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Senate Proceeding 06-03-08 on Jun 3rd, 2008 :: 2:44:50 to 2:47:41
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Barbara Boxer

2:41:49 to 2:44:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer

2:44:30 to 2:44:50( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: a few minute comerchtses and then comments and then i'm going to turn to senator lieberman. let me just say, new speaker, same talkingpoints. unbelievable. not one of my friends on the other

Joseph Lieberman

2:44:50 to 2:45:07( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: side -- not one, in my opinion -- has offered anything to combat gloirm, to get us off foreign oil. not one. it's unbleefnl. i check un -- it's unbelievable.i checked the record. here we go againe.

Joseph Lieberman

2:44:50 to 2:47:41( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

2:45:07 to 2:45:27( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: seven years since george bush took office, gas prices have gone up 250%. i didn't hear my colleagues on the other side of the aisle saying, oh, my people are hurt hurting. let's get to the oil companies.

Joseph Lieberman

2:45:27 to 2:45:45( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: we know that the executives are earning many millions. nothing. let's look at just what happened in the parveghts is it, nine months here? this january 7, 82-cent increase increase. my colleagues --

Joseph Lieberman

2:45:45 to 2:46:10( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: silence. now they're worried, just when we can get off foreign oil, mr. president. just when we have a plan to do it.~ out of the stranglehold, oh, there's suddenly concern because gas prices could go up two

Joseph Lieberman

2:46:10 to 2:46:30( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: cents a year. which, by the way, that's the outside limit and we know because of fuel economy that we passed is not going to impact our people. but let's look to june 2007. the senate rejected an

Joseph Lieberman

2:46:30 to 2:46:49( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: effort by senator balk to us provide tax credits to renewable -- balk to us provide tax credits to renewable energy by closing loopholes for the oil industry, who's taking ought money from my people and

Joseph Lieberman

2:46:49 to 2:47:07( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: your people and the the -- all the money from my people and your people and the people of america. 34 democrats said yes, 37 republicans said no. in december 2005 an amendment by senator cantwell to set

Joseph Lieberman

2:47:07 to 2:47:22( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: a goal on reduc ing our dependence on foreign oil so the s president doesn't have to go hold hands with a saudi prince. let's see what happened then. 45 sems voted no but 52 -- 45 democrats voted no

Joseph Lieberman

2:47:22 to 2:47:41( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: but 52 republicans voted no, theyte don't want to be energy independent. that's what this is about. all these crocodile tears -- and you'll hear it time and time again -- where were they when we tried to

2:47:41 to 2:47:58( Edit History Discussion )

do something about oil prices? how about in november 2005 an amendment by senator cantwell to create a new federal ban on price gouging? 45 democrats, yes; 42 republicans, no. don't listen to this. this

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