The intelligence community gets hurt through sequestration.
The American consumer is also the American worker and if we don’t do something to protect our manufacturing base here at home it is going to be hard to buy any retail goods.
President Obama chose politics over leadership. ‘Hope’ and ‘Change’ have become bait-and-switch.
President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists dictators and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
No employer is going to hire robustly until they know what the health care cost is going to be.
Look how many millions of people are underemployed or have lost their jobs. The last thing I’m going to do is play politics with their future.
I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country.
Detainee policy in this war is hard it’s complicated but we must get it right. We would be better off as a nation if we could close Gitmo safely and start a new prison that he could use that the world would see as a better way to doing business.
The legal system in Afghanistan is very immature and porous.
We’ve got fifty people at Gitmo that are too dangerous to be let go that will never go through a normal criminal trial. Let’s create a new legal system so they’ll have their day in court.
The politics of judges is getting to be red hot.
What’s going on in the Senate is kind of a politics of escalation. We’re getting sort of like the Mideast: pay back everybody when you’re in charge.