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House Proceeding 09-22-08 on Sep 22nd, 2008 :: 1:56:00 to 2:00:40
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Robert Matsui

1:53:12 to 1:56:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Robert Matsui

1:55:46 to 1:56:00( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Matsui: have the ability to be aeble to choose the energy needsrg that they have. here in the state of minnesota the people that i i represent, they are all very soon going to be turning their

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:56:00 to 1:56:10( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: thermostats up. some homes are heated by natural gas. some by fuely oil. and we are going to be looking potentially at dramatic spikes in costs for people on their fuel oil and on

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:56:00 to 2:00:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michelle Marie Bachmann

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:56:10 to 1:56:23( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: their home om energy heating. ea people in m innesota don't have't a choice. they have to turn on their fuel. as the gentleman had t stated, people right now are making choices about whether

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:56:23 to 1:56:34( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: or not th ey can even afford to a go to work if they are traveling 50 miles to be a ble to work. i represent people in the great g city of st. cloud, minnesota. i toured a nur sing home h recently.

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:56:34 to 1:56:48( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: on e thing i was told by the administra tors, a lot of the people that they have doing some of the basic work b in the nursing homes are making not a high level of l income, and they don't see

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:56:48 to 1:57:01( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: also that it's worth w it for the m to go to work. this is not a good situation that they are being put in. and again this is artificial. because we don't needee to be in this situation.

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:57:01 to 1:57:13( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: again it's because, unfortunately, the democrat-controlled congre-css has maintained a prohibition p era ment ality with american energy production. they are just saying no wayt , no how. i don't

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:57:13 to 1:57:28( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: understand that. representativere latta, i absolutely don't understand thest mindset that says when you are sitting on your own solution wh y in the world wouldn't w you legalize and open the door

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:57:28 to 1:57:44( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: to d american energy production souc we can create jobs and people e can pay a lower cost and so we aren't sending $700 billion overseas. here's something i'm very concerned about, representativeiv

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:57:44 to 1:57:56( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: latta. it is shari'a law.. many of the islamic nations i are now wanting to do businessss under shari'a law, islamic law. this is happening now in the i united kingdom. this is very concerning.

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:57:56 to 1:58:10( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: all of althe equity, all of the liquidity, the dollars that are available to do business now s are in the hands of people in the middle east. it makes sense.en we have just sent themju $700

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:58:10 to 1:58:23( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: billion of american money. mr. latta: in one year. mrs. bachmann: in one year at t the gas pump. think about this now.ow $700 billion$7 has left american pockets, has gone overseas to the

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:58:23 to 1:58:34( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: middle east to opec nations that don't like us very much, they are sitting onit $70 billion worth of capital. guess what america iswh starved for rightfo now? capita l. money. we nee d money.

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:58:34 to 1:58:50( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: we have to go somewhere. our banks right now are starved for money. we are in a credit crunch right now. but middle eastern nations are saying, hey, you want to do business with us, you

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:58:50 to 1:59:06( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: need to come undernd shari'a, islamic ic law. so now thi nk of that. t american companies would have to cometo under not under american lawic, but under shari'a law if they conduct business

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:59:06 to 1:59:21( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: transactions. let alone the chinese nation that is in the prothcess of buying up u united statesd securities. these are very sobering times for us in the united states congress. we

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:59:21 to 1:59:36( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: may make the most importantpo decision and cast the most important voteim of the 110th congress this week. and that vote will be on how we handle thisle financialan crisis. and would that the

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:59:36 to 1:59:50( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: dhaemocrat congress last week had passed a real ene rgy freedom bill so we could unlock american energme resources and created wealth here in the united states, rather than taxing the american

Michelle Marie Bachmann

1:59:50 to 2:00:05( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: people yet one more time so we w can continue to send t more money over toov opec and o tax more money from people to put in washington, d.c. you don't want to send more money tomo thehe united states

Michelle Marie Bachmann

2:00:05 to 2:00:13( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: congress that has provedd themselves completely incapable of handling the american people's money. the democratic congress, led congress has proved p itself completely incompetent in

Michelle Marie Bachmann

2:00:13 to 2:00:29( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: ha ndling the american people's money. mr. latta: you bring up an interesting point when you talk t about what's happening, especially with the oil w situation. when we interup to the anwr,

Michelle Marie Bachmann

2:00:29 to 2:00:40( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: 11 of us from the house side, that went up and we saw that pipeline. mile marker zero, that 800-mileil pipeline. that pipeline at its height was carrying 2.1 million barrels of oil a day down it.

Robert Matsui

2:00:40 to 2:00:52( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Matsui: it's 700,000 barrels today. the pr oblem we are going to have is that we areve watching about a 15% reduction every ry year in t hat pipeline. because of the prudhoe bay area and otheran

Robert Matsui

2:00:40 to 2:03:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert Matsui

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