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House Proceeding 07-15-09 on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 1:19:35 to 1:22:05
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Jeb Hensarling

1:19:30 to 1:19:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: a member opposed, each will control five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas. mr. hensarling: thank you, mr. chairman. is is an amendment which would strike an earmark for a half a million dollars to the new york metropolitan museum of art. according to the sponsor's website, the money would be

Jeb Hensarling

1:19:35 to 1:22:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Jeb Hensarling

1:19:51 to 1:20:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: used, quote, for needed conversion of various hvac systems from obsolete and high-energy consuming systems to direct digital control systems which will vastly reduce energy costs while allowing for greater conservation and use of existing energy within the building, unquote. mr. chairman, i want to

Jeb Hensarling

1:20:14 to 1:20:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: stimulate -- stipulate that i have no doubt this would be a very valuable improvement for the met. i have no doubt this is a good use of somebody's money. but, mr. chairman, i have several questions about this. listen, let me also stipulate that the metropolitan museum of art is one of the great art museums in the world.

Jeb Hensarling

1:20:35 to 1:20:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: when i have the occasion to go to new york city, i love to go to the met. i particularly love to go to the galleries that have the art of the various impressionists. i could spend hours if not days there. so let me stipulate again i have no doubt that this is a good use of somebody's money.

Jeb Hensarling

1:20:57 to 1:21:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: but let me give you a little background, mr. chairman. the spending that has been taking place in washington, d.c., is at an unsustainable pace. already this body has passed a $1.1 trillion government stimulus plan costing every

Jeb Hensarling

1:21:19 to 1:21:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: american family $9,810. including $100 million for an after-school snack program. $1 billion for the census. an omnibus costing $400 billion. costing every american family $3,534. including $150,000 for lobster research in maine. $1.9 million for pleasure beach

Jeb Hensarling

1:21:41 to 1:22:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: water taxi service in connecticut. a $700 billion bailout program so that folks like chrysler, g.m., a.i.g., and a host of others can get taxpayer dollars costing every american family ,034. only two weeks ago a new national energy tax passed by the house for the every american

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