Tuesday, August 28, 2007

"I am not gay!" Larry Craig Quotes

Larry Edwin Craig (born July 20, 1945) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Idaho. A Republican, he has served in the United States Senate since 1991. Previously he served in the U.S. House of Representatives representing Idaho's 1st congressional district (1982-1991). Including his service in the House of Representatives, Craig is the second-longest serving member of the United States Congress in Idaho history, trailing only William Edgar Borah. Craig was arrested and pled guilty to disorderly conduct in a men's bathroom in 2007.

  • I am not gay!
  • A free state cannot exist, our free state of the United States collectively, cannot exist without the right of the people to defend themselves.
  • Agreements are always the product of time and place.
  • Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram.
  • Congress has a responsibility to make sure our taxpayer dollars are being spent responsibly and effectively, and at the same time, that our men and women in uniform have everything they need to carry out the War on Terror.
  • Consumers are increasingly feeling that they are being taken for a ride.
  • Flag desecration is not a constitutional issue for the courts. It is a political one that belongs to the people.
  • I'm for anything that lets people come here to work legally. There are more protections for workers who are here legally than for those who are not. It's also safer for the workers and employers have a more consistent pool of workers.
  • Laws protecting the United States flag do not cut away at the freedom of speech guaranteed in the First Amendment... Congress made this position clear upon passage of the Flag Protection Act of 1989, which prohibited desecration of the flag.
  • The simple truth is, the short-term solution is for the FDA to allow more importation of safe vaccines from other nations. But the long-term solution is to get more vaccine production within the U.S.
  • We came to Iraq to liberate them and to make our world a safer place.

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