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House Proceeding 03-25-09 on Mar 25th, 2009 :: 3:23:20 to 3:24:45
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Ron Kind

3:23:17 to 3:23:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: i think that's encouraging because there is an opportunity to slow this train down. to regain fiscal responsibility. mr. akin: reclaiming my time. you know, you talked about the tea party. we were flushing a little tea down the mississippi river from st. louis. we had a tea party too and i don't know whether that's gotten down to louisiana yet but we have the same thing. we got people saying, wait a

Ron Kind

3:23:20 to 3:24:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Ron Kind

3:23:38 to 3:23:58( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: minute, this is -- this spending is just out of control. some of the money that we had on the chart here has already been spent. but there's a tremendous amount more spending that is being proposed. and we don't have to keep spending. we did the $300 billion-some bank bailout that's -- tha

Ron Kind

3:23:59 to 3:24:19( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: water is over the dam or down the river, however you want to look at it and that rkulous bill, it almost -- at almost $800 billion, you know, you're talking about more than the war in iraq and afghanistan added together. we're talking about just five weeks here in the chamber and we have gone hugely into debt. i'm on armed services.

Ron Kind

3:24:20 to 3:24:40( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: we deal with one of the most expensive things we buy on my committee is aircraft carriers. we have 11 of them in the austin and this bill, for $800 billion, we could get 250 aircraft carriers end to end. i can't even imagine how many aircraft carriers that would be. we only have 11. the debt service and the money would buy nine brand new

Ron Kind

3:24:41 to 3:24:45( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Kind: aircraft carriers. we're talking a lot of money and the me american public is

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