"Iran will not be allowed to
get to the point where they will have the capability
to destroy the state of Israel," the brother of
newly-elected Israeli prime minister, Ehud Olmert,
said. "We shall prevail, and Iran will fail."
"The world is faced with the
nightmarish prospect that nuclear weapons will become
a standard part of national armament and wind up in
terrorist hands," former Secretary of State Henry
"We are the party of the
future, and our candidates will be running against the
party of the past — a party that offers no new ideas
like the Republican Party, a party that can only offer
opposition," President Bush said.
"I'm a recovering politician on
about Step 9," Former Vice President Al Gore told
said. "But I'm on a different kind of campaign now
- to persuade people to take action to solve the
climate crisis, and it's always easier when you're
focused on one thing."
"Gore's ideal would be to give
each person a book of energy rationing coupons and
every year put fewer coupons in the book. It is a
program of mandatory energy starvation," Myron
Ebell, the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s director
of Energy and Global Warming Policy said.
"The up to 6,000 Guardsmen and
women proposed for this effort represent less than 2%
of the total National Guard force of some 400,000, and
for the most part they will be deployed during their
two- or three-week active duty training period,"
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld told the Senate
Appropriations defense subcommittee.
"He [President Bush] may get
his way, but he won't get it [guest worker program]
this year. He may get it next year because the
conservatives will be so angry at the Republican
leadership - starting with the president, but the
congressional Republicans also - that I'd be surprised
if many, many don't stay home, turning the congress
over to the Democrats," conservative political
consultant Richard Viguerie said.
"Ohio isn't a pretty picture,"
said Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds (R-NY), chairman of the
Republican Congressional Campaign Committee.
"Americans should argue about this war. It has cost
the lives of nearly 2,500 of the best of us,"
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said. "If an American feels
the decision was unwise, then they should state their
opposition and argue for another course. It's your
right and your obligation."