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House Proceeding 04-27-09 on Apr 27th, 2009 :: 0:07:40 to 0:09:10
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Virginia Foxx

0:07:36 to 0:07:56( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: ways to cut spending and remember, it's the american taxpayers' money, nocongress' money. not the governmt's money. with that i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from north carolina rise? ms. xx: permission to address the house for one minute, madam speaker.

Virginia Foxx

0:07:40 to 0:09:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx

0:07:57 to 0:08:19( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. ms. foxx: thank you, madam speaker. this week we will see the 2009 budget come before congressor a final vote. in the wisdom that only the city of washington, d.c., can bestow, this budget borrows record-setting sums, raises taxes and spends tpayer money at an unprecedented clip. the so-called wisdom produced a budget that places our children

Virginia Foxx

0:08:20 to 0:08:40( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: and grandchildren in a state of perpetual servitude to the national debt and is a perverse sort of wisdom indeed. this reality brings to mind something that thomas jefferson panned in 1781. he said that, quote, every government degenerates when trusted to thrulers of the people alone. the people themselves,

Virginia Foxx

0:08:41 to 0:09:01( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: therefore, are its onlyafe depositories. the current conventional wisdom in washing spending doesn't work for american families and it won't work for the federal government. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, the chair will postpone further proceedings today on

Virginia Foxx

0:09:02 to 0:09:10( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: motions to suspend the rules on which a recorded vote or the yeas and nays are ordered or on which the vote is objected to

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