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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

Speeches

October 29, 2009 Speeches

 

M. Speaker:

I rise today in defense of dissent.

It is a sad milestone when it becomes necessary to do so.  But the ferocity with which this administration is pursuing its critics in business and journalism is becoming alarming.

October 27, 2009 Speeches

 

House Chamber, Washington D.C.  October 27, 2009.  M. Speaker:  The last time our unemployment rate hit 9.8 percent was in 1983. 

October 22, 2009 Speeches
 

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  October 22, 2009.  M. Speaker:  I rise in opposition to the rule and in opposition to the underlying bill.  And to explain why, I’d like to walk through a little history and a little math. 

October 20, 2009 Speeches
 

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  October 20, 2009.  Mr. Speaker:  This bill names the Post Office in Portola, California in honor of Army Specialist Jeremiah Paul McCleery, who grew up in that town, and who returned to it as a fallen hero at the age of 24.

October 15, 2009 Speeches
House Chamber, Washington, D.C.
October 15, 2009

 M. Speaker:

October 15, 2009 Speeches

 

M. Speaker:

September 16, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  September 16, 2009.  M. Speaker:  This measure is very much a case study in how a public option becomes a public monopoly in the span of just a few years.

August 21, 2009 Speeches

 

July 31, 2009 Speeches

July 31, 2009.  Mr. Speaker:  I rise to pay tribute to a young man who gave his life last week while fighting the Backbone Fire in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.

July 28, 2009 Speeches

July 28, 2009, House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  Mr. Speaker:  In order to support the Democrats’ healthcare plan, we are asked to accept three arguments that are fundamentally absurd:

First, that the same government that pioneered $400 hammers and $600 toilet seats is somehow going to control healthcare costs;

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