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House Proceeding 06-23-08 on Jun 23rd, 2008 :: 0:01:15 to 0:03:06
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1, the journal stands approved. the pledge of allegiance will be led by the gentlewoman from texas, congresswoman johnson. ms. johnson: ploys join me in reciting our pledge. i pledge allegiance

Joe Wilson

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Joe Wilson: to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker o tempore: the chair will entertain

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Speech By: Joe Wilson

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Joe Wilson: requests for one-minute speeches. for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina rise? mr. wilson: madam speaker, i ask permission to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks.

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Joe Wilson: the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. wilson: madam speaker, americans are speaking up about rising gas prices. the polls show thae t well over 60% to 70% of americans support exploration

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Joe Wilson: of american oil and natural gas reserves and we are seeing a vocal outpouring of disagreement in washington's refusal to take action. for example, former speaker of the house newt gingrich has put

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Joe Wilson: a petition on his website asking americans to sendo a message to washington that we need to drill here, drill now, and pay less. as of today the petition has over 1.1 million signatures.

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Joe Wilson: surely this is only a snapshot of the millions more in america who are feeling the pinch from rising energy prices. that is the bad news. the good news is that house republicans have a plan

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Joe Wilson: to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, invest in the future of renewable, cleaner energy resources, and ask the american people to participate through conservation. we have a plan and

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Joe Wilson: the american people have the will to put that plan into action if house democrats stop standing in the way. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget september 11.

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Joe Wilson: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? >> to address the house for one minute. madam speaker, the american people

Ken Calvert

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Ken Calvert: recognize the expanding -- expanding our offshore energy exploration is long overdue. unfortunately my demfoocratic colleagues have failed to reach this obvious conclusion so let me offer them

Ken Calvert

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Speech By: Ken Calvert

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