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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:33:55 to 0:36:35
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Marsha Blackburn

0:33:52 to 0:34:13( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: congress should do no different. let's reject this democrat budget. let's reject runaway federal spending. of those who believe we can borrow and spend our way back to a growing economy and embrace fiscal discipline and reform in the republican alternative that will put our fiscal house in order and get this economy growing again.

Marsha Blackburn

0:33:55 to 0:36:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Marsha Blackburn

Marsha Blackburn

0:34:14 to 0:34:34( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: the chair: the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. ryan: i would like to yield two minutes to the gentlelady from tennessee. the chair: the gentlelady is recognized for two minutes. mrs. blackburn: i thank the gentleman for his leadership on our alternative budget. it's important we bring forward

Marsha Blackburn

0:34:35 to 0:34:56( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: a budget that's fiscally responsible. the democrat budget does spend too much, tax too much and borrow too much. it compromises hopend opportunity for future generations. that is of such concern to me. it is something that should not be lost in this debate that after 232 years in this great nation and 43 presidents and the debt that was accrued there

Marsha Blackburn

0:34:57 to 0:35:17( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: and for many of us like me, that's too much, this budget is going to more than double that. and it is reckless. i do think it is irresponsible that my grandchildren, one who is 10 1/2 monls old, one who will arrive in june, are going to be burdened with a $70,000

Marsha Blackburn

0:35:18 to 0:35:40( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: price tag because of the taxes -- actions of the house. indeed, i do nina as irresponsible. it's something that angers me. it also angers mee that section 303 of this bill, it does have an energy tax in there. you can call it anything you wanto. but according to m.i.f., not according to marsha, but

Marsha Blackburn

0:35:41 to 0:36:02( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: according to m.i.t., $3,128 per household. now that $8 a week tax rebate that you're going to see in your check certainly goes away when compared with $3,128. and madam chairman, a previous speaker said we've inherited a mess. the numbers are bad. these deficits are going to continue.

Marsha Blackburn

0:36:03 to 0:36:23( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: you know what, they must have liked the deficits so much they're going to double and triple them. because that is exactly what they're doing with these actions. those deficits and that debt should be coming down. but these actions are going to see it doubled. they're going to triple it system of you must have liked it an awful lot because you're

Marsha Blackburn

0:36:24 to 0:36:36( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: certainly dishing out more of it in the actions u're taking. someone else said this budget is just a guideline you know what, madam chairman, isn't it interesting, if you don't spend

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