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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 1:54:15 to 1:56:40
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:54:07 to 1:54:28( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: the gentleman from california reserves. the gentlewoman from california. minutes to the outspoken progressive leader, sheila jackson lee of texas. the chair: the gentlewoman is

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:54:15 to 1:56:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:54:29 to 1:54:49( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: recognized for two minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask to revise and extend. the chair: without objection, so ordered. ms. jackson lee: we come to this floor with a sobering recognition.

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:54:50 to 1:55:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: $657 billion spent on the war in iraq. certainly we would not take one cent away from our soldiers, their care, the care of their families. but $657 billion on a war that generated the kind of

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:55:11 to 1:55:31( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: controversy and questionable results that the iraq war created puts us in t position we're in today. at the same time we were fighting a war, the last administration saw no reason to ask america to sacrifice. so it gave enormous -- that

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:55:32 to 1:55:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: administration gave these enormous tax cuts that put us in this very difficult position of reaching a trillion dollars in debt. what we do today with this budget, and i stand here as vice chair and one believing in the principles of this administration of helping america restore itself in

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:55:53 to 1:56:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: energy, health car education, this budget, the progressive caucus budget, puts more money to extinguish poverty, it cuts the tax cuts that have been given to the rich, and it invests those moneys in education, climate control, as well as providing for our veterans and yes, it does

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:56:14 to 1:56:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: something enormously unique, it provides a pathway for rehabilitation for ex-offenders. it intervenes with respect to youth involved in crime and it provides the resources to fully fund what we call the second chance bill. allowing ex-offenders to be

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:56:35 to 1:56:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: rehabilitated, to go back to their families, and get their families off welfare. research has shown that

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