"But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Nick Lampson on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Nick Lampson on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."Nick Lampson on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Nick Lampson on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."Nick Lampson on John F. Kennedy
"Any veteran can tell you it is already hard enough to see a doctor down at the VA and get the health care they were promised when they signed up to serve this country."
"Today, I will vote in support of the Marriage Protection Amendment. I shall do so because like President Bush, I strongly believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman."
"We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress."
"Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait."
"We must always emphasize research and development of science and mathematics, and I can think of no better way to achieve this than through our future in space."