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House Proceeding 03-13-08 on Mar 13th, 2008 :: 0:23:54 to 0:28:49
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Paul Ryan

0:18:35 to 0:23:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan

0:23:44 to 0:23:54( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Ryan: do. the people that send us here to congress want us to fix this problem. they want us to fulfill the mission of health and retirement security without bankrupting future generations and do it so

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:23:54 to 0:24:06( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: we can stay competitive in the global economy, so we can pass a better future on to future generations. that's why this budget should be defeated. the chairman: the gentleman's time has expired.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:23:54 to 0:28:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:24:06 to 0:24:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the gentlelady from california. ms. lee: yes, i yield three minutes now to the gentlelady from texas, whose voice is heard loud and clear in terms of her priority with regard to the progressive

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:24:26 to 0:24:44( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: caucus budget, congresswoman sheila jackson lee. the chairman: the gentlelady is recognized for 3 1/2 minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask to address the house and to revise and extend. the chairman:

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:24:44 to 0:24:59( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: without objection. ms. jackson lee: mr. speaker, it is interesting to listen to my good friends about the tax cuts that they believe will generate happiness in america. i want to remind my friends

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:24:59 to 0:25:20( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: that the last eight years have been governed by republican administration -- a republican administration that has had by the definition of their viability in this country that they are the big tax

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:25:20 to 0:25:33( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: cutters. and they're right. if you're making $1 million or you're warren buffett, you're dancing in the streets. but if you're hard working middle-class americans that are looking to the dream

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:25:33 to 0:25:44( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: that america has offered, those that build cars with their hands or drive trucks, teachers and nurses, the very people who made america great, the kind of salt of the earth that a thomas edison

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:25:44 to 0:26:06( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: came from or george washington carver, then you're not dancing in the street. in fact, you're trying to pick the pieces up and walk through the street because if you look at what this administration

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:26:06 to 0:26:20( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: has generated, $1.47 in 2001. now the average price for a gallon, $3.13. maybe going to $4 because right now the price per barrel of oil is $110 a barrel. not only hurting those hard-working

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:26:20 to 0:26:33( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: americans, but even in texas, some of the refineries that hire blue collar workers can barely make it because they can't make a recovery when they're paying $110 a barrel for gas or for

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:26:33 to 0:26:46( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: oil. they don't answer that question. the progressive budget is a budget that addresses the heartburn of america. what it says to his children and grandchildren is that we believe in

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:26:46 to 0:27:04( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: a domestic agenda that gets you out of theits of depression and economic recession. we believe in helping children and parents work by improviorng and expanding early childcare and increasing

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:27:04 to 0:27:19( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: head start. if you got a 1962 car, 1977, 1999, barely can you make it. trying to get to work and pay childcare. we get them out of the recession. we understand that there are people who

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:27:19 to 0:27:30( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: are now evicted who were homeowners. we give out 200,000 housing vouchers so that those in my district alone, 25,000 people on the waiting list for section 8 and our housing resources, not

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:27:30 to 0:27:43( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: because they want work, because there are no facilities for them and because the market is out of control. this is what the progressive budget does. and then it takes to the least of those, those

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:27:43 to 0:27:53( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: children in the foster care system that circle -- can i get an additional minute? the chairman: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. jackson lee: that circle around in the system. who knows

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:27:53 to 0:28:05( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: who they turn out to be. maybe it's the unfortunate young man that find themselves on the streets of north carolina to take the life of a co-ed. there are tragedies out there, and this

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:28:05 to 0:28:18( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: budget understands that investing in america and these workers will make a difference. that's why this budget supports an increase in the eitc to get people out of poverty. and it sends the troops

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:28:18 to 0:28:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: home and it doesn't stifle competition. it promotes the space program. it applauds science and math for young people to aspire to space. but it gives those whose pocket has a hole in it, it

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:28:35 to 0:28:49( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: gives them opportunity. it is a bill, a budget that stamps out poverty, that recognizes that it is important to not ignore those who you can ignore because they are not in front of you. i applaud

Paul Ryan

0:28:49 to 0:29:01( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Ryan: warren buffett for his greatness in terms of his economic proudness, but i also applaud mrs. jones who gets up every morning at 3:00 a.m. trying to get to work. this is what she's facing. and the

Paul Ryan

0:28:49 to 0:30:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Paul Ryan

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