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A Democrat has to show the toughness to govern.
by Al From

A Democrat has to show the toughness to govern.
People don't doubt that Republicans will be tough.
- Al From

Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat
issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue.
It is a patient issue.
- John Ensign

You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

I belong to no organized party.
I am a Democrat.
- Will Smith

 

I started out as a Democrat.
- Gale Norton

I'm not a Democrat, I'm not a Republican-I'm an American,
I'm a human.
- Chely Wright

What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country.
What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country.
- Ambrose Bierce

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I was a woman in a man's world.
I was a Democrat in a Republican administration.
I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats.
I talked differently.
This may have made me a bit like an ink blot.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Besides if people really want to support the troops
they would vote democrat.
- David Cross

My mom was a Democrat and I was scared to death that she was gonna blow it.
First I was going to hell with Monroe,
and now to Republican hell with Nixon.
- Tommy Rettig

What I would ask the Democrat Party is to put your plan on the table,
because most people agree with the facts,
and the facts are that Social Security is running out of money.
- Jack Kingston

I am a Democrat.
I have been one all of my life.
- Jane Byrne

There is no reason why I should call myself a democrat.
- Aleksandr Lebed

Government stimulates the democrat party.
- Rush Limbaugh

Speaking as a Democrat, all my life battling for what
I conceived to be Democracy,
and what I conceived to be right, I am yet an American above Democracy.
- Richard Parks Bland

In choosing a president, we really don't choose a Republican or Democrat,
a conservative or liberal.
We choose a leader.
- Rudy Giuliani

A government full of Democrats would rather have you be a Republican,
and a government full of Republicans would rather have you be a Democrat,
than have you oppose both.
- Brian Celio

My guess is more reporters probably vote Democrat than Republican -
just because I think reporters are smart.
- Jerry Springer

The American people must not buy into the Democrat rhetoric.
- Virginia Foxx

I loved Clinton; not as a Democrat, but as a person.
- Charles Evers

I'm not a Democrat.
- Aaron McGruder

I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but
her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back.
- Bette Davis

If enough people openly engage in conduct once considered reprehensible,
we rewrite the rule book and assume that God,
as a good democrat, will go along.
- James L. Buckley

I think if you run away from who you are,
that you're a Democrat and you're proud to be a Democrat,
it's foolish.
And the reason it's foolish is you've got a lot to be proud of.
- Tim Kaine

It's the No.1 issue with people I talk to,
whether Republican, Democrat or independent.
They want to see the way business is done in Washington change.
- Francine Busby

The father is always a Republican toward his son,
and his mother's always a Democrat.
- Robert Frost

I am not a member of any organized political party.
I am a Democrat.
- Will Rogers

As a Democrat in this Senate, I felt aggrieved by some
things the other side has done.
I have no doubt they feel aggrieved about some of the things we have done.
- Mark Pryor

A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.
- Harry S. Truman

We need real leadership, Democrat, Republican and independent to stand up and say,
we have to live within our means.
- Tom Coburn

I am a Christian and a Democrat, that's all.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

A Green Party candidate would be very different from
a Democrat or Republican and should be heard.
- Peter Camejo

I am a registered Democrat and two-time unsuccessful candidate for office.
- Jack L. Chalker

I'm neither Democrat nor Republican.
- Calvin Klein

What my future will not be is active politics in the Liberal Democrat party.
- Paddy Ashdown

Doctrines provide an architecture for both Republican
and Democrat presidents to carry out policies.
- Malcolm Wallop

For the first half of my adult life,
I was a Democrat.
- Alphonso Jackson

I am a freeman, an American, a United States Senator,
and a Democrat, in that order.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Great drama is all about conflict, and what's a better
conflict than Republican-Democrat?
- Allison Janney

I am sure that every one of my colleagues -
Democrat,
Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement.
That in the voting booth, every one is equal.
- Barbara Boxer

I think that the justices were totally answering the way that they should.
I think that the senators, as best I could tell,
for the most part, Democrat and Republican,
respected that.
- Fred Thompson

Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican,
our nation is stronger when we are respected throughout the world.
- Bill Richardson

Everybody knows I'm a Democrat.
- Susan Estrich

I'm not going to say whether I'm a Republican or a Democrat.
- Hugh Shelton

Democrat leaders are not only out of the American mainstream,
but are also out of the Democratic mainstream.
- Virginia Foxx

Mike Bloomberg may be a Republican these days.
But he has been a Democrat for most of his adult life.
- Randi Weingarten

