22 Total Quotes

Shelley Berkley Quotes

Not only is privatizing Social Security not the solution to Social Security, it would exacerbate the problem.
Shelley Berkley
#American Politician #Security

For the Department of Energy to conduct this investigation is like the fox watching the hen house.
Shelley Berkley
#American Politician #Energy

I support a top to bottom investigation into the handling of prisoners in Iraq held by U.S. forces and contractors and severe punishment for those in charge of our military who are found to have turned a blind eye, or worse, actively sought to hide an apparent pattern of inhumane treatment.
Shelley Berkley
#Iraq

I cannot understand for the life of me why DOE is going forward with this licensing procedure when we do not know whether or not the scientific documentation upon which you are basing your decisions is, in fact, flawed.
Shelley Berkley
#American Politician #Life

There is such a desire to give everybody a piece, we're probably wasting a great deal of homeland security money trying to be politically correct, when we really need to make sure that our cities get the money they need.
Shelley Berkley
#American Politician #Desire

In the eyes of many, America is no different than the former regime in Iraq that brutally tortured and intimidated prisoners.
Shelley Berkley
#America

The House energy bill is a blueprint for more nuclear waste, higher gas prices and a continued dependence on fossil fuels.
Shelley Berkley
#Dependence

An ambassador for peace, Pope John Paul II stood steadfast against communism and condemned discrimination against all people.
Shelley Berkley
#Communism

The industry does not want to discuss the fact that as long as nuclear power is being produced, some amount of nuclear waste will always remain at the plants where it was generated. Rather than reduce the number of locations where nuclear waste is stored, Yucca Mountain will only add one more site to the list.
Shelley Berkley
#Power

There are growing voices in the nuclear power industry that support looking at alternatives to burying nuclear waste 90 minutes outside Las Vegas given the insurmountable obstacles facing Yucca Mountain. With each passing day there are fewer and fewer justifications for moving forward on efforts to bury nuclear waste in Nevada when on-site storage is safe, affordable and already in use.
Shelley Berkley
#Power

The House resolution I voted in favor of today did not go far enough in condemning the barbaric and dehumanizing acts that have been reported in Iraq. Rather than relying solely on the Department of Defense to investigate these incidents, I would have preferred that Congress authorize a full-scale joint inquiry.
Shelley Berkley
#Resolution

High-level nuclear waste is already being stored at nuclear power plants across our nation, and there is no reason why it cannot safely remain there for decades,
Shelley Berkley
#Plants

The latest allegations only compound existing deficiencies at the quality assurance program as identified last year by the General Accountability Office and outlined in its April 2004 report, 'Yucca Mountain: Persistent Quality Assurance Problems Could Delay Repository Licensing and Operation,'
Shelley Berkley
#Quality

I can only imagine the pain,
Shelley Berkley
#Pain

Congress must not withhold incentives to rebuild from any employer that provides good jobs and tax revenue, if we want to revive the economy of this region, ... Contrary to the biased view of some, the gaming industry must be treated as fairly and equally as any other business when Congress develops legislation to help the Gulf Coast region rebuild.
Shelley Berkley
#Congress

Cutting funding to homeland security grants for state and local first responders, at a time when our nation remains a prime target for terrorism, is extremely shortsighted and threatens to leave our communities even more vulnerable,
Shelley Berkley
#Security

If Congress approves this project, as many as 108,000 shipments of nuclear waste will travel across 45 states,
Shelley Berkley
#Congress

I can't understand how DOE could not ask for the money back, ... If a bank accidentally gave you money that is not in your account, you must return it. Same thing here, except Bechtel knew about it. This is a rip-off pure and simple.
Shelley Berkley
#Money