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House Proceeding 04-29-09 on Apr 29th, 2009 :: 2:47:45 to 2:49:10
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John Kline

2:47:41 to 2:48:03( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: we've got to turn around is real wealth from real jobs, from real businesses, for real people. that's what we've got to have. mr. akin: just summarizing what you said, what you're saying is, first of all, the federal government does not create wealth. other than we prt money, which just waters down, we tax people, slop the money around, but we never create it. we just redistribute it.

John Kline

2:47:45 to 2:49:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Kline

John Kline

2:48:04 to 2:48:24( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: so how do you actually take an economy and help everybody to do better? what you have to do you is have to allow the private sector, the prurs, the investors, the inventors, the small business people, to get out there and do the american dream. let freedom work. and let people go and use their ingenuity and ability to create

John Kline

2:48:25 to 2:48:46( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: wealth. wealth is not stack -- static. it grows if you fertilize it the right way. so, what you're talking about is doing things that are going to help small businesses. just an interesting number that someone tossed to me and that is you take a look at companies with 500 employees, that's what's called a small business. 500 employees. half of americanwork in a

John Kline

2:48:47 to 2:49:08( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: business with 500 or less employees. and those companies create 78% or 79% of the new jobs in america. so if you're worried about the people not having jobs and you really want to turn the economy around, what you want to do is you want to fire this engine of small business, you want to get those 80% new jobs, wouldn't to

John Kline

2:49:09 to 2:49:11( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: start getting those things going and what do you do to do that?

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