There's no Walter Cronkite to give you the final word each evening.
One of the functions of government is to act as a safeguard not just of property but of our liberties.
I extend that to the abortion issue, I extend that to the so-called gay rights issue, I think this is a freedom principle and consistent with the analysis in the economic area as well.
So government acts as a safeguard of our property.
It's healthy for government to be a kind of moral catalyst, using the bully pulpit of high office.
Natural resources are so vast that no single individual or business is going to protect them; they don't have an incentive to.
Before my tenure, people didn't seem to think that citizens had a right to limit the size of their government.
There are several such issues where I have departed radically from the Republican orthodoxy.
I think transportation and corrections are not the first two areas that I would go looking for massive change.
Micro managing anything is not a great role for government.
I have absolutely no intention of switching parties under any circumstances ever.
I dare say that a majority of the American people think that having a fair hearing on an issue of importance in our relations with Mexico is extremely important to our national interest, as well as theirs.
It's not good for government to tell people that the world owes them a living and that things are free.
Managing people's sex lives is something that I don't think is a good role for government.
Opposing the free flow of goods or people is a bad idea.