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Arlen Specter Quotes

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Voting is fundamental in our democracy.
It has yielded enormous returns.
- Arlen Specter

Effective security measures do not come cheap.
- Arlen Specter

The fundamental purpose of government is to protect its citizens.
- Arlen Specter

The essence of a democracy is a free electorate.
- Arlen Specter

 

Heart disease continues to be the number one killer;
cancer,
the number 2 killer, not far behind.
The tragic aspect of these deadly diseases is that they could all be cured,
I do believe, if we had sufficient funding.
- Arlen Specter

If you are going to have to play defense all the time,
you cannot have the kind of ingenuity,
assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which
is what has made our country strong.
- Arlen Specter

If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in
1970 as the war on cancer,
we would have cured many strains.
I think Jack Kemp would be alive today.
And that research has saved or prolonged many lives,
including mine.
- Arlen Specter

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When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents.
I believe that education is a capital investment.
- Arlen Specter

I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the
Senate schedule around the availability of Senators
who are running for President.
- Arlen Specter

There is no doubt that our nation's security and defeating
terrorism trump all other priorities.
- Arlen Specter

As I think through the issue of funding the rebuilding of Iraq,
I think about the analogy of a bankruptcy proceeding.
There is no doubt that Iraq as a country is bankrupt.
- Arlen Specter

American credibility in the war on terrorism depends
on a strong stand against all terrorist acts,
whether committed by foe or friend.
- Arlen Specter

We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S.
purposes.
We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses.
We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq -
that is,
to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people.
- Arlen Specter

As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine,
an amendment to the Constitution should be the last
resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
- Arlen Specter

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.
- Robert Frost

If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
- Emma Goldman

Voting is a civic sacrament.
- Theodore Hesburgh

Voting is an expression of three key life principles -
CHOICE, INTENT, and ACTION.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hope that no American will waste his franchise
and throw away his vote
by voting either for me or against me solely
on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
- John F. Kennedy

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty,
but in Chicago it's a sport.
- Dick Gregory

The failure in Ohio to have adequate voting capacity
for the people who were registered and eligible to
vote was an absolute denial of their right to vote.
- Carol Moseley Braun

I was the Secretary of State of New Jersey in November 2000.
I paid careful attention to the challenges that stemmed
from inadequate voting systems in various places.
- DeForest Soaries

Spaniards have always shown great maturity and great
common sense when it comes to voting.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

I am sure that every one of my colleagues -
Democrat,
Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement.
That in the voting booth, every one is equal.
- Barbara Boxer

Well, I was a very strong opponent of the war,
in fact, one of those who went door to door to my colleagues
and thus achieved 60 percent of the Democrats voting no against this war.
- Jan Schakowsky

I can make them voting machines sing Home Sweet Home.
- Earl Long

We are not voting for health care if we do not resolve
this language on public funding for abortion -
no public funding for abortion.
- Bart Stupak

It is important that the Iraqi people have confidence
in the election results and that the voting process,
including the process for vote counting,
is free and fair.
- Zalmay Khalilzad

It's a complicated set of opinions that women bring to the voting booth.
- Eleanor Clift

I'm totally down with insurrection in the street.
I've had a great time with that over the years.
Insurrection in the voting booth is the other part of the equation.
- Jello Biafra

When I have to choose between voting for the people
or the special interests,
I always stick with the special interests.
They remember.
The people forget.
- Henry F. Ashurst

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving
at driver's license age than at voting age.
- Marshall McLuhan

When public access to voting is impaired or when public
confidence in voting is diluted,
democracy suffers and our freedom is less secure.
- DeForest Soaries

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was indeed a vital instrument of democracy,
ensuring the integrity and reliability of a democratic
process that we as a Country hold so dear.
- Charles Rangel

It's not the voting that's democracy,
it's the counting.
- Alfred Emanuel Smith

It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in
our country's history since Jim Crow.
And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book.
- Sidney Blumenthal

