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House Proceeding 09-29-09 on Sep 29th, 2009 :: 1:31:55 to 1:38:00
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Stephen F. Lynch

1:31:51 to 1:32:11( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: it is for these reason that i rise today to praise the team for winning the 2009 little league world series championship. thank you, mr. speaker, and with that i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. on behalf of the committee on

Stephen F. Lynch

1:31:55 to 1:38:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

1:32:12 to 1:32:32( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: oversight and government reform, i am pleased to support house resolution 725 for consideration. this resolution congratulates the chula vista park view little league team of chula vista, california, for winning the 2009 little league world series championship. the measure before us was introduced on september 9 by my colleague and friend, representative bob filner of california, and it was favorably reported out of the oversight

Stephen F. Lynch

1:32:33 to 1:32:53( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: committee on september 24 by unanimous con sent. notably this measure -- consent. no support of over 50 members of ngress. house res. youlusion 725 -- house resolution 725 applauds the series run led by coach

Stephen F. Lynch

1:32:54 to 1:33:14( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: ramirez, this group of young men clifrpbled the sixth little league world series title for the state of california and extended america's little league world series championship streak to five years. and the championship game, the california club overca a three-run deficit to beat a formidable team from taipei, china, 6-3. these young men demonstrated the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:33:15 to 1:33:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: type of teamwork, camaraderie and never say never spirit needed to succeed in all facets of life. i wish them the best in the future endeavors and if they pursue a career in baseball they find their way to myeloved red sox. i also want to applaud the little league world series organizers for orchestrating another successful tournament.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:33:39 to 1:33:59( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the series was first held in 1967 and although only american teams participated, today the competion is truly an international event, welcoming teams from canada, the caribbean, latin america, asia, europe and the middle east and africa. in closing, let us as a body applaud the chula vista little league baseball team for their hard work a success and congratulate the organizers of

Stephen F. Lynch

1:34:00 to 1:34:20( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the little league world series for helping to you instill the indispensable values of teamwork, sportsmanship and dedication in today's youth. encourage all of my colleagues to support this measure and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from ohio. mr. turner: mr. speaker, i urge all members to support the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:34:21 to 1:34:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: passage of h.res. 725 and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: i thank my colleague for his remarks aes and i want to thank all of our colleagues on both sides of the aisle to join with mr. filner from california, the lead sponsor of this measure, to congratulate the chula vista park view little league team by agreeing to house

Stephen F. Lynch

1:34:42 to 1:35:06( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: resolution 725 and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back and so the question is, will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 725? those in favor say aye. those oosed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid

Stephen F. Lynch

1:35:07 to 1:35:28( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: on the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts rise? mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. earlier in this series, i neglected to ask unanimous consent on behalf of all members for five days within which to revise and extend their remarks. i'd like to make that request now. the speaker pro tempore: without

Stephen F. Lynch

1:35:29 to 1:35:49( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: objection. for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts rise? mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. i move that the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 734 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 734, resolution expressing the support for the -- for support

Stephen F. Lynch

1:35:50 to 1:36:10( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: and honoring september 17, 2009, as constitution day. the speaker pro tempore: purant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman hio, mr. turner, each will control 20 minutes. the chair now recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days within which to

Stephen F. Lynch

1:36:11 to 1:36:32( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: on behalf of the oversight committee i now presents remain house resolution 734 for consideration. this resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals emmed bodied in constitutions a. house resolution 734 was introduced on september 10,

Stephen F. Lynch

1:36:33 to 1:36:54( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: 2009, by my colleague, representative robert latta of ohio, and favorably reported out of the oversight committee on september 24, 2009. in addition, this resolution enjoys the support of over 60 members of congress. mr. speaker, house resolution 734 expresses our support for constitution day which is routinely celebrated on

Stephen F. Lynch

1:36:55 to 1:37:15( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: september 17. 11 years after the signing of the declaration of independence, 55 delegates from the first american states came together in philadelphia, pennsylvania, to create a constitution for a federal republic. after much hard work and careful deliberation, the constitution of the united states was signed

Stephen F. Lynch

1:37:16 to 1:37:37( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: on september 17, 1787, by 39 delegates from 12 states. as the supreme law of the united states, the constitution provides the basic structure for the organization of the american government. it is no exaggeration to say that the united states constitution is one of the most important documents in history. often referred to as a living document, this framework from

Stephen F. Lynch

1:37:38 to 1:37:58( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: our representative and democratic system of government has served the american people for over 200 years. making it the oldest federal constitution still in use in the world. with its separation of powers, its checks and balances and preservation of rights, the constitution is a worthy example to purgening democracies everywhere.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:37:59 to 1:38:01( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: furthermore the values and

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