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House Proceeding 07-28-09 on Jul 28th, 2009 :: 2:56:55 to 2:58:15
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Tom Latham

2:56:52 to 2:57:12( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: fewer don't think so. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from iowa rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. latham: i very much. and sometimes i wonder if ybody on the other side of the aisle ever goes home.

Tom Latham

2:56:55 to 2:58:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Latham

Tom Latham

2:57:13 to 2:57:33( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: because i tell i in doing town meetings we have three or four times more people than normal show up. and i will tell you what, they are scared to death of what they see happening in this country. when they look at the $787 billion stimulus package that has no benefit to anyone today.

Tom Latham

2:57:34 to 2:57:55( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: when they look at people voting for cap and trade without even having read the bill, only to find out that that in iowa would cost 17,000 jobs for each of the next 20 years and 2.5 million jobs nationwide for the next 20 years. they go what's going on? when am i going to get our government back?

Tom Latham

2:57:56 to 2:58:16( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: when are people going to listen to us and be responsive? what this debate is all about is about our children and grandchildren and what we are going to leave them for the future. what it's going to do for someone who wants an opportunity to start a small business, to grow and prosper and be part of this economy. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. latham: we are destroying

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