48 Total Quotes

Barbara Mikulski Quotes

Barbara Mikulski
I have too many doubts about his commitment to nondiscrimination, the right of privacy and equal protection under the law.
Barbara Mikulski
#Commitment

Barbara Mikulski
I am emphatically against the privatization of Social Security. It is going to hurt millions of American women, American families and ultimately the whole country.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician

Barbara Mikulski
The world has witnessed shameful acts committed by people who represent the United States in Iraq. Now America must show the world how the United States of America exercises the true principles of democracy - upholding the rule of law by administering justice in a swift, transparent and fair manner.
Barbara Mikulski
#America

Barbara Mikulski
Our children are our greatest resource. Our public policy must reflect our values. That means not just passing legislation to Leave No Child Behind, but funding those programs. Words must be backed by deeds to make sure all America's children - black and white, Latino and Asian have an equal chance to succeed.
Barbara Mikulski
#Children

Barbara Mikulski
Aren't we lucky to be represented by a group of women in the Senate who are so eloquent, so thoughtful, so passionate and so determined?
Barbara Mikulski
#Senate

Barbara Mikulski
Every vote counts and every vote must be counted.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician

Barbara Mikulski
Women would be disproportionately affected by the privatization of social security. It is one of the most important safety nets for American women in old age, or in times of disability, to insure financial income for their families.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician #Safety

Barbara Mikulski
Our courts are charged with safeguarding the very principles America stands for: justice, equality, individual liberty. That courthouse door must always be open, and when someone walks through that door they have to find an independent judiciary. I want to be sure when somebody walks through that courthouse door they not only get a fair trial and a fair hearing, but they know that person providing it is the best of the best.
Barbara Mikulski
#America

Barbara Mikulski
The world must know that America holds to the highest standards of military conduct and human rights protections. Anything less is unacceptable.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician #America

Barbara Mikulski
Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician #Community

Barbara Mikulski
If our American companies are strong at home and abroad, our American economy will be strong. And that's what I'm fighting for.
Barbara Mikulski
#Economy

Barbara Mikulski
America must continue diplomacy, even as we continue the war, to expand the coalition of the willing to share the burden of war and to share the responsibility and the economic cost of rebuilding Iraq.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician #America

Barbara Mikulski
When it comes to standing up for veterans, we cannot be the Republicans and Democrats, we have to be the red, white, and blue party.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician #Democrats

Barbara Mikulski
Courtrooms across the country are our protection against redlining and discrimination. The courts must not undo, rewrite or reinvent the spirit of our laws protecting American's civil rights. Whoever really believes in our court system, believes in our constitution. The Fourteenth Amendment guarantees every American equal protection under the law.
Barbara Mikulski
#Country

Barbara Mikulski
I'm so proud of Maryland's firefighters, risking their lives to protect others, but we need to protect our protectors with the best equipment training and resources.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician

Barbara Mikulski
When one gets old and they are sick, there are not many things they can count on but they should be able to count on Social Security. Our seniors' retirement should never rely on the bull of political promises or the bear of the market.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician

Barbara Mikulski
I will fight in the United States Senate this year to fund a servicing mission to Hubble by 2008, a mission that would potentially increase Hubble's power and efficiency by a factor of 10 and allow us to look back almost to the beginning of the universe.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician #Senate

Barbara Mikulski
I thought in this country, the best social program was a job. Yet minimum wage jobs aren't paying enough to keep families out of poverty.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician

Barbara Mikulski
College is part of the American dream. It shouldn't be part of a financial nightmare for families.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician

Barbara Mikulski
When we stand up for America, we stand up for what America stands for, which is a safety net for our seniors and really helping our families be able to help themselves.
Barbara Mikulski
#American Politician

Barbara Mikulski
The people of these states were victimized twice, ... First they were victimized by the hurricane. Second they were victimized by the ineptness of the government response.
Barbara Mikulski
#People

Barbara Mikulski
Regardless of how you feel about whether Plan B should be available in the community, the fact is the FDA decision should be based on science, not cultural controversy,
Barbara Mikulski
#Community

Barbara Mikulski
The people of these states were victimized twice. First they were victimized by the hurricane. Second they were victimized by the ineptness of the government response.
Barbara Mikulski
#People

Barbara Mikulski
What would a Roberts court mean to thousands of girls who now have access to scholarships? ... Is he going to close the door? I'm not sure. That's why I come back to these nagging doubts.
Barbara Mikulski
#Girls