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6.6 million people will benefit from a rise in the minimum wage. ...
by Russ Carnahan

6.6 million people will benefit from a rise in the minimum wage.
- Russ Carnahan

It is time this Congress listened to the American people
and minimum-wage workers,
and it is time that we act.
- Russ Carnahan

Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have
resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001,
while big oil companies make triple the profits.
- Russ Carnahan

We know that in 2001 it was believed 78 stem cell lines existed.
But now we know there are only 22 that are viable,
and they have been contaminated with mouse stem cells.
- Russ Carnahan

 

There is little doubt that Iran is on a mission to
rebuild its nuclear weapons and use that capability
to wreak havoc and destruction on Israel and others throughout the world.
- Russ Carnahan

It is irresponsible for this Congress to not investigate
the President's lack of an exit strategy,
and the fraud, waste, and abuse of U.S.
tax dollars.
- Russ Carnahan

Does anyone really believe it is possible to make even
the most basic ends meet on $5.15 an hour?
- Russ Carnahan

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The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act is
an important authorization for our country and for our citizens,
as we have seen so vividly in the last few weeks.
- Russ Carnahan

Americans are also feeling the effects of soaring energy prices at the gas pump.
The double burden of these added expenses will be far
too much for many families.
- Russ Carnahan

Congress has not raised the minimum wage since 1997.
The minimum wage is now at its lowest level in 50 years adjusted for inflation.
- Russ Carnahan

Without action, we are going to continue to allow Iran
to be a safe harbor for terrorists,
see its economy further deteriorate,
and see the Middle East further destabilize.
- Russ Carnahan

The regional security in the Middle East cannot be
further compromised by an Iranian loose cannon.
- Russ Carnahan

From protecting our natural resources to providing
maritime security and national defense,
the Coast Guard's duties are broad in scope,
and the performance of those duties has never been more important.
- Russ Carnahan

The American people have every right to be outraged
with the administration's approval of the UAE port deal.
It is time the people's House make the security of
our Nation's ports a priority.
- Russ Carnahan

We have a VA hospital back home in St.
Louis.
Like many of our colleagues, we hear continued concerns
about the access and the service.
I have seen a statistic that more than 60,000 veterans
today are waiting more than 6 months for an appointment at a VA hospital.
- Russ Carnahan

Americans rightly asked, if this is the way our government
responds to a natural disaster it knew about days in advance,
how would it respond to a surprise terrorist attack?
How would it respond to an earthquake?
- Russ Carnahan

After the Great Depression and after public urging,
a nationwide public competition was held to determine
a design for a memorial that would honor President
Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America.
- Russ Carnahan

As winter weather settles in around the country,
millions of American families are facing skyrocketing
home heating prices with even greater impact if cold
temperatures persist into the spring.
- Russ Carnahan

I also rise today in strong support of forward movement
on the implementation of health information technology,
which has the potential to save the United States billions
of dollars in health care costs each year.
- Russ Carnahan

In 2003, this House voted to kill a Democratic amendment
to add $250 million for port security grants;
then again,
in 2005, against a Democratic proposal calling for
an additional $400 million in funding for port security.
- Russ Carnahan

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball,
most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
- Charles Barkley

There are 80 million moms in the United States.
Forty million stay at home with their children.
- Andrew Shue

Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth,
down an eighth -it's like playing a slot machine.
I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million.
- Ted Turner

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential
and Congressional campaigns,
the U.S.
government is virtually up for sale.
- John W. Gardner

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem.
If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.
- J. Paul Getty

Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed.
But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops.
Uh, depending on the breaks.
- the movie Dr. Strangelove

I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars,
would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
- Bette Davis

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

People are stunned to hear that one company has data
files on 185 million Americans.
- Ralph Nader

What's unfortunate about buying a pitcher for $12 million
is that he carries no warranty.
- Bob Verdi

One way or the other, if you want to find reasons why you shouldn't keep on,
you'll find 'em.
The obstacles are all there; there are a million of 'em.
- Benny Goodman

There are 309 million people out there that are trying
to improve their lot in life.
And we've got a system that allows them to do it.
- Warren Buffett

You know how many movies it took Tom Cruise before he was making 5,
6 million dollars? It probably took a billion dollars in box office.
- Jason Patric

It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces,
there should be none alike.
- Thomas Browne

