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House Proceeding on Mar 6th, 2009 :: 0:07:40 to 0:09:00
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Joe Wilson

0:07:36 to 0:07:56( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: it's our moral obligation, mam speaker, to help feed the world's hungry. it's also in our national security interest, and i hope that all of my colleagues on join with me in supporting the mcgovern-dole school feeding program. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman mr. wilson: madam speaker, i

Joe Wilson

0:07:40 to 0:09:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson

0:07:57 to 0:08:17( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlemais recognized. mr. wilson: yesterday congress passed a housing bill that lacked a basic protection for american taxpayers. republicans offered an amendment that would have prohibited anyone from receiving assistance under the bill if they misrepresentedr

Joe Wilson

0:08:18 to 0:08:38( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: lied about their north carolina when applying for a mortgage. i had offered a similar amendment last week but the majority refused to even consider it. they refused to apply this commonsense protection for taxpayers who have already seen trillions of their own dollars spent to bail out irresponsible behavior. as a former real estate attorney i have seen the tremendous benefits of homeownership.

Joe Wilson

0:08:39 to 0:09:00( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: i have also seen the tragedy of foreclosure. no one is advocating that we do nothing, but it appears that good intentions have gotten in the way of good solutions, such as a $15,000 home purchase tax credit proposed by the home builders association and realtor association. we have to stop rewarding bad behavior with the money of

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