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In terms of asking questions, I plead guilty. I ask a hell of a lot of questions. That's my job.

I did my 40 years in Washington, 40-plus, and it's time to pause and reflect and think about what I've seen and done.

My own belief is that the way we grow the economy, create jobs, create wealth is in the private sector. The government doesn't do that.

The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent.

There's every reason to believe there will be further attacks attempted against the United States. For us to spend so much time patting ourselves on the back because we got bin Laden that we miss the next attack would be a terrible tragedy.

You cannot be driven by the polls. The polls change all the time; they're easily manipulated by whoever wants to ask those poll questions; they go up; they go down.

There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve.

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.

Except for the occasional heart attack, I never felt better.

I think Barack Obama is a one-term President.

From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.

You know, I've got experiences going back to the wage price controls in the Nixon administration where, in effect, we had what I think was a terrible mistake, in that case a Republican administration, where moved in and tried to control the wages, prices and profits of every enterprise in America. It was a huge mistake.

Had the decision belonged to Senator Kerry, Saddam hussein would still be in power today in Iraq. In fact, Saddam Hussein would almost certainly still be in control of Kuwait.

It's not just Bin Laden or just those that are involved in the counterterrorism effort. We've gotta cast the net broader than that. But I think it's a - very special tribute that we all owe to the bravery and courage of the men and women in the intelligence and military business who performed so well to finally get it done.

As I think about the future, I'm back where most people live their lives. Which is, death is not imminent, and that's different.

Conservation may be a sign of personal virtue, but it is not a sufficient basis for a sound, comprehensive energy policy.

Direct threats require decisive action.

I am a deficit hawk.

I can think of a lot of words to describe Senator Kerry's position on Iraq; 'consistent' is not one of them.

I do find that the mainstream media oftentimes is what I would consider off base or has a bias.