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Steve Forbes Quotes

Steve Forbes
Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of our economy than we did at any time since he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. For the world's only superpower, that is an invitation to very serious trouble.
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#American Businessman #Defense

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No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs. No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps.
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As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful, the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern their own lives and participate fully in the American dream.
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#American Businessman #Freedom

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By not bringing the American people along, everyone thought it was just an unmitigated bloody disaster.
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#Disaster

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That means deepening the personal income-tax cuts, reducing capital gains, getting rid of the alternative minimum tax, and doing something about double taxation of dividends.
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#Income

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This is a free country, as is the United States, and certain people want to protest because they have a different view of how to alleviate poverty,
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#Country

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You and I are entering the information age, and Washington politicians are stuck in the Stone Age.
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#Age And Aging

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Why do we have these silly experts bemoaning the fact that we're living longer? ... As I live longer longevity seems better and better to me.
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#Experts

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Paul was a superb reporter -- courageous, energetic, ever-curious,
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#Courageous

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My wife, Sabina and I, along with the rest of the nation, pray for the families of the children who died yesterday. Their loss and misery is unfathomable, ... My five daughters mean the world to me. Each day our girls go to work and school -- to places where I believe they are safe -- just like those children in Littleton went to school yesterday morning. The children who witnessed this rampage are also in our prayers.
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#Children

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He knew Russia well. It was a country he loved deeply,
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#Country

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The real cure for what ails our health care system today is less government and more freedom.
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Mealy-mouthed rhetoric and poll-tested cliches are no substitute for a muscular, substantive agenda,
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#Rhetoric

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We're obviously covering more issues than I had an opportunity to do in 1996,
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#Opportunity

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By simply hitting on the issues, I think people will note the contrast between the substance of what I'm saying and the lack of it from another quarter,
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#People

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Especially after what we've had in Washington for seven years, I think people want to get to know their candidates, ... They don't want surprises after the election.
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#People

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Anyone who can help guide young women through those treacherous, dangerous, wild, adolescent and teen-age years successfully is ready for the adolescent politicians in Washington,
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#Age And Aging

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If a man breaks a pledge, the public ought to know it.
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#American Businessman #Man

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A promise made should be a promise kept.
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What the Republican establishment hoped would be a runaway did not happen, ... They wanted to shut down the race.
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#Race

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Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan early cost the world dearly later on, ... We dare not make the same mistake with China.
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#Failure

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The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, ... maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao.
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#Force

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The current system is beyond redemption. It was amended in 1986 to 6 million words. It has been amended 14,000 times since then and is now 9 million words. There is no special interest or lobbyist left behind.
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#Words

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And it would be fair. Everyone will pay the same tax and it will eliminate tax cheaters and corporate shenanigans.
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The American administration is making a major mistake, trying to pressure the Chinese. I wish we'd back off.
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#Trying

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What you do as president has consequences.
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#American Businessman #Consequences