Jay Rockefeller Quotes

13 Jay Rockefeller quotes:

"One of my problems, so to speak, is that, in America, we tend to thing in relatively short-term. In the Middle East and Asia and other parts of the world, they think in terms of centuries or 500 years or 1,000 years."
"As both a legal and practical matter, ... he doesn't know what's in them and has never given any direction to sell or acquire assets."
"They are a dangerous country, ... They're much more sophisticated than Iraq."
"There's always the question whether or not he was running a secret intelligence operation that bypassed the entire intelligence community. And the law says you've got to inform the intelligence community of anything that you're doing,"
"Allowing the U.N. into Iraq will demonstrate to the Iraqis that the international community as a whole is committed to bringing stability and safety to their country."
"If we had prescribed in Congress each of the relationships between the agencies, I think that would have been an enormous mistake and would have rendered this person more useless. This person can exercise power, and I think that's good."
"I've always though the Beckley V-A-M-C had the authority to assist with transportation, but we need to have that question answered right away. Then, we'll work with the Beckley V-A to restore their transportation through whatever means possible."
"a man of character, conviction and kindness ... was a classic American intellectual -- a man with a brilliant and probing mind, yet entirely approachable and pragmatic."
"[How far should the United States go in forcing Mohammed to give up vital information?] We do not sanction torture, but there are psychological and other means that can accomplish most of what we want, ... Getting that information will save American lives. We have no business not getting that information."
"There should be another chair before us, with an accompanying name card that reads director of national intelligence,"
"Two months have now passed since the bill signing ceremony and the position of director of national intelligence remains vacant, not even a person nominated. To me, this is unacceptable."
"For the past three years, the Senate intelligence committee has avoided carrying out its oversight of our nation's intelligence programs whenever the White House becomes uncomfortable with the questions being asked. The very independence of this committee is called into question."
"The president's economic plan doesn't do enough to create new jobs and that has to be a national priority. While there are some signs the economy is improving, it is not translating into jobs."
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