"Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Joe Baca on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Joe Baca on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Joe Baca on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Joe Baca on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Joe Baca on Mahatma Gandhi
"The Postal Service's unmatched ability to reach every household and business in America six days a week is a vital part of the nation's infrastructure."
"Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to need special education, repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence."
"As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district."
"Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children."
"It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people."