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Senate Proceeding 02-03-09 on Feb 3rd, 2009 :: 5:29:40 to 5:32:05
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Barbara Boxer

5:29:36 to 5:29:57( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: committee was that far off on their estimates not only on the revenues produced but much money would come back? mrs. boxer: my understanding is that they were way off by more than 00 billn. so far us -- for us to say don't vote for the boxer-ensign amendment because t join tax says, a, b, and c, i say to

Barbara Boxer

5:29:40 to 5:32:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Barbara Boxer

5:29:58 to 5:30:20( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: friends joint tax has been so out to lunch on this. they didn't even come close to what happened. and, you know, we can have lots of arguments, but i can tell you this: nobody gains in america when that money sits offshore. they didn't gain

Barbara Boxer

5:30:21 to 5:30:42( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, we had oracle buying up jobs, and there were job layoffs. we know that. when pfizer has a problem, let's say that they have a drug on the market causing them a problem, they're going to lay people off. they're going to have problems. we do not allow funds to be used for dividends.

Barbara Boxer

5:30:43 to 5:31:04( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: we do not allow funds to be used for any kind of golden parachutes or c.e.o. pay we don't allow buy-backs of stock. we tightened up very much. so i hope we can get to the 60 votes. i'm pretty confident majority here. i really am. but i hope we can get to the 60 votes, because i thinkt sends a good message.

Barbara Boxer

5:31:05 to 5:31:27( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: the message is we don't like money sitting offshore. we want to bring it home and help the banks. we want to bring it home and help the we want to bring it home and invest it in america. that's why it's called repatriation. d, you know, you can get up and you can make every argument

Barbara Boxer

5:31:28 to 5:31:48( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: in the book, but when you do, i think you have to explain to people why economists like laura tyson, allen sinai, robert shah peer row are very clear -- schapp peer row are very clear why they say that joint tax was off, why they say that even the last bill that wasn't as strong as this actually created and

Barbara Boxer

5:31:49 to 5:32:07( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: saved jobs and why they predict that if we do this, it will stimulate the economy. now, i know my friends would like to have a time agreement. i have no problem with that whatsoever. so if there's to be a time agreement, senator ensign and i are very happy to agree to it as

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