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House Proceeding 06-14-06 on Jun 14th, 2006 :: 0:53:50 to 0:58:57
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Marcy Kaptur

0:48:01 to 0:53:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Marcy Kaptur

Marcy Kaptur

0:53:34 to 0:53:50( Edit History Discussion )

Marcy Kaptur: brutal dictatorships in that part of the world. mr. speaker, i would ask that we enter this article in the record and i yield back remaining time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time

Lloyd Doggett

0:53:50 to 0:54:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: has expired. the chair recognizes mr. doggett from texas for five minutes. mr. doggett: thank you very much, mr. speaker. america deserves a real choice about our future in iraq but, instead,

Lloyd Doggett

0:54:14 to 0:54:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: tomorrow, it is presented with a false choice, indeed not so much a debate about our future in iraq as a 10-hour or so talkathon. a talkathon that like with the iraq policy we have each over

Lloyd Doggett

0:54:25 to 0:54:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: the past few years presented to the house with absolutely no member of the house to change a single word. you can't dot an i, you can't cross a t. you cannot offer an amendment. you cannot

Lloyd Doggett

0:54:41 to 0:54:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: offer a substitute or alternative policy. once again, in a very constrained and perverse way, the question of iraq is presented for members to talk but not to act. indeed, the resolution itself

Lloyd Doggett

0:54:57 to 0:55:13( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: tells the whole story. it is entitled a resolution which is declaring that the united states will prevail in the global war on terror. wouldn't it be wonderful if by simply passing a declaration we

Lloyd Doggett

0:55:13 to 0:55:29( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: could declare the global war on terror won? but tragically it is paper like this that was offered by those who failed to fulfill their decision-making and oversight responsibilities in this

Lloyd Doggett

0:55:29 to 0:55:42( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: congress that exposed young men and women from this country to the greatest danger. instead of calf lahr best, instead of reinforced vehicles, they got paper, and it didn't block the i.e.d.'s and

Lloyd Doggett

0:55:42 to 0:55:56( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: it didn't block the bullets that came the way of our brave young men and women. no, indeed, not only paper but the suggestion was the main thing our troops would need in iraq when they were

Lloyd Doggett

0:55:56 to 0:56:11( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: being sent off to iraq is a broom to sweep away all the rose petals that would be thrown at them in gratitude for them invading iraq. well, of course, it didn't turn out to be that way. this

Lloyd Doggett

0:56:11 to 0:56:24( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: false choice that we're presented tomorrow without any opportunity to dot an i or cross a t, deserves some specific consideration. it has a whereas clause that by early 2003 saddam hussein had

Lloyd Doggett

0:56:24 to 0:56:40( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: supported terrorists. the reason that language is in there is to perpetuate the lie, and it is a lie, that saddam hussein was somehow linked to the tragedy of 9/11. now we know that saddam

Lloyd Doggett

0:56:40 to 0:56:53( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: hussein was a villain, a thug, a dictator and a tyrant, but there has been absolutely no evidence presented to this congress to support the continued innuendo and suggestion by this congress

Lloyd Doggett

0:56:53 to 0:57:08( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: time and time again that he somehow was responsible for 9/11. then there is the suggestion in the resolution that the terrorists have declared iraq to be the central front in the war against all

Lloyd Doggett

0:57:08 to 0:57:20( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: who oppose their ideology. well, the truth is it became a central front only after george bush started the war there. he provided the terrorist with the opportunity instead of coming to our

Lloyd Doggett

0:57:20 to 0:57:33( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: military to take our young men and women to them and present them in a situation that exposed them to great danger, present them without an adequate number of troops so that all these ammunition

Lloyd Doggett

0:57:33 to 0:57:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: dumps were open and available to any terrorist that was able to come in and take their weapons to use against our american forces. they note that our coalition and, of course, our coalition is

Lloyd Doggett

0:57:45 to 0:58:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: the united states, the united kingdom and a great deal of public relations, because most of the other countries in the so-called coalition have contributed merelyly resources. they have been

Lloyd Doggett

0:58:01 to 0:58:18( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: there for public relations purposes to try to cover the fact that it is a go at it alone invasion of iraq. and now the victories of which this resolution speaks, do not take into account the

Lloyd Doggett

0:58:18 to 0:58:29( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: number of deaths of americans are approaching 3,000 human beings, 3,000 young people cut down in their lives, removed from their families. another 20,000, perhaps, we approach who suffered grievous

Lloyd Doggett

0:58:29 to 0:58:42( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: injury, who may not be quite the same because of the injuries they suffered in courageous defense of our country. and that takes us to why this resolution is being presented in this form.

Lloyd Doggett

0:58:42 to 0:58:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: because from the outset this administration and the leadership of this congress has sought to hitch a ride for their failed policies on the coat tails of the courageous men and women who have been

Major R. Owens

0:58:57 to 0:59:17( Edit History Discussion )

Major R. Owens: standing up for our country overseas. they know their failed policies can't stand on their own merit. and so they bury them within a resolution. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time is

Major R. Owens

0:58:57 to 1:04:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Major R. Owens

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