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House Proceeding 10-22-09 on Oct 22nd, 2009 :: 3:09:50 to 3:10:50
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Douglas Lamborn

3:09:40 to 3:10:01( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: congress just don't get it. they're just not understanding of the structures of small businesses in america today who are -- have been historically the greatest job creator in our economy. mr. lamborn: i thank the gentleman.

Douglas Lamborn

3:09:50 to 3:10:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Douglas Lamborn

Douglas Lamborn

3:10:02 to 3:10:22( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: there is the 2% to 8% surcharge on small business or individual income and there's the 8% penalty if you don't provide government-approved health care for all of your employees. so en you add that all together, like you said, barack obama's own economic adviser, christina romer said there would be about five million jobs lost

Douglas Lamborn

3:10:23 to 3:10:43( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: as a result of those tax increases. time to have tax inc small business. small business is the backbone of our nation's economy. i think the figure is 72% of new jobs created in this country are created through small business. so in the middle of a recession,

Douglas Lamborn

3:10:44 to 3:10:54( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: is this the time to be raising taxes? i don't think so. in colorado alone,

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