Words matter. These are the best Ken Buck Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Well, we certainly need to raise the retirement age. I’ve told my 19-year-old and my 22-year-old that they’re not going to be getting retirement benefits at age 62.
When we leave money in the hands of taxpayers, they buy things, they pay taxes, they grow government.
I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They’re concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we’ve had and our grandparents have had.
I am who I am. I’m going to speak my mind.
In my life, I’d like to play more golf and, and get a decent handicap.
I won’t use abortion as a litmus test with a pro-choice individual. Someone that is an activist on the abortion issue, I think, goes outside the pale, and I cannot support an activist on the abortion issue.
In my political career, I’d like to see a constitutional balanced budget amendment.
I have said that I am in favor of personhood as a concept. I am not taking a position on any of the state amendments, and I have said over and over again – and it has been reported over and over again – that I am not in favor of banning any common forms of birth control in Colorado or in the United States.
I think we need to make sure that we are putting Social Security on a sustainable path. It’s absolutely something that the federal government is going to be involved in, in the future.
I don’t support getting rid of Social Security.
While we have a Constitution that is very strong in the sense that we are not gonna have a religion that’s sanctioned by the government, it doesn’t mean that we need to have a separation between government and religion.
Principles are the most important thing to me. One of the things I think my dad taught me was there are people who accept the world they live in and there are people who change the world they live in. I don’t accept my circumstances.
We’ve got to make sure our younger workers understand that as life expectancy increases, the retirement date for benefits increases also.
If ‘extreme’ means that I am unwilling to go to Washington, D.C., and do what President Obama tells me, then so be it. But I am certainly not going to Washington, D.C. to represent the interests of D.C. I’m going there to represent Colorado values.
I don’t believe that the science is settled on man-made climate change. And so – while I live in Colorado – you see where I live. I love the environment. And – and I want to make sure we do everything we can to protect the environment. I don’t want government to put artificial standards on us.
I think it’s wrong to compromise your values to fit in with the social climate in Washington, D.C. When it comes to spending, I’m not compromising. I don’t care who, what, when or where, I’m not compromising.
What I have said is that I think the federal government and we as a society have come too far in trying to separate good organizations that perform good functions for people just based on the fact one has a religious association and one doesn’t.
I’m coming to Washington, D.C., to do the people’s work. And the people’s work has to do with reducing spending and cutting budgets and, and trying to get a grip on the size of government.
I agree with the idea that there is a separation of church and state. That teachers should not be leading prayer – a particular kind of prayer in classrooms.