Republicans regard Dean as one of their best secret weapons,
I have yet to find a Democrat who, in private chatter,
doesn't think he's a problem for them.
- Rich Galen

You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the
worst of two evils or none at all.
So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two.
Nixon is impossible.
- Harry S. Truman

The difference between a Republican and a Democrat
is the Democrat is a cannibal they have to live off each other,
while the Republicans, why, they live off the Democrats.
- Will Rogers

Every day Catholics prove that you can be a good Catholic
and a good Democrat and have a different position from the Church on abortion.
- James Carville

It's innate in me to be a Democrat -
a true Southern populist kind of Democrat.
There's not a lot of those anymore.
I'm not saying I'm right or wrong.
That's just the way I feel.
- Tim McGraw

Being a soldier, fighting for this country,
is neither Republican nor Democrat.
- Max Cleland

I became a Republican when a very wise young lady asked
me how I could remain a Democrat when I didn't agree
with what they stood for and did agree with what the Republicans supported.
- Jesse Helms

Whether you are a Democrat or Republican,
whether you are a liberal or a conservative,
we know that neither this President nor prior Presidents
of both parties did everything right or we would not have had a 9/11.
- Charles Schumer

What we try to say is that it doesn't matter if you
are a Republican or a Democrat or conservative or independent.
You are equally responsible for your place in the culture,
and you must make a contribution, and you must accept
responsibility for what goes down on your watch.
- Martin Sheen

Let me announce this to the American people tonight
one of the best things about this debate,
as a Democrat from Massachusetts, I have proposed eliminating,
getting rid of the alternative minimum tax.
- Richard Neal

Knowledge is power.
Most of us agree that something has to be done to strengthen Social Security,
and I believe it's irresponsible to arbitrarily dismiss any idea,
Republican nor Democrat, without giving it a hard look.
- Conrad Bums

As long as the opposition believes the world will stand
with Ukraine's democrat reformers,
they will have the leverage and the courage to establish
a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
- Bob Schaffer

Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation.
And they can't understand why the Obama administration
or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass
a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs,
that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families,
as well as for small businesses.
- Haley Barbour

I think every American has a role in saving this country.
Whether you're Democrat, Republican,
independent,
it doesn't matter.
We all know the country's in trouble.
We may disagree on how to solve it, but we all know
the country's in trouble.
- Glenn Beck

So, you know, I think that Democrats are being more
successful in Congress and I'm really going to be proud
of the role I will play tomorrow as ranking Democrat
on the Intelligence Committee when this bill passes.
- Jane Harman

You know there's nothing a Hill Democrat would rather
do than criticize another Democrat.
It is their favorite activity.
Then they can read about how honorable they are in an Op-Ed piece,
how bipartisan.
- James Carville

I've had some threaten not to give Communion to me,
even though they don't know my position,
just because I'm a Democrat.
I've had cardinals refuse to shake my hand because I'm a Democrat.
- Bart Stupak

And that's very important, too, 'cause a lot of people
just assume everyone's a Democrat,
or everyone's a Republican or whatever,
and they're not.
And that's a really important thing to adhere to.
- Kurt Loder

We further decree that the Senate of the United States
elect a prominent Democrat as their presiding officer,
to act as President until the next election,
and to reconstruct the Cabinet according to our wishes
hereafter to be declared.
- Joshua A. Norton

My entire family were Democrats all our lives.
But because how furious I was about the previous administration,
I turned in my card to become a Republican.
I did not want to be known as a Democrat under that person's regime.
- Danny Aiello

I filed the ethics complaint against Tom DeLay not
because I'm a Democrat and he's a Republican or even
because he drew me out of my congressional seat but
because he engaged in corruption to further his plans
to disenfranchise voters in Texas.
- Chris Bell

Political tags - such as royalist, communist,
democrat, populist, fascist, liberal,
conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria.
The human race divides politically into those who want
people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.
- Robert A. Heinlein

I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination
of government threatens many values that I hold to
be important to America's role as a light among nations.
But there are no values that matter to me that will
not be gravely endangered if we lose this war.
- Orson Scott Card

It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for
the families of those who have died to defend our nation.
Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue -
it is an American issue.
- Brian Baird

I speak directly to the people, and I know that the
people of California want to have better leadership.
They want to have great leadership.
They want to have somebody that will represent them.
And it doesn't matter if you're a Democrat or a Republican,
young or old.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger


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