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House Proceeding 02-25-09 on Feb 25th, 2009 :: 1:01:05 to 1:02:55
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Dan Burton

1:01:02 to 1:01:23( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: bill badly needed by the american people. these are important programs, and i appreciate his leadership on this bill. and the sfaff of the committee as well. -- staff of the committee as well. the speake time of the gentleman has expired. the gentleman from texas, for what purpose do you lies? mr. sessions: i'd like to yield a minute and a half to the distinguished gentleman from

Dan Burton

1:01:05 to 1:02:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Dan Burton

1:01:24 to 1:01:44( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: india. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for 1 1/2 minutes. mr. burton: last night here in the well the president said there were no pork barrel projects in this bill. and now we find out there are over 9,000 pork barrel some people in the other chamber said the american people don't care about those pork barrel projects. i think they do and i think the american people care about our

Dan Burton

1:01:45 to 1:02:05( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: kids. we're stealing from our children and the future generations. and let me just tell you why i say that. we spent $700 billion on the tarp bill. we don't even know where half of that money went. $350 billion. we spent $14 billion on the auto industry. that there wasn't even a plan. if they're going to -- if there was a plan it would have been a

Dan Burton

1:02:06 to 1:02:26( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: different situation. we spent $47 billion in interest on the stimulus bill and we don't know if that's going to work. and we have these 9,000 pork barrel projects that are in this bill which is $408 billion. you add all that up plus the national health care which the president said we're going to have to have here very quickly and you don't have any idea how

Dan Burton

1:02:27 to 1:02:49( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: much money we're talking about. mr. geithner said $800 billion will help bail out the financial institutions. you add that up and it's an astronomical printing of money and borrowing money and we don't have it. we're borrowing from our kids and future generations. on top of all that the president said he would cut the

Dan Burton

1:02:50 to 1:02:55( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: deficit in half in four years. that is not possible. it is just not possible. and i just hope the american

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