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House Proceeding on Feb 14th, 2007 :: 5:50:28 to 5:56:10
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Joe Courtney

5:49:20 to 5:50:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Courtney

Joe Courtney

5:50:07 to 5:50:28( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Courtney: will continue to hear voices that say don't look down, don't look at the mistakes, look at the hill and we have to take the hill and save the world of the threat of terrorism. thank you,

Joe Sestak

5:50:28 to 5:50:51( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from missouri. mr. skelton: mr. speaker, may i inquire about the time consume and time remaining, please. the speaker

Joe Sestak

5:50:28 to 5:56:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Sestak

Joe Sestak

5:50:51 to 5:51:11( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: pro tempore: the gentleman from missouri has three hours and 13 minutes remaining. the gentleman from california has three hours and four minutes remaining. mr. skelton: thank you, i yield

Joe Sestak

5:51:11 to 5:51:26( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: myself such time as i may consume. the speaker: the gentleman is recognized. mr. skelton: it's interesting to note that this debate is about so many things other than the resolution that's before

Joe Sestak

5:51:26 to 5:51:47( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: us. simp, straightforward, and -- simple, straight fart, in plain english language, two points. first is, -- straightforward, in plain english language, two points. first is the congress

Joe Sestak

5:51:47 to 5:52:05( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: support the wonderful young men and women in uniform. secondly, we do not agree with the addition of 21,500 troops in iraq. that is what we ought to be debating. and i listen now to my good

Joe Sestak

5:52:05 to 5:52:28( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: from virginia speak of normandy. i was there with him. i saw my friend dr. mcdonald with a worn purple heart and a cluster and his silver star on his uniform that day. great memories.

Joe Sestak

5:52:28 to 5:52:40( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: great american victory. but what in the world is the debate involving other battles other days other conditions when we ought to be talking about this. this is a simple, straightforward debate.

Joe Sestak

5:52:40 to 5:52:57( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: i yield five minutes to my friend and colleague, the gentleman from georgia, member of the armed services committee, mr. marshall. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recognized

Joe Sestak

5:52:57 to 5:53:14( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: for five minutes. mr. marshall: i thank the gentleman. thank you, mr. speaker. we're debating today a nonbinding resolution to disapprove the iraqi american military surge in baghdad. we do

Joe Sestak

5:53:14 to 5:53:37( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: so knowing congress cannot manage a war let alone micromanage one. we do so knowing the summer has begun and will continue despite our debate and vote. we do so hoping our debate will not discourage

Joe Sestak

5:53:37 to 5:53:48( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: those called upon to execute the surge, but we also do so knowing that it might. mr. speaker, that is enough for me to oppose the resolution. i will vote no on the anti-surge resolution despite

Joe Sestak

5:53:48 to 5:54:02( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: the fact that for three years now i have consistently contended we should have fewer troops in iraq not more. the surge is up consistent with my general view of how to make our view in iraq

Joe Sestak

5:54:02 to 5:54:23( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: sustainable and attainable. the anti-surge resolution is like sitting on the sidelines and booing our own team's play because we don't like the coach's call. i cannot join that might discourage

Joe Sestak

5:54:23 to 5:54:50( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: one's efforts in baghdad. to those soldiers and marines who are engaged, mr. speaker, i would say the following. don't be discouraged by this debate and vote. it is birthed by the very democracy

Joe Sestak

5:54:50 to 5:55:08( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: that you are defending. if you are successful iraqis may one day enjoy the same right to debate and vote like we are debating and voting. if they do, then they well look back at you as having

Joe Sestak

5:55:08 to 5:55:27( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: birthed that right for them. nearly 40 years ago i was a grunt platoon sergeant in vietnam, a kid who dropped out of college and enlisted specifically to go to vietnam and at the very time

Joe Sestak

5:55:27 to 5:55:50( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: that i was fighting insurgents in vietnam, our country was torn by anti-war protest and debate. i didn't worry about that. you shouldn't either. i didn't let it discourage me. you shouldn't

Joe Sestak

5:55:50 to 5:56:10( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: let it discourage you. you should simply do your duty and be proud ot the fact you have done it. do the best of our ability. i made tons of mistakes, failed many, many times to do what i

Rob Bishop

5:56:10 to 5:56:27( Edit History Discussion )

Rob Bishop: should have done, but do what you can to discharge your duty on behalf of the country and let others, the president and the congress, debate what that duty actually is. there are legitimate

Rob Bishop

5:56:10 to 5:58:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rob Bishop

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