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House Proceeding 09-08-09 on Sep 8th, 2009 :: 0:31:25 to 0:36:20
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Dan Burton

0:31:22 to 0:31:43( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: escalation of american military forces there would be a mistake and would not solve the many problems and challenges. complicate matters at a very high cost to our troops and country. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. burton from jean. mrburton: as house for five minutes and

Dan Burton

0:31:25 to 0:36:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Dan Burton

0:31:44 to 0:32:05( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro te objection. mr. burton: one of the important functions of a president is to make sure that the people he puts into important positions have no real background problems that will cause the administration to founder. this administration, this president has appoint add whole

Dan Burton

0:32:06 to 0:32:28( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: bunch of czars and special assistants to the president. and they really haven't been vetted or checked out thoroughly. one of those is a gentleman who was appointed a special environmental adviser to the president. mr. jones, which we have all

Dan Burton

0:32:29 to 0:32:50( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: days, has been found to be an admitted radical communist and leader. now that does not reflect well on the administration and it does not reflect well on the entire government of the united states, because we are not supportive of the communist philosophy. now, mr. jones said that he was

Dan Burton

0:32:51 to 0:33:13( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: slandered when he resigned and that was the reason he resigned. tonight i would like to put some things in the record that show exactly why he should not have been appointed in the first place. and my colleagues understand that these czars and these people that are being appointed really need to be properly vetted and

Dan Burton

0:33:14 to 0:33:34( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: radical agenda being put in positions of leadership. jones was a founder and leader of the communist revolutionary organization called standing together to organize a revolutionary movement or storm. that in a grouping of black people organizing to protest the first gulf what war.

Dan Burton

0:33:35 to 0:33:55( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: storm was formally found nd 1994, becoming one of the most influential and active radical groups in the san francisco bay area. the leftist blog identifies storm's influence as third wor

Dan Burton

0:33:56 to 0:34:16( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: marx itch and vulgar maoism. jones said he first became radicalized in the 1992 roddy king riots during which time he was arrested. quote, i was a rowdy nationalist on april 28 and then the verdict came down on april 29, he said. by august, i was a communist.

Dan Burton

0:34:17 to 0:34:38( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: i met all of these young radical people of color, communists and it was like, this is what i need to be a part of. i spent the next 10 years of my life working with a lot of those people i met in jail trying to be a revolutionary he said. trevor lowden, administrator of the new zeal blog identified

Dan Burton

0:34:39 to 0:35:00( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: several bay area communists who worked with storm, including elizabeth martinez who helped advise jones human in which jones founded to advocate civil justice. jones and martinez attended a challenging white supremacy work shoptogether challenging white

Dan Burton

0:35:01 to 0:35:21( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: supremacy. martinez was a maoist who went on to join the communist party breakaway organization committees of correspondence. that was in the 1990's. accord toing lowdennis a board

Dan Burton

0:35:22 to 0:35:42( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: member of the movement for a democratic society where she sits aside bill ehers. it featured a tribute to the late marksist revolutionary leader.

Dan Burton

0:35:43 to 0:36:05( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: the tribute is noteworthy because jones named his son after cabral and includes every email with a quote from the communist leader. he moved on to environmentalism and that's the position he took with the administration. no question he is a radical and member of the communist party and has been for a long time and

Dan Burton

0:36:06 to 0:36:20( Edit History Discussion )

Dan Burton: in support of their goals and approaches to government. i would like to say if i were talking to the president tonight, mr. president, please be careful who you are appointing to these positions of leadership. it is important for the country and image of the united states

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