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steamroll over anybody who is in oppo- If you aren’t frightened by this, you Wake up, America. We need to save
sition and wanted to ask some ques- should be. We have a fanatical move- our country and future generations and
tions. They want nobody to ask ques- ment of steely-eyed zealots who cannot we need to save the world from this in-
tions about their theory about man- admit they made a mistake, who al- credible power grab, the greatest power
made global warming because they be- ways attack the other person rather grab and worst power grab in history.
lieve men and women, people, need to than trying to have honest discussions
of issues. Couple that with self-serving f
be controlled. That is part of their the-
ory of government. It will make it a interests, and there are many self-serv-
SPECIAL ORDERS GRANTED
whole new, more benevolent world. Un- ing interests who are involved in this.
fortunately, a lot of the government They now have joined in a political co- By unanimous consent, permission to
they are talking about is not the alition that believes they have the address the House, following the legis-
American Government. We are talking right to run the economy, run business, lative program and any special orders
about international mandates from run local schools, and run our lives. heretofore entered, was granted to:
unelected bodies that we will then pass They have been looking for an excuse (The following Members (at the re-
on power and authority to, which is to assume power. quest of Ms. LORETTA SANCHEZ of Cali-
supported by many of the people right Now, the left has always wanted to fornia) to revise and extend their re-
here in this Congress. have power. Leftists have always want- marks and include extraneous mate-
For example, in the future, we are ed it. They believe that they can do rial:)
going to face all kinds of mandates and better and make humankind over and Ms. WOOLSEY, for 5 minutes, today.
controls from the Federal Government make it a better world by having abso- Ms. RICHARDSON, for 5 minutes,
and the internationalcy. Some of these lute power over the choices of the peo- today.
would be, for example, mandated in- ple who live in this world. Well, they Ms. KAPTUR, for 5 minutes, today.
creases in parking fees. Do they tell have found a calamity. They can Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of California, for 5
you that now? All your local commu- threaten the people of the world with a minutes, today.
nities are going to have to raise your calamity in order to stampede them (The following Members (at the re-
parking fees. And there will be major into a monstrously horrific policy, and quest of Mr. POE of Texas) to revise and
impediments to the private use of auto- that’s what we are on the edge of here extend their remarks and include ex-
mobiles. And then, of course, they’ve in Washington. traneous material:)
In this last 8 months here in Wash- Mr. POE of Texas, for 5 minutes, June
got to end frequent flyer miles and
ington, hundreds of billions, even tril- 16.
they’ve got to end discount air travel
lions of dollars have been shoveled into Mr. JONES, for 5 minutes, June 16.
because, believe it or not, and nobody
the coffers, and no one knows where Mr. MORAN of Kansas, for 5 minutes,
has ever been telling you this, they be-
the heck this money has gone to. There June 16.
lieve that airplanes are the biggest CO2
have been looters from all over the Mr. OLSON, for 5 minutes, today.
footprint of all. That’s right. Your fre-
world in our financial system and ev-
quent flyer miles and your discount Mr. MCCLINTOCK, for 5 minutes, June
eryone who has benefited from that.
tickets have got to go. Of course, the 10.
The American people know that this
elite will be able to fly around in their Mr. BISHOP of Utah, for 5 minutes,
Congress was stampeded into giving
private planes giving a donation by June 10.
away trillions of dollars because we
supposedly planting trees somewhere were told there was going to be an eco- f
and thus they can fly in their private nomic calamity. I’m very proud I never
planes. But the rest of us cannot go to succumbed to that hysteria that was SENATE BILL REFERRED
see our sick relatives on a discounted perhaps the greatest rip-off in history. A bill of the Senate of the following
ticket. No one has heard about this. Well, the global warming stampede is title was taken from the Speaker’s
Nobody has heard about these types of designed to cover up the biggest power table and, under the rule, referred as
controls that are going to be mandated grab in history, and it too will be cost- follows:
on our own people by the United Na- ly.
tions perhaps. What has been the pur- S. 256. An act to enhance the ability to
Wake up, America. Wake up, Amer- combat methamphetamine; to the Com-
view of local government will be trans- ica. We should not be giving our power mittee on Energy and Commerce; in addi-
ferred to much higher authorities. and our liberty, not to the central gov- tion, to the Committee on the Judiciary for
Local government will be required to ernment in Washington, D.C., certainly a period to be subsequently determined by
follow international guidelines, cli- not to the United Nations, which is the Speaker, in each case for consideration
mate guidelines, when it comes to composed of countries who are gov- of such provisions as fall within the jurisdic-
building, zoning, even local planning. erned by crooks and kooks. And the tion of the committee concerned.
