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House Proceeding 02-26-09 on Feb 26th, 2009 :: 0:07:15 to 0:09:00
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Dan Burton

0:07:11 to 0:07:32( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: also keep the dream of affordable homeownership unattainable for many responsible citizens for years to come. the speaker pro tempore: any further one-minutest? -- one-minute requests? for what purpose does the gentleman from indiana rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. burton: mr. speaker, we are

Dan Burton

0:07:15 to 0:09:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Dan Burton

0:07:33 to 0:07:53( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: not supposed toalk to the american people here. we are supposed to address our colleagues. i will not talk to the american people. but if i could i would say to them they ought to be very concerned about their constituonal liberties because they are being challenged. some of them may be done away with very quickly. people who are members of companies who work for companies

Dan Burton

0:07:54 to 0:08:14( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: are going to be forced to do an open vote on whether or not they want to join a union if the card check bill comes. and passes this body. or passed by the administration through regulation. this is something that would take away the right of these people to have a secret ballot on whether or not they want to join the union. that in my opinion is a

Dan Burton

0:08:15 to 0:08:36( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: violation of the first amendment. also we have what's called the fairness doctrine they are going to try to pass which would kill talk radio. the liberals in this body and the other body want to stop people like rush limbaugh and sean hannity for talking about issues that face the mesh people. they are conservatives and making theiroints to the american people and the american people listen to them.

Dan Burton

0:08:37 to 0:08:57( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: they don't listen to the liberals. so they are going to try to shut them up with the fairness doctrine. that's unconstitutional. we should do everything we can to stop it. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? >> mr. speaker, i the house for one minute. i ask unanimous consent t revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered.

Dan Burton

0:08:58 to 0:09:01( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: mr. hunter: thank you, mr. speaker. i had the privilege last night

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