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President Obama is traveling around the country, proposing a stimulus bill that has already failed once. Instead of having an honest discussion about whether or not a plan that already failed once will fail again, the establishment would rather distract the American people with gossip.
If Obamacare is allowed to stand - and Congress is allowed to make the purchase of government-endorsed health insurance compulsory - there will be no meaningful limit on Washington's reach into the lives of the American people. That is certainly not what the Founders intended.
We cannot erase what has been done. We can apologize for it. We can express our outrage. We can say to the American people and to the people of the world, this is not our way and we do not condone it, but we cannot change it and we cannot erase it.
Contrary to all the blather we here about the unique goodness of the American people or our religious heritage or anything else, the one thing that set this country apart from all others was the Bill of Rights.
The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine.
We will use all lawful tools at our disposal, and that includes authorities under the renewed PATRIOT Act. We firmly believe that our intelligence gathering tools must enable us to collect the information we need to protect the American people.
John O. Brennan
American people have the ability to laugh at themselves. It is one of the things that makes this country the great country that it is.
The Federal Government is exploiting public fear to redefine the relationship between the rulers and the American people.
Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?
I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American people.
Mary Harris Jones
The American people can be - and deserve to be - assured that actions taken in their defense are consistent with their values and their laws.
I mean, the reality is unemployment today - over 14 million Americans are unemployed. That's exactly what it was a year ago. I mean, this - the American people know we can't borrow and spend and bail our way back to a growing economy.
There is no 'slippery slope' toward loss of liberties, only a long staircase where each step downward must first be tolerated by the American people and their leaders.
Alan K. Simpson
I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad.
We know that Medicare's going broke in seven years, but we need to start over. That's what the American people want us to do.
I continue to believe that the American people have a love-hate relationship with inflation. They hate inflation but love everything that causes it.
William E. Simon
I think it's inconsistent to tell the American people that you oppose the war and, yet, you continue to vote to fund the war. Because every time you vote to fund the war, you're reauthorizing the war all over again.
But the deep desire for peace remained with the American people.
The Korean war has always been an unpopular war among the American people.
But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government.
There is no getting around it; Congress is failing the American people.
I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence - providing they have the facts, providing they have the information.
Congress is unable to do the work of the American people because too many politicians believe that compromise means capitulation.
Thus, biologically speaking the American people are literally only half an immigrant people.
Samuel P. Huntington
And the bottom line is, is that they are illegal aliens entering our country. And we simply cannot sustain that kind of activity. Bottom line is it's a backdoor to amnesty and I don't believe the American people support that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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