This bill is the legislative equivalent of crack. It yields a short-term high but does long-term damage to the system and it's expensive to boot.
It is a very bad idea for the United States government to spend tens of billions of dollars to send people to Mars and to the moon
[The hurricane] reinforces the reason to have such a fund, ... Some people said, 'Well, it's going to be abused.' Well, let's see how it works in Louisiana.
The time has come to undo some of those tax breaks
It is a terrible allocation of scarce resources, ... The time has come to de-emphasize the manned space program.
If the Bush economic program is as successful as they say it is, why do they keep firing everybody who had anything to do with it? ... an extraordinary confession of failure in the economic arena by this administration.
I think Gore was over-reacting in some ways to the criticism that Clinton hadn't pushed hard enough.
They not only didn't do anything to protect him, they're not doing anything now to protect people in the future. It's really a disgrace.
He was good at what he did
not diluting the marriage between a man and a woman.
Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them.
But on those occasions when I do strongly disagree with the Democrats and I don't say anything, I think I forfeit my right to have people pay attention to me when I say the things that I don't like about what Republicans are saying.
For many of those who had historically supported welfare programs in the broadest sense, it was perfectly reasonable to enact legislation in which poor people were the objects of efforts to assist them.
I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed.
I think there was an absolute, deep gap between consensual relations between adults, which people may like or dislike, and people who physically impose themselves on children or misuse their authority to impose on children.