Words matter. These are the best Chris Gibson Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
In the five years from 2007 to 2012, we only gained a little over 1,200 farmers. Since we aren’t going to stop eating, we have to reverse that trend, or we’ll see even more consolidation, more corporate farms, or increasing food imports; none of that is in our interest.
We’ve got to have a functioning government.
I don’t believe in amnesty… What I have proposed is that we would come forth with a program that allows individuals to come forward and to plead guilty… They would have to pay a fine; they would have to go through a background check – some say learn English – and they would get learned legal status.
I believe in peace through strength.
When you talk about peace through strength, what you’re talking about is the concept of deterrence.
I have two basic votes before I vote: is it constitutional, and is it in the interests of my people. If the answer is yes to both of them, then I vote for it, and I don’t care who authored it.
What my voting record reflects is constantly looking to improve the amount of resources we having going into research, development, and prototypes we have going into renewable energy sources.
People are starving for truth and leadership.
My eyes are wide open… you serve in Iraq, your eyes are wide open.
We can bring people together in an era rife with partisanship and divide.
When the people’s representatives have to go on record and vote, it transforms our country. It is a full recognition that we are in a state of war.
What we need to do is have empathy and that ultimately, at the end of the day, it’s a woman’s private choice… I don’t support federal funding for abortions, nor do I support late-term abortions.
NED is talking about through-putting this energy out to the vicinity of Boston then taking a northern route up to Nova Scotia and then exporting it, so they’re not talking about giving us any local benefits at all.
I came from a working-class family. My dad was in a union. I never forgot what it was like to be a private.
We have to reform the entire political process. It’s got to start with leadership by example.
Our potential adversaries are watching us, and they have seen what has happened to us… This is why we’re dealing with a very problematical and troublesome Putin, and we’re dealing with Iran in a very terrible agreement we had.
Too many upstate New Yorkers have to drive 30 minutes or more to see a doctor.
Legislation on Lyme disease, weather patterns, helping farmers, helping veterans – these are not partisan issues.
New York has been embarrassed by corruption and lags behind in too many important categories. We can do better.
All too often, the conversation about appropriate and balanced environmental stewardship gets caught up in partisan politics. Yet, this conversation is key to the preservation of our great country for generations to come, as important as ensuring we have fiscally responsible policies to secure our future.
We need to put our priority on protecting this exceptional way of life.
We have changing weather patterns, and we have climate change. This is the science. I hope that my party will come to be comfortable with this because we have to operate in the realm of knowledge and science.
I look at the corruption in Albany and we cannot accept that.
Jesus’s first commandment was to love one another.
I don’t recommend this, but my dad – to help us get through the winter, he bought a kerosene heater, and he had it in the kitchen so that the furnace wouldn’t have to kick off.
Churches, synagogues, and mosques should be treated the same.
This deficit that we have threatens our very way of life, and everything needs to be on the table.
The consensus of the founders was, we don’t want no government: we want limited but effective government.
On the Agriculture Committee, I will be an ardent and strong champion for our farmers to ensure that they are treated fairly, particularly in regards to how their products are priced.
I hope the EPA will listen to the many votes over the years in Congress opposing cap-and-trade and rescind that proposed rule.
My travels have made clear that people across this state – from every political perspective – are looking for a new leader in Albany.
Ultimately, for our family, the opportunity to spend increased time together, balanced with a return to academia, was one we could not pass up.
If conservation isn’t conservative, then words have no meaning at all.
I believe that the strength in America is individual families and communities.
You can distill deterrence down to two factors: capability and will.
By training and keeping doctors in underserved areas, we’re working toward a goal of increasing access to quality health care for more of our communities.
We know there isn’t anything we can say or do that will bring their loved one back. What we can do is support them and honor their sacrifice by doing everything we can, every day, to make our communities stronger and our nation better so that we may be a people worthy of their sacrifices.
The decision to use military force should always be one made with the utmost caution, with U.S. interests at stake, and with the consent of Congress.
It is in the best interests of my constituents and the country to repeal and replace the ACA, and defunding/delaying implementation is consistent with that approach.
When it comes to the SAFE Act, when it comes to rolling back Common Core, I recognize that I need Assembly Democrats to make that a reality.
The idea that two political parties can’t come together to get a mission done is foreign to me – and unacceptable.
If I don’t believe I’m the guy that’s going to help defeat Cuomo, then I won’t go forward.
Escalating in Syria is not the best approach.
Any attempt to single out Islam would be a violation of the Constitution.