Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time... its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
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Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.
Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.
At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else.
You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.
The liberals in the House strongly resemble liberals I have known through the last two decades in the civil rights conflict. When it comes time to show on which side they will be counted, they excuse themselves.
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A billion could live off the earth; 6 billion living as we do is far too many, and you run out of planet in no time.
Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment contracts have less protection than in the past.