35 Total Quotes

John Linder Quotes

The American people thought it was a bad deal because they have been made to fear it. The Democrats jumped on it a couple weeks ago because we're in a political season, and Republicans responded to try and outdo them.
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#Democrats

If they want to vote against their own constituents, that's OK with me.
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#Constituents

He got people to come to his team and never turned his back on them. The people who came to him 20 years ago are still there.
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#People

I am disappointed that the President did not choose to tackle the tax code that is shackling our economy. I want to see us scrap the current tax code and move to system that is fair and will promote a global economy that we are so well suited to dominate.
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#Economy

People don't realize how shy he was, how willing he was to sit quietly in the back,
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#People

His hobby was politics,
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#Politics

And our pessimists think this has taken too long. Our pessimists believe that too many Americans have died. Our pessimists believe that we have lost the war.
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#American Politician

Despite claims by some to the contrary, we have heard numerous times in hearings and briefings by experts that existing technologies do not fully or effectively detect nuclear material.
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#American Politician

I am proud to be an American, and proud that such beliefs are at the core of our country and its citizens.
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#American Politician

I for one believe that we absolutely need an improved guest worker program, one that holds immigrants and employers accountable and yet still enables us to get a crop out of the ground in south Georgia.
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#American Politician

I have seen the times when the grassroots has moved the Congress. We listen way more often to our constituents than the lobbyists. And the grassroots are going to have to do it.
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#American Politician

If the Founding Fathers and other patriots who fought during the Revolutionary War could see the United States today, I believe they would be proud of the path that the thirteen colonies, now fifty strong states, have taken since then.
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#American Politician

If we are to believe that our immigration laws simply have no value, as our current policies would have us believe, should we then simply throw them all out, the entire lot of immigration law? I hope not.
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#American Politician

In fact, things are moving along rather well in Iraq. Nothing is perfect, of course, and freedom is messy work. The cooperation of the three major interests in Iraq has been remarkable.
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#American Politician

In just three years, Iraq has achieved immense progress. It has had three successful elections in which 80% of their citizens voted, even while being threatened with death.
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#American Politician

In today's world, new infections and diseases can spread across the country and even across the world in a matter of days, or even hours, making early detection critical.
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#American Politician

It is simply a fact that the birth rate of our illegal immigrants exceeds that of our legal residents.
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#American Politician

Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, and around the world.
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#American Politician

Mexico takes a hard line on immigration, demanding that visitors to her shores enter lawfully, and show her respect during their stay.
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#American Politician

No one can dispute that our military is the greatest in the world. That elite status comes as a result of the constant training of military personnel.
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#American Politician

Our Founding Fathers would be proud of all that America has achieved, and will continue to achieve, in the coming years.
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#American Politician

Our soldiers have nobly fought to protect freedom since our country's birth, and have fought to protect those that could not protect themselves, even in foreign lands when called upon.
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#American Politician

Our values and way of life will prevail - terrorism will not.
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#American Politician

The American patriots of today continue the tradition of the long line of patriots before them, by helping to promote liberty and freedom around the world.
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#American Politician

The American people want economic prosperity, high-quality goods and low prices, all of which I support.
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#American Politician

The attacks carried out last week on London's Underground rail and bus system during the morning rush hour were cowardly and aimed at innocents.
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#American Politician

The free nations of the world will remain steadfast in our commitment together to ensure that those who hate freedom and liberty will not succeed.
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#American Politician

The U.S. Forces are winning in Iraq. It is to be hoped that they will win at home also.
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#American Politician

The UN Commission on Human Rights, whose membership in recent years has included countries - such as Libya and Sudan - which have deplorable human rights records, and the recent Oil-for-Food scandal, are just a few examples of why reform is so imperative.
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#American Politician

The voters in my district, and around the country, have demanded that Congress get a hold on the influx of illegal immigrants and tighten the security around our borders.
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#American Politician