeding 02-02-10 on Feb 3rd, 2010 :: 1:36:35 to 1:39:25
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John R. Carter

1:36:31 to 1:36:52( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: put it on the suspension calendar, it'll pass without controversy. i yield back to my friend. mr. carter: i thank my friend for that comment. what a heartwarming experience that would be for the families and soldiers, some of the soldiers who were there and are now in the combat zone to know

John R. Carter

1:36:35 to 1:39:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John R. Carter

John R. Carter

1:36:53 to 1:37:14( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: that this congress said we recognize this was a combat situation we acknowledge it. unanimously. hard to get unanimous around here. but it would be nice. well, this is all part of my, and i thank my friend for his participation. this is all part of my chance that i get every now and then to talk about the rule of law

John R. Carter

1:37:15 to 1:37:35( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: and doing what's right and identifying what's wrong in this country and not being afraid to speak out and to point out where things are wrong. i want to end -- i want to end by saying that this is a wrong that needs to be righted and this house and the defense department has the ability to right this wrong and we should

John R. Carter

1:37:36 to 1:37:56( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: do it. i think -- i want you to know that secretary gates, i consider him a friend, i have the highest respect for him, i have the highe -- i had the highest respect for him when he was the top man at t a&m university when i represented that wonderful institution and

John R. Carter

1:37:57 to 1:38:19( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: i still have the highest regard for him but i do criticize and will continue to criticize this letting political correctness interfere with making correct statements about what happened so that if nothing else, the kids of these people in the army who know that a major shot

John R. Carter

1:38:20 to 1:38:42( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: other people will have a good explanation as to why he did it. and what t indications are as to why he did it. so they're not worried about their mom or dad getting shot by another guy in uniform. that's a tragic situation. i want to thank the speaker for allowing me to have this time,

John R. Carter

1:38:43 to 1:39:03( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: i hope we can right this wrong and hope that we can let common sense and right over wrong prevail in these two bills and in letting our heroes know what the right thin to do is and that we're going tdo it. i yield back the balance of my

John R. Carter

1:39:04 to 1:39:16( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: time. the speaker pro tempore: under the speaker's announced policy of january 6, 2009, the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas, mr. burgess, for 60

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