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Whenever you debate, you should really have one person representing I.D. on one side and 10,000 scientists on the other. That would give a fair representation of the division of opinion in the scientific community.
Kenneth Miller
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[A similar debate is taking place in the Senate, which on Wednesday held its own budget discussion.] The Republican budget is a thinly veiled assault on Medicare, ... It proposes to sacrifice the future of Medicare in order to finance a tax cut for the wealthy.
Edward Kennedy
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[As a result, Nagin himself has become part of the debate over how best to rebuild the devastated Big Easy. Critics suggest the qualities that endeared him to Orleanians before Katrina, among them his political inexperience and his shoot-from-the-hip approach, make him the wrong man for the massive, labyrinthine job ahead. But his supporters, especially members of the business community, say the reconstruction project offers Nagin, 49, a chance to dramatically change not only New Orleans' skyline but also the more larcenous and dysfunctional side of its free wheeling culture.] I'm still high on him, ... He's the right leader to bring the city back?especially when you consider that the corrupt old guard could try to exploit this disaster and come back into power.
Mark Lewis
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We love debate of opinion. But we just want everyone to deal with the same set of facts.
Dick Rugge
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My fear is that the debate over sequential blind will obscure everything, and you'll have police departments who are reluctant to change at all, or not adopt anything.
Barry Scheck
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As we debate these issues, I also ask you to elevate the remarkably negative tone of your campaign and your party over the past year,
Marc Racicot
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I had a debate on Larry King Live with them at the time and told them in no uncertain terms we couldn't sanction them unless they changed their rules. They really dug in their heels in trying to avoid regulation, and they paid for it.
Marc Ratner
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It's a debate out there as to who's the best team in the conference. It's time to settle who that is. We're ready for it. It's going to be pretty exciting. This time it's going to be on neutral ground so it'll be a lot more even.
Brandon Rush
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This has a big implication for the national debate.
Marc Rotenberg
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The debate about the war seems pretty robust and free. Many publications, from the New Yorker to the Nation, feel perfectly comfortable printing anti-American articles and that's fine. That's what the First Amendment is all about.
Rich Lowry
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It would be a pretty expensive way to go. But all of that is totally irrelevant because the debate is about fuel. There is no economic argument for Iran carrying out its own enrichment.
Patrick Clawson
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It might give the perception that he is avoiding defending his position in a debate. This race is so close it might have been to (Shays') advantage to start early with the debates.
Gary Rose
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We want to debate early and often. The comptroller is an amazing speaker with a clear vision of where she wants to take the state.
Mark Sanders
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I think good debate ultimately makes for better ideas. And the fact that he's [Howard Dean] a little spirited in his debate, some people see that as an advantage on the Republican side. Some see it as a disadvantage. The bottom line is, more involvement is a good thing.
Mark Sanford
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Dennis Hastert
We need to let our people speak. We need to debate those issues and then we let the best ideas win, ... Right now, we believe the American people stand behind us. They want to see us preserve Social Security, they want us to keep the budget balanced and we're going to do our level best to do it.
Dennis Hastert
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The Bay Area has a rich tradition of opposing various activities of the government and having a robust debate on current issues. The prospect of the government monitoring that peaceful activity is disturbing.
Mark Schlosberg
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We are going to defeat you in the budget process and debate process until you cry uncle,
Mark Souder
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The debate about tax cuts shouldn't be whether they helped or not -- they clearly helped taxpayers. The debate should be whether we can afford them and whether they can lead to a sustained recovery in economy.
Mark Vitner
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Barack Obama, Jr.
When students participate in debate, they learn to study issues in depth and from perspectives, a skill I use everyday in the Senate.
Barack Obama, Jr.
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Jack Ablin
There has been this continual debate as to whether higher oil prices are inflationary or a restraint on growth. This year, the bond market has signaled that it is inflationary.
Jack Ablin
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Jack Ablin
There has been this continual debate as to whether higher oil prices are inflationary or a restraint on growth, ... This year, the bond market has signaled that it is inflationary.
Jack Ablin
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We were the two poor kids on scholarships, ... We were on the debate team together.
Patricia Kennedy
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Legislators will debate the issue of how much the program should be funded. So we're waiting for the funding process to be completed and we just don't know when that will actually occur.
Kris Mayes
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Trent Lott
I'm absolutely satisfied ... that there will be time for a debate.
Trent Lott
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We've said all along that as soon as we figure out who's qualified, we'll debate those folks.
Larry Smar
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I'm not going to get into a debate with Jerry. We did everything we could. We had circumstantial evidence, but we didn't have any physical evidence to prove he was even there, or that he did the murder.
Larry Wilson
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It is a time to gather information. It is not the time to debate anything.
Laura Bullock
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I've honestly never understood where the problem lies within this debate, ... Science simply explains the work of God. For those who can put faith in God without question, (creationism) is for them. For those that need physical proof, evolution works for them.
Robert Summers
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It's cool science. It broadens the debate. But it will solve problems for some, and make problems for others.
Larry Goldstein
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They help moderate debate. Their role is to give voters a voice in elections that they may not get through the traditional parties.
Larry Harris
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