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House Proceeding 06-24-09 on Jun 24th, 2009 :: 0:57:45 to 1:00:55
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Harold Rogers

0:57:28 to 0:57:50( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: now or whenever the chairman would like for to us proceed. mr. price: if the gentleman has -- if the gentleman has no further speakers, we'll be happy to move on to the amendments. the chair: the gentleman from kentucky to close. mr. rogers: i yield myself the balance of our time. you know, since 9/11 we've come

Harold Rogers

0:57:45 to 1:00:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Harold Rogers

Harold Rogers

0:57:51 to 0:58:12( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: a long way in securing the country, i think. it's been eight lg years, la borious tasks have been undertaken. first the formation of the department of homeland security, attempting to merge some 22 different agencies of the government into a single agency under the umbrella of the

Harold Rogers

0:58:13 to 0:58:33( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: department of homeland securit and, yes, week of made progress, i think substantial progress in aviation security and the prottion of goods coming into the country by box, container box. we've made substantial gains across the board in securing our

Harold Rogers

0:58:34 to 0:58:55( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: american homeland. but we're still a long way from being where we need to be. it seems like it's been terribly slow he in many of the areas that we need to work on. but, you know, it's amazing to me, i was just reading a book

Harold Rogers

0:58:56 to 0:59:19( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: about world war ii and just how quickly the nation responded to the attack on pearl harbor in 1941. in four years, madam chairman, in just four years, half the time since 9/11, the nation

Harold Rogers

0:59:20 to 0:59:40( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: geared up and produced 6,500 ships, it produced airplanes, 3,000. hundreds of thousands of tanks and rifles and ammunition and

Harold Rogers

0:59:41 to 1:00:03( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: warships, liberal ships, transport ships, thousands upon thousands of weapons of war. in just four short years and we've had double that time since 9/11 to gear up for the protection of the country from the newest threat in the globe and yes i'm disappointed at

Harold Rogers

1:00:04 to 1:00:24( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: times about the progress that we lack, but i've got to say that we've got some very brave people in all th make up the department of homeland security that take their responsibilities deadly serious, they work hard, they don't get much thanks from

Harold Rogers

1:00:25 to 1:00:45( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: anyone for the good work that they do and we should take a moment the next time we go through an airport and thank that t.s.a. worker or that coast guard worker or that fema helper in our home districts and i recently had the great opportunity to thank the fema

Harold Rogers

1:00:46 to 1:00:56( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: response to a terrible flood in my district over the mother's day ekend. but we need to thank these peop because they don't get much of that. and they are doing a great

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