This is part of our liberty. Where we United Nations having power to set f
live, what we eat, how we run our lives, regulations over our lives in the name
this is what is at stake. It’s called lib- of saving this world from a climate ca- BILLS PRESENTED TO THE
erty. This is a fight between the tastrophe would itself be a catastrophe PRESIDENT
globalists, who found a vehicle to try to the freedom of liberty and justice in
to gain power and grab power, and Lorraine C. Miller, Clerk of the
this country and to the freedom-loving House reports that on June 9, 2009 she
those people who do believe in liberty people of the world.
and justice. We call them patriots. We presented to the President of the
Well, even Al Gore must be a bit em-
call them people around the world who United States, for his approval, the fol-
barrassed now that he has to use the
do believe in these Western values of lowing bills.
words ‘‘climate change’’ rather than
dignity for the individual and freedom ‘‘global warming.’’ It’s an inconvenient H.R. 1595. To designate the facility of the
United States Postal Service located at 3245
and justice. truth for him. The fact is it’s no longer Latta Road in Rochester, New York, as the
Yes, even our diet has been targeted warming. He must think that we are ‘‘Brian K. Schramm Post Office Building’’.
by those claiming that animal flatu- stupid if he thinks that we have not H.R. 1284. To designate the facility of the
lence and deforestation make meat the noticed that it’s now ‘‘climate change’’ United States Postal Service located at 103
enemy of climate. We aren’t even going instead of ‘‘global warming’’ and that West Main Street in McLain, Mississippi, as
to be able to have barbecues in our we haven’t noticed that there are large the ‘‘Major Ed W. Freeman Post Office’’.
backyard, much less have hamburgers. numbers of scientists that are opposing H.R. 663. To designate the facility of the
Now, these are one of those things that what is being proposed. And he must United States Postal Service located at 12877
people will laugh that no one could think we are stupid if he thinks that Broad Street in Sparta, Georgia, as the
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‘‘Yvonne Ingram-Ephraim Post Office Build-
ever go that far. What is going on here these taxes and regulations and draco- ing’’.
is laying the foundation for extensive nian laws that are being proposed are H.R. 918. To designate the facility of the
controls that now are up to the indi- things that we will just accept because United States Postal Service located at 300
vidual or up to the local government we have been frightened into submis- East 3rd Street in Jamestown, New York, as
being given to a central government. sion. the ‘‘Stan Lundine Post Office Building’’.
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June 9, 2009 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — HOUSE H6413
ADJOURNMENT HQ-OAR-2003-0062; FRL-8910-6] (RIN: 2060- By Ms. DEGETTE (for herself, Mr. HIN-
AN86) received May 27, 2009, pursuant to 5 CHEY, and Mr. POLIS of Colorado):
Mr. ROHRABACHER. Madam Speak- U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on En- H.R. 2766. A bill to repeal the exemption
er, I move that the House do now ad- ergy and Commerce. for hydraulic fracturing in the Safe Drinking
journ. 2086. A letter from the Director, Regu- Water Act, and for other purposes; to the
The motion was agreed to; accord- latory Management Division, Environmental Committee on Energy and Commerce.
