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House Proceeding 12-08-09 on Dec 8th, 2009 :: 0:54:05 to 0:57:45
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Gus Bilirakis

0:54:01 to 0:54:22( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: from florida, mr. bilirakis, for its introduction as well as our friend from new york, mr. crowley, and with that, madam speaker, i would like to yield such time as he may consume to my friend from florida, mr. bilirakis. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. bilirakis: thank you, madam speaker. i rise today in support of h.r.

Gus Bilirakis

0:54:05 to 0:57:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

Gus Bilirakis

0:54:23 to 0:54:43( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: 2278, i want to thk the gentleman from california, of course my good friend from florida, and also the gentleman from new york, mr. crowley. my legislation that will direct the president to transmit to congress a report on anti-american incitement to violence in the middle east. this in fairous activity is escalating in quality and

Gus Bilirakis

0:54:44 to 0:55:05( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: quantity. fueled by the rapid growth of satellite television throughout the arab world n 2008, a tv run by hezbollah broadcast over two dozen video clips of insurgent bombings against u.s. and coalition forces in iraq. further, iranian state controlled tv chanlts

Gus Bilirakis

0:55:06 to 0:55:27( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: repeatedly broadcast calls for death to america. and a tv in the arm of hamas broadcast a puppet show depicting an arab child stabbg the president of the united states. instead of denouncing such incitement, many countries in the region provide financial material and technological support to the purveyors of

Gus Bilirakis

0:55:28 to 0:55:49( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: incitement. al manar among others are transmitted on the satellite providers controlled by the egyptian government and arabsat controlled by the arab league. given the dangers such incitement poses to american soldiers and civilians in the reasoningon -- region and at home, it is long past time for

Gus Bilirakis

0:55:50 to 0:56:12( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: the u.s. and other responsible nations t threat. passage of h.r. 2278 is therefore ctical. this legislation seeking to designate a spessly designated global terrorist satellite providers that knowingly in contracts with ties already designated as special

Gus Bilirakis

0:56:13 to 0:56:33( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: under executive order 13224. this bill would also make it the policy of the u.s. to urge all govnments and private investors w satellite companies to oppose transmissions of telecasts by any station that openly incite the audience to commit acts of terrorism or violence against

Gus Bilirakis

0:56:34 to 0:56:54( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: the united states and its citizens. this bill re president to transmit a report country by country list and description of media outlets that engage in anti-american incitement to violence in the middle east and a list of satellite companies that carry such media. most importantly, it must be

Gus Bilirakis

0:56:55 to 0:57:16( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: the policy of the united states in crafting its foreign policy to consider state 1307bsor -- sponsorship of anti-american incitement to violence when determining the level of assistance to and frequency and nature relations with regional states. finally, madam speaker, the broadcast of incitement to violence against americans and

Gus Bilirakis

0:57:17 to 0:57:37( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: our country on television channels and other media that are accessible in the u.s. may of radicalization and of individuals into foreign terrorist organization that is seek to carry out acts of violence against american targets on american soil. this is a concerning trend that

Gus Bilirakis

0:57:38 to 0:57:45( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: must be halted. madam speaker, i urge passage of this very important measure which i hope will improve our national security and the safety of our soldiers and

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