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House Proceeding 04-22-09 on Apr 22nd, 2009 :: 2:29:15 to 2:30:55
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Steve King

2:29:12 to 2:29:32( Edit History Discussion )

Steve King: by the that's spending some money, folks. that's doi anybody's ever done it. mr. akin: i note that you were not so diffent in age than i am and i'm just asking the same question i asked earlier this evening about our parents' generation. they've been called by some

Steve King

2:29:15 to 2:30:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Steve King

2:29:33 to 2:29:54( Edit History Discussion )

Steve King: people the greatest generation. they were called the greatest generation because among other things they had this intrinsic compass that said we're going to leave our nation better than it was when we were here. and they went to europe and they went to the china seas and they did their by the and they left us a freer -- bit and they

Steve King

2:29:55 to 2:30:15( Edit History Discussion )

Steve King: left as you freer country and they may not have gone through college themselves, but they saved their money, so we could go through college. so that we could have a little bit better lifestyle. some of the -- some of those people now are like my own parents, they're just still alive but they still have that attitude of making this a better country and it breaks my

Steve King

2:30:16 to 2:30:36( Edit History Discussion )

Steve King: heart to say, when i take a look at these numbers, that instead of leaving it a better country we're leaving debt as an inheritance for our children. and that's tragic. i thank everyone for joining us this evening, look forward to next wednesday night.

Steve King

2:30:37 to 2:30:59( Edit History Discussion )

Steve King: i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the five-minute special order of mr. carter is vacate. hearing no objections, so ordered. under the speaker's announced policy of january 6, 2009, the chair recognizes the gentleman from tex, mr. carter, for 60

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