I'm not living for when I have a Number One record
or when I make a million trillion dollars.
I'm not doing this to get somewhere else.
I'm doing it because I'm doing it.'
- Dannii Minogue

Two million dollars is only small when you're talking about Washington,
D.C.
- Geoff Davis

It takes 10 million failures to find the right stuff.
- George Lindsey

I tell people, if you really want me to look that good,
why don't you cough up about $2 million more and hire
Alec or Billy? If you want me to do it,
this is what you get.
- Daniel Baldwin

I'm being told it saves money to shoot in Toronto,
because of tax benefits, the crews are cheaper,
but what I save in the bottom line, I lose in a million other ways.
- Griffin Dunne

Why do we need to wait until somebody sells 10 million
records to give people a show like that? What about us smaller,
hungry folk? At least gimme a curtain!
- Angie Stone

The studio system collapsed only when Elizabeth Taylor
charged $1 million for Cleopatra.
- Leslie Caron

The bottom line is that five million low-income Americans
working full time for minimum wage,
deserve a raise.
- Jim Clyburn

I'm projecting somewhere between 100 million and 200
million computers on the Net by the end of December 2000,
and about 300 million users by that same time.
- Vinton Cerf

Ironically, for a few million people in the Far East,
I did become an English teacher through my music.
- Pat Boone

I envision a future where there'll be 300 million reporters,
where anyone from anywhere can report for any reason.
It's freedom of participation absolutely realized.
- Matt Drudge

In 1983 I'd had a number one.
I'd sold 6 million copies of Total Eclipse Of The Heart all over the world.
- Bonnie Tyler

When you're the victim of the behavior,
it's black and white; when you're the perpetrator,
there are a million shades of gray.
- Laura Schlessinger

The honor of about 30 million votes remains with the
Iranian nation and no enemy scheme would take away
this dignity and honor from the Iranian nation.
- Ayatollah Khamenei

Nurses are an integral component of the health care system,
and it is important that we recognize the over 2.7
million registered nurses for the significant work that they do.
- Nathan Deal

Perhaps we'll realize that each of us has not one vote
but ten thousand or a million.
- David R. Brower

I'll never sell 14 million like Hammer,
I just wanna do a good Ice-T show.
- Ice T

Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em.
- Casey Stengel

I don't know if there was even a hundred million dollars in the whole country!
- Sylvia Sidney

In fact, we just surpassed our first 1 million simultaneous users online.
- Niklas Zennstrom

We ask for way too much stuff - way too much stuff.
You got a job making $100 a year and bought a house for $3 million.
Talking about, 'I don't know what happened with the payment.'
- Sinbad

I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom,
who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life,
but who joined the army after war was declared.
- Patrick MacGill

I get so tired listening to one million dollars here,
one million dollars there, it's so petty.
- Imelda Marcos

I want to give my compliments to Australia.
Ever since your government paid a few million dollars
for a Jackson Pollack painting,
I figure that it must be a marvellous country.
- Morton Feldman

I think it would be nice to sell 15 million albums as a solo artist.
I'd have to deal with all the repercussions of that,
but that wouldn't be too bad.
- Glenn Frey

They say 6 million people see you when you act in a film;
it may only be 600 in a play.
But the effect on the 600 may be truer and more lasting.
- Cyril Cusack

I made 50 million bucks yesterday.
That's a flameout I could get used to.
- Conrad Black

We hold that what one man cannot morally do,
a million men cannot morally do, and government,
representing many millions of men, cannot do.
- Auberon Herbert

The President has only 190 million bosses.
The Vice President has 190 million and one.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

I prefer the new me a million times more over than the old one.
- Benjamin Cohen

We typically hear numbers that there are 34 million
households that are in stocks in some form.
Well, I say that what's occurred is if you have a job in this country,
you're in stocks.
- Jim Cramer

We asserted ourselves as a music community,
and showed legislators that music is positive.
Especially if you've sold 300 million records worldwide and pay taxes.
- Krist Novoselic

The winner of the elections which saw the participation
of almsot 30 million people was the Iranian nation
and the losers were those who tried to keep people away from the polls.
- Ayatollah Khamenei

People aren't stupid.
I mean, people remember in 1990, the unemployment rate was 10 percent.
Now it's 4 _ percent.
We've got 1/4 million jobs that we've created.
- Bill Weld


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