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House Proceeding 07-08-09 on Jul 8th, 2009 :: 1:41:20 to 1:45:20
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Jeb Hensarling

1:41:18 to 1:41:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: hensarling of texas. the chair: pursuant to house resolution 609, the gentleman from texas, mr. hensarling, and a member control five minutes the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas. mr. hensarling: thank you, mr. chairman. this is an amendment that would rike an earmark better known as pork barrel spending, specifically $200,000 requested

Jeb Hensarling

1:41:20 to 1:45:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Jeb Hensarling

1:41:41 to 1:42:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: by the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. murtha, for the natural biodiversity of johnstown, pennsylvania, for conservation strategy at the kiss key basin. if one goes to the website of natural biodiversity they will learn that, quote, they control

Jeb Hensarling

1:42:04 to 1:42:24( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: invasive, nonnative plants, unquote. quote, holistic management techniques are being used to restore buffers on sites throughout the drainages. mr. chairman, permit me to put this amendment into a broader context.

Jeb Hensarling

1:42:25 to 1:42:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: clearly the national priority has got to be job growth, economic growth and by any standard, the economic policies of this democratic congress, the economic policies of this administration have been an abject failure. 2.6 million jobs lost since

Jeb Hensarling

1:42:46 to 1:43:06( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: february. 467,000 jobs lost last month alone. 9.5% unemployment throughout the land. the highest unemployment in a quarter of a century. and, mr. chairman, what do we have to show for it? nothing but debt. mountains and mountains of debt

Jeb Hensarling

1:43:07 to 1:43:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: in spending for our children and grandchildren. already, 9 -- $9,810 per household to fund a government stimulus plan. more to fund the omnibus. $31,000 per household to fund

Jeb Hensarling

1:43:28 to 1:43:48( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: the $3.6 trillion 2010 budget. tripling, tripling the federal debt in 10 years, more debt in the next 10 years than in the previous 200 -- 220. billions for chrysler, billions for g.m., billions for a.i.g. barring 46 cents on the dollar, borrowing from the chinese, sending the bill to our children

Jeb Hensarling

1:43:49 to 1:44:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: and grandchildren. that's the context, mr. chairman. so i ask one and only one thing. here's an opportunity. here's an opportunity for the taxpayers to maybe save $300,000, not to borrow that money from the chinese. now i have no idea, i have no doubt, i have no doubt, that the gentleman from pennsylvania is

Jeb Hensarling

1:44:11 to 1:44:31( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: sincere. i'm sure good things can be done with this money by the natural biodiversity and their holistic habitat management program. i have no doubt that good things could be done with that money. but let me tell you other good things that can be done with the money. that money could be used to go

Jeb Hensarling

1:44:32 to 1:44:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: against the deficit so we don't borrow money from the chinese, so we don't send the bill to our children and grandchildren and mr. chairmanmaybe we ought to spend it o small businesses, small businesses that are capitalized with $25,000 on average according to the s.b. a. we could save eight small

Jeb Hensarling

1:44:53 to 1:45:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: businesses in america. but most importantly right now we could tell america that we know what the priorities are and it not weed management by natural biodiversity in the river basin. i have no idea how this became a

Jeb Hensarling

1:45:14 to 1:45:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: national priority. i'm sure again that important things can be done with the money, but is it worth borrowing the money from the chinese and

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