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House Proceeding 06-14-06 on Jun 14th, 2006 :: 1:58:54 to 2:01:04
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:57:38 to 1:58:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:58:41 to 1:58:54( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: foreign nations own the united states now and, again, in my lifetime. i didn't think we'd see this. so i hope the american people, as they're listening to mr. delahunt, mr. ryan, mr. meek and me,

Tim Ryan

1:58:54 to 1:59:13( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: that they understand that this is serious, that we're not here to -- that this is serious on behalf of the american people, and i hope, as democrats take leadership on these principles we'll

Tim Ryan

1:58:54 to 2:01:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

1:59:13 to 1:59:25( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: have an opportunity to change lives. i yield back to the gentleman. mr. ryan: two final points, we're beginning to wrap it up. let's get back to the sense of the common good, mr. delahunt, where

Tim Ryan

1:59:25 to 1:59:35( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: everybody benefits and everybody contributes. we should demand as democrats, every able-bodied citizen contributes to the good of the economy and they get educated and everything else. we

Tim Ryan

1:59:35 to 1:59:52( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: need to demand that of everybody, but at the same time those people who have benefited from this system, the economic system, the capitalistic system, democracy in the united states of america,

Tim Ryan

1:59:52 to 2:00:09( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: all of these people need to contribute, the more you benefit, the more you're obligated to keep the system running. everybody contributes and everybody benefits. and it really gets back to

Tim Ryan

2:00:09 to 2:00:23( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: this, and this is one of the final points i want to make. over the past five years we have figured out that we, myself personally, and my constituents back at home, do not trust the judgment of

Tim Ryan

2:00:23 to 2:00:41( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: the republican leadership and the united states congress and the senate and the white house. it's not personal, they're good people, but their judgment has been very poor over the past

Tim Ryan

2:00:41 to 2:00:55( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: couple years. and the end result is tuition costs up 40%, gas prices up 47%, health care costs up 55%, median incomes down 4%, and nothing with the minimum wage, lowering college tuition

Tim Ryan

2:00:55 to 2:01:04( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: costs and everything that will lead -- business incubators and downtown revite liization, and i yield to my friend to say, let's take this country in a new direction. i am excited about

William D. Delahunt

2:01:04 to 2:01:17( Edit History Discussion )

William D. Delahunt: the opportunities we'll have being in the majority in january. it will be an exciting time with new ideas and a lot of things that we can accomplish here in the united states. i'd be happy

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