"For over 15 years, through the clean coal programs of the Department of Energy, the Federal Government has been a solid partner, working jointly with private companies and the states to develop and demonstrate a new generation of environmentally clean technology using coal."
"You go to a restaurant in the States and kids have these game boards at the table. You don't see that in Italy or Spain. It's not because they can't afford to buy them, it's because that's not what eating together as a family is about."
"I do support a constitutional amendment on marriage between a man and a woman, but I would not be going into the states to overturn their state law."
"If the states and territories do not sign up to fundamental reform, then my message is equally simple: we will take this reform plan to the people at the next election - along with a referendum by or at that same election to give the Australian Government all the power it needs to reform the health system."
"The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom."
"So far, 44 States, or 88 percent of the States, have enacted laws providing that marriage shall consist of a union between a man and a woman. Only 75 percent of the States are required to approve a constitutional amendment."
"Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated."
"I was born to a Nigerian dad and a Kenyan mom, and coming to the States was really academic."
"People in the States used to think that if girls were good at sports their sexuality would be affected."
"Half the states have stopped making civics and government a requirement for high school. Half."