We need to give everybody a chance, treat everybody with respect, and let them share in this great American dream that we have.— John Kasich
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I’m concerned about the fact there seems to be a war on the poor - that if you’re poor, somehow you’re shiftless and lazy.
We've got to unite our country again, because we're stronger when we are united and we are weaker when we are divided.
I worry about America. For the first time in my lifetime, I'm worried about us, i'm worried about how our values to some degree have been eroded, of personal responsibility and compassion and teamwork. I worry about it, I worry about the fact that we're so divided.
Economic growth is the key to everything.
But once you have economic growth, it is important that we reach out to people who live in the shadows, the people who don't seem to ever think that they get a fair deal. And that includes people in our minority community; that includes people who feel as though they don't have a chance to move up.
Every time I go to Washington, I break out in a cold sweat.
So I try not to spend too much time there.
I've always been underestimated. It's happened throughout my entire career.
Affirmative action has a negative effect on our society when it means counting us like so many beans and dividing us into separate piles.
You cannot build a little guy up by tearing a big guy down. Abraham Lincoln said it...
The foreign policy, you have to know how to pick and choose.
There's no way, if Saddam [Hussein] had not had weapons of mass destruction, I would have gone, because I don't believe that the U.S. should be involved directly in civil wars.
No one ever expect me to get in the race.
They didn't think I would get on the debate stage. I did. They didn't think I'd do well in New Hampshire. I finished second. And so we went to South Carolina. In a short period of time later, two weeks ago people in South Carolina had no clue who I was.
I would only go to Syria to destroy ISIS.
I would not use U.S. troops to depose Assad. But I would support the rebels there. It's okay to support those people who share your view. But for the United States to be embroiled in a civil war in Syria against [Bashr] Assad I think is a big mistake.
God gives me unconditional love. I'm going to give it to my family and my friends and the people around me.
We have to solve the encryption problem. It is not easy.
Here is the thing about Donald Trump. Donald Trump is hitting a nerve in this country.
We have to go massively, like we did in the first Gulf War where we destroyed Saddam's ability to take Kuwait. We need to have a coalition that will stand for nothing less than the total destruction of ISIS and we have to be the leader.
I'm not a big guy that believes that you gain energy from demonizing other people. I think you gain energy from giving people hope.
For the Russians, frankly, it's time that we punched the Russians in the nose.
They've gotten away with too much in this world and we need to stand up against them, not just there, but also in Eastern Europe where they threaten some of our most precious allies.
Everybody across this country knows that the tsunami of drugs is threatening their very families.
In faith, I'm a believer in the do's - you know, love your neighbor, love your enemy. I don't spend a lot of time thinking on the don'ts 'cause I can't get the do's right.
A great power has to have the discipline not only to go when necessary but to know when not to go. Getting involved in ethnic, religious civil wars is a recipe for disaster.
If we intend to provide a better life, and a better world, for future generations, we can't ignore the quality of the environment we leave them.
Politics can not only be drudgery and Captain Queeg with the balls in his hands.
We're now going to develop the standards on transparency, data collection for police, but the whole goal is to fully integrate the police into the community because everybody has the same goals.
They have a new CEO in Wells Fargo . I don't know much about him. The lady who was involved to some degree in the shenanigans along with the CEO are gone. So I need to see where things stand before we go any farther at this point.
People are frustrated. They're fed up. They don't think the government is working for them.
I've heard a lot of nasty rhetoric about the president.
We're going to kick your rear end out of the White House and stuff. That's just not the way I behave.
I do not support a civil war. I don't want to be policeman of the world. But we can't back off of this.
The Pentagon needs precious resources to build the strength of America, and we can't say, 'this is really important to this community, and it's really not vital to the national security, but we ought to do it anyway.' So, I think we have to have a discipline on this
We're all hypocrites. We all say one thing and do another. But why don't we try to do what we say more than what we don't?
I think in Washington we have bigger issues than people being outraged by somebody else's tweet. They need to look themselves in the mirror and figure out whether they're serving the country or they're serving their party or their own interests.
Never in my lifetime have I been called boring.
But I think I was a boring candidate for president because I tried to be responsible. And one of the greatest problems I had is that I was governor.
Business has to have capital.I think Wall Street is a necessary ingredient of the global economy, you've just got to keep people realizing that helping clients is the most important thing, not helping yourself.
Somebody tells me no, they're not going to keep telling me no, because I'm going to bother them to the point where it's a lot easier for them to say yes than keep saying no.
To put all of your eggs in one basket is silly.
I was the chairman of the Budget Committee and the lead architect the last time it happened in Washington, and when we did it we had great economic growth, we cut taxes, and we had a big surplus.
When I listen to candidates spend all their time attacking Barack Obama, I'm glad they're not driving this bus because they'd be looking through the rear-view mirror. I look through the windshield at the road ahead.
I spent ten years in the private sector, actually learning how business works.
I'm the governor of Ohio, and I inherited a state that was on the brink of dying. And we turned it all around with jobs and balanced budgets and rising credit and tax cuts, and the state is unified, and people have hope again in Ohio.
Libya was a terrible mistake. You know, frankly, that's something that people ought to be thinking about in regard to Hillary [Clinton]. You know, they talk about Benghazi, which is very legitimate. Of course it is. But we should never have deposed [Muamar] Gaddafi. That was a terrible mistake.
What people really want to know from their doctor is, are you going to make me feel better? And what they really want to know from a president are, are you going to give me some security when it comes to my work? Because if I'm not working, my family is in trouble. And when I am working, the fact of the matter is, my whole family is doing better.
I was a member of the Armed Services Committee for 18 years.
I spent a big chunk of my life studying national security issues and our role in the world.
The first thing we better get going is strengthening our economy, because if we don't have a strong economy, we can't pay for all of this. And the world wants us to be able to function from strength, believe it or not.
There is a big problem. It's called encryption. And the people in San Bernardino were communicating with people who the FBI had been watching. But because their phone was encrypted, because the intelligence officials could not see who they were talking to, it was lost.
I was not in favor of U.S. troops in Lebanon. And I voted against it.
Mitt Romney has a history of being a great job creator.
Secondly, he was a great governor. He went from billions of dollars in the hole when he became governor to billions of dollars in surplus when he left. And he went from the loss of tens of thousands jobs when he became governor to the creation of 40,000 new jobs when he left office.
I mean, the fact of the matter is, Ohio 's coming back because we set a clear path, we cut taxes , we balanced our budget , we got credit upgrades when the whole rest of the world , including America , was being downgraded.
(God) wants America to succeed. And he wants America to lead.
First of all, we're not Rust Belt. I mean, that's an old term. We do have manufacturing. We have a half-a-billion-dollar investment from a Chinese individual, which brings a couple thousand jobs in Dayton.
Furthermore, when there is cheating, the cheating needs to be called.
And I see that the administration has become much more aggressive on that front [of retraining people who get displaced].
If the [Republican] party wants to have an ideological debate, it's never going to win anything in a major way.