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House Proceeding 04-01-09 on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 4:18:25 to 4:20:40
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Bob Goodlatte

4:18:22 to 4:18:43( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: american taxpay and support the alternative republican budget. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. ryan: at this time i yield two minutes to the gentleman from virginia, mr. goodlatte. the chair: the gentleman from virginia is recognized for two minutes. mr. goodlatte: i thank the gentleman for yielding and ask unanimous consent to revise and

Bob Goodlatte

4:18:25 to 4:20:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte

4:18:44 to 4:19:05( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: extend my remarks. the chair: without objection, so ordered. mr. goodlatte: i rise in strong opposition to the democratic budget that is before the congress and in support of the republican alternative and the republican study committee alternative, two far more responsible budgets. i know there are many on the democratic side of the aisle who are proud to call themselves fiscal conservatives. you cannot vote for this budget which spends too much, which

Bob Goodlatte

4:19:06 to 4:19:28( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: increases spending by more than 2/3 over the course of this budget, to $5.1 trillion per year, without avoiding the charge of big spender. you cannot support this budget which taxes too much, which taxes $1.5

Bob Goodlatte

4:19:29 to 4:19:53( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: course of this budget, without avoiding the charge of being a big spending, tax and spend liberal. that is what you're facing in this budget. you cannot support this and continue to call yourselves fiscal conservatives. my greatest concern is that this budget calls for borrowing too much.

Bob Goodlatte

4:19:54 to 4:20:16( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: our budget debt will rise to $23 trillion by 2019. 2 1/2 times the amount that it is today. and yet we will have those on your side of the aisle who will claim to be fiscally conservative on a debt that we

Bob Goodlatte

4:20:17 to 4:20:38( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: leave our children and grandchildren, that mortgages their future. that is not fiscal responsibility. thomas jefferson once wrote, to preserve the independence of the people, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. unfortunately it increasingly appears that congress has chosen this disastrous path.

Bob Goodlatte

4:20:39 to 4:20:41( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: i urge my colleagues to avoid

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