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House Proceeding 02-25-09 on Feb 25th, 2009 :: 1:46:50 to 1:49:20
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Phil Gingrey

1:46:47 to 1:47:07( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: it's not fair to the american people because what we're doing is we're killing our economy. mr. akin: reclaiming my time. the american people in a way have a way to vote. the people that have money vote on the stock market and the stock market has been saying, we're not buying all of this stuff that's coming out of congress. we're not convinced. and the stock market, every

Phil Gingrey

1:46:50 to 1:49:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Phil Gingrey

1:47:08 to 1:47:29( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: time we do another one of these massive spending bills, the stock market goes down even farther. and so that's at least some kind of an indication that all is not well. i yield to my friend from -- mr. gingrey: the gentleman is so right, mr. speaker. all is not well and we're not talking about our health here, physical health. but we're talking about our

Phil Gingrey

1:47:30 to 1:47:52( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: economic health and indeed it will lead to, i think, poor physical health because people will be so frustrated and anxious and depressed. one of our colleagues on our side of the aisle, the gentleman from kansas, todd tiahrt, i spoke to representative tiahrt earlier today, mr. speaker, and he asked me if i would like to

Phil Gingrey

1:47:53 to 1:48:13( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: sign on to a bill that he is he going to introduce in the next couple of days that said, look, we're not going to have any more stimulus or any more emergency bailout, rescue packages about general motors or chrysler or a.i.g. or bear stearns or bank of america or,

Phil Gingrey

1:48:14 to 1:48:35( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: you know, i could go on and on. todd tiahrt is a strong fiscal conservative and i said, man, i am so glad you're doing that. cause as the gentleman from missri was just saying, the stock market, the one thing the stock market hates is uncertainty. and we have had nothing but uncertainty since the beginning of this 111th congress and they

Phil Gingrey

1:48:36 to 1:48:56( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: don't know what to expect. so people keep thinking, well, am i going to buy a bank of america stock at $4 a share when, you know, the next bit of bad news comes out of washington it will be $2 a share? that's exactly what's happening. i say hoo are a to todd tiahrt

Phil Gingrey

1:48:57 to 1:49:19( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: -- hoorah to todd tiahrt. mr. akin: reclaiming my time. one of the things that strikes me and is a great concern to me is something that i believe was in the dust bin of history in our thinking for many years now and that was the old soviet socialisrepublic, the ussr and if y think back before the berlin wall fell, some us

Phil Gingrey

1:49:20 to 1:49:21( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: are old enough to rember,

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