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House Proceeding 06-26-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 3:36:50 to 3:38:45
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Brian Bilbray

3:36:46 to 3:37:06( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: it's bad for business, bad for the environment and bad for the american people. just vote no. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has exped. the gentleman from massachusetts continue tory serve? mr. markey: i continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempo gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. barton: i yield one minute

Brian Bilbray

3:36:50 to 3:38:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brian Bilbray

Brian Bilbray

3:37:07 to 3:37:27( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: to the distinguished the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. bilbray: madam speaker, i think somebody who has spent a decade regulating air pollution, i look at this bill of what i can read. i have come to the conclusion that the greatest threat of the earn virmente -- environment is the smoke that is coming out of back room deals to put this

Brian Bilbray

3:37:28 to 3:37:48( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: package together. people can talk about clean coal. clean coal is as logical as safe cigarettes and that is trying to be sold in this document. i have to say in all fairness, what i see is a huge tax scheme that doesn't fulfill the mandates that the u.n. convention on climate change

Brian Bilbray

3:37:49 to 3:38:09( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: says the minimum. it does not fulfill the need of the environment. it's late and short in this. madam chair, we have seen legislation come over this floor before. 20 years ago, this body approved the snake oil called ethanol. and today we still don't have the bravery to admit the mistake

Brian Bilbray

3:38:10 to 3:38:30( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: and correct it with this bill. we continue the past mistakes. the difference is the fact that it will take 150 years to correct the mistake that congress is about ready to do if he we pass this legislation. i look forward to having to spend the next 100 years trying to correct this mistake.

Brian Bilbray

3:38:31 to 3:38:46( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman fr massachusetts continues to reserve? mr. markey: i continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from arizona, state your parliamentary inquiry. mr. shadegg: i want to clarify the point that my colleague from texas, mr. gohmert was making

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