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Joseph Lieberman Quotes

Joseph Lieberman
Opportunity means advancing American values in the world by protecting human rights, meeting human needs, and opening global markets.
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#American Politician #Human Rights

Joseph Lieberman
Bottom line, China is moving in the direction we want it to move in. There are more human rights today. There's more religious openness. There's more economic openness, which will lead to more political openness,
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#Direction

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As policymakers - and as parents - we have a responsibility to examine the effects of media on our children, a responsibility this legislation can better enable us to fulfill. No one is looking out, in a systematic way, for cumulative impact of today's newer electronic media on our children.
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#Children

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We are in fact treating violent media like tobacco, and other products that pose a risk to our children.
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#Children

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Every day, first responders put their own lives on the line to ensure our safety. The least we can do is make sure they have the tools to protect and serve their communities.
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#American Politician

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Today, we can see with our own eyes what global warming is doing. In that context it becomes truly irresponsible, if not immoral, for us not to do something.
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#American Politician #Eyes

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I was attracted by privatization proposals that seemed to promise taxpayers more control over their Social Security, ... But ultimately I turned away from privatization because the promises and the numbers supporting them don't add up.
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#Control

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Global warming is not a conqueror to kneel before - but a challenge to rise to. A challenge we must rise to.
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#American Politician

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The danger of terrorists and rogue states is compounded by the proliferation of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons.
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#American Politician #Danger

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I urge the Bush Administration to rethink its priorities. We can't talk about community values without being prepared to invest in those very same communities.
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#American Politician

Joseph Lieberman
The promise of education reform can never be fulfilled without adequate funding, and by shortchanging our schools, President Bush is breaking his promise to our children.
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#American Politician #Education

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A foreign national who is captured and determined to be an enemy combatant in the world war on terrorism has no more right to a habeas corpus appeal to our courts than did a captured soldier of the Axis powers during World War II.
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#Terrorism

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And honestly, we don't know yet whether ... we should blame the president, Ms. Lewinsky, Ms. Tripp, Judge Starr or the media -- or all of them, to some extent.
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#Blame

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I hope that the president and I hope the leadership of Congress will, before the end of this year, schedule a debate in which we will grant President Bush authority to take action to remove Saddam Hussein,
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#Congress

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We need to rebuild the confidence of the American people ... in our government's ability to protect them from attack, whether it comes from nature or from terrorists, ... The government simply did not act quickly and effectively enough.
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#Ability

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In this campaign, I've put forward a strong, positive vision for America, and that stands in sharp contrast to what Howard Dean offers America today,
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#America

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Today, our hearts and minds are naturally focused on yesterday's tragedy, but it is important that the Senate continue with America's business, particularly as it affects America's security, ... Our enemies will increasingly strike this mighty nation at places where they believe we are not only dependent but unguarded. That is surely true of cyberspace infrastructure today.
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#Senate

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I support such a review, ... But the reality is that we don't need the results of a strategic study to know that there are some pressing problems in our military that demand our attention and our assistance now.
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#Reality

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If the federal government is to be a positive presence in society, and best serve the people it represents, it must aggressively harness these new technologies,
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#Government

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It is time for President Bush to deal with the fiscal crisis facing America, but cutting education is the wrong way to fix it.
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#America

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If we produce separate agendas, we risk conflict and a fragmented approach. But if we work together, our chances of achieving success multiply.
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#Conflict

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In this era of uncertainty and conflict, the United States - blessed with the world's strongest military, most ingenious economy, and most tolerant society - remains a model and leader to the world.
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#American Politician #Conflict

Joseph Lieberman
Over his entire public life, Saddam Hussein gives us no reason to have confidence in agreements,
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#Confidence

Joseph Lieberman
If our colleagues decide that they want to extend a trial for some determining votes to two weeks or three weeks, that is okay, ... But I think the critical turning point is do you start to go to witnesses? Which mean everyone will want to cross examine, call more witnesses. This could not only go on for months, making it hard for us to do our work this year, but it probably will descend into the kind of partisan division that we saw in the House impeachment proceedings.
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#Colleagues

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Every day Saddam remains in power with chemical weapons, biological weapons, and the development of nuclear weapons is a day of danger for the United States.
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#American Politician