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House Proceeding on Feb 14th, 2007 :: 8:01:39 to 8:05:18
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Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:01:39 to 8:01:48( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: side of the aisle to explain their nuances of their situation. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. hunter: i would like to yield

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:01:39 to 8:05:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:01:48 to 8:01:58( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: five minutes to the gentleman from north carolina, mr. haze. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. hayes: i thank the gentleman from california, mr.

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:01:58 to 8:02:12( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: hunter. today i rise to vigorously oppose and speak against the resolution at hand. the resolution is being watched by friend and foe alike, a resolution that will serve to embolden those

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:02:12 to 8:02:22( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: that will use violence in iraq and across the world. the resolution that sends a message to our troops at home and deployed that we are not supporting the message that we are conducting. i didn't

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:02:22 to 8:02:32( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: know of a single member in this chamber who is satisfied with what is going on in iraq. we shouldn't be satisfied with the situation in afghanistan either. but iraq has become intensely

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:02:32 to 8:02:41( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: political and that is unfortunate. make no mistake about it, this is the beginning of defunding our military and our national security. mr. speaker, in this age when the internet and global

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:02:41 to 8:02:51( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: newscasts are an entegral part of prop granda, it is naive to think that the resolution is not being watched and it will not be used to further embolden by those who use violence to

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:02:51 to 8:03:01( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: advance their radical agenda. when you recruit homicide bombers, they need to feel their sacrifice is meaningful. and i feel this resolution will be used as a recruiting tool to show our resolve

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:03:01 to 8:03:10( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: is wavering. some instances, members have made no secret of their did he funding the military. the different type of war but a war that was won because we held firm. a lot of people said we

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:03:10 to 8:03:17( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: couldn't win and said practicing matism that we compromise our values and beliefs. president ronald reagan told our nation that we needed to hold firm, because ultimately our values and beliefs

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:03:17 to 8:03:29( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: would prevail in cold war then and in hot war now. president reagan said and i quote, the ultimate determine ant in the struggle will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas. a

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:03:29 to 8:03:42( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: trial of spiritual resolve, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated. this was in context to the cold war but is applicable today in our present war against terrorists.

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:03:42 to 8:03:54( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: the resolution shows the lack of will to win. the resolution hurts our troops and helps our enemies. similar debates from years ago during the cold war, i heard speakers on the other side said

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:03:54 to 8:04:05( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: all we need is a strategy based on diplomacy. i'm all for peace, diplomacy and cooperation and for working things out. but al qaeda is not. suicide bombers are not. terrorist executioners are

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:04:05 to 8:04:16( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: not. that's reality. and our foreign policy has to be based on reality. terrorists thrive on violence and fear. and they cannot afford for freedom and justice to succeed. we cannot afford freedom

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:04:16 to 8:04:30( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: and justice to fail. that's reality. and one-sided diplomacy is not a strategy. what is the other side's strategy for victory? there is none in this resolution. mr. speaker, i have concerns

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:04:30 to 8:04:38( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: about the situation in iraq. no one wants to see the iraqis stabilize the security of their nation more than i do. we have troops over there in harm's way. troops from the 82nd airborne

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick

8:04:38 to 8:05:18( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn C. Kilpatrick: stationed at fort braggg. mr. speaker, they are watching. and i have received their e-mails and they have told me that they are pay-go attention to what we're doing today. one soldier wrote

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