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House Proceeding 04-22-09 on Apr 22nd, 2009 :: 2:23:40 to 2:27:30
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Virginia Foxx

2:23:36 to 2:23:57( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: distinguished congresswoman, ms. foxx, from north carolina, as she's maybe not huge, but porful things come in small packages like adams and i'd like to yield some time to my good friend, -- atoms, and i'd like to yield some time to my good friend. ms. foxx: i'd like to thank my colleagues from missouri, texas and colorado for spending the

Virginia Foxx

2:23:40 to 2:27:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Virginia Foxx

2:23:58 to 2:24:18( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: time that they have on this special order tonight. and i said i would come over and help a little bit but you guys have been doing such a wonderful job you do not need a lot of help. but i have been interes talking about what our

Virginia Foxx

2:24:19 to 2:24:39( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: colleagues in the houseaid in the past about deficit financing and deficit spending and i'm wondering at times whether they've been on the road to damascus in terms of the revelations that they've had and the changes that they've made. i have a quote here from the

Virginia Foxx

2:24:40 to 2:25:00( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: chairman of the budget committee that i think we ought to talk about. he has talked about betting the budget on a blue sky forecast and saying that he was concerned about these miner

Virginia Foxx

2:25:01 to 2:25:22( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: deficits under the bush administration, record deficit of $413 billion. and now they're talking about deficits of trillions and trillions of dollars and that seems not to bother them in the very least. and i think that the chart that you have, the bar graph there,

Virginia Foxx

2:25:23 to 2:25:44( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: shows the problems that we're facing in this country. and i've said once before, i went home after we voted for the bailout and said to my grandchildren when they asked me what were we doing in washington and i said, well, we're putting you and your children and your grandchildren in debt and my granddaughter said to me with the wisdom of a

Virginia Foxx

2:25:45 to 2:26:07( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: child, grandma, why do you want to put little children into debt and i said, you know, i don't want to put little ildren into debt. but we know now that we have it's ever been in the history of this country, this coming sunday is going to be debt day. it shows the size of government

Virginia Foxx

2:26:08 to 2:26:28( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: spending relative to our revenue. never before has debt day come in april. it's coming up seral months from when it used to come up. i mean, the earliest that it's ever come up before was in july, 2004. and i think what we also have

Virginia Foxx

2:26:29 to 2:26:50( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: to remind the american people is that up until the year 2007 there was a republican congress and a republican president. they blame all the that's happened in thlast two years on president bush -- all that's happened in the last two years on president bush. and i find that very intriguing but when you ask -- mr. akin: reclaiming my time.

Virginia Foxx

2:26:51 to 2:27:11( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: i think he's the one who created that hurricane, isn't he? ms. foxx: i think he created the hurricane, too. he gets blamed foring. but when you point out to them that they were in charge in 2007 and 2008 and now they're in charge in 2009, they just don't like to talk about that. and they want to give president clinton all the accolades for

Virginia Foxx

2:27:12 to 2:27:31( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the budget that he had. but let's point out again, it was a republican congress that iranianed in spending under -- reigned in spendi under -- reined in spending under president clinton. it's so convenient for them to give all the credit to a

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