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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

Speeches

April 22, 2009 Speeches

April 22, 2009.  M. Speaker:  The statue of Ronald Reagan could not possibly arrive at the United States Capitol at a more appropriate time in the history of our nation.

 In these difficult days, we need to remind ourselves as a nation what it was like when it truly was “morning again in America.”

April 21, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington D.C.  April 21, 2009.  Mr. Speaker:  Many Americans have been shocked in recent days to learn that banks seeking to repay TARP money have been told the treasury will not allow them to do so.

 Taxpayers were promised that this money was only to be used to buy up toxic assets and that it would be repaid to the treasury as soon as humanly possible.

April 15, 2009 Speeches

Sacramento, California.  April 15, 2009.  Let the word go forth today from gatherings like this across the nation that the silent majority is no longer silent.  We are stirring.  We are awakening.  We are many.  And we are Americans – the latest generation of Americans who have been called upon to defend our liberties and the constitutional principles of limited government that protect our free

April 2, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  April 2, 2009  M. Speaker:  Today this house passed HR 1256, which takes tobacco regulation to a whole new level and at the same time imposes onerous new fees that will be passed on to consumers as higher prices.

April 2, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  April 2, 2009  Mme.

April 1, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  April 1, 2009  Mr. Speaker:  The American people are awakening to a danger of a budget that spends too much and borrows too much and taxes too much, because they know what that means.

 They know that you can’t spend your way rich.

 They know that you can’t borrow your way out of debt.

March 25, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  March 25, 2009  M. Speaker:  Abraham Lincoln once told of a farmer who said, “I ain’t greedy for land – all I want is what’s next to mine.”

March 17, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  March 17, 2009.  M. Speaker:  I have been asked to present more than 6,000 postcards generated by the Armstrong and Getty radio show to protest policies that can best be described by the new bumper sticker, “Honk if you’re paying my mortgage,” or today’s reprise, “Honk if you’re paying AIG’s bonuses.”

March 12, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  March 12, 2009.  Mr. Speaker:  Many people were quite relieved when President Obama promised to reduce taxes on 95 percent of Americans.

March 9, 2009 Speeches

Heartland Institute, New York, New York, March 9, 2009.  I must admit to being a little nervous to accept your kind invitation to come to New York to discuss global warming.  I remember that it was right here in this city a year and a half ago that no less an authority than Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

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