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House Proceeding 06-26-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 2:15:10 to 2:17:40
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John B. Larson

2:15:07 to 2:15:29( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: and it will do nothing to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. it's all pain and no gain. i urge my colleagues to vote no on this bill and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves his time. the gentleman from new york. mr. rangel: when the republican party becomes the protector of the poor it's a day that i've been waiting for. i'd like to yield two minutes

John B. Larson

2:15:10 to 2:17:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John B. Larson

John B. Larson

2:15:30 to 2:15:50( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: to mr. larson, leader of the democratic party. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. larson: i thank the distinguished chairman and mr. speaker. it's been an interesting day listening to the claims imnated from the other -- emanated from the other side of the aisle, claims of being forth right.

John B. Larson

2:15:51 to 2:16:11( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: we had the president of the previous administration, president bush stood on the floor and claimed our addiction to oil. and everybody put their head in the sand, did nothing. as we contue to send and export american dollars overseas. we send american taxpayer

John B. Larson

2:16:12 to 2:16:32( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: dollars overseas. to russia, to saudi arabia, to libya, to venezuela, all the people that you ve chimed in about today. that's the real tax th we are paying. because of our increasing addiction and our need to stand

John B. Larson

2:16:33 to 2:16:53( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: up and rid ourselves of dependency on foreign oil. so the challenge faces us once again. was here 30 years and we didn't have the courage to make the stand. nor the patriotic fervor of fiber to stand up and do the right thing. stop this addiction. if t. boone pickens can get out across this country and talk

John B. Larson

2:16:54 to 2:17:14( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: about this awful addiction and as thomas friedman said very eloquently, if the american policy of the previous administration is to leave no moola behind and find our funds we pay with american taxpayers, going to fund our enemies' efforts against our own troops in our efforts against terrorism, that is what this is

John B. Larson

2:17:15 to 2:17:35( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: about in the final analysis. it's about this great country of ours and making a stand for what we believe in, standing up for american dominance and superiority. yes, the chinese and indian nations are out there competing. we want to compete against them because we have better technology. we just have to make the

John B. Larson

2:17:36 to 2:17:40( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: i and not in saudi arabia and libya and venezuela and russia

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