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House Proceeding 04-14-10 on Apr 14th, 2010 :: 0:18:30 to 0:19:45
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Dan Burton

0:18:26 to 0:18:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: the recovery package was the single largest tax cut for middle-class familiar let's. remember this tax day who -- families. remember this tax day who was standing with you. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman rise? >> to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. burton: from indiana.

Dan Burton

0:18:30 to 0:19:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dan Burton

Dan Burton

0:18:47 to 0:19:07( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: you know, mr. speaker, i get a big kick out of my democratic colleagues how they're doing so much for the poor, underprivileged in this country and giving all these tax cuts. the fact of the matter is the tax cuts that were passed by the previous administration are going to expire at the end of this year, and the democrats are going to let them expire which means in effect all those taxes are going to go up.

Dan Burton

0:19:08 to 0:19:28( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: that is aax increase. mr. volcker, who was in the carter adminiration, and let interest rates -- raised interest rates to 21.5% that put this country in a real economic spiral, he's going to say that we need a value added tax of about 15% to 20%, which they're probably going to pass through after the election.

Dan Burton

0:19:29 to 0:19:45( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: and v.a.t. tax which means if you buy a $10,000 it will be $12,000. this is a tax and spend administration. we have the biggest deficits in the history of the united states. and when i hear my colleagues talking about all the good things they're doing for america, i wish they'd look at

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