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House Proceeding 02-23-09 on Feb 24th, 2009 :: 0:06:40 to 0:07:55
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Dan Burton

0:06:37 to 0:06:58( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: i congratulate the staff at the arc as well as their president and board of directors. their efforts will have a valuable and lasting impact on south florida. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: a there further one-minute requests? the gentleman from indiana. >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous

Dan Burton

0:06:40 to 0:07:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Dan Burton

0:06:59 to 0:07:21( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: and speak out of order for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> mr. speaker if what i'm about to say wasn't so sad, it would be funny. we spent $700 billion in tarp. $14 billion for the auto bailout, and that's just a beginning. $738 billion in the so-called stimulus and that does not include the interest that will

Dan Burton

0:07:22 to 0:07:43( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: take us over $1 trillion. $400 billion is coming up in the omnibus spending bill, the president today with his staff people are talking about national health care, lord only knows how much that's going to cost and mr. geithner is spending $1 trillion to $2 trillion, he says, to help the financial institutions in this country to stay above water.

Dan Burton

0:07:44 to 0:07:56( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: then the president said today he's going to cut the deficit in half in the next four years. it does not add up. how in the world are you beginning to do that when you're spending all this money,

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