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House Proceeding on Feb 23rd, 2009 :: 1:36:15 to 1:39:55
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:36:01 to 1:36:21( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: it possible for h.r 714 to be on the floor today. i also want to thank the full committee ranking member, doc hastings, and subcommittee ranking member rob bishop, and their staffs as well. i urge support of this legislation.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:36:15 to 1:39:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:36:22 to 1:36:42( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman continues to reserve. the gentlelady from guam. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i have no addi time and would inquire of the minority whether they have any additional speakers. mr. bishop: i'm ready to yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i urge members to support h.r.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:36:43 to 1:37:06( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: 714, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: all time has expired. the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 714. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed, and without objection a motion to reconsider is laid on the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:37:07 to 1:37:27( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: table. the gentlelady from guam. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, pass house resolution 132. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 132, resolution honoring the life and memory of the chiricahua apache leader goyathy or goyaale, also known as geronimo, and

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:37:28 to 1:37:49( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: recognizing the 100th anniversary of his death on february 17, 2009, as a time of reflection and the commencement of a healing for all apache people. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from guam, ms. bordallo, and the gentleman from utah, mr. bishop, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:37:50 to 1:38:10( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. bordallo: house resolution

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:38:11 to 1:38:32( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: 132 honors the life and memory of the great apache leader known to many of us as geronimo. last week, february 17, marked the 100th anniversary of his death. geronimo began as a spiritual and intellectual leader of his people. circumstance in the manner of attack by the armies of first mexico and then the united

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:38:33 to 1:38:55( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: states cultivated his keen military skill and determination. the story of geronimo shows us some of the paradox that is the united states. we hunted this man as a perceived threat to the security of our young developing nation inhe west. when he surrendered, we broke

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:38:56 to 1:39:17( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: ensuring he would never see his homeland again. yet, half a century later, our u.s. paratroopers use the name as geronimo as a battle cry agai war ii. using the name geronimo was meant to instill fea in the enemy -- the enemy below that they were about to meet a

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:39:18 to 1:39:40( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: soldier as fierce and determined as the mighty apache warrior. and now a full century after the death of geronimo the united states house of representatives stands to acknowledge the mistakes of our flawed, disruptive policies of the past and to honor this great man. with this resolution we honor the life of the great apache leader, geronimo, his skill,

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:39:41 to 1:39:56( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: his bravery and his tenacity in defense of his homeland and his way of life. so i congratulate and thank our colleague, mr. grijalva of arizona, for sponsoring this resolution, and i urge all of my colleagues to support the

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