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House Proceeding on Jun 19th, 2009 :: 1:42:45 to 1:45:05
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David Scott

1:42:43 to 1:43:05( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: i now yield -- i now yield two minutes to a member of the committee, a great member from the state of georgia, mr. scott. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for two minutes. mr. scott: thank you very much, mr. speaker. and thank u very much, chairman berman, and to mr. pence for this very timely resolution. this is a time of great thought

David Scott

1:42:45 to 1:45:05( Edit History Discussion )
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David Scott

1:43:06 to 1:43:26( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: and deliberation and concern of what the united states must do and say. our words have got to be carefully calculated to make sure that they are seen as not meddling, as not trying to tell it the iranian people what to do because quite honestly, mr.

David Scott

1:43:27 to 1:43:49( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: speaker, the iranian people have already spoken. they have decided. and i believe that it's in our responsibility, if we hold true to the principles of our founding fathers, as i was coming over on the floor, i was thinking what i could say, and

David Scott

1:43:50 to 1:44:11( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: the words of our -- one of our great founders and patriarches beams very deem in my heart as i think and watch the news reports of what is happening in the streets of tehran. when that great patriot said, give me liberty or give me death.

David Scott

1:44:12 to 1:44:34( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: that is why the uted states of america cannot be silent. it is our foundation. i was reminded of the words of thomas jefferson, when he wrote that all men are created equal and are denied -- endowed by

David Scott

1:44:35 to 1:44:56( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: their creator with certain inalienable rights and among those, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. that's what we stand for. so it is important that we put this resolution forward and it is important that the world understand that america is

David Scott

1:44:57 to 1:45:06( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: indeed that shining light of liberty and of freedom that patrick henry and thomas jefferson spoke so eloquently

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