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A MAJORITY AGENDA THAT MATTERS: WHY STRENGTH AND PROSPERITY TRIUMPH OVER HESITATION AND BIG GOVERNMENT

June 18, 2006

Let me just say at the outset thank you for having me here and for the wonderful introduction.  Heritage has always been the leader in the fight for limited government and conservative principles, and it is a pleasure to be back.On several occasions in the past I’ve come to discuss my support for school choice, and I want to remind everyone that I’m as a strong a supporter as ever.  I was pleased to see House and Senate education leaders introduce the America’s Opportunity Scholarships for Kids Act yesterday, led by Sam Johnson in the House. Read More

Floor Statement on House Resolution 861

June 15, 2006

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives has engaged in an important debate on the war in Iraq and how best to combat terrorism in a post-9/11 world. There are major differences between those of us who support strong national security policies and understand what we have at stake and those who would prefer we retreat from the world stage and attempt to manage the threat of terrorism and the danger it poses. During the 1990s, the enemies of freedom used terror and violence in futile attempts to intimidate the United States and the cause of freedom. Read More

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