23 Total Quotes

Dan Bartlett Quotes

Al Gore may think Medicare is at a crossroads, but his plan puts it on a highway to bankruptcy.
Dan Bartlett
#American Editor #Bankruptcy

Gore's attack on the Texas education system is a thinly veiled attempt to discredit the education reform and accountability measures that have taken place in states around the nation. While Gov. Bush is offering bold reforms for our public schools through accountability, high standards, and reading, Al Gore is making the case for the status quo.
Dan Bartlett
#Accountability

The worst thing that we could do is raises taxes. It would only hurt the economy.
Dan Bartlett
#American Editor #Economy

We're a nation at war, but we do believe it's important, through privately raised money, [that] we ought to go forward with the inaugural festivities.
Dan Bartlett
#Believe

We've had a good week. We feel like the president heads out of the country on a strong note.
Dan Bartlett
#Country

We want fresh thinking, to charge the batteries, and passionate participation. There is a lot of value added in Tony coming on board and helping us internally with his own views and ideas. It fits into the mold.
Dan Bartlett
#Participation

A policy of retreat and withdrawal will only make America more vulnerable.
Dan Bartlett
#America

You hit panic mode if you don't like the first draft at all.
Dan Bartlett
#Draft

We hope Al Gore uses this opportunity to explain why during his term, teen drug use in America nearly doubled, the number of drug treatment beds in federal prisons were cut by over one-third, the office of National Drug Control Policy was cut by 83 percent and federal gun prosecutions have decreased by 46 percent.
Dan Bartlett
#America

We do have the legal authority to do what we are doing. We have the necessity to do what we are doing.
Dan Bartlett
#Authority

The president's big message today is that our economy is growing strong, which puts us in a position to address other issues that workers are concerned about: rising health care costs and energy issues.
Dan Bartlett
#Economy

It appears that Al Gore is more concerned about politics than policy. The citizens of the Pacific Northwest deserve to know where the vice president stands on an issue as important as breaching the dams.
Dan Bartlett
#Politics

The plight of the Palestinians has always been on the president's mind and a part of his statements. But sometimes when we state our case not all of it gets out. So we reorder the priorities to make sure our entire policy and positions get out there.
Dan Bartlett
#Mind

It would be our choice not to have to talk about this at all, but the fact of the matter is that it was leaked to the New York Times.
Dan Bartlett
#Choice

Big companies have all the big tax advantages and breaks to provide health care. But if you are mom and pop, they don't enjoy those same types of advantages, and they should.
Dan Bartlett
#Health

It is the elephant in the room when it comes to the energy issue.
Dan Bartlett
#Energy

It's the thrill of a lifetime – storybook ending to an unbelievable year.
Dan Bartlett
#Ending

The process was done by the book. If you start deciding these issues in a guilt-by-association method, you will have a situation which has deep and harmful ramifications to the economic interests of this country.
Dan Bartlett
#Guilt

The physical security of the ports is at the charge of the Coast Guard. The actual cargo that comes in on the ships, is ... charged to the United States Customs Service. So it's critically important for America to understand that doesn't change — not today, not tomorrow, not next week, not six months from now. They are in charge of the security of our ports.
Dan Bartlett
#Security

The accusations of racism and things like that is something that touched a chord with him. It wasn't one of the finest moments for our government.
Dan Bartlett
#Racism

It's difficult for Congress to get anything done in an election year.
Dan Bartlett
#Congress