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Senate Proceeding on Apr 29th, 2009 :: 3:35:05 to 3:39:34
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Mike Johanns

3:34:48 to 3:35:08( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Johanns: appropriations bill was about $410 billion. wh it means that over these first 100 spent on an average of $12 billion a day.

Jim Bunning

3:35:05 to 3:39:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim Bunning

Jim Bunning

3:35:09 to 3:35:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: that's a staggering rate of spending we cannot continue to manage our like this. the budget proposed by the obama administration several weeks ago is no more responsible than these other bills. it spends too much. it

Jim Bunning

3:35:33 to 3:35:55( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: and i have mentioned these numbers before, but they are worth repeating. the president's proposal will double the public held national debt to more annual spending would leap from

Jim Bunning

3:35:56 to 3:36:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: $24 ,000 per household -- from $24,000 per household to $32,000. this plan would raise t $1.4 trillion over ten years. those are not my numbers. i didn't make them up. the people hired by the democrats,he congressional

Jim Bunning

3:36:20 to 3:36:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: budget office, picked by senator reid two members of the finance -- one member of the finance committee and one member of the ways and means committee, senator baucus and congressman rangel. those are the people who picked

Jim Bunning

3:36:42 to 3:37:04( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: c.b.o.'s director, and those are his numbers. this plan would also -- the increase in debt is also staggering. the president's proposal would double the debt held by the public in five years and nearly triple it in over ten. in fact, the proposal would

Jim Bunning

3:37:05 to 3:37:25( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: create more debt previous served from george washington to include george w. bush. i know that today we're not voting on the obama proposal. however, i still think it is completely reasonable to it.

Jim Bunning

3:37:26 to 3:37:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: this proposal gives us a great insight into how president obama views government and we see that he wants to greatly expand it. he also no longer is a member of the legislative branch. however, he is the leader of the

Jim Bunning

3:37:47 to 3:38:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: party that controls t legislative branch. so we know he' have influence on how legislation is written here. on aspects of the document before us is the inclusion reconciliation instructions for

Jim Bunning

3:38:11 to 3:38:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: health care and education legislation. i don't want to talk about arcane senate procedure today. however, this is an abuse of the process. reconciliation is used to return money to the taxpayers and the it m

Jim Bunning

3:38:38 to 3:38:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: accomplishes this much easier to pass. these instructions require total savings of $2 billion. this is absurd because we know that health education legislation will cost much more than in fact, as we know from the

Jim Bunning

3:39:00 to 3:39:21( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: numbers i mentioned above, the adnistration has billion every four hours or so. this will not be any kind of significant deficit reduction. another worrying feature of this budget is the assault on small businesses.

Jim Bunning

3:39:22 to 3:39:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Bunning: president obama admits that 70% of job growth will come from small businesses. so why out of

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