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House Proceeding 06-14-06 on Jun 14th, 2006 :: 0:20:00 to 0:25:02
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Jim McDermott

0:13:43 to 0:20:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McDermott

Jim McDermott

0:19:49 to 0:20:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: mr. mcdermott: get the tent out. we will go through it tomorrow but it will not shed light on where we ought to be going as americans. the speaker pro tempore: mr. mchenry. mr. mchenry:

Patrick T. McHenry

0:20:00 to 0:20:14( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: i ask -- claim my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. mchenry: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, we do have an important debate coming before this

Patrick T. McHenry

0:20:00 to 0:25:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Patrick T. McHenry

Patrick T. McHenry

0:20:14 to 0:20:26( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: house tomorrow discussing what we are doing to defend america through what the president calls the war on terror, what i refer to as the war against islamic extremists. i had a colleague earlier

Patrick T. McHenry

0:20:26 to 0:20:41( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: refer to the big lie. well, there's a big lie propagated by the left in this country that we have no enemies abroad, that we should not, beyond that -- beyond that we should not fight those

Patrick T. McHenry

0:20:41 to 0:20:57( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: enemies where they are. we are making progress in this war against islamic extremists. make no mistake about it, this is a generational fight. while my grandparents fought the nazis and

Patrick T. McHenry

0:20:57 to 0:21:11( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: my parents fought the communists, very harsh ideologies that sought to destroy our way of life, that sought to destroy who we are as americans. we, too, have a generational fight against

Patrick T. McHenry

0:21:11 to 0:21:21( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: this war against islamic extremists, and i will say within the last week we have seen some very positive prospects coming from iraq. there are those that want to deny that we're making progress,

Patrick T. McHenry

0:21:21 to 0:21:35( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: and they have every right and ability to do that because we have freedom of speech here in the united states because of our constitutional freedoms. we're trying to bring that same level of freedom to those

Patrick T. McHenry

0:21:35 to 0:21:54( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: that are living in repressive regimes which those repressive regimes are the ones that are propagating terror against us here in the united states. so if we spread peace and freedom and democracy

Patrick T. McHenry

0:21:54 to 0:22:11( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: around the world we will have fewer enemies that seek to destroy us and to kill americans. now in the last week we saw the destruction of zarqawi, a militant extremist in iraq, a terrorist mastermind

Patrick T. McHenry

0:22:11 to 0:22:26( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: who was seeking to destroy our troops to hurt our men and women in iraq and to destroy the progress they're making for themselves in iraq. but we did root him out. that was a wonderful, positive

Patrick T. McHenry

0:22:26 to 0:22:42( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: step. we should be proud of that action. beyond that, we saw progress with the government of iraq taking shape and form, with the security administrators being put into place and the final

Patrick T. McHenry

0:22:42 to 0:22:54( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: government being put into place. we are making progress there in iraq, and we should be proud of that. beyond that, they are extremists in israel and afghanistan. there are extremists in the

Patrick T. McHenry

0:22:54 to 0:23:09( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: middle east and some in this country that seek to destroy us. now this is a reality of the day. some would say that we should deal with them with a legal strategy. well, mr. speaker, i would

Patrick T. McHenry

0:23:09 to 0:23:24( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: say that that's really removed from the realities of the war that we're fighting. our enemy hates our values. our enemy hates our freedoms. our enemy hates our capitalism that we embrace

Patrick T. McHenry

0:23:24 to 0:23:36( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: in this country, and so we must fight them wherever they are and by any means possible. but the left in this country, mr. speaker, don't want to fight this war. they know it's hard, they know

Patrick T. McHenry

0:23:36 to 0:23:51( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: it's difficult. but i would say to the left in this country, mr. speaker, that if we do not fight them, the values which they cherish, the freedom of speech, the freedom of dissent, which

Patrick T. McHenry

0:23:51 to 0:24:06( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: we have here in this country, the right to vote, the actual equality that we strive for in this country, though imperfect, the quality that we strive for, whether it be females having a place in

Patrick T. McHenry

0:24:06 to 0:24:24( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: society, which we embrace in this country. those extremists would not want that to happen. they would want burkas worn by their women. they don't want them to have freedom of speech. wholly

Patrick T. McHenry

0:24:24 to 0:24:37( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: removed from what is our reality in this country, although imperfect, but we strive tore those values, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, our enemy will fight us in any way possible, and we must have a debate

Patrick T. McHenry

0:24:37 to 0:24:48( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: here on this house floor on what means we are going to use, what direction we should take on this war on terror. this is a generational fight, and we, as americans, must step up to the value and embrace

Patrick T. McHenry

0:24:48 to 0:25:02( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: the fight or they will destroy us. mr. speaker, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. ms. woolsey of california. ms. woolsey:

Lynn C. Woolsey

0:25:02 to 0:25:17( Edit History Discussion )

Lynn C. Woolsey: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, this morning the president of the united states said this about iraq -- my message to the enemy is, don't count on us leaving before we succeed. don't

Lynn C. Woolsey

0:25:02 to 0:28:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lynn C. Woolsey

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