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Senate Proceeding on Jul 25th, 2008 :: 0:17:56 to 0:22:21
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Richard Burr

0:17:56 to 0:18:11( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: 3221, an act to provide needed housing reform and other purposes shall be brought do a close. the yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule. the clerk will call the roll. vote: | vote: | vote: the

Richard Burr

0:17:56 to 0:22:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Burr

Richard Burr

0:18:11 to 0:18:31( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: presiding officer: does anys senator still wish to cast theiras vote? if not, on this vote the yeas are 80; the nayss are 13. three-fifths of the senators duly sworn and chosen having voted in the affirmative,

Richard Burr

0:18:31 to 0:18:44( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: the motion is agreed to. the presiding officer: the senator from north carolina. mr. burr: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent to speak as if in morning business for two minutes. the presiding

Richard Burr

0:18:44 to 0:19:00( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: officer: is there objection? withou t objection. mr. burr: mr. president, three tweeks ago we w celebrated the 4th of july. nine days after that -- hathe presiding officer: would the census spend for a moment

Richard Burr

0:19:00 to 0:19:19( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: so we -- would the senator suspend r a moment so we can have order for the senator from north carolina. please proceed, senator. mr. burr: three weeks ago w we celebrated the 4th of july. nine days

Richard Burr

0:19:19 to 0:19:33( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: after that on july 13, 2008, master sergeant mitchell young, 39 years old, of jonesboro, georgia, was killed in act while conducting a patrol in afghanistan. master sergeant young wasge attached to

Richard Burr

0:19:33 to 0:19:53( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: company b first batallion, seven special forces group, fort bragg, north carolina, in my home state of north carolina, where he lived with his wife, robin. it was sergeantge young's fourth deployment

Richard Burr

0:19:53 to 0:20:08( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: on the war on terror.ro awards included four bronze star medals, meritorious service medal, joint service commendation medal and three army commendation medals. today is sergeant young's memorial

Richard Burr

0:20:08 to 0:20:22( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: service being held at fort bragg, north carolina. a lit tle over a year before his death, master sergeant young posted a letter published in the july 4, 2007, edition of the hometown newspaper,

Richard Burr

0:20:22 to 0:20:38( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: the clayton news d aily where he celebrated the spirit and srifices of f american soldiers. i would now like to reador my colleagues and for the record the text of that letter: "today is july 4th,

Richard Burr

0:20:38 to 0:20:49( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: our country's independence day, and 231 years ago our fore fathers won this for all to enjoy. today, our cntry has more freedoms and wealth than any other in the world. we have all the freedoms granted

Richard Burr

0:20:49 to 0:21:04( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: to us by the u.s. constitution. this document sets the standards for all americans to be guaranteed their freedoms and their rights. of all the freedoms and rights granted each american, it is not

Richard Burr

0:21:04 to 0:21:17( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: the news reporter or the politician who ensures that eachac american enjoys these rights but it's the american service member, army, navy, air force, marine and coast guard. this is the person who

Richard Burr

0:21:17 to 0:21:31( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: every american should be thanking every day for what they do. even though less than 1% of the american population serves in the military, it's that sacrifice made by an individual to help protect and guarantee

Richard Burr

0:21:31 to 0:21:44( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: these freedoms. while enjoying today's festivals, celebrating our country's birth, take the time and effort to thank a veteran or current service member for their t sacrifice in helping to protect

Richard Burr

0:21:44 to 0:22:03( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: these free democrats. if you are -- freedoms. if you are unablena to thank a veteran, say thank you to the spouse or the parents because they worry the most while the service member is away protecting

Richard Burr

0:22:03 to 0:22:21( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: your freedoms. today freedoms." we thank god for the life of master sergeantma mitchell young. i yield the floor. the presiding officer: the senator from missouri. mr. bond: mr. president, i commend my

Christopher S. Bond

0:22:21 to 0:22:40( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher S. Bond: colleague c from north carolina for sharing with us that very memorable word from a brave, brave american who gave the ultimate sacrifice. his words and example ought to be something we keep inep our hearts

Christopher S. Bond

0:22:21 to 0:32:38( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher S. Bond

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