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House Proceeding on Apr 13th, 2010 :: 0:09:55 to 0:11:05
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Sam Johnson

0:09:52 to 0:10:14( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: restore americans' trust, they should report the facts not tell the people what to think. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without jection, the gentleman is recognized for on minute. mr. johnson: thank you. you know, tax day's a dreaded deadline for millions of

Sam Johnson

0:09:55 to 0:11:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Sam Johnson

0:10:15 to 0:10:36( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: americans, but according to the associated press, for nearly half of the u.s. households, it's simply somebody else's problem. this april, 47% of americans will pay no federal income tax at all. according to a new report, the top 10% of earners will pay roughly 73% of the income taxes collected by the federal government.

Sam Johnson

0:10:37 to 0:10:59( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: that's just not fair. being an american is a privilege not a right. out of fairness everyone should have to pay some tax, even if it's just a buck a month, to help pay to live in this great democracy. by pushing more and more people off the tax rolls and having just a few foot the bill for the many, we are punishing hard

Sam Johnson

0:11:00 to 0:11:05( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: work, thrift, and sacrifice. this is america. where prosperity and helping

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