ingly (at 11 o’clock and 57 minutes Protection Agency, transmitting the Agen- By Mr. GRAVES:
p.m.), the House adjourned until to- cy’s final rule — Update of Continuous In- H.R. 2767. A bill to amend the Small Busi-
strumental Test Methods; Correction [EPA- ness Act to extend and improve the Small
morrow, Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at 10
HQ-OAR-2002-0071; FRL-8910-5] (RIN: 2060- Business Innovation Research Program and
a.m. AP13) received May 27, 2009, pursuant to 5 the Small Business Technology Transfer
f U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on En- Program, and for other purposes; to the
ergy and Commerce. Committee on Small Business, and in addi-
2087. A letter from the Chief of Staff, Media tion to the Committee on Science and Tech-
ETC. Bureau, Federal Communications Commis- nology, for a period to be subsequently deter-
Under clause 2 of Rule XXIV, execu- sion, transmitting the Commission’s final mined by the Speaker, in each case for con-
tive communications were taken from rule — In the Matter of Amendment of Sec- sideration of such provisions as fall within
the Speaker’s table and referred as fol- tion 73.622(i), FinalDTV Table of Allotments, the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
lows: Television Broadcast Stations (Derby, Kan- By Mr. WAMP:
sas) [MB Docket No.: 09-33 RN-11521] received H.R. 2768. A bill to declare nuclear energy
2078. A letter from the Congressional Re- May 18, 2009, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. to be clean energy, for purposes of Federal
view Coordinator, Department of Agri- 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and law; to the Committee on Energy and Com-
culture, transmitting the Department’s final Commerce. merce.
rule — Importation of Longan From Taiwan 2088. A letter from the Acting Assoc. Gen. By Mr. BRIGHT:
[Docket No.: APHIS-2007-0161] (RIN: 0579- Counsel for General Law, Department of H.R. 2769. A bill to amend the Small Busi-
AC89) received May 20, 2009, pursuant to 5 Homeland Security, National Protection and ness Act to promote the commercialization
U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Ag- Programs Directorate, transmitting a report of certain small business research and devel-
riculture. pursuant to the Federal Vacancies Reform opment projects, and for other purposes; to
2079. A letter from the Director, Regu- Act of 1998; to the Committee on Oversight the Committee on Small Business, and in ad-
latory Management Division, Environmental and Government Reform. dition to the Committee on Science and
Protection Agency, transmitting the Agen- 2089. A letter from the Staff Director, Technology, for a period to be subsequently
cy’s final rule — Etoxazole; Pesticide Toler- United States Commission On Civil Rights, determined by the Speaker, in each case for
ances [EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0554; FRL-8413-5] transmitting notification that the Commis- consideration of such provisions as fall with-
received May 27, 2009, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. sion recently appointed members to the Con- in the jurisdiction of the committee con-
801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Agri- necticut Advisory Committee, pursuant to 41 cerned.
culture. CFR 102-3.70; to the Committee on the Judi- By Mr. FILNER (for himself and Mr.
2080. A letter from the Director, Regu- ciary. BUYER):
latory Management Division, Environmental 2090. A letter from the Acting Chairman, H.R. 2770. A bill to amend title 38, United
Protection Agency, transmitting the Agen- Department of Transportation, transmitting States Code, to modify and update provisions
cy’s final rule — Exemptions from the Re- the Department’s final rule — REGULA- of law relating to nonprofit research and
quirement of a Tolerance; Technical Amend- TIONS GOVERNING FEES FOR SERVICES education corporations, and for other pur-
ments [EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0923; FRL-8417-9] PERFORMED IN CONNECTION WITH LI- poses; to the Committee on Veterans’ Af-
received May 27, 2009, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. CENSING AND RELATED SERVICES-2009 fairs.
801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Agri- UPDATE [STB Ex Parte No. 542 (Sub-No. 16)] By Ms. SHEA-PORTER (for herself, Ms.
