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Senate Proceeding on Feb 11th, 2010 :: 0:56:40 to 0:58:00
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Joseph Lieberman

0:56:36 to 0:56:57( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: mr. president, i yield the balance of our time. mr. lieberman: i thank my friend from arizona. first, i'd ask unanimous consent that my full statement in support of the legislation be entered in the record as if read. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. lieberman: i thank the chair. and, secondly, this is a piece of legislation that has significance if it's adopted and

Joseph Lieberman

0:56:40 to 0:58:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Joseph Lieberman

0:56:58 to 0:57:18( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: effect, we hope, but really this is also our way, the ten of us who have sponsored this legislation -- and i would guess every member of the senate when it comes to a vote will vote for it -- to say to two groups of people, first of government in iran, we see what you're doing,

Joseph Lieberman

0:57:19 to 0:57:39( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: we know what you're doing, it's intolerable, it's unacceptable and -- and you will be punished for it. secondly, to say to the people of iran, who have the courage to be in the streets protesting, asking for the rights that their government is supposed to give them according to international treaties that iran itself has signed, we are with you.

Joseph Lieberman

0:57:40 to 0:58:01( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: the struggle for freedom and justice against tyranny is often a long one. it's always a hard one. but history tells us that in the end, freedom and justice prevail and that means the people of iran will prevail over the totalitarian government that now

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