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Senate Proceeding on Feb 11th, 2010 :: 0:45:50 to 0:48:50
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Joseph Lieberman

0:45:47 to 0:46:08( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: stand here on the floor of the senate and speak about it. mr. lieberman: mr. president, i thank my friend from arizona, senator mccain, first, for his leadership on this, which is consistent with a lifetime of support for america's freedom agenda, for the principles that are enshrined in our declaration

Joseph Lieberman

0:45:50 to 0:48:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

0:46:09 to 0:46:30( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: of independence and have always been at the center of our foreign policy when it's been at its best. and this is a day of history. it's a day of history on the streets of tehran and other cities in iran, o this 31st anniversary of the iranian revolution.

Joseph Lieberman

0:46:31 to 0:46:52( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: i heard a report today and it encapsulates what's happened to that revolution. today apparently the granddaughter of ayatollah hoe may knee was arrested as a -- khomeini was arrested as a street protester. when they realized who she was,

Joseph Lieberman

0:46:53 to 0:47:13( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: they let her go. mr. mccain: the wife of one of the opposition leaders was beaten in the street today. did the senator hear that? hraoeb i say to my friend -- mr. lieberman: i say i did. that was the wife of mr. musavi, whose wife was beaten on the streets of iran, on tehran today.

Joseph Lieberman

0:47:14 to 0:47:34( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: this is a day of history in tehran, and i hope we can make it a day of history here in the united states congress because if this legislation, which senator mccain and i and a broad bipartisan group of other senators is adopted, it will be the first time we impose economic sanctions on iranian

Joseph Lieberman

0:47:35 to 0:47:57( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: leaders for the human rights abuses of their own people. we've come full circle here. we've obviously been concerned about iran's sponsorship of terrorism, still the number-one state sponsor of terrorism in the world, according to the state department. second, its nuclear weapons program menaces its neighbors and the world.

Joseph Lieberman

0:47:58 to 0:48:18( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: but as so often happens with countries that threaten their neighbors and the world that have no regard for human life, ultimately we come back to their core. and the core of the iranian regime is rotten. it's rotten because it treats its own people not just with

Joseph Lieberman

0:48:19 to 0:48:40( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: disrespect, but with brutality, as my friend from arizona has said. look at the television. look at youtube. raoet the internet -- read the internet, the text messages about what's happening on the streets of iran as we speak today. remarkable demonstrations of courage by the pple coming out

Joseph Lieberman

0:48:41 to 0:48:51( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: to protest, to simply ask for their freedom, and unbelievable brutality against them for doing nothing more than asking for

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