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House Proceeding 04-30-09 on Apr 30th, 2009 :: 0:32:30 to 0:34:15
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Randy Neugebauer

0:32:26 to 0:32:49( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: in the first place so i urge the rejection of this amendment. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. neugebauer: thank you. i yield myself the balance of my time. i think one of the concerns i have is this is a road we seem

Randy Neugebauer

0:32:30 to 0:34:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Randy Neugebauer

Randy Neugebauer

0:32:50 to 0:33:10( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: these first 100 days, and that is the federal government telling people what they can and cannot do. i was--i was shocked this we when e.p.a. administrator lisa jackson told public radio that it was time to -- for america to have a single road map and the government to basically tell americans what kind of cars they ought to beriving. now we have an amendment here

Randy Neugebauer

0:33:11 to 0:33:32( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: that's going to tell college students whether they can have a credit card or not. this is the america that our founding fathers founded. they founded this nation on empowerment. they founded it on the basis of freedom of choice. no we are taking choices away. like the gentleman from texas just said, my wife and i put ourselves through college. we felt like we were fairly responsible. we weren't getting student loans.

Randy Neugebauer

0:33:33 to 0:33:54( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: we were working. from time to time we needed a little extra help and we were able to use our gasoline credit card or credit card for unforeseen expenses. now we are telling the people 18 to 2 we don't think the governnt doesn't think you ought to have a credit card or you're not responsible enough to have a credit card. now we have an amendment that says, by the way, we are not going to teach you how to use your credit appropriately.

Randy Neugebauer

0:33:55 to 0:34:17( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: we are going to take your credit anybody that knows wha challenges that young people in college are facing today would know that this is not a good thing for these young people. many of working their way through school and they use this credit card as a valuable tool. ranking member bachus said 77% of students at universities ty are using these cards.

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