quote by Jim Ryun

Yesterday I, along with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation of lawmakers, inspected the detention facilities at Guantanamo used to house individuals detained in the War on Terrorism.

— Jim Ryun

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It is madness for any country to build its policy with an eye to nuclear war.

Detente is a readiness to resolve differences and conflicts not by force, not by threats and sabre-rattling, but by peaceful means, at the conference table.

I have to say I'm all for public flogging.

One type of criminal that a public humiliation might work particularly well with are the juvenile delinquents, a lot of whom consider it a badge of honor to be sent to juvenile detention. And it might not be such a cool thing in the 'hood to be flogged publicly.

We are entirely for the idea that Europe shall be free from nuclear weapons, from medium-range weapons as well as tactical weapons. That would be a real zero option.


Communism will never be halted by negotiations or through the machinations of detente. It can only be halted by force from without or by disintegration from within.

We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear—fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer.

If there's another 9/11 or a major war in the Middle-East involving a U.

S. attack on Iran, I have no doubt that there will be, the day after or within days an equivalent of a Reichstag fire decree that will involve massive detentions in this country.

I'm just some irritating, lying, ginger kid from Cornwall who should have been locked up in some youth detention centre. I just managed to escape and blag it into music.

Detente - isn't that what a farmer has with his turkey - until Thanksgiving?


This so-called ill treatment and torture in detention centers, stories of which were spread everywhere among the people, and later by the prisoners who were freed, were not, as some assumed, inflicted methodically, but were excesses committed by individual prison guards, their deputies, and men who laid violent hands on the detainees.

I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war.

My detention has been worth every second if only to prove my innocence to those who truly matter most my countrymen.

Contrary to what certain governments say, human rights are universal.

Arbitrary detention, torture and discrimination hurt the human dignity of anybody, whatever his or her country of origin, religion, descent, or any other ground.

And I think detente had manifestly failed, and that the pursuit of it was encouraging Soviet expansion and rendering the world more dangerous, and especially rendering the Western world in greater peril.


We let off a Dungbomb in the corridor and it upset him for some reason—" "So he hauled us off to his office and started threatening us with the usual—" "—detention—" "—disembowelment—

I shall be honored to go to jail. Under a dictatorship, the detention cell is a place of honor.

During the days in detention, I thought most about the moon.

[Madness] is the jail we could all end up in.

And we know it. And watch our step. For a lifetime. We behave. A fantastic and entire system of social control, by the threat of example as effective over the general population as detention centers in dictatorships, the image of the madhouse floats through every mind for the course of its lifetime.

With a television show, it's about fighting to get it on the screen every week.

It's like going into battle, and you have to fight these fights. Some are big fights, some are skirmishes, some you can come to detente on, but it's always a fight.


Little kids' minds are very, very strong.

They bend. There's a lot of tensile strength and they don't break. We start our kids off on things like "Hansel and Gretel," which features child abandonment, kidnapping, attempted murder, forcible detention, cannibalism, and finally murder by cremation. And the kids love it.

Sending Paris Hilton to jail for being the most loathed celeprosy lesion in the history of the species seems like a happening idea at first - forty-five days at Century Regional Detention Center is so the new thirty days at Promises Malibu! But it sets a dangerous precedent to jail celebs just because someone hates them.

In the years just before... during the Carter years, the Soviets regularly violated, if you will, both the spirit and theletter of arms control agreements, I think, that they had negotiated during the period of detente.

You get taken in, and they give you a jumpsuit, which are a lot more comfortable than you'd think. It depends on where you go - what floor or what cellblock. For me, you go in, and you're just in with a bunch of other people who are in serving their time. You're just in there. It's just boring. You're in detention, essentially.

I used to spend every morning in detention at my old school.


I was in detention a lot.

I was a prefect at school, I never had a tattoo, got a detention or pierced my ears more than once.

I was something of a prankster. One time I put a ski mask on my head and used a fake gun on the school secretary so that I could get some of my friends out of detention.

Without territory, it does not even have the resources to provide detention facilities for prisoners, even if it were interested in holding captured POWs.

I wrote my first rhymes around 8th grade.

After serving a year in juvenile detention, I decided to pursue my career as an artist.


Do you know what I think, Potter?' said Snape, very quietly.

"I think that you are a liar and a cheat and that you deserve detention with me every Saturday until the end of term. What do you think, Potter?

President Obama and Hillary Clinton support sanctuary cities.

They support catch and release on the border. They support visa overstays. They support the release of dangerous, dangerous, dangerous, criminals from detention. And, they support unconstitutional executive amnesty.

With no adequate role to play as consumers, many youth are now considered disposable, forced to inhabit "zones of social abandonment" extending from homeless shelters and bad schools to bulging detention centers and prisons.

We who advocate peace are becoming an irrelevance when we speak peace.

The government speaks rubber bullets, live bullets, tear gas, police dogs, detention, and death.

There is nothing more foreign to a civilised and democratic system than preventive detention.

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