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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 1:54:10 to 1:55:40
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Jeff Flake

1:54:06 to 1:54:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: bipartisanship we have is against this monstrosity. vote no, let's start all over and do it right. thank you balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlewoman fr ms. slaughter: mr. speaker, i will continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves the balance of her time. the gentleman from texas.

Jeff Flake

1:54:10 to 1:55:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake

1:54:27 to 1:54:48( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: mr. sessionsthank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, at this time i'd like to yield 90 seconds to the gentleman from arizona, the gentleman from, there flake. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for 90 seconds. mr. flake: i thank the gentleman for yielding. there's so much wrong with this bill it's impossible to cover in 90 seconds. so let me just focus on one aspect. yesterday we learned that up

Jeff Flake

1:54:49 to 1:55:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: employment has reached 10% in this cntry. you can imagine being a small businessman and deciding whether or not you're going to hire new employees when you face the prospect of an 8% tax if you're not providing the kind of health care coverage that this bill envisions? 8% tax. and depending on the business you have you could face an

Jeff Flake

1:55:12 to 1:55:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: additional 5.4% surtax on top of that. are you going to hire more people? noa chan not a chance. unemployment will get worse. we are in a deep economic hole, mr. speaker. the first rule should be, st digging. yet here we've doubled down and we're trading in our shovel for a back hoe.

Jeff Flake

1:55:33 to 1:55:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: we say we're going to dig faster and deeper. to what effect? what are we saying to people out there? the jobs aren't important?

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