we'll end up being the France of the 21st century.
When it comes to pinning blame, pin the tail on the donkeys.
America's culture is also defined by the fact that we are a religious people. We recognize our God not only in our Declaration of Independence, but even in our currency. And we are also unique in that we recognize that the family is the fundamental building block of American society.
We have a lot of people who have a substantial financial interest in the outcome, and the interests of clients that they care for, and nonetheless are in a position where they can play an active role in this regard.
People who represent drunk drivers know that all you have to do is then go to the Registry of Motor Vehicles and show a hardship, and you get your license back.
Our employer sector does not need additional taxation, and the promise of health insurance for everyone does not require new tax revenue, ... I don't want at this point to be issuing ultimatums. I think people know where I stand on taxes however.
It's not appropriate to joke about the Ku Klux Klan.
When sperm and egg unite, something goes from inanimate to animate. It is life.
You balance the budget by restraining the growth of government and encouraging the growth of the private sector.
You know, my dad served in the President's Cabinet after his time as a governor. He told me he enjoyed being governor a lot more. Now, I understand why. If I do my job well, I can make a difference in people's lives and I can help our children realize their dreams.
We cannot continue to have an excellence gap with the rest of the world and intend to remain the economic superpower and military superpower of the planet. That's just not going to happen, ... We're in a position where unless we take action, we'll end up being the France of the 21st century: a lot of talk, but not a lot of strength behind it in terms of economic capability.
I am concerned that ... locating two fighters in a neighboring state is impractical and would not provide ample cover for this region.
It was a very heartwarming experience for the survivors and the volunteers.
It is so superheated here. I don't quite understand, ... One thing I would never do is to run for an office and then immediately upon being elected to it, begin running for a different office.
Perhaps more than with any other population of people who come in and out of our state, this is a population which you are able to check very carefully, very thoroughly, and I feel that we are providing appropriately for the safety of the evacuees who are coming here and the safety of our citizens.
As a republican in a democratic state, he can plausibly claim to be a moderate when it suits him. He has an illustrious pedigree (his father was a Cabinet secretary as well as a governor and a presidential candidate). He has an impressive business background. His stances against stem cell research and gay marriage, as well as abortion, make him appealing to social conservatives. His state adjoins New Hampshire, site of the first primary. And at 58 he is virile and handsome. The guy just looks like a president.
The dam looks like it is going to imminently burst, ... At this stage, all we can do is wait and keep our fingers crossed.
These games and the preparation leading up to these games will be held at the highest level of ethical conduct, ... code of conduct that each member of the (SLOC) will sign and live by.
I commend the Senate president and the speaker on their leadership, ... I look forward to making Melanie's bill, Melanie's law.
The church through its Catholic Charities provides an extraordinary service to the commonwealth by placing many special needs children every year in homes. That's a service I hope we will continue to be able to avail ourselves of.
Ultimately, legislation may need to be filed to provide an exemption based on religious principles.
We are spending too much money. Our discretionary spending - taking out Iraq and mandatory spending - grew 49 percent in four years. Our debt has grown. Pork is always dispiriting. But pork being spent at a time of war is particularly dispiriting.
There really wasn't Republican or Democrat in this. People ask me if this is conservative or liberal, and my answer is yes. It's liberal in the sense that we're getting our citizens health insurance. It's conservative in that we're not getting a government takeover.
Kids in our urban schools, most of them minorities, are not succeeding at anywhere near the rate of their counterparts in the suburbs. And let me be clear: the failure of our urban schools to prepare our children today for the challenges of tomorrow is the civil rights issue of our generation.
I feel very deeply about the need to respect and tolerate people of different social-or sexual orientation. But at the same time, I believe marriage should be preserved as an institution for one man and one woman.