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House Proceeding 04-27-09 on Apr 27th, 2009 :: 1:19:00 to 1:21:45
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John R. Carter

1:18:57 to 1:19:17( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: the next 100 days, then hopefully this congress will, this majority will reject these ideas as we move forward. mr. carter: reclaiming my time and i thank my friend from georgia. and that's what i was talking about earlier. it's easy to talk about bipartisanship, but when you really the policy is wrong, it's

John R. Carter

1:19:00 to 1:21:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John R. Carter

John R. Carter

1:19:18 to 1:19:38( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: the wrong policy at the wrong time for the wrong purpose, how can you work in a bipartisan manner on something like this cap and tax system that's being proposed by the majority? i mean, it just -- i'm going to tell you, unless i just don't understand it and there's a

John R. Carter

1:19:39 to 1:19:59( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: chance i might not understand it, but it seems to me that if your purpose is to keep people from putting carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and you have a plant over here that's pouring out carbon dioxide and a plant over here that is clean and

John R. Carter

1:20:00 to 1:20:20( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: planted 1,000 trees, said well, thiguy can loan to some of this guy some of his cleanness and this guy will be in compliance. but, hey, he's still putting the stuff in the air. so how does that do anything? and oh, by the way, there's a

John R. Carter

1:20:21 to 1:20:44( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: tax that goes with us that estimated to raise about $1.5 trillion for the united states, a brand new tax. that tax is going to be on the utility companies and all of those people. that's ok. who cares about them? you think those people pay that tax?

John R. Carter

1:20:45 to 1:21:05( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: go down and look at last month's utility bill, open it up and see who's name is on it and look at the bottom line and see what it is and write it down someplace, because it's going up. and it's going up by the amount of that tax if they pass this

John R. Carter

1:21:06 to 1:21:26( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: bill. so it's a new way to tax americans. and believe me, that bill is not going to say, oops, you're middle class and we're not going to put it on your bill. oops, you're poor. not going to put it on your bill.

John R. Carter

1:21:27 to 1:21:46( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: going on the rich people's bill. it's going on everybody's utility bill and gasoline bill and fuel bill, and all going up by the amount of that tax. and you, the american people, are going to pay this. we, my friend mr. westmoreland

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