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House Proceeding 04-01-09 on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 4:22:55 to 4:24:45
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Tom Cole

4:22:51 to 4:23:13( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: spending, less deficits an borrowing. reject the budget that's on the floor, madam speaker. i yield back. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. ryan: i yield two minutes to the the gentleman from oklahoma, mr. cole. the chair: the gentleman is mr. cole: madam chair, i rise to oppose this democratic budget.

Tom Cole

4:22:55 to 4:24:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Cole

Tom Cole

4:23:14 to 4:23:34( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: as we have heard repeatedly tonight, it spends too much, borrows too much and taxes too much. there's one area of the budget there is a glaring exception to that rule and that is the defense of the united states of america. over the course of the 10-year projected obama budget, we'll move from 20% of the federal

Tom Cole

4:23:35 to 4:23:56( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: budget down to 14% to defe country. just over 4% of the gross national product down to 3%. we'll risk cancelling major weapons system, a tanker that will help us project air power around the world and missile defense when the north koreans

Tom Cole

4:23:57 to 4:24:19( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: and irians are making weapons. that is reckless in a dangerous world. that is not just my opinion. let me read from a recent article, obama the great pretender. it would be responsible for owe balmave to acknowledge the big budget. it has been government's first job. defense spending dropped from

Tom Cole

4:24:20 to 4:24:40( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: 20% to 14% in 2008 to 2016. the smallest share since the 1930's, thdecline presumes a much safer world if the world doesn't cooperate, deficits will grow. american soldiers and american security will be at risk, madam chairman. let's reject this budget because

Tom Cole

4:24:41 to 4:24:46( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: it borrows, taxes and spends too much. and embrace the republican

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