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House Proceeding on Sep 9th, 2009 :: 3:03:40 to 3:07:15
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Brian Bilbray

3:03:36 to 3:03:58( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: from this and how people said let's do everything we can to assist the people in new york. i want to thank from all over this land for doing that. and of course, i have no other speakers. if the gentleman from california is prepared to yield back, i'm prepared to do so as well.

Brian Bilbray

3:03:40 to 3:07:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Brian Bilbray

3:03:59 to 3:04:22( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time.? mr. towns: i reserve my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. bilbray: mr. speaker, i appreciate the chairman's words and let me just say, december 7, 1941 was brought up earlier. and my father's birthday was december, 1941 -- was in

Brian Bilbray

3:04:23 to 3:04:43( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: december 7 and he was stationed at pearl harbor in 1941. and have heard about december 7 is never again shall we not be prepared to avoid this. i guess the goal we need to say is never again with 9/11. how many of us around this

Brian Bilbray

3:04:44 to 3:05:04( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: country, especially if you ask those in new york, how many thought that flight schools in florida or california was going to affect their lives. most new yorkers would probably say, it doesn't affect me. i guess how many p this country would think that if

Brian Bilbray

3:05:05 to 3:05:26( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: virginia gave drivers' licenses to people who were not legally in the country would think, does it matter? no, it doesn't matter. 9/11 has proven anything that happens in the united states would have a major impact at corners across this country. i have to say that we do talk

Brian Bilbray

3:05:27 to 3:05:49( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: about what happened in new york. we can identify where the pentagon was hit. sadly, i don't think most of us could point out where in a field in pennsylvania the heroes of that flight perished. in that field, somewhere in pennsylvania, there were the

Brian Bilbray

3:05:50 to 3:06:11( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: heroes who chose to stop an act of terrorism dead in its tracks. and i think every member of congress, when we tour the capitol and walk into the capitol, every member of congress should remember those heroes who perished in that field in pennsyl mr. speaker, we stand here today

Brian Bilbray

3:06:12 to 3:06:33( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: and we have the privilege of showing our constituents this structure to representative government, the capitol. we stand today proudly because these heroes we willing to give it all to protect the capitol of the united states. as far as i know, we were the

Brian Bilbray

3:06:34 to 3:06:56( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: next one on-line. and so as we stand here today in recognizing the sacrifice of the heroes and loss of 9/11, we should rember every day that a member of congress or the president has the privilege of serving the public in this

Brian Bilbray

3:06:57 to 3:07:17( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Bilbray: building, in this temple of representative government that we ought to thank those heroes for preserving for us the rights for us to be able to represent th here in this structure. without that heroism, not only would this structure not be here, but many of us who will

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