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House Proceeding 06-08-09 on Jun 8th, 2009 :: 1:37:50 to 1:40:30
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Paul Braun, Jr.

1:37:46 to 1:38:07( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: leave as well as other issues such as pension benefits and protections for businesses whose circumstances have changed so significantly that the application of these provisions would impose a serious burden on the employer. this is a very worthy bill and we appreciate mr. doggett bringing it forward. and i would urge my colleagues

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:37:50 to 1:40:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Paul Braun, Jr.

1:38:08 to 1:38:29( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: certainly to support it. and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields -- the gentleman reserves thealance of his time. mr. filner: madam speaker, i have no further speakers. mr. boozman: madam speaker, then i would yield mr. broun, the gentleman from georgia, two the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. broun: i thank the

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:38:30 to 1:38:51( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: gentleman for yielding. madam speaker, i rise today in support of veterans and military personnel in america. as one who believes in the constitution and the original intent of the writers of that document and one who believes that what we do in this house and in this congress is unconstitution ath according to that original intent. supporting our military personnel is critical for the

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:38:52 to 1:39:13( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: security of america. we are not doing what we are supposed to do for our veterans. we have broken promises over and over again. the veterans are not getting the benets that they've been promised. and i think that is immoral and verges on criminal because we have bloken as a federal government the -- broken as a federal government the promises

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:39:14 to 1:39:35( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: that we have made to the veterans and military personnel in america. we need to fulfill those promises. we need to do what we have said we would do for them and that's to take care of them, to take care of their spouses. we need to do so for their lifetime. on the other hand what we are doing here is we are going further and further down the

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:39:36 to 1:39:58( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: road away from the constitution , the original intent. we are stealing our grandchildren's future by spending more and more money that we don't have. it's right and good and proper for us to spend money on national defense and supporting our veterans. it's right and good and proper to spend money on military personnel, on the national defense, on homeland secuty. it's not right and proper for

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:39:59 to 1:40:20( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: us to continue spending our grandchildren's future. in america people don't have to stand up and say no to this robbing their future. they're going to have to contact their members of congress and say no to cap and trade, nto bailing out big business, no to doing all the things we are doing over and over again here in this congress.

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:40:21 to 1:40:30( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: it's up to the american people to stand up and say no. i say yes to veterans, yes to the military, yes to the strong

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