"We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress."
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."Nick Lampson on Abraham Lincoln
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."Nick Lampson on Winston Churchill
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."Nick Lampson on Robert A. Heinlein
"Time spent with cats is never wasted."Nick Lampson on Sigmund Freud
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."Nick Lampson on Josh Billings
"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."
"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."
"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."