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House Proceeding 02-25-09 on Feb 25th, 2009 :: 1:42:35 to 1:44:35
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Phil Gingrey

1:42:20 to 1:42:40( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: itself is going to have a great influence in creating jobs. if you on top of that were to freeze the government spending and also to maintain dividend and capital gains i don't know how many months it would be but you would see a neck-snapping turnaround. there are solutions to these problems. and the fact of the matter is

Phil Gingrey

1:42:35 to 1:44:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Phil Gingrey

1:42:41 to 1:43:01( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: that the people who are in charge now are unwilling to look at these solutions. i yield back to dr. gingrey. mr. gingrey: i thank the gentleman for yielding. again, i would just make the point, the president is a fantastic speaker. and he absolutely can talk the

Phil Gingrey

1:43:02 to 1:43:22( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: talk as good as anybody, certainly any president that i can remember going way back to j.f.k. and yet he has not yet had the opportunity to prove that he can walk the walk. i hope he can. i don't have any reason to think that he can't. but he does have an opportunity, doesn't he, my colleagues, on

Phil Gingrey

1:43:23 to 1:43:43( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: this omnibus bill that was passed on the floor of this house today, president obama has an opportunity to show that he can walk the walk. now, if he's not willing to veto this, what possibly could be his excuse? would he say, well, you know, this was something that happened in 2008, this was a fiscal year

Phil Gingrey

1:43:44 to 1:44:04( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: 2009 budget and it really is leftover business and it's not my problem, it's somebody else's problem? that would be like an off-duty fireman walking in the streets of new york and come upon a fire and to have a hose there and a truck and say, look, you know, that's -- i'm notn duty, it's not my responsibility.

Phil Gingrey

1:44:05 to 1:44:26( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: i'm not going to put the fire out. hey, he is the fireman in chief. it is his responsibility to put the darn fire out, and he's got needs to walk the walk. mr. akin: well, reclaiming my time. i guess what can happen down here, and we should guard against this. we can get a little cynical. it was, i believe it was week before last that this house

Phil Gingrey

1:44:27 to 1:44:36( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: unanimously passed a resolution that was saying that we're going to have 48 hours to take a look at this 1,000-page bill that's coming down the pike.

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