"While it is clear that we need to make some adjustments to protect Social Security for the long term, it is disingenuous to say that the trust fund is facing a crisis."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Carl Levin on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Carl Levin on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Carl Levin on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Carl Levin on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Carl Levin on Golda Meir
"Restoring responsibility and accountability is essential to the economic and fiscal health of our nation."
"The intelligence failures with respect to Iraq were massive and have damaged our credibility around the world."
"When a decision is made to go to war based on intelligence, it is a fateful decision. It has ramifications and impacts way beyond the current months and years."
"Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq."
"If we have a chance of succeeding and bringing stability and democracy to Iraq, it will mean learning from our mistakes, not denying them and not ignoring them."