Roger Wicker quotes

  • Wealth is not in making money, but in making the man while he is making money.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Men #Wealth #Making Money

  • Civil libertarians have raised concerns that some of the Patriot Act's provisions infringe on Constitutional rights. Those concerns are not supported by the facts.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Rights #Libertarian #Facts

  • Illegal immigration is not just a matter of interest in states along our border with Mexico. It is having an effect on local economies, schools, health care delivery, and public safety all across the country.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Country #School #Safety

  • It is false to suggest that medical breakthroughs come only through government research.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Government #Research #Medical

  • It may have hastened the move of the former Minority Leader Trent Lott, to the private sector because there was such an outpouring of bitter criticism...The result, if this is successful, will not be much different from what Sen. Lott and others were trying to enact back then...It may be that we are all just older and wiser.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Moving #Successful #Criticism

  • One of the first items of Congressional business in 2006 will be an effort to renew the USA Patriot Act.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Business #Usa #America

  • Several other aerospace and defense firms have announced plans to build facilities in north Mississippi in recent weeks. They join an impressive group of high-tech companies already doing business in our region.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Business #Technology #Aerospace

  • But my friends, these people in Egypt have stood by us in a tough, tough neighborhood.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Friends #Egypt #People

  • Legislation to create a new 10 percent tax bracket, reduce the marriage penalty, cut the tax rate on dividends and capital gains, and increase the child tax credit have been essential elements in this economic expansion.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Marriage #Children #Cutting

  • The private sector can go forward, if it must, with destruction of embryos for questionable and ethically challenged science. But spend the people's money on proven blood cord, bone marrow, germ cell, and adult cell research.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Money #Cells #Blood

  • And while the U.S. can never be 100 percent safe from a future strike, our government is working around the clock on measures to protect the American people.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Government #People #Safety

  • Talk about national interests: When we went in with Operation Iraqi Freedom, some of our allies, Turkey, for example, would not let us through. How much trouble did that cause us, because we were not able to go into Iraq through Turkey?
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Turkeys #Iraq #Allies

  • Since 2001, the Patriot Act has provided the means to detect and disrupt terrorist threats against the U.S. Prior to enactment of the law, major legal barriers prevented intelligence, national defense, and law enforcement agencies from working together and sharing information.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Mean #Agency #Law

  • Decisive action has been taken on the home front with passage of the USA Patriot Act, which has strengthened the hand of law enforcement agencies to stop terrorists before they can act.
    -- Roger Wicker

    #Taken #Home #America

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