The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing. It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek the ultimate destruction of Israel.— John Boehner
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I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office.
The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things.
An Affront to the Rule of Law and to the Constitution Itself
We have no stronger ally anywhere in the world than Israel.
But, you know, I'm presiding over an institution that was designed not to work.
Working Americans who believe in our country and who believe in our Constitution are saying, 'Enough is enough!'
Mr. President, the buzz saw that your healthcare bill ran into wasn't lobbyists and special interests it was tens of millions of American's who were saying, 'Stop!'
Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us.
Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often refer to Iraq as a distraction.
And we can celebrate when we have a government that has earned back the trust of the people it serves... when we have a government that honors our Constitution and stands up for the values that have made America, America: economic freedom, individual liberty, and personal responsibility.
Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government.
I'll commit suicide before I vote on a clean minimum-wage bill.
Earmarks have become a symbol of a Congress that has broken faith with the people. This earmark ban shows the American people we are listening and we are dead serious about ending business as usual in Washington.
It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused.
And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress.
The American people think the government in Washington is too big.
That it spends too much. And - and that it's totally out of control. They want something done about it.
The American people probably aren't going to fall in love with Mitt Romney.
While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage, left-wing activist judges and officials at the local levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage.
House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans.
We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust.
I talked to a lot of employers who just are, are fearful of what's coming next out of Washington. It's all the spending, it's all the debt. It's their national energy tax, they want to call it cap and trade - more mandates, higher costs, more taxes. Their healthcare bill - more mandates, higher costs, higher taxes.
Our economy continues to struggle with slow economic growth, high unemployment and stagnant wages. "Obama care's" raising costs. That's making it harder for small businesses to hire. In short, it's a train wreck.
They pushed us into the fight to defund Obamacare and shut down the government.
And the day before the government reopened, one of these groups said, 'Well, we never thought it would work.' Are you kidding me?!
We have to deal with two issues. Spending and taxes.
I think that the Detroit auto industry is important to the United States.
It's important for hundreds of thousands of Americans who have their jobs as a result.
Just because you have a right to do something in America does not mean it is the right thing to do.
We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him.
I have been dealing with the minimum wage issue for the last 28 years that I have been in elective office. And when you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it. At a time when the American people are still asking the question, where are the jobs, why would we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people?
I always believe when your political opponents are committing suicide, there's no reason to murder them.
Make no mistake, a 'yes' vote on the Democrats' health care bill is a vote for taxpayer-funded abortions.
Remember when Ronald Reagan was president? We had Bob Hope.
We had Johnny Cash. Think about where we are today. We have got President Obama. But we have no hope and we have no cash.
I would say to the president: This is not about me.
This is not about Republicans here in Congress. It's about fairness for the America people.
ALEC, has been I think a wonderful organization.
Not only does it bring like-minded legislators together. But the private sector engagement in partnership in ALEC is really what I think makes it the organization that it is.
The American people have issues. They've got concerns. We need solutions, solutions to the issues that the American people care about that are built on our principles.
The idea that carbon dioxide is a carcinogen that is harmful to our environment is almost comical. Every time we exhale, we exhale carbon dioxide. Every cow in the world, you know, when they do what they do, you've got more carbon dioxide.
Our challenge, our opportunity is to pass common-sense solutions .
.. that repeal ObamaCare and replace it with patient-centered reforms that will help our constituents have better access to high-quality health care in America.
We spend more money on antacids than we do on politics.
Clearly while the president is overseas, he's at a conference and while the president is overseas I think it's appropriate that people not be critical of him or our country.
Trust me. I'm going to make sure this healthcare bill is never, ever, ever implemented.
The American people are screaming at the top of their lungs to Washington, 'Stop! Stop the spending, stop the job-killing policies.' And yet, Democrats in Washington refuse to listen to the American people.
I think the government should do everything they possibly can to, to bring this crisis to an end; and that means going after BP, enforcing the laws that are on the books, and restoring the gulf to its original condition.
In this time of challenge, I am asking the prime minister to address Congress on the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life.
Listen, I think what's best for the economy and to create jobs is to extend all of the current tax rates - for all Americans. It - it begins to reduce the uncertainty. And for small businesspeople, they can look up and begin to plan.
They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny.
We all must be mindful that the United States has diplomatic, civilian, and military personnel deployed in other countries with both challenging security environments and active terrorist networks interested in targeting not just our facilities but our people. One of their greatest protections - knowing that the United States does not negotiate with terrorists - has been compromised.
Our manifesto, whatever it will be called, will come from the people who are really in charge of this country, and that's the American people.
When you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it.
Why do we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people?
Every cow in the world, you know, when they do what they do, you've got more carbon dioxide.
My opinion is borne out of my childhood, my faith, my beliefs.
That marriage is between one man and one woman.
You can't be somebody that you're not, because all of you shows up.
Why don't we stop the stimulus spending? There's still about $400 billion or $500 billion of the stimulus plan that has not been spent. Why don't we stop it? It's not working.
The American people will not tolerate a clean increase in the debt limit.