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House Proceeding on Jul 17th, 2008 :: 0:15:27 to 0:17:56
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Charles W. Jr.Boustany

0:13:34 to 0:15:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles W. Jr.Boustany

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

0:15:11 to 0:15:27( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: purpose does the gentleman from washington rise? mr. inslee: revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. inslee: mr. speaker, slavery in this country did not end in the 1860's.

Joe Wilson

0:15:27 to 0:15:42( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: it still exists. because we all are still enslaved by oil. it is an addiction. george bush himself said we are addicted to oil. but his answer is to increase the addiction. to go back to the

Joe Wilson

0:15:27 to 0:17:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson

0:15:42 to 0:15:58( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: dealer just for one more stick of the needle. that is not a long-term energy supply response to this crisis. americans need a choice of new energy supplies beyond oil which is the only way to break

Joe Wilson

0:15:58 to 0:16:11( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: this addiction, which is the only way to drive down price, which is the only way to have an alternative to oil. in my office yesterday, i had the interdell company, building one of the legitimate yam

Joe Wilson

0:16:11 to 0:16:20( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: batteries. they are going to provide the battery for the g.m. volt. we have to provide freedom from this oil addiction by having a policy that gives americans choice of new electric cars, new

Joe Wilson

0:16:20 to 0:16:30( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: algae-based biofuels. that's a vision for choice and freedom in this country. that's what we should be doing and we'll be starting today. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman

Joe Wilson

0:16:30 to 0:16:39( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: from south carolina rise? >> i ask permission to address the house for one minute, revise and extends my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> mr. speaker, our nation's economic

Joe Wilson

0:16:39 to 0:16:51( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: and national security is being threatened by our contued reliance on foreign oil. the pain at the pump is having a terrible impact on the wallets of american families. simultaneously, we are sending

Joe Wilson

0:16:51 to 0:17:06( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: billions of dollars overseas to buy the foreign oil we pay far too much for here at home. the exploration of american oil and natural gas right here at home means we can rely less on unstable

Joe Wilson

0:17:06 to 0:17:19( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: regimes and break the monopoly of foreign oil. the more american-made energy we use means less of our money going to line the pockets of dictators like hugo chavez of venezuela. we have the resources

Joe Wilson

0:17:19 to 0:17:32( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: and the technology to get these resources in an environmentally sound way. we must face the fact that there are real consequences to congressional inaction. just as there would be substantial

Joe Wilson

0:17:32 to 0:17:41( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: benefits to adopting and all-of-the-above energy policy which i and many of my republican colleagues support. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget september 11. the

Joe Wilson

0:17:41 to 0:17:56( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? >> i rise to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> when george bush

Peter A. DeFazio

0:17:56 to 0:18:11( Edit History Discussion )

Peter A. DeFazio: was elected in 2001, gas was $1.48 a gallon and we imported 52% of our oil. today gas is $4.39 a gallon in my district and we're importing 58% of our oil. in the meantime, what's been done?

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