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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 4:25:25 to 4:27:25
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

4:25:21 to 4:25:41( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: recognized. mr. kline: at this time, i would like to yield two minutes to the services committee and the former ranking member of the education and labor committee, the gentleman from california, mr. mckeon. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is reco mr. mckeon: i thank the ranking member f it's been said that abraham lincoln said you cannot bring

Howard P. Buck McKeon

4:25:25 to 4:27:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard P. Buck McKeon

Howard P. Buck McKeon

4:25:42 to 4:26:02( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: about prosperity by discouraging thrift, you cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong, you cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer and cannot further the brotherhood of man by encouraging class hatred or help the poor by destroying the rich, you cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

4:26:03 to 4:26:23( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: you cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence. u cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves. madam speaker, we violate today what we're doing here violate all these principles that abraham lincoln spoke so eloquently about.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

4:26:24 to 4:26:44( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: i rise in strong opposition to this pelosi bill of over 2,000 pages at a time when we are suffering the highest unemployment in this country since 1983. the american p these massive new spending increases and i refuse to pass this great burden on to my children and grandchildren. i offered two amendments to try

Howard P. Buck McKeon

4:26:45 to 4:27:07( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: to improve this bill, one to require members of congress to enroll in the public option like we're going to you do. and one of these -- that said that illegal immigrants will not revenue benefits under this bill. commonsense provisions that were voted down by the democrats and the rule committee.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

4:27:08 to 4:27:25( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: democrats voted down every single republican amendment one. how is that for bipartisanship? this legislation kills jobs and costs over $1 trillion in money we don't have. the republican plan will cut costs through tort reform, negotiating across state lines

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