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House Proceeding 05-20-09 on May 20th, 2009 :: 2:51:30 to 2:53:55
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John R. Carter

2:51:28 to 2:51:48( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: our national security and i'd yield to the gentleman from texas. mr. carter: we should be very grateful that the speaker promised us the most open, honest and ethical congress in the history of the republic because think how bad it would be if we didn't have that. we wouldn't even need to be here, would we?

John R. Carter

2:51:30 to 2:53:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John R. Carter

John R. Carter

2:51:49 to 2:52:09( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: i mean, it's amazing what promises are made and what promises a broken. this house of representive -- representatives. and it's a shame, it's a shame that somebody besides us on the floor of the house and hopefully some people are watching this, it's a shame, mr. speaker, that we're not getting that message out. this is wrong.

John R. Carter

2:52:10 to 2:52:31( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: it's not what the american people sent us here for. getting back to our hoax, you know, our -- what did you call them? dispensations or indulgences that we're talking about here. i want everybody to know that when martin luther hammered that

John R. Carter

2:52:32 to 2:52:52( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: up on the door of the church, he was informing the church that this was wrong to have tse indulgences. we need to be pounding one on the front door of this capitol building. this is wrong to put this burden on the and many of whom were losing

John R. Carter

2:52:53 to 2:53:13( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: their jobs and to give us a target of 17.5% unemployment that we can see could come in a much less industrialized nation than we are, what happened there, think what can happen -- mr. king: if the gentleman would briefly yield, the president of the united states has said, why can't you learn from spai i yield back.

John R. Carter

2:53:14 to 2:53:34( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: mr. carte well, what we learned from spain is 17.5% unemployment. my gosh, you know, back during the clinton administration they kept saying 6.5% unemployment was full employment. well we've learned that's not true. but there's nobody going to argue 17.5% unemployment is full employment.

John R. Carter

2:53:35 to 2:53:56( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: we're going to be hurting. we just spent as my colleague says, our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and maybe for generations never even thought of, we just spent their inheritance, just in the first 100 days of the observe administration. we spent more money than all the history of the republic put together.

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