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House Proceeding 05-14-09 on May 14th, 2009 :: 0:43:05 to 0:44:25
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Dennis J. Kucinich

0:42:56 to 0:43:16( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: this or any prior act may be used to release an individual who is detined as of april 30, 2009, at the naval station i guantanamo bay into the couldn't ninl united states, alaska, hawaii or the district of columbia. so, that's what the amendment says, that'shat is part of this bill. >> will the gentleman yield? the speaker pro tempore: the

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:43:05 to 0:44:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis J. Kucinich

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:43:17 to 0:43:38( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: gentleman from ohio is recognized for one minute. mr. kucinich: we went to war in iraq based on a lie. we were told in 2002 iraq had weapons of mass destruction. the previous administration even pursued torture to try to extract false confessions to try to justify the war. it's time to tell the true -- truth.

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:43:39 to 0:44:01( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: the truth is we should not have prosecuted a war against the iraqi people. the truth is the democratic senate could have stopped the iraq war in 2002. the truth is we democrats were given control of congress in 2006 to end the war. the truth is this bill continues a disastrous war which has cost the lives of thousands of our soldiers. the truth is the occupation has fueled the u.s. is.

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:44:02 to 0:44:23( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: the truth is the iraqi -- insurgency. the truth is, it will cost the iraqi people and the americans millions of dollars. don't tell the american people you're ending the war by continuing to fund the war. don't tell the americ people that the war will end when their plans leave 50,000 troops in iraq. don't tell people that the way out of afghanistan is to

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:44:24 to 0:44:25( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: escalate and more

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