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House Proceeding 03-19-10 on Mar 19th, 2010 :: 4:07:35 to 4:13:10
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Virginia Foxx

4:07:32 to 4:07:53( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: through our books and health insurance policies to determine th speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. king: mr.c13 the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. king: mr. speaker, we need to kill this bill this weekend and have this rally at noon tomorrow. the speakepro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. king: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the

Virginia Foxx

4:07:35 to 4:13:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Virginia Foxx

4:07:54 to 4:08:17( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: gentlewoman from north carolina rise? ms. foxx: mr. speaker, to reclaim my time. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, gentlewoman is recognized for five minutes. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker, and i thank my three colleagues who were here for the

Virginia Foxx

4:08:18 to 4:08:38( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: last hour doing their work on explaing why this so-called health care reform bill is bad, why it's unconstitutional, why it does not deserve to be passed. i want to thank my colleague from texas, mr. gohmert, for reminding us of the words in the

Virginia Foxx

4:08:39 to 4:08:59( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: declaration of independence and john adams' letter to abigail adams. what we're doing here is really pitiful to what the founders did and all those who sacrificed to keep this country free.

Virginia Foxx

4:09:00 to 4:09:20( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: this country is a miracle. nev before in the history of the world were their people that believed they had the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happyiness. we were a revolutionary people in a totally radical idea and it

Virginia Foxx

4:09:21 to 4:09:41( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: is our job now to keep that miracle going. t founding of this country was truly a miracle and i think or tained by god. from the begining of this country, it has been average people who have kept us free. those who fought revolutionary

Virginia Foxx

4:09:42 to 4:10:04( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: war, those who have fought in every war since, who gave their lives and who gave their time, who were wounded, who came back wounded and maimed from those wars in other countries, because they know that the price o freedom is dear.

Virginia Foxx

4:10:05 to 4:10:25( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the price of freedom for us is not threatening our lives currently, but it could in the future. it could threaten the lives of other people. and that's why we have to continue to resist the passage of this horrible bill.

Virginia Foxx

4:10:26 to 4:10:46( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: as we have said, republicans can't defeat this bill alone, but the american people can. but we need you to continue to call your member of congress and to say we don't want you to vote for this bil. we want you to live up to your oath to the constitution and be reminded that the 10th amendment

Virginia Foxx

4:10:47 to 4:11:08( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: says, the powers not delegated to the united states by the constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states are reserved to the states respectively or to the people. we also want you to ask coma congresswoman slaughter where did you say on an op ed on cnn

Virginia Foxx

4:11:09 to 4:11:30( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: on december 23 that the senate bill was not worthy of our support and yet you find the slight of hand to do everything you can to get the bill passed. mr. speaker, i would like to insert into the record the op ed written by ms. slaughter. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Virginia Foxx

4:11:31 to 4:11:53( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. we have had so many things said about this bill that have been misrepresented. we're told that we are the ones who misrepresent. but i want to say that president obama has said over and over agn, if you like your plan, you won't have to give it up, you can stil keep it.

Virginia Foxx

4:11:54 to 4:12:14( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: but at our republican retreat, prident obama was quoted as saying, for example, we said from the start it was going to be important for us to be consistent in saying to people, if you want to keep the health insurance you've got, you can keep it, that you aren't going to have to anybody get in between you and your doctor and decision making, and i think

Virginia Foxx

4:12:15 to 4:12:36( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: some of the provisions that got snuck in might have violated that pledge. the president admitted that what he had said and what he continues to say is not accurate because the bil that they propose that we vote on is the very bill that has those things in it. it's the very bil that mrs. slaughter has said is not worthy

Virginia Foxx

4:12:37 to 4:12:59( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: of the american people. well, we need you to continue to tell the president, mrs. slaughter and all the democrats who said ty're going to vote for this bill that they are right, this bil is not worthy of the american people. it's not worthy of the sacrifices that have been made to keep us free, because this is

Virginia Foxx

4:13:00 to 4:13:10( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: a government takeover of our lives. we will be giving up our freedom if this bil is pased. the government will take over not only our health care, but

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