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House Proceeding 12-03-09 on Dec 3rd, 2009 :: 2:20:45 to 2:22:40
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Greg Walden

2:20:42 to 2:21:03( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: that's ailing and people losing their jobs, imposing mor taxes on them, the places they work is not the answer. but -- so you sort of have this double whammy going on here. you have no help for the people that lost their jobs and at the

Greg Walden

2:20:45 to 2:22:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

2:21:04 to 2:21:24( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: same token you displacements. mr. walden: and we go to the gentleman from louisiana. this government, the democrats have run the house for the last three years, the congress holds the purse strings, the congress does, the president can put forward a budget and they end up signing the bills into law, it's the congress that controls the purse strings. under this administration, the

Greg Walden

2:21:25 to 2:21:48( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: federal government ran the deficit in excess of $600 billion every single year for the next 10 years. now, the highest deficit, highest deficit prior to this administration was $459 billion which was high. but it was coming down. now, it's $700 billion and higher for the next decade at best.

Greg Walden

2:21:49 to 2:22:13( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: now, that racks up to, what, $17 trillion, $20 trillion debt? i think it was $20 trillion at the end of 10 years. so let's figure how you pay that off. let's say it's $20 trillion by the time they're done. well, you -- congress -- how about this? the congress runs $1 trillion

Greg Walden

2:22:14 to 2:22:34( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: down the debt. how many people in this chamber believe that this congress, or any congress, will run a surplus for 20 yes and pay down the debt? i see no hands going up. or there's inflation. that's the fear i have. that means higher interest rates, higher inflation, return

Greg Walden

2:22:35 to 2:22:46( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: to carter-nomics. remember when carter left office had double digit unemployment and the economy

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