National Problems, Local Solutions, Federalism at Work: Hearing Before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, Partie 2


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Page 13 - It has been said that the power to tax is the power to destroy; conversely, the power to cut taxes is the power to restore.
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Page 97 - Members' and witnesses' written and opening statements be included in the record, and without objection, so ordered. I ask unanimous consent that all articles, exhibits and extraneous or tabular material referred to be included in the record, and without objection, so ordered. I...
Page 45 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I look forward to hearing the testimony of the witnesses. [The prepared statement of Hon. Dennis J. Kucinich follows:] Statement of Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich Ranking Minority Member House Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations Hearing on "Combating Terrorism: The 9/1 1 Commission Recommendations and the National Strategies" September 22, 2004 Good morning.
Page 1 - Coufal, minority staff assistant. Mr. BURTON. Good morning. A quorum being present, the committee will come to order. I ask unanimous consent that all witnesses' and Members' statements be included in the record.
Page 106 - Reagan was right when he said that the federal government has taken too much tax money from the people, too much authority from the states and too much liberty with the Constitution.
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Page 3 - Note. Tax Freedom Day denotes the number of days that the average American must work each year to pay their share of federal, state, and local taxes.
Page 46 - Chairman, thank you again for holding this hearing and I look forward to the testimony of the panelists.
Page 106 - ... uncomprehending women in another arbitrary direction, training them as a task force in a battle that might, that ought never to eventuate. If there is a pitched battle women will lose, because the best man never wins; the consequences of militancy do not disappear when the need for militancy is over. Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.

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