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House Proceeding on Jul 27th, 2009 :: 2:12:40 to 2:14:45
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Joe Wilson

2:12:36 to 2:12:56( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: our armed forces in sergeants. and i just bless every one of them, thank them for their service, and i at this point have no further requests for time. i'll continue to reserve my time until my yielded back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves his time. mr. wilson: madam speaker.

Joe Wilson

2:12:40 to 2:14:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson

2:12:57 to 2:13:17( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: the speaker pro tempore: t gentleman from south carolina. mr. wilson: madam speaker, it's an honor for me to be on the floor today with congressman marshall, with delegate faleomavaega, two veterans themselves who could tell firsthand heart felt indication of their appreciation of n.c.o.'s. i come from the state of south carolina. the ste flag of south

Joe Wilson

2:13:18 to 2:13:39( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: carolina is the recognition of the significance of n.c.o.'s to our independence and freedom. this flag of south carolina has a palmetto tree. it recognizes the british fleet that attacked the fort. the soft logs, the cannonballs

Joe Wilson

2:13:40 to 2:14:00( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: hit the logs and bounced off or absorbed. at the same time they did not knock down the american -- they didn't knock down the american flag. and at that time sergeant william jasper had the courage to raise the flag back up, indicating to the british that they were not going to be successful. the british fleet withdrew. the flag of south carolina has a palmetto tree.

Joe Wilson

2:14:01 to 2:14:21( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: it has a crescent. the crescent was -- indicated the rank of the sergeant in the american revolution on the helmet. so we are forever the state of south carolina grateful for what n.c.o.'s have meant and forever in perpetuity we appreciate what h.r. 44 means. and i yield back the balance of

Joe Wilson

2:14:22 to 2:14:43( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from georgia's recognized. mr. marshall: i also yield back the balance of my time, urging all of my colleagues vote in favor of this resolution. the speaker pro tempore: the question is will the house suspend the rules and agree to house joint resolution 44.

Joe Wilson

2:14:44 to 2:14:47( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Wilson: those in favor say aye.

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