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House Proceeding on Feb 4th, 2010 :: 5:20:10 to 5:22:45
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Allen Boyd

5:20:06 to 5:20:26( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: bill, come together and do real fiscal discipline. the american people are not undertaxed. we overspend. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida is recognized. mr. boyd: madam speaker, may i inquire as to the time i have left? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman controls 3 1/2 minutes. boyd boy madam speaker, i yield

Allen Boyd

5:20:10 to 5:22:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Allen Boyd

5:20:27 to 5:20:47( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: myself the balance of the -- mr. boyd: madam speaker, i yield myself the bance of the time. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. boyd: madam speaker, this has been a good debate. i want to work with mr. ryan to solve these problems. madam speaker, that's the only way that we will solve this massive problem that we have.

Allen Boyd

5:20:48 to 5:21:08( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: i don't think any of us take pleasure. i know mr. ryan doesn't and i know i don't. in talking about here -- here about raising the debt ceilings. i would be less pleased if i

Allen Boyd

5:21:09 to 5:21:30( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: had voted for those policies and i would be embarrassed. and i give you an example. the economic package of 2001 that carried us down this trail. subsequently 9/11, subsequent medicare prescription drug programs, unpaid for. wars that we continued to cut taxes while we were committing

Allen Boyd

5:21:31 to 5:21:52( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: our troops overseas and billions -- hundreds of billions of dollars to prosecute those wars. madam speaker, we have to stop this foolish policy of spending more than we take in. congress is -- has consistently shown that we don't have the will to discipline ourselves

Allen Boyd

5:21:53 to 5:22:13( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: when it comes to spending and revenue raising. pay-as-you-go legislation is a tool that will put us back on the right path to fiscal responsibility. it worked in the path, as others have said, put in place first by george w. bush sr. along with a democratic congress and then later on by

Allen Boyd

5:22:14 to 5:22:36( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: president clinton with a republican congress. we can do it again if we work in a bipartisan way. this is a great first step, though. and for those who criticize the legislation as having to many exemptions, i'm very pleased to hear mr. ryan and others saying they changed their tune about exemptions.

Allen Boyd

5:22:37 to 5:22:45( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: i have some vote sheets here that says they voted to enact spending programs or mandatory programs that we had paid for but they voted against the bill when it was paid for and then

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