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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:09:15 to 0:11:25
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Marsha Blackburn

0:09:11 to 0:09:31( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: grows every year. it doesn't grow to saddle americans with a debt they can't pay back. i yield to the gentlelady from tennessee, a champion of blackburn. the chair: how much time do you yield? mr. jordan: two minutes. the chair: the gentlelady from tennessee is recognized for two minutes. mrs. blackburn: thank you,

Marsha Blackburn

0:09:15 to 0:11:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Marsha Blackburn

Marsha Blackburn

0:09:32 to 0:09:53( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: madam airman. i thank the gentleman from ohio for his great work on our r.s.c. budget because it is a responsible approach. it's good common sense. it is built on stability and that is what the american people want to see right now. i am also pleased that we continue the tax reductions that were passed in 2001 and 2003. one of the things we are

Marsha Blackburn

0:09:54 to 0:10:15( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: hearing from so many of our small business constituents is that they want to be sure that the death tax does not come back in 2010. of course we know the democrat budget does that. and it's so interesting. our budget does something that is important. it leaves money with the taxpayer, leaves it in their pocket.

Marsha Blackburn

0:10:16 to 0:10:36( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: and, madam chairman, i have heard comments from this floor about, you know, failed policies and tax codes being too convoluted, but i tell you leaving moy in the taxpayers' pockets is neither a failed policy or convoluted tax policy. it is what ought to be done. they have earned that money. they deserve to keep it. the fact that our budget would

Marsha Blackburn

0:10:37 to 0:11:01( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: balance, it would come into balance without a tax increase, without pulling more money out of the taxpayers' pocket, it would come into balance by 2019. that is something that is important for our children, our grandchildren, for future generations because we know you get there by making a reduction

Marsha Blackburn

0:11:02 to 0:11:23( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: in discretionary nonfense, nonveteran spending that 1% across the board reduction. it's something that i have offered every year in congress. i am so pleased that it is included in this budget as it was in 2006 in the deficit reduction act. i commend my colleagues for the good work on this. this is a responsible, stable,

Marsha Blackburn

0:11:24 to 0:11:27( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: commonsense approach to our nation's fiscal situation.

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