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House Proceeding 03-23-10 on Mar 23rd, 2010 :: 1:11:05 to 1:13:49
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Dan Burton

1:11:01 to 1:11:21( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: because his name rings as freedom for the cuban people who have been enslaved. i'd like to yield as much time as he would like, because it's a privilege to be able to share tonight with person who everyone in cuba and there are those cubans who live in freedom, whether it's in the united states or other parts of the world, recognize this

Dan Burton

1:11:05 to 1:13:49( Edit History Discussion )
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Dan Burton

1:11:22 to 1:11:42( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: gentleman, dan burton from indiana, as a fighter for freedom. it's a privilege to speak with you today, sir. mr. burton: wow, i really appreciate you saying that. because when i think of people who really are fighting for freedom here in the congress regarding cuba, i think immediately of lincoln and

Dan Burton

1:11:43 to 1:12:08( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: mario diaz-balart. you two have been real stall warts, and you're also very eloquent. and we're certainly going to miss lincoln after he retires after this year, but i know he'll continue to fight for freedom and democry in cuba. and ileana ros-lehtinen has been a real fighter too. so i really appreciate all three of you in which you have

Dan Burton

1:12:09 to 1:12:29( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: been able to do, and you worked so hard to get us the helms-burton bill passed several years ago which dealt with the cuban issue. the thg that bothers me the most is, as you said, castro has been in power down there for over 50 years. and when he first came into power when the revolution took

Dan Burton

1:12:30 to 1:12:51( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: place, i rember there were a lot of people in america that thought he was going to be the savior of cuba because batista, who was the dictator down there supposedly was supposed to be so bad. but they didn't realize that while batista mig have been a problem, castro was an absolute disaster. he came in, started killing a

Dan Burton

1:12:52 to 1:13:13( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: whole bunch of people, started imposing his communist philosophy and putting people in prison for huge periods of time. there's a book i read against all hope, almando volideras. when i read that book i was on a plane.

Dan Burton

1:13:14 to 1:13:34( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: he was in jail, i think, 25 years only because he took issue with the communist approach to cuba. and i started to cry and a guy next to me thought something was wrong with me. and i assured him there wasn't and i told him about the book and he said, i am going to have to read that myself. but i would say to anybody in

Dan Burton

1:13:35 to 1:13:49( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: their offices tonight that might be watching, i hope you get a chance to read "against all hope," because it will tell you how really bad it is. i think lasteek or a week before, mario, we had a person who had a hunger strike down there.

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