"I am involved with politics today because of the inspiration I received from Ronald Reagan."
"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."Michael K. Simpson on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Michael K. Simpson on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Michael K. Simpson on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Michael K. Simpson 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."Michael K. Simpson on Joseph Stalin
"As I travel around Idaho and visit with seniors, I hear almost universal concern about the rising cost of health care, particularly the cost of prescription drugs."
"We must take action now, by permitting re-importation, to ensure that health care and prescription drugs remain accessible and affordable for everyone."
"While most Americans have access to the best oral health care in the world, low-income children suffer disproportionately from oral disease."
"Recent demonstration projects have shown that with some Federal support, a little funding can go a long way toward ensuring that low-income children have access to good oral health care."
"The original PATRIOT Act greatly increased our nation's ability to share intelligence information, made better use of technology, and provided terrorism investigators tools that have long been available in cases involving illegal drugs and organized crime."