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House Proceeding on Apr 9th, 2008 :: 0:16:36 to 0:19:12
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without objection. mrs. miller: the farm bill will help our agriculture community continue to do what they do so very well, feed america and help feed the entire world. we recognize and we encourage

Barbara Lee

0:16:36 to 0:16:45( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: the very hard work and the ongoing negotiations between the house and the senate and the administration as we face the expiration of the current farm bill on april 18. but planting seeds here and

Barbara Lee

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Speech By: Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee

0:16:45 to 0:16:55( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: farmers facing difficult decisions about what crops to plant and how much, without knowing what direction the federal government is moving and yet we look to our farmers to provide us with

Barbara Lee

0:16:55 to 0:17:06( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: a stable food supply. there are many issues affecting the development of every farmer's business plan this year and into the next. certainly the rising prices of fuel and other costs as well,

Barbara Lee

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Barbara Lee: but the uncertainty of the in national farm program needs to be resolved as quickly as possible. i look forward to working together with our house and our senate leaders and the administration

Barbara Lee

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Barbara Lee: on a successful pie of legislation that will serve our farmers and all americans fairly and well. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from california is recognized for one

Barbara Lee

0:17:36 to 0:17:48( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: minute. >> thank you, mr. speaker. american families don't struggle in the face of this recession, yet in one day, we spend $330 billion on the war in iraq. congressional democrats have many

Barbara Lee

0:17:48 to 0:18:04( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: questions about the cost of this occupation this country has spend more than $500 billion in iraq. it could go up to $300 trillion. yet 47 million americans have no health insurance. last month,

Barbara Lee

0:18:04 to 0:18:21( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: the ngao comptroller general david thompson stated the iraqis have a huge budget surplus. we have a budget deficit. one of the questions is, who should be paying? that's a good question

Barbara Lee

0:18:21 to 0:18:36( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: considering we are pumping billion into this war which is stimulating economies in iraq, kuwait, while this country is in recession. what about investing money here inin education and infrastructure

Barbara Lee

0:18:36 to 0:18:49( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: to create jobs this has placed a huge cost on the united states and yet president bush demands more of the same. we must end this occupation and bring our troops home. the speaker pr o tempore:

Barbara Lee

0:18:49 to 0:19:12( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: the gentleman from virginia. >> i ask permission to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> in 1789, describing the slave trade, william wilberforce told his cloges,

Frank R. Wolf

0:19:12 to 0:19:25( Edit History Discussion )

Frank R. Wolf: having heard all of this, you may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again you did not know. what former comptroller general said will result in swamping our state. wake

Frank R. Wolf

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Speech By: Frank R. Wolf

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