"Beyond politics, the West is suffering from what can be called a crisis of brokenness - broken institutions, broken families and broken souls."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Gary Bauer on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Gary Bauer on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Gary Bauer on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Gary Bauer on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Gary Bauer on Joseph Stalin
"Catholics and evangelicals need to remain allied, and in solidarity, against the increasingly aggressive secularism of our age."
"I have come to the conclusion that while a candidate's faith matters, what's most important is how he or she applies that faith."
"The question Americans should ask is not whether a candidate is affiliated with a particular faith but rather whether that candidate's faith makes it more likely he or she will support policies that align with their values."
"It's important to ask candidates about their beliefs, in part because politicians frequently exploit religious faith - often with the idea that voters will be more likely to unthinkingly accept certain political positions so long as they arise from religious belief."
"For the record, I believe elected officials should talk about faith. Our founders believed the moral principles of faith were indispensable to our nation's survival. The Declaration of Independence mentions God four times."