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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 0:32:40 to 0:36:05
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Lee Terry

0:32:36 to 0:32:56( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: but it is also time that china rises to recognize the rigs of all the citizens and the right to promote human rights. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from florida is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: i'd like t four minutes to the gentleman from nebraska, terry, a member of the committee on energy and

Lee Terry

0:32:40 to 0:36:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lee Terry

Lee Terry

0:32:57 to 0:33:17( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: commerce. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from nebraska is recognized. mr. terry: thank you, mr. speaker. and i too rise in support of this resolution and commend my friend and colleague and classmate from oregon. he and i share something. we both have children about similar ages, elementary school, now middle school ages, and i can't think of anything horrific than your children

Lee Terry

0:33:18 to 0:33:39( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: dying when the buildings collapse upon them and the frustration of the parent who just wants answers. and when i think about those buildings collapsing on those children about the incompetency of a large centralized government that's in charge of every facet of their economy.

Lee Terry

0:33:40 to 0:34:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: and here we are faced this weekend with the debate of whether or not we'reoing to move our government in that same direction of building a huge bureaucracy, one that will be thousands of miles away, one that tonet have the passion and interest other than just

Lee Terry

0:34:01 to 0:34:22( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: passing paper around desks and realizing that their lack of interest allows for this waste and the fraud and the abuse that's inherent to the buildings that collapsed in sichuan. i fear as we grow our massive governmenand bureaucracy to manage the government's portion

Lee Terry

0:34:23 to 0:34:44( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: of the health care, taking over 18% of our economy as to whetr we are going to have to live with that level of incompetency of waste, fraud and abuse. think of those schools collapsing and that equal -- how our health care will be run in this country. and another thing that the gentleman from virginia said, and i want to associate myself with his remarks.

Lee Terry

0:34:45 to 0:35:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: this is a $1.2 trillion bill. and yeah, they raised a lot of taxes to be able to pay for it and some of it is $500 billion out of medicare, my worry is that that $500 billion out of medicare really isn't going to be cut. it's just going to go to our national debt. and therefore we are going to have to rely on china to buy that debt from us. again, relying on them.

Lee Terry

0:35:06 to 0:35:26( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: notice that this resolution condemns the action of the chinese government for their humanitarian violations but there's no penalties see, when there are creditors and they own us like they do and wi continue to own more of us when we have to sell our debt to th, it limits our abilities to sit down and

Lee Terry

0:35:27 to 0:35:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: negotiate with them. did you notice that the last couple of administration officials that have gone or that have gone to china haven't brought up human rights violations with china? well, that's because they know they got us by the and we can't do that or they

Lee Terry

0:35:49 to 0:36:07( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: can do such things as flood the world's economy with our debt, ruining our dollars and further jeopardizing our economy and more jobs. but then again, maybe the bright side of this health care bill perhaps costing as many as

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