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House Proceeding on Apr 22nd, 2009 :: 3:53:35 to 3:56:00
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Virginia Foxx

3:53:22 to 3:53:42( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: has no additional speakers? mr. spratt: does the gentleman have further speakers? mr. an: one speaker. mr. spratt: go to that speaker and then i'll proceed to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. ryan: i yield the re of my time -- 3 1/2 minutes -- the speaker pro tempore: 3

Virginia Foxx

3:53:35 to 3:56:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Virginia Foxx

3:53:43 to 3:54:03( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: -- mr. ryan: i yield to the gentlelady from north carolina who doesn't want all the the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for two minutes. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. i just recognize the eloquence of the gentleman from wisconsin and want to make sure that he has some time at the end. and i appreciate it very much. i want to talk about debt day

Virginia Foxx

3:54:04 to 3:54:25( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: just a minute. i want to show you some things, some figures. we don't have a bar graph, which would show a ltle bit better, but in the year 2002, debt day occurred on september 2, 2002. this year debt day is going to occur on 4/26/09. debt day is an illustration of the size of government spending

Virginia Foxx

3:54:26 to 3:54:47( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: relative to the revenue the government receives and is calculated by taking the ratio of the federal revenues to the federal outlays projected by the congressional budget office. so we're going to have the earliest debt y we have ever had in this country. it's in large part due to the democrat trillion dollar

Virginia Foxx

3:54:48 to 3:55:08( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: stimulus spending bill, more than $400 billion omnibus spending bill loaded with 9,000 unscrutinized earmarks and another $350 billion in bai funds democrats have green lighted since the beginning of the year. this is an abomination for this country. we should never be in this shape. john adams said there are two

Virginia Foxx

3:55:09 to 3:55:31( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: ways to conquer a country. one is by the sword and th other is by debt. we are being conqurd from within -- conquered from within by our own people who have no sense of shame, no sense of shame for what they're doing to our children and grandchildren. and they should have because in years' past they've criticized republicans.

Virginia Foxx

3:55:32 to 3:55:54( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: they talked about -- majority leader hoyer said $350 billion in deficit back on march 17, 2005, was wrong. and even the chairman of the budget committee made comments over and over again in 2005 that we had a terrible deficit. it's nothing compared to what they have proposed to us.

Virginia Foxx

3:55:55 to 3:56:01( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: and as i said, it is a shame. this budget that they have increases spending by over1

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