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Born: 1952-04-22
Profession: Journalist
Nation: American
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This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.

Tags: Battle, Good, Passion

A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.

Tags: Control, Gun, Woman

The war on drugs is wrong, both tactically and morally. It assumes that people are too stupid, too reckless, and too irresponsible to decide whether and under what conditions to consume drugs. The war on drugs is morally bankrupt.

Tags: Stupid, War, Wrong

Studies show that children of divorced parents can have outcomes as positive as those coming from intact homes, provided the father remains financially supportive and active in his children's lives.

Tags: Children, Father, Positive

A goal without a plan is just a wish.

Tags: Goal, Plan, Wish

People value and spend their money more wisely when they acquire it by their own efforts - also known as work.

Tags: Money, Value, Work

America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to.

Tags: Failure, Government, Greatest

Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system.

Tags: Health, Home, War

Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation.

Tags: Creation, Economic, Job

The formula for achieving middle-class success is simple: Finish high school; don't have a child before the age of 20; and get married before having the child.

Tags: Age, School, Success

Doing what you want to do is easy. Doing what you have to do is hard.

Tags: Easy, Hard

In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year.

Tags: Books, Last, Year

Individuals can spend their money more wisely, efficiently and more humanely than can government.

Tags: Government, Money, Spend

Lower taxes, less government spending on domestic programs and fewer regulations mean a better economy for everybody.

Tags: Government, Less, Mean

Most people work for the private sector, which cannot exist without profit.

Tags: Cannot, Exist, Work

My mom and my dad were married 56 years, and the fact that I reconciled with my dad I think made their marriage a little bit better as well.

Tags: Dad, Marriage, Mom

Nobody ever worked as hard as my father. My father averaged maybe four hours of sleep at night, and when you're a kid, you don't realize that.

Tags: Father, Hard, Sleep

Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut.

Tags: Cut, Equal, Washington

Raised by an irresponsible mother during the Great Depression in the Jim Crow south, my father was on his own from the age of 13.

Tags: Age, Great, Mother

Rent-control laws disproportionately benefit the non-poor because the elite pull strings, work the system and are better connected than the non-poor.

Tags: Laws, System, Work

The No. 1 cause of preventable death for young black men is not auto accidents or accidental drowning, but homicide.

Tags: Black, Death, Men

According to the Social Security Administration, in 1945, 41.9 workers supported each individual retiree, while today only 3.3 workers support each retiree. This system cannot continue.

Tags: Cannot, Social, Today

If anybody had a reason to become a delinquent, to become a criminal, to be angry at the man, to be angry at the white man, to be angry at America, it's my dad, but he did not feel that way at all.

Tags: America, Angry, Dad
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My dad was a Marine. He was one of the Montford Point Marines. Those are the equivalent of the Tuskegee Airmen for Marines. He's a tough, tough guy. When I was 15 we had a fight, and I didn't speak to him for 10 years.

Tags: Dad, Fight, Him

Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally responsible and reduces the role of private charity. This principle applies to corporate welfare.

Tags: Behavior, Less, Makes