Bennie Thompson quotes

  • Now, we are seeing many of these same companies face the truth about their financial standing. Congress is faced with the challenge of reforming our accounting industry and holding corporate executives responsible for their actions.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Business #Challenges #Faces

  • Finger pointing does not provide answers to grieving relatives
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Grieving #Answers #Doe

  • Disaster preparedness, whether it's in anticipation of potential weather-related incidents or terrorist incidents requires a skill set that in my mind someone has to be trained for,.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Skills #Weather #Mind

  • Medicare provided guaranteed equal coverage, something that the private sector could not
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Medicare #Equal #Private Sector

  • Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich, we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program, shore up Social Security, fortify our defense, provide a quality public education and offer economic assistance to rural areas.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Education #Drug #Quality

  • I believe that if corporate America expects consumer confidence to be restored, they must first be honest with us.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Confidence #Believe #America

  • Sending our young men and women into battle is perhaps the most serious course of action a Nation can undertake.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Men #Battle #Serious

  • Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors. We're not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Senior #America #Special

  • Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Strong #Successful #Rights

  • If you talk to the Whites in Mississippi they will tell you, 'You can go to any school you want to; we don't see race.' Biggest lie ever told.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Lying #School #Race

  • Unfortunately, WorldCom is not the only company caught up in this kind of accounting scandal. The impact this will have on the general public is yet to be seen.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Business #Impact #Scandal

  • While I agree that homegrown terrorism and the jihadist threat deserve continuing attention, a single-minded approach ignores all other threats.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Attention #Terrorism #Threat

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