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Senate Proceeding 12-22-09 on Dec 22nd, 2009 :: 1:32:10 to 1:33:15
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Roger F. Wicker

1:32:02 to 1:32:23( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: eve on raising the debt limit. it will be a short-term thing. i doubt a single republican will vote for that. and then we'll have to come back again in february and do the same thing. the -- the debt that is piling up on our country is something to be frightened about. it is something that we need to fight again and be resolute about.

Roger F. Wicker

1:32:10 to 1:33:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Roger F. Wicker

1:32:24 to 1:32:46( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: we don't -- we're not shedding crocodile tears, but i'm frightened by this debt and we should be if we want our economy to stay strg. and the fact that we are addin adding $2.5 trillion in an entitlement program, which apparently the majority has the votes for, is simply going to add to this enormous debt and so

Roger F. Wicker

1:32:47 to 1:33:07( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: it's no wonder when you add the medicare most states are going to have to pay unless they cut a special deal, on top of the tremendous national debt that we're facing, the american people have a right to be frightened and worried. mr. barrasso: and i would say -- i don't know how many of you

Roger F. Wicker

1:33:08 to 1:33:17( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: have seen the editorial in today's "investor's business daily," and i ask unanimous consent to have it put inhe record of the senate.

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