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A devastating commentary on the war in Iraq is that we have been unable to spend money on infrastructure.
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America is a place where we all come together. It is a place of consensus.
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And I think a Barack Obama, a Bill Clinton, people who had success in these elections are Democrats who can talk in terms of values.
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Anyone who thinks they have a monopoly on truth, and there is only one way to see the world, always gets us into trouble.
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Arafat was a barrier to peace.
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As long as the Palestinians send terrorists onto school buses and to nightclubs to blow up people, Israel has no choice but to build the fence.
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But I am worried about the future in Iraq, and I say that as somebody who's been for a strong foreign policy and voted for both the war and the $87 billion.
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But I don't think the Democratic Party is at eye level with the middle class.
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But the most important thing is, I want to say, when the family sits down at the dinner table Friday night and discusses their problems, my job is how to make their load a little lighter.
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But these days there are a lot of younger people who would like to go into teaching but don't because the economic opportunities are sometimes elsewhere.
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Democrats don't relate to middle-class people.
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Do not let arguments of expediency persuade you. That is the slow road to oblivion. That is the tortured path to undoing step by step, bit by bit, as the river creates a canyon, the way of life that we love.
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Education is a number one priority for all of New York state and for all of America.
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Even Ashcroft had independence and did some things that were so far over that even the White House got angry with him.
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Getting the Olympics would be a huge boost for New York economically, developmentally, and spiritually. The most talented people in the world have always come to New York to prove they have what it takes, so it makes perfect sense for the best athletes in the world to come here for the same reason.
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Giving up even an ounce of precious freedom is a very serious thing to do.
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Hawks should be as angry or more angry with the President than doves, because the bottom line is that Iraq wasn't thought through.
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I believe the war on terror is the vital discussion of this decade and of our generation, probably. To win the war on terror, you need a good offense and a good defense. On defense, I regret to say, basically, this administration has not come close to doing what is necessary.
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I don't think there will ever be another statewide candidate who will make it his or her business to bash teachers.
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I got support from teachers from one end of the state to the other: rural areas, inner cities and everywhere in between.
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I made education the highest priority of my campaign - actually education and jobs - and the reason is a simple one: I think the future of America depends on it.
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I respect people who feel things passionately. I do. But when someone is a judge, that is not what they should bring to the bench. It is not really passion, except in rare instances, that serves the bench well. It is, rather, an ability to understand the law and follow it.
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I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.
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I think the people who are pushing vouchers are not interested in educating our kids.
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I think ultimately, Jay, we may have to say that Iraq should be divided into, not three countries, but three semiautonomous regions.
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I want to attract the best people into teaching.
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I went to the public schools myself. And they were great for me.
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I'd like to see the health care professionals making decisions, not some bureaucrat in Indianapolis working for an insurance company.
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I'm strongly for a patient Bill of Rights. Decisions ought to be made by doctors, not accountants.
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I'm totally opposed to vouchers. I will fight them tooth and nail.
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Ideological warriors whether from the Left or the Right are bad news for the bench. They tend to make law, not interpret law. And that's not what any of us should want from our judges.
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If we are going to stay a great power and I hope and pray we will we need the truth. We need to know what is going right and we need to know what is going wrong. There is no greater time than now.
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If we say the Geneva Convention is obsolete, then what do others who have our soldiers say?
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In a brave new world, a post-September 11 world, anyone is going to make certain mistakes. The mistakes that have been made on homeland security, on protecting our Nation from another terrorist attack, are mistakes of omission. We are simply not doing enough.
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In today's competitive economy, to stand still is to die.
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Inaction is perhaps the greatest mistake of all.
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It is essential that all Americans take the time to honor and remember those individuals who gave their lives in defense of our liberty.
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It's disgraceful for the president to get up and say he supports the assault weapons ban, and then have his aides whisper to the House, kill it in the dead of night.
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So I want my kids to go to public schools because I think it's a better education overall.
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Soft money will find its way and seep into the political system and corrode it, unless we plug every hole.
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The citizen soldiers of New York's National Guard have selflessly sacrificed to fight the war abroad and to defend our security at home. The government owes them nothing less than to support them with the absolute best training and equipment available.
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The Kurds in the north, they're ready for democracy. They have done democracy when there was the no-fly zone. Let them govern themselves.
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The more active people tend to vote.
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The problem is that we are involved, not in an head-on head war, which was the first three weeks, but rather in a guerrilla war.
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To win this war on terror - it is the same as a good sports team. We need a good offense, we need a good defense.
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We live in a new world. It is a post-September 11 world. We have to adjust to those realities. I believe we can do both: have security and liberty, the great concern of our Founding Fathers.
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We need to make sure middle-class people are able to pay the bills. We need to make sure that poor people don't starve. Those are values, too.
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We tend to talk, Democrats, as a party, in legislative terms.
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Well, I think it's too early to call Fallujah a failure.
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Well, the tough thing for them is that the Republican primary is pretty far over to the right, just as the Democratic primary is further over to the left than the average voter in each party.
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When one has success, the answer is not to undo that success. It is to continue what has been done.
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Whether you are a Democrat or Republican, whether you are a liberal or a conservative, we know that neither this President nor prior Presidents of both parties did everything right or we would not have had a 9/11.
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You can set up whatever negotiations or structure you want, but until the Palestinians are willing to accept the fact, as the majority of Israelis do, that there should be two states between the Jordan and the Mediterranean, we won't have peace.
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You do have to change things as warfare changes.
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2009-06-25

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