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House Proceeding 05-14-09 on May 14th, 2009 :: 0:30:15 to 0:32:45
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Harold Rogers

0:30:11 to 0:30:32( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: security, the author of the very important border security amendment to which i referred earlier, the gentleman from summerset, kentucky, mr. rogers. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from kentucky is recognized for two minutes. mr. rogers: mr. speaker, the border war if you want to call it, the war on the

Harold Rogers

0:30:15 to 0:32:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Harold Rogers

Harold Rogers

0:30:33 to 0:30:53( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: mexico, now is more than tryin to stop illegal aliens from coming across. it's trying to prevent the flood of drugs coming across. more importantly trying to prevent the spillover of the violence between the drug cartels and mexico competing and fighting for the control of that

Harold Rogers

0:30:54 to 0:31:17( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: trade into the u.s. from compilling over -- spilling over into the u.s. 90% of the cocaine coming into this country comes through mexico, comes across that border. ando wonder the drug cartels in mexico are warring with each other and the government in mexico to control that trade, becae there's billions and

Harold Rogers

0:31:18 to 0:31:39( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: billions of dollars involved, of course. but already those drug cartels have infiltrated most of the american cities, most of the large cities in this country, have cells or pieces of that drug cartel organization now in their communities. you read about killings and

Harold Rogers

0:31:40 to 0:32:01( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: murders and hostage taking in places like birmingham and atlanta and chicago and new york and of course phoenix and all of the cities of the west. they are here now. this bill doesn't contain one penny for the f.b.i., the drug enforcement administration, the alcohol tobacco firearms

Harold Rogers

0:32:02 to 0:32:23( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: organization, all of the law enforcement groups in this country are shut out in this bill. and this rule seals it so we can't get into it. and we are ignoring with our heads in the cancun sand the cartels in mexico that are

Harold Rogers

0:32:24 to 0:32:45( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: eating away in this country, young people in our cities as well as old people. so i urge that we defeat the previous question so that we can be allowed to bring these matters to this bill. and then failing that, i would hope that we would defeat this rule because there's no point in sealing us to where we don't

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