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House Proceeding 03-03-09 on Mar 3rd, 2009 :: 1:21:55 to 1:24:20
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Marsha Blackburn

1:21:52 to 1:22:13( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: and would ask you if you want to chip in a little bit here on our discussion on where we are economically. mrs. blackburn: i thank the gentleman from missouri for yielding and i appreciate the opportunity to participate in the discussion that is here, because as we have all been home over the weekend and working in our districts, meeting with

Marsha Blackburn

1:21:55 to 1:24:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Marsha Blackburn

1:22:14 to 1:22:36( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: constituents, the economy is the number one issue. and i have talked to so many people who are using the words, that they are appalled, horrified with what they see happening here. they are very concerned with what they see taking place with the economic policies of the new administration.

Marsha Blackburn

1:22:37 to 1:22:58( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: and indeed, as someone said to me yesterday, a broker from one of our fine banks in tennessee said to me yesterday, the stock market has voted on the obama economic policies on pelosi, reid and their economic policies and they have obviously voted

Marsha Blackburn

1:22:59 to 1:23:19( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: no, because the stock market was over 9,000 before this administration took control. and now, we see where it is todaat 6700. and it is of great concern to us. we know our nation is in recession. we know that people are hurting. we know that they want to see

Marsha Blackburn

1:23:20 to 1:23:40( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: something done. and most people fully realize that you cannot declare a war on prosperity and get yourself out of a recession. and as you the gentleman from missouri have both recognized the quote from

Marsha Blackburn

1:23:41 to 1:24:03( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: henry morgenthaund the importance of that, that it does not work, that this kind of spending does not work. i brought a chart along that i felt like was important to the discussion that we are having. as my colleagues know, the democrats took control of this

Marsha Blackburn

1:24:04 to 1:24:20( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: body in january, 2007. and we see where we were with the federal deficit, the green line. the original line is discretionary spending. and mandatory spending is in the blue. now, we continue to hear from

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