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House Proceeding 04-06-06 on Apr 6th, 2006 :: 2:42:55 to 2:47:05
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John M. Jr.Spratt

2:41:42 to 2:42:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John M. Jr.Spratt

John M. Jr.Spratt

2:42:41 to 2:42:55( Edit History Discussion )

John M. Jr.Spratt: from new york, the ranking member of the ways and means committee, mr. rangel, to whom i yield eight minutes. the chairman: the gentleman from new york is recognized for eight minutes. mr. rangel: i ask

Charles B. Rangel

2:42:55 to 2:43:10( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the chairman: without objection. mr. rangel: let me first thank mr. nussle and the republican leadership for bringing up an important bill

Charles B. Rangel

2:42:55 to 2:47:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles B. Rangel

Charles B. Rangel

2:43:10 to 2:43:27( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: and allowing us to discuss it during the daytime hours. it is so unusual that i just wonder when the vote's going to take place, but i do hope it's in time for america to see how we work. also

Charles B. Rangel

2:43:27 to 2:43:37( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: i want to thank mr. nussle for giving me the opportunity to explain some of the language that he's been using because when he talks about these entitlements -- he's not leaving me, i know. when

Charles B. Rangel

2:43:37 to 2:43:54( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: he talks about entitlements, there's so many people that get angry and they have to be against entitlements, too. they have to really be angry when america spending such a large amount on

Charles B. Rangel

2:43:54 to 2:44:06( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: our budgets on entitlements. but it's strange. they talk about entitlements and we talk about people in need. they talk about entitlements, we talk about the social security system. that

Charles B. Rangel

2:44:06 to 2:44:18( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: has given so much self-esteem and pride for older people. those who became disabled. and things that we like to do. don't cry. don't just bring us these doggone private accounts. don't send it to

Charles B. Rangel

2:44:18 to 2:44:31( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: commissions. bring it on the floor. take it to the american people. ask the older people and their kids and grandkids how do you measure self-esteem and dignity? entitlements. entitlements.

Charles B. Rangel

2:44:31 to 2:44:46( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: what does it mean? who are the least among us? is it the poor? and if you're poor and you're sick, is it asking too much in this great country of riches to say you're entitled to health

Charles B. Rangel

2:44:46 to 2:44:59( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: care? and if you're older and you want to get a prescription drug , is it wrong to -- for you to be outraged because we believe that they are entitled? how about a kid from a neighborhood,

Charles B. Rangel

2:44:59 to 2:45:11( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: the most of us here came from families that never got a college education, were we entitled to an education? no. we were lucky we were able to get it. but i think that now that our nation's

Charles B. Rangel

2:45:11 to 2:45:22( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: at war, a war that we shouldn't be in, i think that our nation's wart in terms of competition with foreign countries that our people should be entitled to educations. they should be entitled

Charles B. Rangel

2:45:22 to 2:45:35( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: to compete. they should be entitled to self-esteem and every american should have an education and a decent place to live and health care. but, no, we can't afford it. we can't afford

Charles B. Rangel

2:45:35 to 2:45:49( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: it once because $400 billion for iraq, we can afford it for them. they will be entitled decent health and decent housing and anything else. and we are not going to leave there until they get it. and

Charles B. Rangel

2:45:49 to 2:46:04( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: they'll have the victory. and we'll have the deficit. and so what i'm saying is that let's not talk entitlement. if you really want to kill the education programs, the health programs for

Charles B. Rangel

2:46:04 to 2:46:17( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: the aged and for the young let's call it what it is. it's called social security. say it with me. social security. it's called medicaid. it's called medicare. and these are programs for the disadvantaged.

Charles B. Rangel

2:46:17 to 2:46:29( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: now, if you can't afford it because you have some friends that are in the highest income -- and i have not received one letter from any of them, and i don't think those from the rural areas,

Charles B. Rangel

2:46:29 to 2:46:42( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: there are too many either, they may be included on the contributors list, but they haven't called and asked for this tax cut. they haven't called and asked for it. but the people that are out

Charles B. Rangel

2:46:42 to 2:46:53( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: there, when we get back home during this work force -- this work period, they'll thank us for fighting to save what they think, what they used to be entitled to. i yield back -- i reserve

Charles B. Rangel

2:46:53 to 2:47:05( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: the balance of my time. the chairman: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from iowa. mr. nussle: i reserve my time. the chairman: the gentleman continues to reserve.

Jim McDermott

2:47:05 to 2:47:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: the gentleman from south carolina. mr. rangel: i'd like to yield two minutes to the ranking member -- the chairman: the gentleman yielded back his time. would the gentleman from south carolina

Jim McDermott

2:47:05 to 2:51:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McDermott

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