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House Proceeding 07-15-09 on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 3:14:35 to 3:16:45
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Wally Herger

3:14:35 to 3:16:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Wally Herger

Wally Herger

3:14:44 to 3:15:08( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: concern for americans right now is the economy. americans know that the health of the u.s. economy directly impacts their job and their ability to provide for their family and keep a roof over their heads. at the beginning of the year, democrats pushed through the congress an unprecedented

Wally Herger

3:15:09 to 3:15:29( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: measure to spend $787 billion in attempt to stimulate the economy. that was money we had to borrow, creating a national deficit that will reach almost $2 trilliony the end of the year. the president assured the american people that this was the only way to prevent

Wally Herger

3:15:30 to 3:15:50( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: unemployment rate from reaching 8%. yet with this mammoth deficit spending, the unemployment rate has skyrocketted not to 8% but to 9.5% with estimates indicating it will reach 10.5% before the end of the year and no end in sight.

Wally Herger

3:15:51 to 3:16:11( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: while americans continue to struggle to find work, congress has moved on to other issues, ignoring one of the most obvious and efficient vehicles that promote economic growth and create jobs, trading with other countries. importantly, this solution

Wally Herger

3:16:12 to 3:16:32( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: doesn't require the government spending billions of dollars, nor does it require a huge expansion or invasion of the government into the free market. it is as simple as removing foreign barriers to u.s. goods and services so that our workers and businesses can compete on a

Wally Herger

3:16:33 to 3:16:45( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: level playing field in the global economy. most americans don't know that the u.s. is not only the number one trading nation in the world, but also the nuer one

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