Linda Chavez Quotes


18 Linda Chavez quotes:



"Some 43 percent of voters in union households voted for President Bush in 2004, according to exit poll data."
"Although an increasing proportion of the Hispanic population is foreign-born - about half of adults in this group - English proficiency is and should remain a requirement for citizenship."
"Choosing one's leaders is an affirmation that the person making the choice has inherent worth."
"For generations, even many otherwise decent white Southerners learned to despise black people."
"From George Washington to George W. Bush, presidents have invoked God's name in the performance of their official duties."
"Journalists are supposed to be skeptical, that's what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line, whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats."
"Less than 8 percent of private sector workers belonged to a union in 2004, and, overall, only 12.5 percent of American workers carry a union card - down from about one-third of workers in labor's heydays in the 1950s."
"Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities and can't stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank."
"Many journalists seem to believe that we have become little different from our enemies."
"Modesty used to be considered a natural female attribute. No more."
"One of the techniques terrorists employ is to allege torture and mistreatment when they are captured, regardless of whether it is true."
"The terrorists hide behind Allah."
"The U.S. has already suffered a devastating attack on September 11, 2001, and may again become a target."
"The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money."
"Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights, and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable acts of cruelty and violence."
"If I am confirmed as secretary of labor, I intend to keep faith with the men and the women who still work at jobs like those my parents held."
Author: Chavez Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"We are all saying no blank check to China, ... We have to be very clear to (Congress) about how important their vote is going to be."
Author: Chavez Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"I think there's a kind of xenophobic frenzy on talk radio, on cable television, from (CNN's) Lou Dobbs to some of the shows on Fox (News),"
Author: Chavez Quotes Category: Television Quotes



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