Voting is a right best exercised by people who have
taken time to learn about the issues.
- Tony Snow

Why do the people humiliate themselves by voting? I
didn't vote because I have dignity.
If I had closed my nose and voted for one of them,
I would spit on my own face.
- Oriana Fallaci

If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent,
I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts
in programs benefiting women and children.
- Coretta Scott King

No matter what name we give it or how we judge it,
a candidate's character is central to political reporting
because it is central to a citizen's decision in voting.
- Roger Mudd

We must continue to have voting rights in the state,
not to politicize this, but they must have a voice
in the rebuilding effort in the community from which
they have been displaced.
- Marc Morial

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen,
and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.
- Hillary Clinton

If voting changed anything, they'd abolish it.
- Ken Livingstone

So that they can actually make it known to the American
people before they vote what they're voting for.
- Betty Hill

The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship
is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later;
in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.
- Charles Bukowski

It's absolutely absurd to even consider voting on Sunday alcohol sales.
I am opposed to alcohol period.
It doesn't do anybody any good in the long run.
It's a dangerous drug.
- John Hunter

Look at the declining television coverage.
Look at the declining voting rate.
Economics and economic news is what moves the country now,
not politics.
- Robert Teeter

As people do better, they start voting like Republicans -
unless they have too much education and vote Democratic,
which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
- Karl Rove

As long as Florida remains a swing state,
Cuban exiles in Florida will remain a very powerful voting bloc.
- Joshua A. Tucker

Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into
the principle of the consent of the governed.
- DeForest Soaries

According to the U.S.
Census, the most common reason people give for not
voting is that they were too busy or had conflicting
work or school schedules.
- Jeff Miller

I believe that voting is the first act of building
a community as well as building a country.
- John Ensign

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the
right to vote except the American people themselves
and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Touch screen voting is a fine thing so long as they
have a voter-verified paper trail.
- Joan Blades

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and
a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
- James Bovard

Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls,
voting in their first free election in more than 50 years.
- John M. McHugh

Don't forget to vote for Bill Clinton and Al Gore.
Stay home if you're voting for Dole.
- Eleanor Mondale

People who vote against this today are voting against
me and I will not forget.
- Ted Stevens

Oh no, the dead have risen and they're voting Republican.
- Yeardley Smith

Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters,
that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth,
their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO,
any member of Congress, or any President.
- Barbara Boxer

Beyond that, states had to also have electronic voting
machines that made it possible for people who are physically
handicapped to vote in private...
and the computerized voting machine made it very easy for,
particularly, the blind.
- DeForest Soaries

I try hard to convince them it's important -
but there's a history of discomfort with minorities
voting in some parts of this country,
so most especially the older people have to get accustomed to it.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Parts of the Voting Rights Act are due to expire next
year if Congress doesn't extend them,
including the section that guarantees that voting rights
will be protected by the federal government.
- Marty Meehan

I think we need to start with Philadelphia and make
sure that we actually get some election reform in Philadelphia.
Actually, a recent election was thrown out by a federal
judge because of corruption with the voting process in Philadelphia.
- Patrick McHenry

For our white members, voting is something they have
done for hundreds of years.
But for us, it is not such a traumatic thing,
because we have never participated in an election.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

I think it's very clear that the American people are
frustrated with this move toward socialism.
And so whether you're back or white,
if you believe that the conservative construct is in
the best interest of our future,
than you too would be voting with Republicans,
and if you had the opportunity to run you'd join us as well.
- Tim Scott

Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike -
need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides.
We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
- Elijah Cummings

We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections
as they have been incorrectly purged from lists,
their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine
integrity and security not assured.
- Marcy Kaptur

We are scheduled to meet this year fewer days than
any Congress since at least 1948.
And that is even before I was born.
So far, we are in the 123rd day of this year,
and yet we have only had 26 voting days in this body.
That is a shame.
- Jim Cooper


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