culture. received May 29, 2009, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. MOORE of Wisconsin, Mr. MASSA, and
2081. A letter from the Acting Secretary, 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transpor- Mr. BISHOP of Utah):
Department of Health and Human Services, tation and Infrastructure. H.R. 2771. A bill to amend titles 10 and 37,
transmitting the Department’s fiscal year United States Code, to provide a more equi-
2008 Performance Report for the Animal table process by which the military depart-
Drug User Fee Act, enacted on November 18, REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON ments may recover overpayments of mili-
2003 (Pub. L. 108-130); to the Committee on PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS tary pay and allowances erroneously paid to
Energy and Commerce. a member of the Armed Forces when the
2082. A letter from the Director, Regula- Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of
overpayment is due to no fault of the mem-
tions Policy and Mgmt. Staff, Department of committees were delivered to the Clerk ber, to expand Department discretion regard-
Health and Human Services, transmitting for printing and reference to the proper ing remission or cancellation of indebted-
the Department’s final rule — Revision of calendar, as follows: ness, and for other purposes; to the Com-
the Requirements for Publication of License Mr. HASTINGS of Florida. Committee on mittee on Armed Services.
Revocation [Docket No.: FDA-2009-N-0100] re- Rules. House Resolution 522. Resolution pro- By Mr. SCHOCK:
ceived May 29, 2009, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. viding for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1886) H.R. 2772. A bill to amend the Small Busi-
801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and to authorize democratic, economic, and so- ness Act to enhance the Small Business In-
Commerce. cial development assistance for Pakistan, to novation Research Program and the Small
2083. A letter from the Director, Regu- authorize security assistance for Pakistan, Business Technology Transfer Program, and
latory Management Division, Environmental and for other purposes, and providing for for other purposes; to the Committee on
Protection Agency, transmitting the Agen- consideration of the bill (H.R. 2410) to au- Small Business, and in addition to the Com-
cy’s final rule — Approval and Promulgation thorize appropriations for the Department of mittee on Science and Technology, for a pe-
of Air Quality Implementation Plans: South State and the Peace Corps for fiscal years riod to be subsequently determined by the
Carolina; Approval of Section 110(a)(1) Main- 2010 and 2011, to modernize the Foreign Serv- Speaker, in each case for consideration of
tenance Plan for the 1997 8-hour ozone stand- ice, and for other purposes. (Rept. 111–143). such provisions as fall within the jurisdic-
ard for Cherokee County [EPA-R04-OAR-2008- Referred to the House Calendar. tion of the committee concerned.
0797-200824(a); FRL-8911-5] received May 27, By Mr. BLUMENAUER (for himself,
2009, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Mr. BOUSTANY, Mrs. CAPPS, and Mr.
Committee on Energy and Commerce. PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS MASSA):
2084. A letter from the Director, Regu- Under clause 2 of rule XII, public H.R. 2773. A bill to amend title XVIII of the
latory Management Division, Environmental Social Security Act to cover transitional
Protection Agency, transmitting the Agen-
bills and resolutions of the following care services to improve the quality and cost
cy’s final rule — Approval and Promulgation titles were introduced and severally re- effectiveness of care under the Medicare Pro-
of Implementation Plans; Florida; Removal ferred, as follows: gram; to the Committee on Energy and Com-
of Gasoline Vapor Recovery from the South- By Mr. COHEN (for himself, Mr. ISSA, merce, and in addition to the Committee on
east Florida Area. [EPA-R04-OAR-2007-0836- Mr. CONYERS, Mr. NADLER of New Ways and Means, for a period to be subse-
200739(f); FRL-8911-6] received May 27, 2009, York, Mr. FRANKS of Arizona, Ms. quently determined by the Speaker, in each
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Com- ZOE LOFGREN of California, Mr. case for consideration of such provisions as
mittee on Energy and Commerce. COBLE, and Mr. POE of Texas): fall within the jurisdiction of the committee
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2085. A letter from the Director, Regu- H.R. 2765. A bill to amend title 28, United concerned.
latory Management Division, Environmental States Code, to prohibit recognition and en- By Mrs. HALVORSON:
Protection Agency, transmitting the Agen- forcement of foreign defamation judgments H.R. 2774. A bill to amend title 38, United
cy’s final rule — Implementation of the New and certain foreign judgments against the States Code, to make permanent the exten-
Source Review Program for Particulate Mat- providers of interactive computer services; sion of the duration of Servicemembers’
ter Less Than 2.5 Micrometers (PM2.5) [EPA- to the Committee on the Judiciary. Group Life Insurance coverage for totally
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