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Howard Dean Quotes

Howard Dean
Not one Republican president has balanced the budget in 34 years. You can not trust republicans with your money.
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#American Politician #Money

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As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there.
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#American Politician

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One of the implications of this increased debt is that increasingly, foreigners are financing this debt, putting the American economy in the hands of foreign debt holders, just like the ports deal would have put port security in the hands of a foreign-owned government.
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#Debt

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From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people.
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#American Politician

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We've not had one Republican president in 34 years balance the budget. You can't trust right-wing Republicans with your money. You ought to hire somebody who has balanced a budget. I'm much more conservative with money than George Bush is.
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#American Politician

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You know, to listen to Senator Lieberman, Senator Kerry, Representative Gephardt, I'm anti-Israel, I'm anti-trade, I'm anti-Medicare and I'm anti-Social Security. I wonder how I ended up in the Democratic Party. I'm not a new entrant to the Democratic Party. I've been here a long time.
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#Israel

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I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks. We can't beat George Bush unless we appeal to a broad cross-section of Democrats.
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#American Politician

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This is all about who gets the most delegates in Boston in July, and it's going to be us,
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#Boston

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I supported the war in Afghanistan because 3000 of our people were murdered and I thought we had a right to defend the people of the United States.
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#American Politician #Afghanistan

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I will take a backseat to no one in a commitment to civil rights in America.
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#America

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raises serious concerns about the ability of this administration to protect the safety of our nation's food supply.
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#Ability

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Together we can stand for honesty, hard work, respect and opportunity for each American. Together America can do better.
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#America

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The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon.
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#American Politician

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They are a mistake. The middle class never got a tax cut for us to defend,
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#Class

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The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington, they all know each other, they all move in the same circles, and what I'm doing is breaking into the country club.
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#American Politician

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This is a time for justice tempered with mercy and understanding.  There is no evidence of either in Judge Roberts' career. The president should be denied this nomination.
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#Justice

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We can take back America and stand up for working families and middle-class families again, and take our government back for the people who built it instead of corporations and special interests -- and we will.
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#America

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Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings.
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#American Politician #Hypocrisy

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How can they call this democracy? ... The country is at war with an enemy nobody can seem to pin down despite the might of the American military establishment, it's increasingly becoming a police state, religious extremists have seized a frightening degree of power, and meanwhile the people are totally oblivious to it all. Instead of rallying against this growing menace within their country, the people are all obsessing about phony issues and a bunch of trivial pseudo-celebrity garbage...wait a minute, that is just like America...huh...
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#Country

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The president didn't even tell the truth in his speech, ... He said that the Senate had the same intelligence that everybody else did. That was not true. He withheld some intelligence.
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#Intelligence

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Iran is a terrorist government. We cannot permit them to have nuclear weapons under any circumstances. The president has said, properly so, that no option can be taken off the table, and I think that is true.
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#Circumstances

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I'm just deeply disappointed that once again we may have to settle for the lesser of two evils.
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#American Politician

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[• ON THE ATTACK: John Kerry] launched a broad attack ... shifting views on gun control, Social Security, and Medicare policy, as well as campaign finance reform.
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#Control

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If the American people will put us back in power in '06, we will have on the president's desk things that outlaw all those kinds of behavior.
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#People

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I've always been endorsed by the National Rifle Association.
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#American Politician #Association

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If we can't elect people running for the city council and country commissioner and school board and state assembly, if we can't elect those people, then we're never gonna elect a president of the United States,
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#Country