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House Proceeding on May 14th, 2008 :: 0:44:21 to 0:46:07
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Jeff Flake

0:42:03 to 0:44:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake

0:44:03 to 0:44:21( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: to still collect farm subsidies. under this legislation, you can still make $2.5 million as a couple in farm and nonfarm income and still collect subsidies. i would have a closed rule

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:44:21 to 0:44:33( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: or a ghly structured rule as well if i had this in a bill and wanted to hide it. this bill needs to be rejected today. i hope we will all vote against the farm bill. with that i yield back.

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:44:21 to 0:46:07( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis A. Cardoza

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:44:33 to 0:44:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields bacthe balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from american samoa rise? faleomavaega fal -- mr. faleomavaega: to address

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:44:46 to 0:44:58( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. faleomavaega: in honor of the asian pacific american

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:44:58 to 0:45:13( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: heritage month, 15 million of those of that dei sent, i want to recognize those that served in the armed services of our nation. in particular, the sacrifice of some 10,000 soldiers

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:45:13 to 0:45:23( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: who fought for our nation in the field of battle during world war ii. it was a time in our nation's history when there was so much hatred, bigotry begins japanese americans. and yet, despite

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:45:23 to 0:45:37( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: all this, leaving their parents, wives and sisters and brothers behind fences in concentration camps, they requested over 10,000 japanese americans who volunteered to join the army as a result

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:45:37 to 0:45:54( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: two combat units were organized. mr. speaker, the military records of the 100 battalion, 442nd infantry are equal. they received declarations. some 30 -- some 20 congressional medals of honor,

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:45:54 to 0:46:07( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: 33 distinguished service crosses, 560 silver stars, 9,480 purple hearts. that's quite a record there, mr. speaker. president truman was so moved by their bravery in the field of battle as

Jeff Flake

0:46:07 to 0:46:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: well as the contributions and the courage of the african-american soldiers who fought during world war ii that president truman, he issued an executive order to finally desegregate all branches

Jeff Flake

0:46:07 to 0:51:07( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Flake

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