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We believed that growth through Local Government, and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament, other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress.


Mary A. Ward


#believed #bringing #classes #government #growth

I probably would have voted against Justice Thomas, and, and, and I've been disappointed by what Justice Roberts has done.


Michael Bennett


#been #disappointed #done #i #justice

After all, I have spent the better part of my adult life insisting that government be open... that government be accessible... and that government be held accountable to people who voted us into office.


Roy Barnes


#accountable #adult #adult life #after #better

I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there.


Birch Bayh


#age #being #congress #die #enough

But people that are worried about unborn babies are the same ones that vote against kindergarten programs in Indiana or school lunch funds out of the federal government.


Birch Bayh


#against #babies #federal #federal government #funds

Filibusters have proliferated because under current rules just one or two determined senators can stop the Senate from functioning. Today, the mere threat of a filibuster is enough to stop a vote; senators are rarely asked to pull all-nighters like Jimmy Stewart in 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.'


Evan Bayh


#because #current #determined #enough #filibuster

Of course, the genesis of a good portion of the gridlock in Congress does not reside in Congress itself. Ultimate reform will require each of us, as voters and Americans, to take a long look in the mirror, because in many ways, our representatives in Washington reflect the people who have sent them there.


Evan Bayh


#congress #course #does #each #genesis

You get to know them, they get to know you and see if they like you. Then they'll vote on you to become a prospect. You have to be sponsored by a Hells Angel.


Chuck Zito


#become #get #hells #know #like

In many ways I wish I wasn't an actor dragging around the baggage from being one so that I could just devote my energies to encouraging people to find their true selves.


Dirk Benedict


#around #baggage #being #could #devote

Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.


Wendell Berry


#decisions #justice #know #longer #memory






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