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House Proceeding 06-17-08 on Jun 17th, 2008 :: 1:38:36 to 1:40:23
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Darrell E. Issa

1:38:36 to 1:38:44( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: so why would you want to continue to drill? we need to open up new oil reserves. we need to make this to where companies want to go and explore for oil. we need to use our common sense and

Darrell E. Issa

1:38:36 to 1:40:23( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Darrell E. Issa

Darrell E. Issa

1:38:44 to 1:38:56( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: say we're not going to be dependent any longer on foreign oil in foreign places and foreign resources. let's use our own resources. we have the technology to do it. we can do it environmentally

Darrell E. Issa

1:38:56 to 1:39:10( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: safe. but it's time that the majority of this country is quit being held hostage at the gas pump for gas over $4 by a small radical and environmental group that is controlling the majority

Darrell E. Issa

1:39:10 to 1:39:22( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: party in this congress. mr. speaker, i hope that we will bring some energy legislation to this floor rather than monkey bite bill. with that i yield my time back to the gentleman from utah.

Darrell E. Issa

1:39:22 to 1:39:34( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentlewoman from guam. ms. boradallo: thank you, mr. speaker. the gentleman stated that if you were an oil company would you drill where

Darrell E. Issa

1:39:34 to 1:39:53( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: there is no oil? of course not. and that is not the situation. the oil companies bid on these federal leases. they paid for them because they believe there is oil on this acreage. the oil

Darrell E. Issa

1:39:53 to 1:40:12( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: companies are paying rental fees on these leases. why? because they believe they hold oil. drill it or lose it. and i do have another comment on the gentleman's comments that he made earlier.

Darrell E. Issa

1:40:12 to 1:40:23( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: mr. speaker, monkeys do pose a disease risk. some monkeys used as pets often carry the herpes b virus. and the c.d.c. concludes that maccas are -- have a health risk. and of course, the gentleman

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:40:23 to 1:40:41( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: mentions the dog bites. there are only 10,000 to 15,000 monkeys. but every monkey carries a disease risk to those who are bitten. and, mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker

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